Fit for a Queen: 10 Interesting Facts and Figures about Windsor Castle You Might Not Know


Originally built by King William I in the decade following the Battle of Hastings, today Windsor Castle is the largest castle still in use by a reigning monarch. Several monarchs have added onto William’s original castle over history, with more … [Read more...]

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


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


  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


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...]