I have been asked many times over the years; “but isn’t your Queen Elizabeth German?” The simple answer is an unequivocal ‘no’. She was born at her maternal grandparent’s London home at 17 Bruton Street, to parents who were both born in Britain. That’s not to say that HM The Queen does not have German … More Just How British is Queen Elizabeth II?
**Warning – Threat of Sexual Violence** Whilst attending the Queen this evening I witnessed an exchange that will chill me till the day my maker calls me home. The Queen being three months gone with child is keeping much to her chambers here at The Palace of Holyrood House. She is often found in the … More A Rude Awakening for Mary Queen of Scots
Marie de Guise, later mother to Mary Queen of Scots, was born in France on 20 November 1515 at Bar-lu-Duc, Duchy of Lorraine. She was the eldest of 12 children born to the powerful Claude, Duke of Guise and his formidable wife Antoinette de Bourbon. Although she went on to marry a French Duke and … More Marie de Guise – A Pivotal Role