Royal News

King Harald praises Queen Mary on her twentieth wedding anniversary

In a poignant speech at a gala dinner in Norway, King Harald took time to praise King Frederik and Queen Mary on their 20th wedding anniversary. Speaking of the new Danish king’s accession earlier this year following Queen Margrethe’s abdication, King Harald said how important it was that he was surrounded by his family in that moment. The King and Queen of Denmark with the King and…
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Royal News

Princess Elisabeth is heading to Harvard

Princess Elisabeth is heading to Harvard. The Belgian Royal Court announced on Tuesday that the future queen will complete her education at Harvard University in Boston, one of the most prestigious universities in the world, having passed the entrance exams required. Princess Elisabeth will begin a two-year Masters degree in Public Policy from the summer; and the Court announced that this…
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Features

The history of the Imperial State Crown, the glittering symbol of Monarchy worn by King Charles at the Coronation

It was the second crown that King Charles wore on the day of his Coronation but the one that will be seen in history books for centuries to come. As he left Westminster Abbey on May 6th 2023 after the Coronation, The King wore the Imperial State Crown. It was also used for the formal portraits after the Coronation while King Charles later wore the Crown for the State Opening of Parliament. It is a…
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Denmark

The emerald tiara that can never leave the country of its queen

The Danish Royal Family counts just one emerald tiara in their collection, but it’s a stunning piece that features 67 emeralds and over 2,600 diamonds. And now it has another special chapter in its history as Queen Mary wore it for her first official gala portrait since her husband’s accession in January 2024. King Christian VIII commissioned an emerald parure for his wife, Queen…
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