William and Catherine's daughter has been named: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. Royal News. Ro
Princess Charlotte of Cambridge as she will be known, was born at 8:34am, weighing 8lb 3oz on 2nd May. All senior members of the Royal Family were informed before it was made public.
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The Queen has appointed The Prince of Wales and Princess Royal as Commodores-in-Chief in the Royal Canadian Navy.
The two eldest children of Her Majesty and Prince Philip are the first Royals to be appointed to such a position in the Canadian naval force; until now, only the
The world was abuzz with excitement yesterday, upon the announcement that The Duchess of Cambridge had gone into labour, and then that she had given birth to a girl. Not only had the world been wishing for a Princess, placing thousands of bets on a girl
We now know that The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's second child arrived today, 2nd May; so what do you need to know about the Princess of Cambridge, and what does this mean for the Monarchy and the UK?
1. The Princess' birth will be announced to
Known for its role in the lives of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, Osborne House lies on the Isle of Wight. Royal History.
Owned by Lady Isabella Blachford, Victoria and Albert bought it in 1845 for £28,000 to use as a summer residence and country retreat, Sir Robert
Here is a collection of UK live feeds so you don't miss any of the action today.
The Telegraph has a very well-placed camera right in front of the doors, though not much is being shown currently. See it here.
The Daily Mirror has a camera down the far
After a long nine-months for Royal watchers, The Crown Chronicles can now announce the birth of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's second child! Royal news.
It has been announced that William and Catherine have been delivered of a girl naturally, at the private Lindo Wing in
The Queen, joined by The Prince of Wales, today presented the Welsh Guards with their new Colours.
At Windsor Castle, Prince Charles, Colonel of the Welsh Guards, helped his mother present the new colours to over 300 troops in their red tunics and iconic bearskin hats.
This new set
It has been revealed that The Queen Mother learned to shoot rats at Buckingham Palace in order to protect herself, should she or her family be kidnapped by the Nazis during World War II. Royal history.
The Queen Mother's former lady-in-waiting, Margaret Rhodes, has revealed the
The Queen employs more than 400 members of Household staff to run Buckingham Palace and is looking to add a few more to the payroll. Her Majesty is advertising to hire a trainee butler (footman), a sous chef and a painter and decorator to work at
George III is much remembered for his illness and his son taking over as Regent, but what was his illness and how did it affect him?
From an early stage in his reign (1760-1801), George had mild bouts of his mental illness, but they began to
The Queen and Prince of Wales have donated money to help the crisis stricken country of Nepal, following the earthquake there on Saturday and Sunday.
Her Majesty has donated an undisclosed sum of money to the Disasters Emergency Committee, which has launched an appeal to help the
The Jardine Star brooch is one of of a selection that The Queen is regularly seen wearing, and seems to be one of her favourites. It is in a star-like shape, featuring 8 diamond rays. These rays are separated by a single diamond. The centre of
An unusual piece of Her Majesty's in the fact that it isn't of a standard form. The brooch features a pink rose (a Queen Elizabeth rose no less) hand-painted and carved reverse intaglio (that is, impressed into the back of transparent or translucent material) and
This brooch features 18 large diamonds around a smaller, detailed gold setting of diamonds, which encircles a large central sapphire. The piece compliments blue and purple outfits well.
Queen Mary bought the brooch in the 1930s along with a number of other pieces, but the history is
This series on The Crown Chronicles will take a look at The Queen's brooches of which she has a vast collection. Some are antique, used by Queens before her, and many others have been gifts to her over the course of her long reign.
The Duke of Kent, visited the National Arboretum of Australia on Sunday morning. Prince Edward was in Canberra to commemorate the centenary of ANZAC Day, and had attended a dawn ceremony at the Australian War Memorial with 100,000 other people commemorating the fallen of Gallipoli.
Other members of the
The Queen is to make a return visit to Lancaster after 16 years, having last visited in 1999. For many cities across the UK this would not be a terribly unusual, as Royal visits from The Queen can be few and far between as she