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
Queen Elizabeth II is one of the most famous women in the world, yet she is the most discreet. No one truly knows how the Queen feels, as she prefers to remain outside the fray of celebrity and above political strife. She can – and does – step forward to advise, consult, and warn politicians in her government, but she… Read More
Welcome to Royal biographies! For royals from years past, please visit In Memoriam. HRH The Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales In a speech to the House of Commons two days after Charles’ birth, Winston Churchill remarked: “Our ancient Monarchy renders inestimable services to our country and to all the British Empire and the Commonwealth of Nations. Above the ebb… Read More
If you love maps like I do, then you’ll be thrilled with the WordPress plugin that generates them to show countries and locations throughout the world. Interactive World Maps is a great resource. Below, the current monarchies/duchies/principalities of Europe that I created using this plugin. Place your cursor over the country of interest for more. Also included but hard to… Read More