The all powerful Queen of England buried in a far away part of France

You may think that all the Kings and Queens of Great Britain are buried somewhere in our sceptre isle, even if in the case of some efforts are still going on to work out exactly where. In fact, two of our Kings and one of their wives at buried at the Royal Abbey of Our Lady of Fontevraud, in Anjou, France. They are Henry II, his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine and their son Richard I. For this was in…
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Princess Anne and Family

Autumn Phillips - the early years

Autumn Phillips is the former partner of Peter Phillips, son of Princess Anne and eldest grandchild of HM Queen Elizabeth II. She was born Autumn Patricia Kelly on the 3rdMay 1978 in Montreal, Canada and has a twin brother, Chris and elder brother, Kevin. She grew up…
The Kents

Princess Alexandra returns to Lancaster

Princess Alexandra is to pay a visit to Lancaster at the end of May to open a new building and celebrate two anniversaries which also acknowledge the generosity of some of the city’s previous mayors. The visit, scheduled for Wednesday 29 May, will see her visit the new Lancaster Community Fire & Ambulance Station in Cable Street, Penny’s Hospital Alms Houses in West Street, and Westfield…
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King and Queen of Sweden to make State Visit to Ireland

It has been announced from Stockholm that the Swedish King and Queen will pay a State Visit to Ireland next month at the invitation of the Irish President, Michael D Higgins. King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia will be joined by representatives of the Swedish government including the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Margot Wallström, Minister for Energy and Digital Development Anders Ygeman.
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Japan’s Princess Kako graduates from university and expresses wish that her sister be happy

Princess Kako graduated from the International Christian University, her elder sister’s alma mater, in Tokyo on Friday and used written answers to press questions to indicate not only what she looked forward to, but some would say a very modern approach to marriage for Japan but one that has born success recently in the United Kingdom. When asked about the possible postponement of her…
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