The Sussexes

Will Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor ever be a prince?

Oprah Winfrey’s highly anticipated interview is set to restart discussion about Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor’s royal status. While there was a lot of pomp and ceremony around the birth of Archie’s older cousins – Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis – there was also a lot less confusion. It was made clear before birth that they would all be styled His/Her…
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Palaces & Buildings

REVEALED: Why Buckingham Palace isn’t The Queen’s official residence

Buckingham Palace is the most iconic symbol of the British Monarchy, but far from popular opinion, this 200-year-old building isn’t actually The Queen’s official residence, and this is why… Her Majesty’s official residence is, in fact, a few hundred yards down the Mall from Buckingham Palace at St James’s Palace, where the Court is officially based. It is where foreign diplomats are…
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History

How did Queen Mary become known as ‘Bloody Mary’?

While King Henry VIII lived, his greatest fear was dying without a male heir to the throne. As it turns out, he needn’t have worried, for when he died in 1547, King Henry was succeeded by his son Edward VI. But the new King Edward was very frail and sickly boy of nine, and…
Features

REVEALED: Here is why we will never see ‘Princess Catherine’

Many people assume that because the Duchess of Cambridge is a member of the Royal Family (and married to a prince), she automatically takes the title of ‘Princess Catherine’. In this post, we will explain why this isn’t the case and why, to the disappointment of many fans, she will – as things stand – never hold the title ofPrincess Kate. The drama began with the declaration on…
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Features

Here's what you should never say in the presence of royalty

It goes without saying that all royals live a decidedly grander life than the rest of the world. They don’t know the feeling of worry or anxiety when they go to use their credit cards. They won’t ever be declined. And living quarters? Forget one small apartment or cozy house; they live in palaces with servants and staff to do their every bidding. Let’s not forget vacations; it’s no drive…
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