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This Wednesday, Her Majesty The Queen will officially open Parliament in an ancient ceremony called the State Opening of Parliament. Her Majesty will travel from Buckingham Palace to the Palace of Westminster where, in full state regalia, she will read the Government’s speech from the throne, thus opening...

Most people have a certain type of person that they are attracted to, and royalty is no different. Usually the type revolves around physical features,...

Take one look at the Imperial State Crown and the first thing that strikes your eye is the big, deep red stone exactly in its middle, acting almost as...

The Queen of the Netherlands is to abdicate at 10 am local time today (9am UK time), HotMonarchy covers the details live today. Queen Beatrix will be immediately...

When Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands officially abdicates on April 30, she will end a 33-year reign that is viewed as one of the most successful in Dutch...

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have now been married for two years. Their first two years have been split between military and royal couple. But now...

I have always been fascinated by Richard III.  Was he truly the villain depicted by Shakespeare or the wronged heroic figure, who made an excellent King,...

90 years ago today, The Queen’s parents, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later known as The Queen Mother), at the time known as Prince Albert,...

Over the years, thousands of biographies on royals have been published. Most are good, some are awful and some are excellent. So if you want to find out...

One of the most mysterious and sometimes shocking points in the history of the British Monarchy was what later became known as the 1936 abdication crisis. The...