A Prince is Born

On 19 June 1566 the guns were fired at Edinburgh Castle and over 500 bonfires were lit around Edinburgh and its neighbouring communities. The reason for this rejoicing was two fold, not only had Mary Queen of Scots been delivered and survived the birth of her child, but the child was a boy.   After … More A Prince is Born

Time To Move On?

There are many column inches and social media posts devoted to the title HRH The Duchess of Cornwall will take when her husband HRH The Prince of Wales (Prince Charles) becomes King. The facts of the matter are that on the passing of Her Majesty The Queen, The Prince of Wales will become King and … More Time To Move On?

The Crown of Scotland

The Crown of Scotland is kept at Edinburgh Castle in Scotland and forms part of the Honours of Scotland, which is the oldest set of royal regalia in the United Kingdom. Unlike its English counterpart, St Edward’s Crown, the Crown of Scotland is the original crown used at Scottish coronations since James V wore the … More The Crown of Scotland