The showdown between British troops and local militia was a bloody affair in Concord, Massachusetts. Sixty years later, it would be immortalized in the “Concord Hymn” by local resident Ralph Waldo Emerson for the dedication of the Battle Monument in 1837. Concord Hymn By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag to April’s breeze unfurled, Here once the… Read More
Let’s take a walk through Minute Man National Historic Park! This park provides a window to the world of the Revolutionary War. Located in Concord, Massachusetts, the Minute Man park is named for the militia that could be called on a minute’s notice. David Brown was one such man. He was a 47-year-old captain of one of Concord’s own minute… Read More
The American Revolution (1775-1783) The American Revolution produced our independence from Britain and established the colonies as a newly-minted nation. Here at Mandy’s Royalty, we will take a look at the various revolutionary sites around Massachusetts to gain insight into the people who lived here and fought in the war. The Battles of Lexington and Concord >> (Still in progress…. Read More
If you’re a royal historian (or if you just like sorting things), you may enjoy drawing the family trees connected to Britain’s monarchy. I hold up my hand as a participant: Royal Family genealogy is fun to do, and it helps keep things straight in my mind. God knows there’s a considerable amount of confusion that stems from the complexity… Read More
These are the working and non-working royals in the family. The list is current as of right now, but will be updated as needed.
This is the current line of succession to the British throne. From Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the line is as follows, with the line stopping at the Queen’s eldest grandchildren: HRH The Prince of Wales (Prince Charles) HRH The Duke of Cambridge (Prince William) HRH Prince George of Cambridge HRH Princess Charlotte of Cambridge HRH Prince Louis of Cambridge… Read More