September 9, 2015 The moment that once seemed so distant has now arrived: Queen Elizabeth II is the longest reigning monarch in British history. People all across the UK – and the world – are celebrating the Queen’s record-breaking achievement, well aware that this is not something every generation gets to see. As a long-time fan of the Queen, I… Read More
Edward VII Full name: Albert Edward Nicknames: Bertie; The Uncle of Europe Titles: Prince of Wales; King Edward VII Reign: 1901-1910 Prior to his ascension to the throne, Edward was titled Prince of Wales. He loved hunting, traveling all over the world, and horse racing (a popular Windsor sport of today). He was 21 years old when he married Princess… Read More
Quizzes: General knowledge of British royalty. How’d you do?
The House of Hanover: George I to Victoria This was the line that ruled in Germany as well as Britain, until Victoria’s ascension. George I George II George III George IV William IV Victoria The House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha: (Brief) Named for Victoria’s husband, Prince Albert Edward VII The House of Windsor: Renamed to sound more English than German (World War… Read More
Calling all Anglophiles and royal fans! Welcome to Mandy’s British Royalty, a site chock full of royal history. Here I present the royal family tree, iconic characters, royal babies, and more – all with a dash of American perspective. Enjoy your stay, and remember to contact me with any questions or comments here. Want more? Read on.