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Today in 1953 Queen Mary, The Queen’s grandmother, died peacefully in her sleep. She was 85 years old. At 11:15pm an announcement was posted outside Marlborough House announcing her death. According to The Yorkshire Post from 25 March 1953: “While sleeping peacefully, Queen Mary died at twenty...

From last week’s post, we continue with the accounts of Victoria’s attempted assassinations, covering her last 3 assailant’s stories,...

The Georgian Era, known so because of the reign of four King Georges in succession, was one of the most significant eras in British royal history. Although...

Tsar Nicholas II For 634 years, some form of monarchy had been in operation in Russia, first as the Principality of Moscow, then as the Tsardom of Russia,...

The Sochi Winter Olympics gave us plenty of glimpses of royal spectators but no royal competitors.  But past Games, both winter and summer, have seen...

St George’s Chapel is the place of worship at Windsor Castle. It is both a Royal Peculiar and the chapel of the Order of the Garter, and is located...

40 years ago today, Princess Anne and her then husband Captain Mark Phillips escaped a kidnap attempt during which four people were injured. The royal...

The Fijian flag that still includes the Union Jack is once again flying at the Commonwealth Secretariat gardens in London following an announcement from...

Iconic Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld has always had rather colourful opinions when it comes to the style of celebrities, but his recent praise of The...

Princess Patricia of Connaught was a bridesmaid at the wedding of the future George V and Mary of Teck in 1893 – she is seen here in the front row...