Norway

Princess Astrid shares her emotions on seeing Princess Ingrid Alexandra inherit special family tiara

Princess Astrid has spoken of her happiness at seeing a tiara that meant so much to her family inherited by Norway’s future queen. Astrid, sister of King Harald, was speaking as Princess Ingrid Alexandra was seen in the diadem for the first time. Astrid’s pride in her great niece, second in line to the Norwegian throne, was clear as she talked about the tiara which Ingrid Alexandra will…
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British Royals

The Duchess of Cambridge gets a compliment and pays it forward

The Duchess of Cambridge paid her husband a compliment as she herself was told she’ll be a great Princess of Wales. As Kate was welcomed to Cardiff during her Jubilee visit, a wellwisher said to her she’d be great at the role that could lie ahead when Prince William becomes heir to the throne. The Duchess smiled, said ”that’s very kind of you” and then looked at…
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British Royals

The Royal Family head to Ascot as The Queen shares excitement on return of full meeting

The Queen has shared her excitement at the first full Royal Ascot meeting in three years in a special message at the start of the event. Her Majesty written message was included in the programme for the meet. The Queen said ”I am delighted to welcome you to the first Royal Ascot with a full attendance since 2019.” Noting the impact of the pandemic, Her Majesty continued…
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Features

Adelaide, the queen who met her king in a hotel

On a summer’s day in 1818, a young German princess walked into one of the most famous hotels in London to meet a man twice her age. Just a year earlier, Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen and her suitor, William, Duke of Clarence, would never have considered chatting let alone…
British Royals

The Duchess of Cornwall takes her place as a Royal Lady of the Garter

The Duchess of Cornwall has been installed as a Royal Lady of the Garter. The Duchess took her place in the chivalric order at the annual ceremony held at Windsor Castle. On June 13 2022, Camilla joined the procession of knights and ladies for the first time, dressed in the traditional velvet robes with plumed hat. Pinned to her cape was the Star of the Order of the Garter. Stephen Lock…
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