British Royals

Bonnie Prince Charlie’s Wine Glass goes to auction

<![CDATA[On November 12th, a stunning wine glass-one of a pair- that was given to Sir John Hay of Restairig by Bonnie Prince Charlie will be auctioned. It is estimated that this goblet is valued at £7,000 – £9,000. Known as ‘The Hay Goblet’, it dates from approximately 1768, stands 22.8cm high, and is engraved with a seven-petalled formal rose (a common Jacobite motif) and a single…
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The service never ends: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

<![CDATA[It could be argued that The Royal Navy was the main driving force behind the British Empire becoming a dominant world presence since its expansion in the 16th century. The Navy is the oldest of the British Armed Services and was the largest and most powerful from the 18th century until the middle of the 20th century. With its fabled history, it is no surprise that the Royal Navy is a…
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