Explanation

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 to the law making process. Almost 15 years on and whilst there is still a push to completely reform the House of Lords, it remains the home of peers...

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...

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...

The origins of the peerage are not as obscure as one may think at first thought. In fact, documents dating back over a thousand years have helped historian...

Recent polls have shown that support for the Prince of Wales becoming king is constantly on the increase and at the moment is riding higher than support...

On January 16, 1707 the Act of Union was passed under Queen Anne. This historic document, and one of the few important legislative pieces to be passed...

The Royal Prerogative are a set number of powers and privileges held by The Queen as part of the British constitution. Nowadays, a lot of these powers...

It is at this time of the year that The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh stay at Sandringham, but why does The Queen likes it so much? The story of the...

There’s no doubt that 2013 has been another amazing year for the Royal Family. With the birth of Prince George in July and the 60th anniversary of...