British Royal Lineage: A Brief History

From King William I to Elizabeth II, and 1050 years in between.

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New Book Claims Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl Thought Marriage of Prince Charles and Diana Was ‘Idiotic’

A new book has been released and claims to expose the true feelings former German chancellor Helmut Kohl had regarding various heads of state during his time as the head of Germany from 1982-1998. Though Mr.Kohl is said to have tried vehemently to halt the book's publication, it published nevertheless and seems to contain some fascinating …

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Royal Doppelgängers: British Royal History Edition

Prince William and his 14th Century ancestor King Edward I. Princess Beatrice and her great-great-great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria. Prince Charles and his distant relative Edward VII, who also once held the title of Prince of Wales. Lord Freddie Windsor and his ancestor Louis Frederick, Prince of Wales. Prince Michael of Kent and his grandfather, King George …

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Your Royal Reading Guide: Beginner Books

When it comes to royals, deciding where to begin when learning about their history can be a daunting task. I have grown up reading various books on the topic, often confused about the more detailed parts discussed, so I would mostly skip to more modern topics. I recently was recommended these two books and must …

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Royal Protocol 101: Royals Meeting the Pope

Since King Felipe and Queen Letizia met with Pope Francis today--their first overseas engagement as King and Queen--I thought it was an appropriate time to discuss the protocol of Popes and Royals. Le Privilège du blanc "Privilege of the White" describes the tradition of allowing Catholic queens, princesses, and archduchesses to wear white in the …

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