Queen Camilla

Have you nominated a Coronation Champion?

Queen Camilla has announced a new award scheme to celebrate the Coronation with the Royal Voluntary Service. The Coronation Champion Awards nominations are now open.  The Queen and Dame Judy Dench have launched the Coronation Champion Awards to recognise volunteers and charities. Five hundred people will be chosen to receive the award across eight different categories: supporting older people…
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The Kents

How the Duchess of Kent made history when she overturned a 300-year-old custom

As the Duchess of Kent celebrates her 90th birthday, Royal Central takes a look at her remarkable royal life. Her faith placed her at the centre of a moment of royal history for the duchess became the first member of the British Royal Family to publicly convert to Roman Catholicism since 1701 when the Act of Settlement was passed. Katharine Worsley grew up at Hovingham Hall in York; she…
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History

Habsburg jaw caused by intermarrying

A group of fourteen surgeons and geneticists have confirmed that the distinctive Habsburg chin in the Spanish Royal Family resulted from their inbreeding.  The Habsburg dynasty dates back to the eleventh century when the Counts of Habsburg ruled areas of present-day…
European RoyalsThe Netherlands

Prince Constantijn reveals his thoughts on threats against Princess Amalia

Prince Constantijn, the uncle of The Princess of Orange, has spoken out about the threats that his niece has endured over the last year. While on a talk show on NPO 1, Prince Constantijn discussed the threats that have been made against Princess Amalia, saying ”here’s not much you can say about it… It is of course a very dramatic situation, but it is especially humanly very…
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FashionQueen CamillaState & Ceremonial

Queen Camilla to be the first consort to recycle a crown since Queen Caroline in 1727

Buckingham Palace has announced that Queen Camilla will wear Queen Mary’s crown, which was created in 1911, for the 6 May coronation. This is the first time in nearly 300 years that a consort will use a previously-created crown for their coronation.  Queen Camilla will wear Queen Mary’s crown at Westminster Abbey in May, but the crown will look slightly different than at its first…
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