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The British Monarchy is, and always has been, a work in progress. That is probably the biggest reason it has survived as long and as well as it has. Most importantly, it has consistently adapted to the needs and demands of its people. In fact, it somehow seems to me that the British Monarchy is a reflection...

The peerage is and does not claim to be a modern institution. As the aristocracy which once dominated Parliament, gradually moves towards disestablishment...

When a new portrait of the Queen is unveiled it joins a catalogue of work that began in 1933 when the seven year old Princess Elizabeth sat for Philip...

A house that King Charles II once lived in is being put up for sale for the first time in over 600 years. Malmesbury House, in Cathedral Close Salisbury,...

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,...

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...