Podcast: Prince Edward, Back From Maternity Leave & William The Conqueror’s Funeral

The Earl of Wessex visits Australia, the Empress Emerita discharged from hospital, Meghan is back from maternity leave, Prince Andrew in Belgium and William the Conqueror’s rather undignified funeral. Earl of Wessex in Sydney Prince Edward has arrived in Australia for the 60th Anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh International Awards. Empress Emerita Leaves Hospital…

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…

Royal Birthday: Countess of Wessex

One of Britain’s hardest-working members of the Royal Family, the Countess of Wessex celebrates her 54th birthday on Sunday, 20 January 2019. The Countess of Wessex was born Sophie Helen Rhys-Jones at the Ratcliffe Infirmary in Oxford on 20 January 1965. She is the second child and only daughter of Christopher Bournes Rhys-Jones and the…

Royal Birthday: Queen Sofía of Spain

Spain's popular Queen Sofía celebrates her 80th Birthday on Friday, 2 November 2018. King Juan Carlos of Spain's Queen was born in Athens on 2 November 1938, as the eldest daughter of King Paul I of Greece and Denmark and his wife, Frederica of Hanover. Sofía has a younger brother, King Constantine II of Greece…

Podcast: Sri Lanka, Charles I: King and Collector and Bernadotte Bicentenary

The Earl and Countess of Wessex visit Sri Lanka, two royal octogenarians celebrate birthdays, Charles I: King and Collector exhibition and the Swedish Royal Family commemorate 200 years of Bernadotte rule. Sri Lanka Visit The Earl And Countess of Wessex visited Sri Lanka for a five-day visit from 31 January to 5 February. They delivered…

New Official Photos To Mark Royal Engagement

Kensington Palace has released three official photos to mark Prince Harry’s engagement to Ms Meghan Markle which was announced on 27 November 2017. Fashion and celebrity photographer Alexi Lubomirski took these photographs earlier this week at Frogmore House, Windsor, showing off Meghan’s sparkling engagement ring. Meghan was wearing an extravagant sheer black ball gown, created…

Podcast: Edward VIII Letter, Royal Engagement 70 Year Anniversary & Spanish State Visit

Edward VIII's letter goes on sale, 70 years ago since the Queen and Prince Philip announced their engagement, King Felipe and Queen Letizia arrive for a state visit and Malcolm Turnbull's audience. Edward VIII Letter For Sale A letter written by Edward VIII, as Prince of Wales, to his mistress Freda Dudley-Ward in January 1919 is to…

Podcast: By:Larm, Prince Harry, Queen’s Baton Relay & Scottish Castle for Sale

Norway's Crown Prince Couple attend by:Larm, can Prince Harry marry a divorcee, the Queen's Baton, Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko visit Thailand, and a Scottish castle is for sale. Crown Prince Couple attend by:Larm Music Festival Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit attend a songwriting camp leading up to the by:Larm music festival. Kronprinsparet inviterte…

Queen Elizabeth Still Riding At 90

The Queen was seen out riding along the River Thames, near Windsor Castle, wearing a headscarf, with her long-serving Head Groom Terry Pendry on Monday, 6 March 2017. According to reports, the Queen was looking rather relaxed and enjoying the spring weather. Queen Elizabeth II rides a horse at Windsor Castle pic.twitter.com/ZGjSbRn7jz — Royal Women…

Podcast: Princess Anne’s Yacht Trouble, State Visit To Denmark & Prince Philip Strikes Again!

The last Tsarina's gift is sold, help when Princess Anne's Yacht breaks down, forthcoming royal visits, Prince Philip's latest joke and bad news about Princess Alexandra and the Duke of Kent. Tsarina's Christening Gift ... Sold! Find out in this week's show who bought the jewelled cutlery set and how much they paid after we…