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

King Henry VIII. Credit: vincevoigt/ISTOCK

Henry VIII: King of England

Remembered as much for his wives as his politics, we delve into the life of this most complicated monarch, who is perhaps the most well-known of all the Kings of England.

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HM The Queen at the Magna Carta 800th anniversary celebrations. Credit: Chris Jackson/PA Pics

HM The Queen attends Magna Carta celebrations

HM The Queen at the Magna Carta 800th anniversary celebrations. Credit: Chris Jackson/PA Pics

British Prime Minister, David Cameron, and HM The Queen at the Magna Carta 800th anniversary celebrations at Runnymede. Credit: Chris Jackson/PA Pics

The 800th anniversary of Magna Carta was celebrated today with a grand ceremony at Runnymede on the Thames, and BRITAIN magazine was there to see the excitement unfold.

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Queen Elizabeth I. Credit: Credit: World History Archive/Alamy

10 of the greatest Queens of England

From ferocious Boudica to ‘Good Queen Bess’ and Queen Elizabeth II, author Elizabeth Norton discusses the most powerful women to have ruled in British history Read More »


Rupert Everett and Emily Watson to star in new film about HM The Queen on VE Day

A Royal Night Out charts the moment Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret mingled with crowds in London on VE Day

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10 Majestic facts about Queen Elizabeth II

10 majestic facts about Queen Elizabeth II

It’s Her Majesty The Queen’s birthday today  – to celebrate, here are 10 things you might not have known about our monarch… Read More »

Henry VIII. Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

King Henry VIII and the Act of Supremacy

On 15 January 1535 King Henry VIII was proclaimed Supreme Head of the Church of England as a result of his controversial Act of Supremacy

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The Queen & Prince Philip wave from the royal balcony

Historic photos: The Queen and Duke’s wedding

The Queen and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary last week – we look back at where it all began.

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Kate Middleton is “pleased to be out of the house”

The Duchess of Cambridge was well enough to attend not one but two official engagements yesterday following the announcement that her and the Duke’s second baby is due in April.

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BRITAIN magazine

Top 10 royal party hangouts

Prince Harry is a well-known fan of the London night scene but where might he celebrate his milestone birthday? We take a look at the options for a royal night out…

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BRITAIN magazine

30 facts about Prince Harry

We know it’s hard to believe but this beloved Prince is now 30. We’ve put together 30 facts about the red-haired rebel for you in honour of his 30th birthday…

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