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
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!
Lord Ivar Mountbatten, a cousin of Queen Elizabeth II, married James Coyle on Saturday. It’s the first ever same-sex marriage in the extended royal family — and I think it’s safe to say we’re way more excited about it than Mountbatten’s dog, Rosie. The wedding took place in a private chapel at his family home in Bridwell Park, Devon, according to Pink News. There were just 60 guests, including Ivar’s three daughters — all of whom were urged to donate to Regain, a charity set up to support tetraplegics to live full, normal lives. No members of the royal family were present, … Continue reading First Same-Sex Royal Family Marriage
The first guests are arriving at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle for the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at noon today. It is expected that millions of people from around the world will watch te wedding as … Continue reading Harry and Meghan’s Royal Wedding 2018
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