Duchess of Sussex
The Commonwealth is not ‘Empire 2.0’
A Guest Post
Since the release of the first portion of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Netflix docuseries two days ago, the media has been getting hoarse about how the, rather bland, program is damaging for the Royal Family, while the main target was no doubt the media themselves. However, in my opinion the most damaging portion of the documentary was the misinformation about the Empire and the Commonwealth of Nations, which maliciously attacks the legacy of the late Queen.
Queen Elizabeth II’s Committal Service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle
Foreign Royal Guests and Relatives joined the British Royal Family for the Committal Service for Queen Elizabeth II at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle on September 19th, following the Funeral at Westminster Abbey and a Procession through London. The late Queen, who passed away at Balmoral Castle earlier this month, had been Lying-in-State first at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh and then at Westminster Hall in London for the past week. Continue reading
Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II
Foreign Royal Guests and Relatives and Heads of State and Representatives of 121 Countries joined the British Royal Family for the Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey on September 19th, followed by a Procession to Marble Arch and a Committal Service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. The late Queen, who passed away at Balmoral Castle earlier this month, had been Lying-in-State first at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh and then at Westminster Hall in London for the past week.
Queen Elizabeth II’s Lying-in-State at Westminster Hall
The Royal Family will follow the Coffin of Queen Elizabeth II in a procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall, for a Lying-in-State until the Funeral on September 20th. The Coffin arrived at Buckingham Palace, following a Lying-in-State at St Giles’ Cathedral, following a Procession from Balmoral Castle, where she passed away last week.
Platinum Jubilee Service at St Paul’s Cathedral
The Queen pulled out of today’s Platinum Jubilee Service at St Paul’s Cathedral due to ‘discomfort’ caused during yesterday’s Trooping the Colour Ceremony, and was instead represented by the Prince of Wales, supported by members of the ended Royal Family. Continue reading
Trooping the Colour 2022
Members of the British Royal family celebrated the Queen’s Official Birthday by attending the annual Trooping the Colour ceremony in London on June 2nd, launching the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Weekend Festivities. They rode on horses and in carriages to inspect the guards at Horse Guards Parade and then watched a RAF Flypast from the Balcony of Buckingham Palace. The Duke of Cambridge presided over the Colonel’s Review of the Irish Guards last week.
Duchess of Sussex’s Birks Diamond Earrings
Happy Birthday to the Duchess of Sussex, who turns 40 today! The accomplished American Actress who married Prince Harry and is now creating a new role outside the Royal Family, the Duchess has a unique style which is reflected in her jewellery. Since we have already covered all of her heirloom pieces, to mark the anniversary today, we are taking a look at the Duchess’ Birks Diamond Snowflake Snowstorm Earrings! Continue reading
Princess Diana’s Aquamarine Ring
Next week marks the 60th Anniversary of the Birth of the late Diana, Princess of Wales! We covered her Top 20 Jewels to mark the 20th Anniversary of her Death in 2017, and for the days leading up to this anniversary, we are featuring a few more pieces from the late Princess’ collection, continuing with her Aquamarine Ring!