Maundy Thursday at St George’s Chapel, Windsor

Today is Maundy Thursday and Her Majesty The Queen attended a traditional church service at St George’s Chapel. The ceremony is part of the Christian Calendar and commemorates the last meal Jesus shared with his disciples before his arrest, crucifixion and resurrection.   At The Last Supper, Christ washed the feet of his disciples as an … More Maundy Thursday at St George’s Chapel, Windsor

Her Majesty The Queen, Lady Sponsor of HMS Ocean

Her Majesty The Queen, Granddaughter, child and mother of naval officers paid tribute to the officers and crew at HMNB Davenport, Plymouth today as HM Ocean was formally decommissioned.   The Queen, who is the Ship’s Lady Sponsor, was accompanied by First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Philip Jones to witness the last moments of the … More Her Majesty The Queen, Lady Sponsor of HMS Ocean

The Politmore Tiara

On 6 May 1960, HRH Princess Margaret married Mr Antony Armstrong Jones at Westminster Abbey. It was the first royal wedding ever to be televised and all the trappings of a royal wedding were there: the coach and horses, the bells ringing out and members of the public sleeping on the streets of The Mall. … More The Politmore Tiara

Mary Queen of Scots marries Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley

On this day, 29 July 1565 a marriage took place at the Chapel Royal within the Palace of Holyrood House and it has been creating debate ever since. The marriage was between twenty two year old Mary Queen of Scots and nineteen year old Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley. Both were Catholics and great grand children … More Mary Queen of Scots marries Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley

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