Royal History

Millions of people around the globe will switch off lights in homes, offices and prominent landmarks at 8.30pm local time for an hour on Saturday to commemorate WWF’s annual Earth Hour. The event now in its eighth year signifies support for environmental issues and how global warming impacts flora...

It was heralded as “one of the biggest archaeological finds in history,” according to The Leicester Mercury. The remains of Richard III that was discovered...

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh visited Lloyd’s to reveal a plaque honouring the market’s 325th anniversary. The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh...

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...

After the dramatic events of last week’s episode, Professor Robert Bartlett continues his investigation into England’s longest ruling dynasty in...

On Thursday 20 March 2014, The Princess Royal toured the massive renovations that were part of the £4.2 million refurbishment of Colchester Castle in...

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...

Recently, notes sent from King George V and Queen Mary to their staff were uncovered in an archive. The archive compiled of around sixty notes and scraps...

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...

In honour of St Patrick’s Day, Royal Central takes a brief look at the Order of St Patrick. Created in 1783 by George III, The Order of Saint Patrick...