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

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Happy second birthday, Prince George!

The charming young prince is two years old today.

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Tudor of the Month: James V of Scotland

Together with Tudor Times we bring you a profile on a different prominent figure from the Tudor era every month. This month, Melita Thomas explores the history of James V of Scotland, who became king at the age of one.

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Princess Charlotte’s official christening pictures

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have released these gorgeous photographs of the princess’s big day. Read More »

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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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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

As Her Majesty The Queen turns 91 years old, here are 10 things you might not have known about Elizabeth II… Read More »

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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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Historic photos: The Queen and Duke’s wedding

The Queen and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, married in 1947 – we look back at where it all began.

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