History

Britain has two months to raise £10m to save most famous Armada portrait of Elizabeth I

The famous Armada portrait of Queen Elizabeth I, which was once owned by Sir Francis Drake, is to be sold for the first time in 400 years, as a £10m campaign is launched to save it. It has been privately held by the Tyrwhitt-Drake family for generations and it is now up for sale. The Art Fund and Royal Museums Greenwich has launched a fundraising campaign to save it for the nation and needs to…
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International royalsJordan

Queen Rania Buys Chocolates In Bruges during Belgian State Visit

King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan rounded up their state visit to Belgium yesterday with a visit to the town of Zeebrugge and the city of Bruges in West Flanders. While in Bruges the royals visited the Memling Museum, housed in Old St. John’s Hospital and a school. They were greeted by the governor of the Provence, Carl Decaluwé, and the mayor of Bruges, Renaat Landuyt. Queen…
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Sweden

New Photos of Prince Alexander of Sweden

The Swedish Royal Court has released several new photos of Prince Alexander of Sweden with his parents for Prince Carl-Philip’s 37th birthday and to give thanks for all the well wishes. The photos are accompanied by a personal thank you for the proud parents, “We…
The Netherlands

Dutch Royals remember victims of war

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands attended the Remembrance Day commemoration on Dam Square, opposite the Royal Palace in Amsterdam. Remembrance Day is the day before the official liberation day in the Netherlands and used to commemorate only the Dutch…
The Cambridges

Duchess of Cambridge to feature on British Vogue cover

The Duchess of Cambridge is going to feature on the cover of British Vogue to mark the magazine’s centenary. A total of seven photographs were taken in the Norfolk countryside by photographer Josh Olins, which will appear in the June edition of the magazine. The shoot is in collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery, where two of the images will be displayed in the Vogue 100: A Century…
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The Cambridges

Prince George meets the Obamas

Prince George made a surprise appearance last night to meet his first American President and he was in his pyjamas! Prince George was wearing a robe embroidered with his name, blue pyjamas and slippers as he met President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Prince…
Sweden

First photo of Prince Alexander of Sweden released!

The first photo of the newborn Prince Alexander of Sweden have been released by the Swedish Royal Court. The photo of the three-day-old prince was taken by his father, Prince Carl-Philip, at Drottningholm Palace. The prince’s full name was announced two days after his birth as Alexander Erik Hubertus Bertil and he also received the title Duke of Södermanland. The Duke of Södermanland…
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