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The teenagers who will one day assume the throne

There are five teenagers in Europe who will one day assume the throne in their countries. Let’s take a look at the future monarchs. Princess Elisabeth of Belgium: Also known as the Duchess of Brabant (the title of the heir to the Belgian throne), Elisabeth will come of age on 25 October. Elisabeth, as the eldest of King Philippe and Queen Mathilde’s four children, is first in…
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Opinion

The Royal Family has turned into the world’s worst soap opera – it is an embarrassment to the UK and Commonwealth

If you turn on the news, you might be mistaken into thinking you are accidentally watching an episode of EastEnders when the latest report about The Royal Family makes it to air. No, Nicholas Witchell is not talking about the latest exploits of the residents of Albert Square, but rather Buckingham Palace. Just when you think the whole Sussex debacle cannot possibly get any more absurd, new…
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Features

March's calendar of historic royal moments

1 March 1955: On this day in 1955, Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence was born in Camberwell, England. The former equerry to Queen Elizabeth II married The Princess Royal on 12 December 1992 after her divorce from Captain Mark Phillips. 5 March 1133: On this day in 1133…
Features

Wrapping up the week for the House of Windsor

It’s been one of the busiest times for the Royal Family in recent months with every day bringing fresh stories and debates. The latest Royal Central Podcast looks at the Queen’s message to anti-vaxxers, concerns over Prince Philip and the interest around the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s appearances on US TV. Join Brittani Barger, Jess Ilse and Lydia Starbuck for a wrap up of the…
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HistoryInsight

THE FOOTMAN: Fortune's Good Fortune - The story of the Queen's Mistress of the Robes as she celebrates her 101st birthday

Less than a handful of people can walk straight off the street and into The Queen’s private residences without having to show a Royal Household pass, if you are not yourself royal, that is! Ladies-in-Waiting to Queen Elizabeth II are, as one would expect, notable and noblewomen. Each of The Queen’s Ladies are styled as a “Woman of the Bedchamber” – Her Majesty has several, including…
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