The death of the Duke of Edinburgh brings to an end the most enduring love story in British royal history The Queen on her husband : “He is someone who doesn’t take easily to compliments, but he has, quite simply, been my strength and stay … Continue reading Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 1921-2021
Captain Sir Tom Moore, who has died aged 100, was a Second World War veteran who became Britain’s national hero and mascot in the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, raising millions of pounds for charity on the eve of … Continue reading Rest in Peace Captain Sir Tom Moore
The Queen jokes with Sir David Attenborough in the grounds of Buckingham Palace. The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy is a very important conservation effort and the Queen acknowledges that she won’t be around to see it’s benefits. She hears a helicopter … Continue reading Sound’s Like President Trump or Obama!
Today at 11.15 am saw the Queen open the session of Parliament for the 65th time. State Opening of Parliament takes places today. The Queen’s Speech, which outlines the government’s priorities, will contain 22 bills, relating to Brexit, crime prevention … Continue reading Queen’s Speech 2019
HRH Queen Elizabeth II’s grandparents, King George V and Queen Mary, rescued the monarchy from potential disaster, and their influence persists to this day. King George V. George could not have been a more unlikely moderniser. Born and brought up in the Victorian age he was conservative to his fingertips. Yet in the face of unstoppable social change after the First World War he turned out to be a remarkable innovator, creating the House of Windsor, embracing democratic reform, and reinventing many of the royal traditions that we know today. When he celebrated his silver jubilee in 1935 the monarchy … Continue reading George V – The Hard King