RC banner

Royal News Round Up – 16th November

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 26, 2020 3:24:10 PM

 

Armistice Day has always been a vital event in the Royal calendar, and all the more so in 2018 as the nation marks 100 years since the end of the First World War. The Royal Family plays a pivotal role in the Remembrance Day ceremonies, their stoic display of respect at The Cenotaph a mainstay of the annual commemoration.

Read More

Topics: Prince Charles, Prince William, Duchess of Cambridge

Windsor in Flames

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 26, 2020 3:20:16 PM

 

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will be celebrating their 71st wedding anniversary today, but they will be sharing the date with an infamous event in Royal history: the Windsor Castle fire.

Read More

Pick of the Week: The People’s Wedding

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 26, 2020 3:18:02 PM

 

On this day, 20th November, 71 years ago, Princess Elizabeth married Philip Mountbatten. It was only two years after the war and the occasion marked a glimpse of joy in an otherwise bleak period of austerity and rationing. Sir Winston Churchill put it aptly in describing the marriage as, “A flash of colour on the hard road we have to travel.”

Read More

Topics: The Queen, Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth, Wedding

Royal News Round Up – 23rd November

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 26, 2020 3:15:09 PM

 

With Prince Charles’s 70th birthday coming to a close, The Royals’ busy schedule of appointments continues unabated. From a post box time capsule to the anniversary of a certain wedding engagement, here are the highlights of the Royal calendar from the last five days.

Read More

Topics: Meghan Markle, The Queen, Prince Philip, Prince William, Prince Harry

Pick of the Week: The Royal Restoration

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 26, 2020 3:09:50 PM

 

This week’s pick, The Royal Restoration: Dumfries House, shows a side of Prince Charles people might not normally see: a man with a passion for preserving historical and architectural gems even when the stakes are high.

Read More

Topics: Prince Charles

Royal News Round Up – 30th November

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 24, 2020 1:04:42 AM

 

There can be a lighter side to Royal duties, and that’s well-represented this week – while never losing sight of those more solemn occasions that require the gravitas of a Royal visit. But we begin with the Duke of Sussex experiencing the art of the Zambian circus…

Read More

Topics: Prince Charles, Prince Harry, Duchess of Cambridge

Pick of the Week: The Queen’s Mother in Law

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 24, 2020 12:59:39 AM

 

Prince Philip’s mother, Princess Alice, had a troubled yet remarkable life but surprisingly it is a story not many people know about. She died peacefully on this day (5th December) in 1969 in Buckingham Palace but her life was full of turbulence and turmoil.

Read More

Topics: Prince Philip, Prince Alice, Queen Elizabeth

Give the Gift of True Royalty this Christmas

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 24, 2020 12:57:18 AM

 

Not sure what to give your friends and family this Christmas? Why not give them a taste of the regal life? We’ve now launched a gifting service so you can give them the gift of Royalty with an annual subscription to True Royalty TV for only £49.99 ($59.99 USD). And, to make it that little bit more special we will send a physical invite, beautifully designed complete with a wax seal, at no extra charge.

Read More

Topics: True Royalty, British Royal Family, gift, gifting, royal, royalty, True Royalty TV

Royal News Round Up – 7th December

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 24, 2020 12:54:52 AM

 

In the first week of December, there is already a palpable air of Christmas excitement making its way to the Royal Calendar. The Royals’ more workaday duties are not forgotten amid the festive philanthropy, however, as evidenced by The Prince of Wales’ dedication to his patronages. Meanwhile, a former First Lady has words of advice for the Duchess of Sussex…

Read More

Topics: Meghan Markle, Prince Charles, Prince William, Duchess of Cambridge, Michelle Obama

The King Who Threw Away His Crown

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 24, 2020 12:49:17 AM

 

On this day (10th December) 1936, Edward VIII gave up his throne. After the state refused to allow him to marry the twice-divorced American socialite Wallis Simpson, he chose love over duty and became the first King to do so since the Roman Catholic James II fled the realm in 1688.

Read More

Topics: Edward VIII, Wallis Simpson, Abdication