As we quickly approach the 92nd birthday of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, I thought it would be fun to determine how dependent the survival of the British Monarchy is on him. He has spent the majority of his life playing “second fiddle” to his wife, Her [...]
Charles and Diana’s wedding day Diana, Princess of Wales, was one of the most photographed woman in the world,...
Fiction and reality sometimes come together in a riveting way. Sometimes the imagined work of a novelist, almost in...
In 2011, it was almost 30 years since Diana married Charles in a ceremony at St Paul’s Cathedral. Their marriage meant...
Adolf Hitler once described the late Queen Mother, Queen Consort at the time, as the most dangerous woman in Europe. Dangerous, I think not but defiant and loved she very much was. When the Luftwaffe’s Blitzkrieg of Britain began both King George VI and Queen Elizabeth were heavily advised to move themselves and their [...]Read more ›
Most British monarchs have something that their reign is remembered for more than anything else, even if they actually had little to do with it beyond offering their support. Think of Queen Victoria and the Industrial Revolution, or George VI and the Second World War. But one monarch stands out [...]Read more ›
Once upon a time, Canadian native Autumn Kelly met Peter Phillips at the 2003 Canadian Grand Prix. Six weeks later, she discovered he was Queen Elizabeth II’s grandson. This begins one of the greatest and most successful love stories of the British Royal Family. It’s no secret that the British [...]Read more ›
May has already proven to be another greatly successful month for Royal Central. We have gained an average of around 1,500 extra visitors per day on site and we’re continuing to grow. As part of a series of changes we’re introducing, partially to accommodate the new bloggers and reporters we’ve [...]Read more ›
I am a bit of a stickler for correct usage of styles and titles. So it is a bit of a pet peeve of mine when these are used improperly. There has been talk on this site about how the press, typically in the US, still refers to HRH The [...]Read more ›
Last week, Royal Central launched their campaign to stop the media referring to the Duchess of Cambridge as ‘Kate Middleton’ (click here to see) But why do so many people still call her this, and does correct usage of titles matter that much anyway? I’ll jump off the fence now [...]Read more ›