Features

The Queen's love of horses - a look at Her Majesty's passion

<![CDATA[One of the Queen’s favourite leisure activities is horse racing. Ever since she was a child, Elizabeth II has had a passion for horses and 80 years on that passion is still as strong. Her Majesty takes a particular interest in the breeding of thoroughbreds for horse racing and in her time has owned countless racehorses under the guidance of Henry Herbert, 7th Earl of Carnarvon and…
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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…
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 article exactly why I believe Camilla must become Queen. It was a defining moment in the progression of the British Monarchy.
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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 member of the Royal Family. In honour of Her Royal Highness, we have compiled a list of our top 10 quotes from the person the…
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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…
OpinionReviews

5 Minute Book Review - Honour by Matthew Lewis

<![CDATA[After reading the first historical fiction book written by Matthew Lewis, Loyalty I was very excited to read the next instalment, Honour.  I was expecting something similar to the first book – an engrossing story, well rounded characters and interesting relationships and clearly well researched.  In many ways this is way I got – the story was totally involving and I…
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