History

On 25 November 1120 the White Ship sank off the coast of Normandy not long after it set out for England. The ship, which was fast and well-built, went down quickly, with only two survivors. Unfortunately, William, the sole legitimate son of King Henry I was not one of them. The drowning of Henry I’s heir...

Just recently on the 6th of November, Australia marked 14 years since voting “no” in a referendum to abolish the Australian Monarchy and become...

Charles II was famous for his illegitimate children, and there have been many monarchs and their families that have had secrets they wanted to keep hidden.  Now...

The Duke and Duchess are shown some of the organic produce and products from Duchy farmers. As the last part in the Duchy series, we take a look at the...

King George VI contemplated declaring war on Germany prior to Hitler’s Invasion of Poland in 1939. Sotheby’s will auction off an initial draft...

If skating through history catches ones fancy, then the chance to hit the ice at the Tower of London is a must. Now in its 8th year, the Tower moat is...

The Duke of Edinburgh who is Patron of the Outward Bound Trust, will hold a dinner at Frogmore House on 13 December. Next month The Duke of Edinburgh will...

One Thousand years ago this winter, England was a very different place. The year 1013 marks the first eleventh century conquest of England, with the year...

Last time, we looked at how the Queen is related to the current and former royal families of Germany, Greece, Denmark, Norway, Russia and Yugoslavia....

Today is the 66th wedding anniversary of Her Majesty The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh. Royal Central wishes the royal couple many happy returns of the...