Palaces & Buildings

Prince Charles Hires Out Dumfries House For Valentine's Day

The Prince Of Wales has decided to offer out the Scottish home he saved for the nation, Dumfries House, in 2007 just before it went on sale at around £25 million. He is offering 40 guests the chance to enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day night in Dumfries House. Prince Charles helped put together a charitable consortium that bought the house and its collection of Chippendale furniture for…
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Palaces & Buildings

Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Plant Trees At Anmer Hall For Privacy

Anmer Hall, the cottage the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expected to be given as a gift from The Queen as a country home, has had trees planted around the cottage in what seems like an attempt to increase privacy from outsiders. The cottage, with its 10 bedrooms and on The Queen’s 20,000 acre estate is now an almost dead-cert for the Duke and Duchess as a country retreat. The detailed…
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Palaces & Buildings

25 Facts About HM Tower of London

The history of the Tower of London stretches back almost 1,000 years – it is perhaps one of the most interesting of the Royal Residences. So, in honour of this fascinating Royal Residence, we have composed a fact file of 25 facts about the Tower of London. 1. The…
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Queen Issues Letters Patent To Make Royal Child 'Princess' If Girl

Today, it has been announced that Her Majesty The Queen has issued a special letters patent confirming that the first child of the Duke and Duchess Of Cambridge, if it’s a girl, will be an HRH and a Princess, clearing up the confusion from the 1917 Letters Patent which would see only the eldest son (if there is one) of the Duke and Duchess hold the title of Prince. The Queen has taken the…
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Palaces & Buildings

The Royal Family's Official Residences

In light of the recent speculation (with evidence I might add) about Prince William and Catherine’s future country home on Her Majesty’s Sandringham Estate, we thought we’d compile a list of the Royal Family’s official residences so as to help people…
State & Ceremonial

MP Proposes New Law To Make Wives Of Kings, Princesses

MP John Hemming is to propose new legislation to the House Of Commons soon about the naming of wives of Kings. Currently, wives of Kings are ‘Queen Consorts’, allowing them the use of the title ‘Queen’. However, the reverse is not true and husbands of Queens in their own right are not entitled to be styled as Kings. The reason for this sudden proposition is to promote…
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