Monthly Archives: January 2018

Who’s Who in the British Royal Family

by Mentioning the British royal family probably conjures an image of the Queen wearing a diamond-encrusted crown and jewel-beglittered dress, perhaps with the backdrop of a castle and some red-coated guards with big hats marching about. As a visitor to … Continue reading

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One Way to Get A Title: Marrying a Royal

by The word ‘aristocrat’ or ‘noble’ tends to summon up an image of someone with a long, proud family heritage behind them: visit their mansion, and the portrait over the fireplace is likely to be of their great-great-grandfather or someone … Continue reading

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Britain’s Wealthiest Aristos (And the Queen Isn’t One of Them)

by When we think of the British monarch, it’s unlikely that we envisage someone scraping the pennies together. We’re much more likely to have someone in mind who stands in the foreground of an enormous palace, next to a golden … Continue reading

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What Exactly is a Royal Duke?

by Admittedly, it’s not very likely that you’ll encounter a duke in your day-to-day affairs. (That is, not unless you’re acquainted with people who know that anyone can obtain a royal title; more on that later.) But perhaps one day … Continue reading

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Duchess of Cambridge Pregnant: How is the Royal Line Affected?

by On Monday 4th September 2017, Prince William and his wife Princess Kate announced the happy news that they were expecting a third child. Royalty enthusiasts the world over have already had the excitement of Prince George, their first-born, and … Continue reading

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