Tags » British Monarchy

You always meet twice

Tales from the Archives. According to a German saying, you always meet twice in life. In early 1886, the people of Greece must have felt the cruel accuracy of this promise when they learned the name of the naval officer who had been charged with commanding the international naval squadron about to assemble outside the Greek ports in the Aegean Sea. 1,061 more words


The King's Curse - Philippa Gregory

What’s it all about?:

The final novel in the Cousins’ War series, the basis for the critically acclaimed Starz miniseries, The White Queen, by #1 New York Times bestselling author and “the queen of royal fiction” (USA TODAY) Philippa Gregory tells the fascinating story of Margaret Pole, cousin to the “White Princess,” Elizabeth of York, and lady-in-waiting to Katherine of Aragon. 788 more words

Book Reviews

On the "sacred mission" of Monarchy

In which dowager Queen Mary tells her granddaughter, the newly-acceded Queen Elizabeth II, the way it is!

“Monarchy is God’s sacred mission to grace and dignify the earth… Monarchy is a calling from God. 24 more words

41) I Remember Princess Diana

20 years after her tragic death in an automobile accident in Paris, Princess Diana remains an important historical figure. The wounds for all of us are still fresh from that fateful day. 819 more words

My X-perience

Conspiracy Theory Monday #WeekTwo

WEEK TWO. I’M STICKING TO THIS. This week I want to take a look at the theory that Princess Diana (God bless her soul, may she rest in peace) was murdered and that her car accident was not an accident. 614 more words

Monday Conspiracy Theory

A message from The Queen following the floods caused by Hurricane Harvey | The Royal Family

I was deeply saddened to learn of the loss of life and the devastation following the recent terrible floods caused by Hurricane Harvey. Prince Philip and I send our sincere condolences to the victims of this disaster, to those who have lost loved ones, and to those who have seen their homes and property destroyed.

38 more words

Myth and Mourning

Can it really be twenty years since the death of Diana? If you were a full grown adult at the time you might respond with the cliched ‘it only seems like yesterday’ because that what happens with time – it gets more fleeting the older you get. 555 more words