The Royals

A true British institution, the Royal Family is considered to be one of the country’s main attractions. From their illustrious palaces and their intriguing traditions to their deep roots in Britain’s history, the Monarchy continues to be a symbol of the nation.

With HM Queen Elizabeth II celebrating her Diamond Jubilee in 2012 and the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall winning over the hearts of the world, there’s never been a better time to be a Royal

The Queen has received in excess of three million items of correspondence during her 60-year reign

Princess Charlotte at six months. Credit: HRH The Duchess of Cambridge/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Princess Charlotte at six months

Celebrating Princess Charlotte at six months old, two new photographs, taken by her mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, have been released…

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HM Queen Elizabeth II, wearing fuschia, visits Liverpool’s Albert Dock during her Diamond Jubilee tour in 2012 Credit: Shaun Jeffers / Shutterstock.com

90 years of style: inside HM The Queen’s wardrobe

The largest exhibition of Her Majesty The Queen’s wardrobe will mark our monarch’s 90th birthday in 2016.

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Beautiful Brompton: support suffragette’s cemetery

This week, with the release of the film Suffragette, Brompton Cemetery in west London, the final resting place of Emmeline Pankhurst, makes an urgent request for public support for its restoration.

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King Henry VIII and his Tudor family

The Tudor kings and queens of England

The subject of countless books and films, the Tudors are the most iconic royal house whose reign saw the Reformation, defeat of the Spanish Armada and the execution of Anne Boleyn

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Palace of Holyrood, Edinburgh. Credit: VisitBritain/Britain on View

Who killed Lord Darnley? BRITAIN investigates

Lord Darnley, the spouse of Mary, Queen of Scots, was not a good husband, so when he and his manservant were found dead at Kirk o’Field in 1567, suspicion fell on his famous wife, but the Royal Society of Edinburgh recently re-opened the case…

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Carriages on the Long Walk in front of Windsor Castle. Credit: 4Corners Images

Don’t miss the latest issue of BRITAIN magazine

For this issue we’ve toured the British Isles to bring you 25 of our most spectacular stately homes, as well as historic Cotswold inns to snuggle up in this winter, the story of the Lost Tudor Princess and an exploration of beautiful Royal Berkshire.

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WIN a coin celebrating a reign like no other

There’s still time to enter our competition to win a limited edition coin from The Royal Mint celebrating Her Majesty’s reign

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Ludlow Castle in Shropshire was Edward's childhood home. Credit: VisitBritain/Britain on View

Edward IV: the first Yorkist king

Jeffrey James, author of new book Edward IV: Glorious Son of York, introduces the charismatic older brother of King Richard III, a key figure in the Wars of the Roses.
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Auckland Castle in County Durham. Credit: Auckland Castle

Gunpowder, treason and plot at Auckland Castle

A new exhibition, opening at County Durham’s Auckland Castle on October 16, reunites embroidered vestments for the first time in over 340 years and offers fresh insight into the era of the Gunpowder Plot.
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Sign our congratulations card for HM The Queen

As HM The Queen surpasses the record of her great great grandmother, Queen Victoria, to become our longest reigning monarch, this is your chance to congratulate her on her incredible achievements.

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