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
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

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.

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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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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30 facts about Prince Harry

The youngest son of HRH The Prince of Wales and Diana, Princess of Wales, Prince Harry is fifth in line to the throne. Here are 30 facts about the red-haired Prince.

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Prince George’s birthday wishlist

As Prince George celebrates his first birthday, here’s our guide to some quintessential British gifts – perfect for the third in line to the throne…

Queen-Anne-featured. Royal Collection/Wikipedia

The Kings and Queens of Great Britain

Queen Anne became first monarch of Great Britain in 1707 but how is your knowledge on each of the kings and queens since?

10 facts about the Crown Jewels

Anna Keay – author of The Crown Jewels – reveals her 10 favourite facts about the most complete collection of royal regalia.

Top 10 British mothers from history

These famous royals, writers and feminists on our top 10 list all have one thing in common – they’re mothers.

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Celebrating Commonwealth Day

As the Queen and the Commonwealth celebrate Commonwealth Day today, we take a look at what it really means…

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