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Coronation Admiration

As somebody who was not around at the time of Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation in 1953, in fact somebody who was born nearly 40 years after her accession, it was amazing to watch today the whole thing from start to finish. From the procession to Westminster Abbey, to the procession down the Abbey, the very personal anointing of the Queen to the crowning shortly after and then the magnificent…
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Beatrix, Queen of Heartbreak

When Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands officially abdicates on April 30, she will end a 33-year reign that is viewed as one of the most successful in Dutch history. But it is also marred with personal tragedy. In 2002, Beatrix lost her companion and consort, Prince Claus…
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Elizabeth II, "She Was Born A Queen"

It was the early morning of 21 April 1926, when the surgeon Sir Harry Simpson ended, with great skill, a difficult caesarean section with which it came to light the small girl called Elizabeth. The first doctor’s words were: “She was born a Queen!” They were extremely difficult times in Europe: In Italy the fascists came into power and in Germany was the triumphant of the anarchy…
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Top 5 Most Beautiful Castles In Britain

There is no doubt that Britain’s history means it has some of the most fantastic residences in the world. We have decided, in a break with ‘strictly royal’ content, we’d provide you all with a list of 5 of the most beautiful castles in England. Hope…
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Queen To Attend Baroness Thatcher's Funeral

Buckingham Palace has confirmed this morning The Queen be in attendance at the funeral of Baroness Thatcher. There was some uncertainty whether Her Majesty would attend, and last night Buckingham Palace had said a decision was awaiting information. It is a precedent as it is the first ceremonial funeral for a former British Prime Minister The Queen has ever attended. Although, Her Majesty did…
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British Reaction To Baroness Thatcher's Death

Despite Thatcher’s controversial policies and stance, Britain is in mourning for one of its most memorable Prime Ministers. A Tweet from the British Monarchy’s Twitter account said, Her Majesty The Queen The Queen “was sad to hear the news of the death of…
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Margaret Thatcher, 1925-2013

Along with Her Majesty and many conservatives around the world, I am truly saddened at the passing of Baroness Thatcher. But at the same time, I am forever grateful that she lived and fought. She was my Prime Minister as I grew up in the UK, and was a keen influence on my…
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Baroness Thatcher Has Died

Baroness Thatcher, Britain’s first woman prime minster, has died this morning after suffering a stroke at the age of 87. It was announced by her children in a statement. A statement from Buckingham Palace said: “The Queen was sad to hear the news of the death of Baroness Thatcher. Her Majesty will be sending a private message of sympathy to the family.” Baroness Thatcher…
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