Blog Posts

As a blogger for Royal Central I seem to have got in to a habit of blogging about the more well known Monarchs in British history, from the two Elizabeths to the great Victoria and all of the Monarchs of the House of Windsor. So to break from tradition, for my next few blogs I will be (hopefully) briefly...

King Henry VIII was crowned King of England on 24th June 1509. Five hundred and four years ago today, Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon were crowned King...

Antidisestablishmentarianism is recognised for being one of the longest non-technical words in the Oxford New English Dictionary; it is in fact a double...

Thomas van Straubenzee and the now Lady Melissa van Straubenzee. Today’s society wedding of Thomas van Straubenzee and Lady Melissa Percy raised...

Happy 31st birthday to HRH Prince William Arthur Philip Louis of Wales, Duke of Cambridge, Earl of Strathearn, Baron Carrickfergus, Royal Knight Companion...

There is no doubt that Elizabeth II’s reign will go down in history as one of the most successful and popular in British history. Through Her Majesty’s...

She is our country’s longest serving monarch to date and after over 63 years on the British throne, some people may argue that Queen Victoria is...

Yesterday I posted a blog entitled ‘Who is the white Queen?’; today I am tempted to change that to ‘and who cares?’  Maybe that sounds bitter,...

If you enjoy historical fiction as much as me, I am sure that you will be looking forward to the BBC’s new programme ‘The White Queen’,...

When is enough, enough? I have repeated this question to myself over and over again the past couple days as I thought about the seemingly deteriorating...