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The Duke of York joins Twitter

Twitter logo 2012 His Royal Highness Prince Andrew, The Duke of York – father of Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie has become the first ‘HRH’ styled member of the Royal Family of the United Kingdom to join Twitter. Prince Andrew will use the account, sending tweets personally and signing them with ‘AY’. Other tweets from the @TheDukeOfYork account not signed as such…
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How Queen Elizabeth II changed the meaning of Queen

She has been, for most of our lifetimes, the only Queen we have ever known. Powerful yet delicate, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, by the grace of God, Queen and Defender of Faith has paved the way for the future queens of the world’s monarchies. Currently there are 2…
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Queen to receive 'encrypted phone call' when Royal Baby is born

The Queen will be the first person to be told of the Royal Baby’s birth. Her Majesty The Queen is to receive a special encrypted phone call when the Royal Baby is born. According to information released last month by St James’s Palace, Her Majesty will be one of the first people to know when the royal baby is born. It is said that Prince William will call his grandmother from a…
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The Forgotten Monarchs - Part 2

The second instalment in this series of blogs focuses on the third Monarch of the House of Stuart, King Charles II. Charles was born on 29th May 1630 at St James’s Palace to the reigning King Charles I and his consort Henrietta Maria (who was in fact the sister of French King Louis XIII). Charles was baptised in the Chapel Royal on the 27th June by the Anglican Bishop of London William Laud…
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