Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland (1660-1685)

Charles II was best known as the Merry Monarch but his reign also saw the rise of colonisation and trade in India, the East Indies and America. He was born at St James’s Palace on 29 May 1630—the first surviving child of Charles I and Henrietta Maria. He was a robust and an exceptionally large…

Queen Victoria (1819-1901)

Britain’s second-longest reigning monarch and Empress of India was born in London in 1819 and ruled for nearly 64 years. George III’s only legitimate heir, Princess Charlotte of Wales died in childbirth in 1817, so her death sparked a constitutional crisis so all his unmarried sons were forced to give up their mistresses, find wives…

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex Celebrate 1st Wedding Anniversary

Prince Harry exchanged vows in a lavish ceremony at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle in 2018 which was televised around the world. It certainly has been a big year for Harry and Meghan, as a married couple, with royal visits close to home and overseas, including Ireland, New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Morocco. They…

Podcast: Back To Nature, 15 Years & Emma of Normandy

The Duchess of Cambridge's new garden, Princess Märtha Louise controversial relationship, Denmark's Crown Prince Couple's 15th Wedding Anniversary and discovery at Winchester Cathedral? Back To Nature Garden The Duchess of Cambridge's new family-friendly garden. It's Official Says Princess Märtha Louise  Norway's Martha Louise announces her relationship with Shaman Durek Verrett is official on Instagram. View…

Royal Birthday: Prince Carl Philip of Sweden

Prince Carl Philip celebrates his 40th birthday on Monday, 13 May 2019, with the Swedish Royal Court releasing a new photo to mark this milestone. However, Prince Carl Philip will be spending the day with his family, celebrating in private. King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia’s second child and only son, Carl Philip Edmund…

Podcast: Grand Duke Jean Funeral, Thai Coronation & Baby Sussex

Grand Duke Jean's funeral, a royal wedding and a coronation in Thailand, new Emperor and Empress first public appearance, Baby Sussex has finally arrived and some history behind royal titles. Grand Duke Jean Funeral The list of Royal Guests at Grand Duke Jean’s Funeral on 4 May 2019, with countries listed in alphabetical order. Belgium…

Royal Birthday: Prince Henrik of Denmark

The Danish Royal Court has released two photos of Prince Henrik of Denmark to mark his 10th birthday on 4 May 2019. Prince Joachim and his second wife Princess Marie’s son Henrik Carl Joachim Alain was born in 2009 at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen. His parents named Prince Henrik after his paternal grandfather. He has two…