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“I know I have the body of a weak, feeble Woman; but I have the heart and stomach of a King, and a King of England too” (Queen Elizabeth I to her troops at Tilbury) What springs to mind when you think about Elizabeth I, is it ‘The Virgin Queen’, ‘Gloriana’ or maybe The...

Last weekend, Karen Kilrow and I visited the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace. I was looking forward to it, even though I had been some years before....

When the first official family portraits of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their son, Prince George, were released last week, the family dog, Lupo,...

On a spring day, April 14th 1857 the last of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert’s children was born.  The little princess’s baptism took place...

Last week, I wrote about King George I. Click here to read about his life and reign. A bust of King George II Born George Augustus on 30 October 1683 to...

Prince George turned one month this week, and the cozy microcosm of his mother’s arms has evolved into a world rich with sounds, colours, smells...

For any family, the birth of a baby is a momentous occasion and welcoming a new person into the world is one of life’s highlights. Most parents will...

On 22nd August 1485 King Richard III led a thunderous charge of cavalry across the field at the Battle of Bosworth in an attempt to crush Henry Tudor,...

As the world welcomes the almost 1-month old Prince George, we take this opportunity to look at 7 things about the future of the Monarchy, near and distant. When...

King Stephen and Queen Matilda This is the first in a series of nine monarchs who by history’s accounts were deemed badly behaved. One may disagree with...