If you’re a royal historian (or if you just like organizing things), you may enjoy drawing the royal family trees connected to Britain. It goes without saying that a good visual always helps. We can learn, for instance, that while Queen Victoria gets a lot of credit for being “the grandmother of Europe”, Denmark’s King Christian IX had plenty of… 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
Full name: Alexandrina Victoria Born: May 24th, 1819 Titles: HRH Princess Alexandrina Victoria of Kent; Her Majesty the Queen; Her Imperial Majesty The Queen-Empress Reign: June 20th 1837 – January 22nd, 1901 No one imagined that Princess Victoria of Kent would one day become an icon of majesty. Victoria was the daughter of the Duke of Kent, the fourth son… Read More