British Royals

Which kings are buried at Westminster Abbey?

Founded in 960, Westminster Abbey, or the Collegiate Church of Saint Peter at Westminster, is a mainly Gothic abbey church in the city of Westminster, London. Near the Thames and the Palace of Westminster, it is one of the United Kingdom’s most notable and recognizable religious buildings. A traditional place of coronation and burials for English monarchs, it has been the setting for…
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Features

The life Princess Margaret lived behind palace walls

Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdown, was the sister of Queen Elizabeth II and perhaps one of the “rebels” of the Royal Family. During the 1950s and 60s, Margaret struggled as the Archbishop of Canterbury refused to allow her to marry a divorced man.
Prince & Princess of Wales

A look back at the Princess of Wales' shining tiara moments

From her royal wedding to state occasions, the world has watched the Princess of Wales go from a royal bride to a future queen consort. A little over a decade as a senior royal, here is a look back at the tiaras worn by the Princess. April 2011 Embed from Getty Images On 29 April 2011, the world watched as Catherine Middleton married Prince William. This marked the first time she wore a…
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Queen Camilla

All the tiaras Queen Camilla has ever worn

It’s not every day one gets to wear a tiara. For Queen Camilla, it’s becoming more of a norm. While many await to see what tiara she picks for her state visit to France, here is a look back at all the tiaras The Queen has worn. October 2005 Embed from Getty…
Prince & Princess of Wales

The Princess of Wales visits prison

The Princess of Wales has visited HMP High Down Prison in Surrey to see how projects to help people overcome addictions support those in jail. Embed from Getty Images High Down is a men’s prison with around 1,100 inmates. During the visit, the princess heard about how prisoners and their families are being supported during their struggles with addiction. Kate observed how the Forward…
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Queen Camilla

The first year of Queen Camilla

It is a year since the United Kingdom got a new consort, Queen Camilla. For years, many thought she would never be Queen. During Charles’s marriage to Diana, Camilla had an affair with the future King. At the time of the separation of Charles and Diana, the Church of England strongly opposed divorce. It was always believed Diana would be Queen one day, so many felt opposition towards…
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