British Royals

Why are William and Catherine known as Duke and Duchess of Rothesay in Scotland?

Many know Prince William and Catherine as the Prince and Princess of Wales. In Scotland, many know them under a different name – the Duke and Duchess of Rothesay. Following the death of Queen Elizabeth II in September 2022, William immediately assumed the traditional title of an heir to the throne of England and became Duke of Cornwall. For the first day following the accession of King…
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Prince & Princess of Wales

The importance of the outdoors on display as William and Catherine visit Moray

The Duke and Duchess of Rothesay—as William and Catherine are known in Scotland—stepped out for a series of engagements in Moray and Inverness on Thursday, highlighting the importance of nature in young people’s mental health. The royal couple’s visit began at Burghead Primary School in Moray to view the work of outdoor activity charity Outfit Moray and participate in activities…
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British Royals

The intriguing tale of the sparkling diamonds worn for an historic visit

It’s a single pearl set among dozens of diamonds but despite that sparkling competition, it still shines. And now it’s added a new chapter to its history. For this pearl is part of a brooch that was given to the Royal Family in times of war in the hope that it would always be used by queens. And the decision of Queen Camilla to wear it on day one of an historic State Visit to Kenya has…
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British Royals

The poignant moment shared by Queen Elizabeth II in the last months of her reign with her granddaughter, Lady Louise

In the last months of her reign, Queen Elizabeth II shared a very special moment with her youngest granddaughter, Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor. As she attended the Royal Windsor Horse Show in May 2022, just months before her death, Her Late Majesty beamed with pride as she watched Lady Louise take part in the event. Queen Elizabeth II, accompanied by Louise’s parents, watched from…
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