Buckingham Palace “Buck House” – as it is affectionately known – is the official seat of HM The Queen.
Ceremonies are what make the monarchy legendary. Tourism to Britain skyrockets when there is a regal show — accommodation from the simplest hostels to the chicest hotels get fully booked– and people certainly get their money’s worth of majestic pomp and drama. • State Opening of Parliament Though the Queen is a Constitutional Monarch and […]
Garter • Thistle • St. Patrick • Merit • Companions of Honour •Bath • St. Michael and St. George • Royal Victorian • British Empire •George Cross • CA, AU, NZ • Order of V&A • Indian Empire • Royal Family Order Order of the Garter Motto: Honi soit qui mal y pense (Shame on […]
Speeches For speeches made by Her Majesty the Queen, view the official royal website Speeches by HRH The Prince of Wales The Court Circular: Search Historic Dates • May 9, 1935King George V delivers a speech during his Silver Jubilee celebrations. The king talks of his gratitude for his subjects’ loyalty and love. • […]
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 […]
Full name: Elizabeth Angela MargueriteNickname: The Queen MumTitles: The Honourable Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon; Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon; HRH The Duchess of York; HM Queen Elizabeth; HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen MotherHonors: Lady of The Garter, Lady of The ThistleReign: Consort to King George VI, 1936 – 1952Birth/Death: August 4, 1900 – March 30, 2002 Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon was […]