Queen Elizabeth II

Dame Helen Mirren To Reveal Secrets Of Queen's Appointments With Prime Ministers In New Play

It’s now been almost 7 years since the controversial film The Queen his our screens and now, Dame Helen Mirren and more well-known faces are to take to the stage to perform The Queen’s meetings with her Prime Ministers in front of thousands in a paying audience.  The original film depicts the Monarchy’s struggle to understand what the people want and how various Prime Ministers…
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Insight

Why Is Prince Edward An Earl, Not A Duke?

In any Royal commentator’s books, the announcement in 1999 that Prince Edward would be made an Earl and not a Duke on his wedding day gave quite a shock. By tradition, male children of the sovereign receive a Dukedom on their wedding day, therefore making their new…
Queen Elizabeth II

Banned Portrait Of The Queen Goes On Display After 60 Years

A portrait banned by Buckingham Palace for 60 years for looking nothing like The Queen has now gone on display at St George’s Hall in Liverpool. The portrait, by John Napper features a likeness of someone who even he conceded doesn’t look like The Queen! The portrait has spent the last 6 decades locked away in council vaults until now. This work comes to light shortly after Paul…
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Prince & Princess of Wales

A July Baby For The Cambridges & More!

It has been confirmed. The next step in the exciting stages leading up to the royal baby’s birth has commenced, we are to expect a July baby. Here we mention past precedent, discuss other significant events and royal birthdays in July and ultimately, what day we think the royal baby will be born. As was obvious since the birth announcement, it was always going to be a summer-baby for the…
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State & Ceremonial

The Complete Guide To The Proposed Change To Succession Laws

It’s coming. One way or another, these new laws will be implemented. Whether after the royal baby’s birth or just in time. In light of recent confusion regarding the law change, we thought we’d produce the absolute gospel-definitive-guide to the proposed change to primogeniture laws to consolidate all that is currently known about the changes. The Lowdown In essence, the proposal…
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