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In these days of a slimmed down monarchy, more distant members of the royal firm who are not descendants of George VI but nonetheless interesting and hardworking, are little known. One of these is HRH Prince Richard, 2nd Duke of Gloucester who shares the name of his recently discovered 15th century ancestor...

In July 1540 Anne of Cleves – the fourth wife of Henry VIII – went from being queen of England back to Anne, the Daughter of Cleves, with alarming...

In history, Lords and Ladies have occupied a place in the history of this country as great military leaders, famous politicians and even as infamous traitors....

To mark Valentine’s Day, Royal Central has counted down our five favourite royal couples. Here we celebrate some of the greatest royal romances within...

In 1999, history was made when an bill was passed through Parliament which abolished the right of hereditary peers to sit in the House of Lords and contribute...

On this very day in 1952, King George VI of the United Kingdom died peacefully in his sleep at Sandringham House, aged just 56, after a long battle with...

In a follow on from my ‘Why Camilla must become our Queen’ post last week, a lot of comments raised the question of why Prince Philip isn’t...

As time moves on, it is an unfortunate reality that the oldest, most incredible members of our society pass on leaving the younger generation to continue...

There is something almost magical about the excitement that reports of the discovery of the bones of an English king, dead for centuries, produces.  Despite...

Anyone who knows will tell you that the British Peerage is a complicated and diverse institution – and in this article (Part 2 of the Story of the...