Denmark

Queen Margrethe Brings Family to Opening Night of The Nutcracker

Queen Margrethe of Denmark brought the family with her to the opening night of The Nutcracker, which she designed the sets and costumes, on 1 December. Crown Prince Frederik, his wife, Crown Princess Mary, and their four children, Prince Christian, Princess Isabella, Prince Vincent, and Princess Josephine were all in attendance for the revival of Tchaikovsky’s classic Christmas ballet at the…
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International royals

Queen Sirikit returns home from hospital

The Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, sent out a statement on 29 November stating that the dowager Queen had been released from the King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital after being treated for a fever and a lung infection. Queen Sirikit returned to her home at the Chitralada Royal Villa on Tuesday, which was one of her official residences that she shared with her late husband, King Bhumibol…
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FeaturesInsightThe Yorks

Who is Princess Beatrice of York?

Princess Beatrice Elizabeth Mary of York was born on 8 August 1988, as the first child of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and his wife, Sarah, Duchess of York. Beatrice has a younger sister, Eugenie, who was born in 1990. Princess Beatrice was named after Queen Victoria’s…
European RoyalsMonaco

Princess Charlene Attends Various Events in London Including Thanksgiving Service on Remembrance Day

Princess Charlene of Monaco was in London last week and attended various events, including the Remembrance Sunday service at Westminster Abbey, and rugby events with Prince Harry. The Princess of Monaco attended a Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving on Remembrance Sunday with her brother, Gareth Wittstock, and Her Excellency Evelyne Genta, Monaco’s Ambassador in London. The Prince’s…
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History

Royal Burials: Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey has been entwined with royalty since its foundation. All but two coronations have taken place there, as have 16 royal weddings (beginning with that of King Henry I of England to Matilda of Scotland, and most recently that of the Duke and Duchess of…
The Queen

Queen Elizabeth makes the best dressed list

Add “fashionista” to the already crowded list of accolades Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has received in her 90th year. She has been placed on Vanity Fair’s International Best Dressed List in a category of her own. In a “Special Citation,” the Queen is honoured for her sixty-plus years of fashionable moments, with a list of the key dressers and designers that have influenced the style…
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