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5 Things You Didn't Know About British Royal Funerals

1. Planning Ahead Funerals for top members of the Royal Family are already planned ahead. For many years, the funerals for Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh have been planned on the occasion they should die. The Queen and the Duke have alway been involved in laying out their own funeral plans. Her Majesty’s funeral plans are codenamed ‘London…
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Traditions Of A Royal Birth

Yes, the day is getting closer. the day when Britain’s future King or Queen is born. In this feature article, we take a look at how royal babies’ births are handled by an institution with over 1000 years’ history, how births are proclaimed and received…
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Top 10 Royalty Orientated Anecdotes

Everyone who loves the Royal Family will tell you that there’s nothing to beat a good royalty-orientated story or anecdote so here are our top 10 royal anecdotes from the British Royal Family. Enjoy! ‘The Nervous Bishop’ Queen Elizabeth II was hosting a meal for various clergy at Buckingham Palace when one of the footmen brought to Her Majesty a silver platter containing an…
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God Save The Queen - A British Anthem?

There’s no denying that for a lot of Brits, one of the most stirring and patriotic sounds is the sound of our national anthem, God Save The Queen, but the tune is not exclusive to the UK, in fact, the tune is used by many other countries both as a patriotic song and in…
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Were We All Wrong About Richard III?

This Monday, the University Of Leicester are to announce whether the bones found in a Leicester car park in September belong to England’s last King to die in battle. According to many historians, the outlook is good. There are many distinguishing features on the corpse that tally with what we already know about King Richard III. However, other discoveries on the corpse, if it does prove to…
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Is Royal Protocol Still Relevant?

Ever since William The Conqueror obtained the crown of England, Monarchs have always been held in the highest regard and treated with the uttermost reverence and deference. That is, until now. Over the last few decades, we’ve seen such a rapid change in royal protocol and its considered importance, and here we explain how, why and what this means. Royal Protocol originates from he historical…
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