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The British Monarchy has some wonderful royal palaces and houses, but there are many more great houses around the country that have once been ‘Royal’. Audley End in Essex is one such house. Now run by English Heritage, it has a fascinating history, having been visited or owned by six different...

There’s no doubt with us that the British Monarchy is the most iconic and famous Monarchy in the world. Its history, though, is just as iconic as...

There is no doubt that Britain’s history means it has some of the most fantastic residences in the world. We have decided, in a break with ‘strictly...

With all the fuss about the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge being made every time a new engagement is announced, it’s worth reflecting sometimes that...

A few months ago, thanks to breaking news via Twitter from Victoria Murphy with the UK Mirror and Richard Palmer with the UK Daily Express, I discovered...

It was May 1979 and Margaret Thatcher had just been elected as Prime Minister of Great Britain. Queen Elizabeth II was 27 years into her reign and for...

Along with Her Majesty and many conservatives around the world, I am truly saddened at the passing of Baroness Thatcher. But at the same time, I am forever...

On 4 February this year my phone barely left my hand as I constantly checked my twitter updates, waiting to be told whether the skeleton found under the...

After my last post on the general history of the Imperial State Crown, let us now investigate the tales of some of the individual jewels that are mounted...

On the 30th of March 2002, Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother (born Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon on the 4th of August 1900) passed...