Insight

The Story of the Peerage: Feudal Beginnings

<![CDATA[ The origins of the peerage are not as obscure as one may think at first thought. In fact, documents dating back over a thousand years have helped historian piece together exactly how we have managed to get to where we are today with the nobility. Earls were one of the earliest example of nobility in England. First recorded in during the time of the Anglo-Saxons, it was the earls who…
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Opinion

Why Camilla must become our Queen

<![CDATA[It's a subject that divides people across the country and indeed, around the world. Should the Duchess of Cornwall become Queen when Prince Charles accedes to the throne? Some argue she cannot, others that she must – I'm going to explain in this…
HistoryInsight

Scotland and the Act of Union: Over 300 years on

<![CDATA[On January 16, 1707 the Act of Union was passed under Queen Anne. This historic document, and one of the few important legislative pieces to be passed under her reign, brought together the thrones and Parliaments of England and Scotland, formally creating the United Kingdom. It was a long time coming, almost a century had passed since James VI & I took over control of the English…
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InsightThe Kents

The wisdom of Princess Michael of Kent

<![CDATA[Today is the 69th birthday of Her Royal Highness Princess Michael of Kent. Over the years, Princess Michael (whose real name is Marie-Christine) has become the subject of fascination to many for some of the most baffling, intriguing and humorous quotes from a…
Features

Avid Royal watcher to release book on his hobby

<![CDATA[A new book is to be released in March by 72-year-old Royal watcher, Colin Edwards. ‘The Royal Family: A Personal Portrait’ features Mr Edwards’ personal accounts of meeting members of the Royal family, complete with his own photographs. The book will be released later this year on the 25th March. As a self-confessed Royalist, Colin first became interested in the Royal family…
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Insight

Why does The Queen love Sandringham?

<![CDATA[It is at this time of the year that The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh stay at Sandringham, but why does The Queen likes it so much? The story of the royal connection begins in 1862. Prince Albert, husband of Queen Victoria, was looking for a country home…
Insight

5 things you probably didn't know about Prince George

<![CDATA[As Prince George passes the first major numerical milestone in his life, Royal Central takes a look at some of the royal and constitutional duties and customs the young prince faces in the future! Prince George has no official place in the Order of Precedence Yes, since there is no defined place for a great-grandchild of the Sovereign in the Order of Precedence, Prince George…
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