British Royalty

The Monarchy - Worth Every Penny of Your 70p?

Paul Marshall | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK
Paul Marshall

The Queen is dead, long live the... president. And who should this bastion of democracy be? Richard Branson? Boris Johnson? Alan Sugar? Cheryl Cole-shortly to return as the nation's sweetheart?

Walking in Anne Boleyn's Footsteps

Amy Licence | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Amy Licence

It is hard to find anything new on Anne these days, however In the Footsteps of Anne Boleyn fills a definite gap in the market.

Hotels Fit For Royalty | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

From the Royal Suite where Kate prepared for her Royal wedding to the idyllic island paradise where William and Kate spent their honeymoon, these elegant hotels document favourite destinations among Royalty. Expect private beach villas, penthouse suites, award-winning Spa facilities, personal butlers and a plethora of fine dining options.

More Lion's Fat, Ma'am? Bizarre Birth Customs from History

Amy Licence | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK
Amy Licence

With the Duchess of Cambridge now in her final trimester, the UK is anticipating the arrival of a new future monarch this July. There has never been a better time to give birth. Really, I'm not just offering that as a platitude, the customs and advice relating to pregnancy and birth in the past make for horrific reading. Of course, the lack of hygiene and gynaecological understanding caused untold suffering but setting mortality rates aside, midwives and the fashionable male accouchers of the past had some strange ideas about what was best for their patients.

A Republican in Defence of a Man They Call a Prince

Mat Morrisroe | Posted 25.10.2012 | Home
Mat Morrisroe

Harry's just a human being and as such I believe he should have no more or less rights than everyone else and human beings deserve the right to privacy and to reveal their naked bodies to people on terms they agree. The taking and sharing of naked pictures without permission is to me a form of abuse, and for me, Harry is a victim.

The Royal Madonna/Whore Dichotomy

Kelly-Marie Blundell | Posted 01.08.2012 | Home
Kelly-Marie Blundell

Kate may represent an antidote to the increasingly overly sexualised advertising that new generations are exposed to, but she is in fact just another example of a female stereotype to be aspired to. And almost as if to emphasise this, her sister is the other end of the scale, just an alternative form of objectification.

Queen Marks 60 Years Of Rule

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 06.02.2012 | UK

After 60 years of loyal service to the nation and Commonwealth, the Queen celebrates her Diamond Jubilee on Monday. For a remarkable six decades sh...