Last week saw the accession of Felipe VI of Spain following the abdication of his father, Juan Carlos I after a 38 ½ year reign on the Spanish throne. With this development, combined with similar abdications in the Netherlands with Queen Beatrix, at the Vatican with Pope Benedict XVI, as well as with the King […]
Whenever Queen Elizabeth II is within a certain building or is traveling, a special flag known as the Royal Standard is usually not too far away.
The following is a guest post. The month of January witnessed a series of new developments for members of British Royal Family which signal a significant (albeit largely quiet) change in how the monarchy will function in the immediate years going forward, especially as the venerable Queen Elizabeth II approaches her 88th birthday and begins […]
The following is a guest post. Earlier today, Zara Phillips Tindall – the Queen’s eldest granddaughter – gave birth to a baby girl weighing 7 lbs, 12 oz. Her husband Mike Tindall was present at the birth, which took place the Royal Gloucestershire Hospital.