FeaturesThe Kents

Before they were royal: The life of Princess Michael of Kent

One of the most interesting – and controversial – members of the British Royal Family has always been tied to royalty. We’re taking a look at the early life of Princess Michael of Kent, an accomplished author, interior designer, mother, grandmother, and wife to The Queen’s first cousin. The future princess was born Baroness Marie Christine von Reibnitz on 15 January 1945…
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FeaturesHistoryThe Cambridges

A look back at the christening of Prince William

It was 4 August 1982. The IRA had recently set off bombs in Regent’s Park and Hyde Park, and just a few weeks before that, the infamous Michael Fagan incident occurred, when a man managed to break into Buckingham Palace and entered The Queen’s bedroom. But a happier royal event that summer was the christening of Prince William. Like his father, Prince Charles, Prince William was…
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