British RoyalsPrincess Anne and Family

Princess Anne visits Longhope Lifeboat Museum

Princess Anne paid tribute to those lost in the Longhope Lifeboat Disaster on Friday afternoon. The Princess Royal made a flying visit to the Hoy after she was unable to attend the 50th-anniversary commemorations of the disaster back in March. On a day with heavy showers, school children were there to greet the royal as she arrived at the Longhope Lifeboat Museum. Anne had spent time…
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Princess Anne and Family

Princess Anne opens two multi-million pound sport centres

Gymnasts from the North-East have been showing the Princess Royal their impressive moves after she dropped in to officially open sports centres in Banff and Macduff. And it wasn’t just the gymnasts who wanted to show Princess Anne what they were made of; other local sports stars and musicians popped in to entertain the attendees. The two council-run facilities cost a combined total…
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British RoyalsInsight

The Scottish filming locations of Netflix's 'The Crown'

Netflix’s hit royal drama The Crown has captured its audience in untold waves with gripping dialogue and moving dramatic sequences to portray its true to life story. Making such a drama successful would not be possible without the sprawling canvas it is painted on. Filming locations can often capture the audience almost as much as the story itself. Enjoyed immensely by the series lead…
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History

The Royal Coat of Arms Explained

The Royal Coat of Arms acts as the official coat of arms for the British monarch. The Royal Coat of Arms features a shield divided into four quarters. The quarters represent the symbols of Ireland, England, and Scotland. Wales does not play a role in the Royal Coat of Arms…
History

#OnThisDay in 1488: James III of Scotland is murdered

On this day in 1488, King James III of Scotland was murdered soon after the Battle of Sauchieburn. King James III ascended to the throne at the age of eight years old after his father King James II passed away. As the young king was only a boy, three different authorities administered the kingdom in his place. The first of these was his mother, Mary of Guelders who was in authority for three…
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