Prince & Princess of Wales

The Prince and Princess of Wales pay tribute to the Windrush generation

The Prince and Princess of Wales have visited Cardiff to pay tribute to the Windrush generation and to mark the start of Black History Month. Embed from Getty Images William and Catherine met and chatted with members of the Windrush generation – this year marks the 75th anniversary of the first of the Windrush generation arriving in the UK. .Between 1948 and 1973, nearly half a…
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The Kents

A life dedicated to the crown: the many decades of service of the Duke of Kent

For 70 years, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent has led a life of service to the crown. Edward, the son of Prince George, Duke of Kent, and the grandson of King George V will turn 88 this year. Ahead of his birthday, here is a look back at his seven decades of service. Embed from Getty Images The Duke, who is also the first cousin of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, was born on 9 October 1935…
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Palaces & Buildings

The history-making Kensington Palace and the admired attraction it is today

It is one of London’s most popular tourist attractions and a symbol of modern members of the Royal Family, Kensington Palace. It is a royal residence with a history dating back to the 17th century; it is what it is today after King William III and Queen Mary II bought the property, then known as Nottingham House, in the summer of 1689. For £20,000, William and Mary bought the…
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Palaces & Buildings

The story behind one of the Royal Family's favourite residences, Windsor Castle

Located in the English county of Berkshire is Windsor Castle, a long-time favourite residence of the British Royal Family. Hundreds of years old, the castle has withstood some of Europe’s most challenging times and some of the happiest moments for the Royal Family. The original castle was built in the 11th century after the Norman invasion of England by William the Conqueror. Since the…
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