History

2012: A Right Royal Year

As 2012 draws to a close, we can all take a look back at what has been a fantastic year for the Royal Family. We’ve celebrated a Diamond Jubilee, the announcement of a Royal Baby, sent members of The Firm to ‘represent’ for us overseas, and heartily sung ‘God Save the Queen’ countless times. We’ve lined the streets of London and The Mall in order to catch a glimpse of Royal…
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Insight

Top 10 Royal Myths - Busted

Royal myths – in light of various articles on our site pointing to different myths that surprising amount of people believe, we thought we’d compile our top ten royal myths that are commonly believed plus an explanation of the truth behind it. 1. “The Queen…
Insight

What is 'Primogeniture' and How Does It Affect The Royal Baby?

Without doubt, one of the most anticipated arrivals of 2013 is the impending Royal Baby. The reason that this baby is more anticipated than previous royal babies is two-fold. For one, it is a child of The Duchess Of Cambridge, one of the most popular members of the modern Royal Family. For second, this child, regardless of gender, will grow up to reign over Britain and all the Commonwealth…
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Opinion

Australia's Monarchy: Why I Love It

The Australian Republican debate has recently been reignited, but thanks to HRH The Prince of Wales and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall’s recent visit to Australia and the Royal Baby announcement, the Monarch is now more popular than ever down under. I want to explore why…
History

Top 5 Royal Oddities Of The British Monarchy

We thought we’d clear up some of the most fascinating Royal Oddities that occupy the British Monarchy. From numerals to titles, here’s your guide to the top 5 oddities of the British Monarchy! 1. The Sovereign Never Dies Even though individual monarchs…
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Why Does The Queen Have Two Birthdays?

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was born on 21st April 1926, but for some seemingly bizarre reason, her birthday is celebrated on the first Saturday of June. She has two birthdays!For as long as I’ve been involved with Royal Central, by far one of the most commonly asked questions is ‘Why does the Queen have two birthdays?’. In a bid to do one blanket answer for it, here’s…
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