New Book Claims Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl Thought Marriage of Prince Charles and Diana Was ‘Idiotic’
Controversy / News / Royals & Politics

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 … Continue reading

Royal Doppelgängers: British Royal History Edition
British Royals / Royal Features / Royal History

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 … Continue reading

Royal Protocol 101: Royals Meeting the Pope
Royal History / Royal Rules & Etiquette

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 … Continue reading