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RSPCA Say "Queen's Swans Being Illegally Hunted For Food"

Mute swans are being targeted by people with crossbows as the RSPCA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) say people are trying to catch them for food. Unfortunately for these people, it is unlawful in the UK to hunt Mute Swans because they’re all legally property of Her Majesty The Queen. This law comes from a time when swan was reserved as a delicacy for the Monarch, and…
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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…
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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 some cases even as the national anthem. We have done a little research and found some other songs and anthems which use the…
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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…
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Queen Of Netherlands To Abdicate - Could Queen Elizabeth II Follow Suit?

I’m sure you’ve all heard the news about Her Majesty The Queen Of The Netherlands’s plan to abdicate from the throne. In the Netherlands, this is more-or-less common practise for the Sovereign to abdicate from the throne in old age. In light of this announcement from the Queen of the Netherlands, it really does beg the question – would Queen Elizabeth II ever do such a…
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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…
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How To Get Tickets To Trooping The Colour

Happy New Year. For Royalists, the New Year doesn’t just mark a change of calendar, it marks the start of the short window and long battle to get tickets to Trooping The Colour. Tickets for Trooping The Colour are allocated via ballot and between now an February, applications must be sent should you wish to attend. Trooping The Colour is a traditional parade performed by one of the 5…
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