European RoyalsRoyal WeddingsSweden

Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia share special photos to mark their fifth wedding anniversary

Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia celebrate their 5th wedding anniversary with a behind the scenes glimpse of their special day. To mark the occasion the Duke and Duchess of Värmland shared some exclusive images from the day they exchanged vows. On June 13th 2015, Sweden witnessed the union of King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia’s only son, Prince Carl Philip and his Swedish…
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History

London’s Royal Statues: Queen Charlotte

London has many plaques and memorials with royal connections but in fact, rather fewer statues. Some of these statues have interesting hidden histories of their own, of how they were made, how they came to be in the places that they are and why. Some of these statues may be much less known and indeed, too little seen. Stephen McKay via Wikimedia Commons Queen Charlotte, born Charlotte of…
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FeaturesRoyal WeddingsThe Kents

Royal Wedding Rewind: the Duke and Duchess of Kent

It was a royal wedding that made history and brought the House of Windsor one of its most popular ever members. In June 1961, the Duke of Kent married Katharine Worsley. The new Duchess of Kent would go on to be an instant hit and, alongside her husband, spend decades carrying out engagements on behalf of the Queen. Their wedding day also turned an ancient church into a royal marriage venue for…
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Palaces & BuildingsSweden

Protests turn violent outside Stockholm Palace

Throughout this week, there have been several days with protests just outside the Royal Palace in Stockholm which have turned violent. Protesters have clashed with the police outside the palace in connection with the demonstration against racism and police violence following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. The Stockholm Police Department had allowed the organisers to gather with a…
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