Denmark

Prince Henrik of Denmark: why am I not king?

Prince Henrik of Denmark, husband and Prince Consort of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark has complained about the fact that he is not King of Denmark, but rather Prince Consort and has claimed that this constitutes sexism, according to an interview with French newspaper Le Figaro. Prince Henrik was born in France, as Henri de Laborde de Monpezat. He married then heiress presumptive, Princess…
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History

The story of the Princes in the Tower

The mystery surrounding the fate of young brothers, Edward V of England and Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York is still one that stands today. Many believe that the boys were murdered and continue to haunt rooms in the Bloody Tower. The Bloody Tower is also home to the…
History

Tales of the Tower: Anne Boleyn

Royal Central’s Halloween season begins with a story of adultery, beheadings, and ghostly apparitions. Here is Anne Boleyn’s Tale of the Tower. She was the second wife of King Henry VIII and the mother of Queen Elizabeth I, but ultimately Anne Boleyn met her fate…
The Kents

The Duke and Duchess of Kent: a brief history

In this piece, we take a brief look at The Duke and The Duchess of Kent. Edward George Nicholas Paul Patrick was born in 1935, the first born of Prince George, and Princess Marina, daughter of Prince Nicholas of Greece; this makes The Duke first cousin to both The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh. The Duke of Kent pictured here in 2009. His siblings are Prince Michael of Kent, and Princess…
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State & CeremonialThe Queen

Buckingham Palace release further details ahead of upcoming Chinese State Visit

Buckingham Palace has released further details ahead of the President of the People’s Republic of China, Mr Xi Jinping’s, upcoming State Visit to the United Kingdom as a guest of Her Majesty The Queen. Mr Jinping will be accompanied by his wife, Madame Peng Liyuan, on the visit that lasts from 20th to the 23rd October, and the couple will stay in Buckingham Palace. Upon their…
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