Guest Long Read: An Irishman at the Court of St James – Part Two – More True Stories from a Royal Protection Officer

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Editor's Note: This is the second installment in an ongoing series by Martin Mcguckin - a former Royal Protection Officer. Read the first here. The first time I did duty at the Garden Gate Entrance to Buckingham Palace on a daytime shift was on a … [Read more...]

Brit Book Reviews: Elizabeth: A Celebration in Photographs of the Queen’s Life and Reign by Jennie Bond

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  In this updated photographic history of the life and times of HM Queen Elizabeth II, BBC royal correspondent Jennie Bond has put together a very authoritative and enjoyable history of the Queen.  The book was updated to include pictures … [Read more...]

Video: Full Video of Today’s Coronation 60th Anniversary Service of HM Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey

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There was a special service today at Westminster Abbey to mark the 60th Anniversary of the Queen's Coronation. The BBC provided full coverage but it happened in the middle of the night for most Americans. The Queen was in attendance along with most … [Read more...]

Royal Round Up 10-3-12: Camilla Cancels; Heimans Portrait Brings Tears; Middletons Make A Splash

Camilla Cancels Due To Illness A Clarence House spokeswoman said: "The Duchess of Cornwall has developed sinusitis and a severe middle ear infection over the last few days, which means she will not be able to carry out her engagements in London … [Read more...]