Queen Victoria's diaries to be exhibited at Windsor Castle The early diaries of Queen Victoria are to go on show in an exhibition at Windsor Castle,from next Saturday, May 17th. The Duchess of Kent took her 13-year-old daughter on a series of educational tours around the country in 1832, for the public to see their future Queen, and gave the book to Victoria to record her impressions of the places they would visit together. Undated handout photo issued by the Royal Archives of the diaries. Credit: Royal Archives The exhibition Treasures from the Royal Archives is part of a visit to Windsor Castle from May 17 2014 until January 25 2015.
Can we take away your powers? Ministers ask Prince Charles if they can introduce new Bill which includes stripping him of right to veto legislation Former minister Chloe Smith wrote to Prince to seek 'consent' for Bill He responded to request for Private Member's Bill some weeks later Bill failed at second reading but new draft version has been sent to Prince Prince Charles was asked by Government Ministers for permission to introduce a Bill that would have stripped him of some of his powers, including his right to veto legislation Prince Charles was asked by Government Ministers for permission to introduce a Bill that would have stripped him of some of his powers, including his right to veto legislation. Private letters obtained by The Mail on Sunday under Freedom of Informa
Prince Charles and 'naive' Prince William in row over palace ivory Wills told a zoologist he'd like to see palace's ivory collection destroyed but dad Charles scolded him for 'naive' attitude towards priceless artefacts Images (c) Getty/PA Prince Charles is said to have branded son William “naive” for suggesting Buckingham Palace should destroy its priceless ivory collection. Royal insiders say the pair have had a “frank exchange of words”. Charles is said to have rebuked Wills, 31, after he reportedly told a zoologist he would “like to see all the ivory owned by Buckingham Palace destroyed”. A source said: “William was left in no doubt he should have chosen his words more carefully. Charles thought the remarks were somewhat naive and stupid when you consider the vast colle
I Wanna Marry Harry: Meet the Girls who Aspire to Date the 'Fake' Prince of Wales in the Dating Reality Show Matthew Hicks Pretends to be Prince HarryFox Twelve American women are contesting against each other to win the royal heart of Prince Harry (Prince Henry of Wales), well at least they think so. FOX's dating reality show has found a look alike of Prince Harry in Matthew Hicks whom the bachelorettes are assuming as the real prince. The show will premiere on Tuesday, May 27. The American girls will stay in a beautiful castle in the English countryside and will compete against each other to win the heart of Matthew Hicks aka Prince Harry. In the promo released by FOX, the girls were welcomed by Kingsley the butler who informs them about the approaching masquerade ball during the
Prince William wants son George to follow in family's scuba diving footsteps Wills spoke ahead of his unveiling today as patron of the British Sub-Aqua Club, the UK’s governing body for the sport Scuba baby: Starting him young (it's a mock-up, before you panic) Source: mirror.co.uk Prince William wants Prince George to learn to scuba dive, he has revealed. William has told of his love of the underwater adventure sport which he hopes to pass onto his baby son. Images (c) Getty/PA/Splash/Wenn/Rex He spoke of his hopes as he is today announced as patron of the British Sub-Aqua Club, the UK’s governing body for Scuba Diving, following in the footsteps of his father Prince Charles and grandfather Prince Philip. William said: “I have been fortunate enough to have dived in some stunnin
'For her comfort' The Queen pulls out of part of her duties at historic ceremony THE Queen's increasing frailty was laid bare today after she pulled out of part of her historic duties in a ceremony at Westminster Abbey.SH] Aides decided she was not up to taking part in a key element of the Order of the Bath service because of the weight of her tiara and other ceremonial garments. Prince Charles stood in for her.The 88-year-old monarch had been due to be pictured for the first time at one of the most sacred parts of the service, giving an offering in the Lady Chapel shortly after the installation of new knights. But at the rehearsal yesterday, aides decided that it was too much for the Queen in all her regalia to climb up the steep steps to her stall, climb down to take part in that elem...
Prince George: Five things you don't know about Prince George Keeping it in the family ... Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge with Prince George. Picture: Leon NealSource: News Corp Australia 1. His parents are cousins! (Sort of). William and Kate are reportedly 12th cousins, once removed. Very distant cousin ... Beyonce on stage at the Coachella Festival. Picture: Christopher Polk Source: Getty Images 2. He’s related to Beyonce! (Fact. We think.) Research from the online family tree website findmypast.co.uk, which used a computer genealogy program to trace the roots of various celebrities, showed that Prince George was distantly related to Beyonce. Before George’s birth, the site claimed he would be 23rd cousins twice removed with Blue Ivy Carter, the daug
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge: Five things you don't know about Duchess Watch Video: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge Younger days ... Duchess of Cambridge and her fiance Prince William in 2005. Picture: The Middleton Family Source: Supplied 1. She’s more mature than William! (Fact.) The Duchess of Cambridge is six months older than Prince William. She was born on January 9, 1982. (That makes her a Capricorn, trivia fans.) Middle Eastern childhood ... Duchess of Cambridge aged four with younger sister Pippa and father Michael in Amman. Picture: The Middleton Family Source: Supplied 2. She grew up in the middle east! (Fact.) Her parents were stationed in Jordanbetween May 1984 and September 1986 when they both worked for British Airways. The young Duchess of Cambridge at
Duke hopes George experiences 'wonders' of snorkeling Royal Prince George Prince William Prince George may only be nine months old but his proud father, The Duke of Cambridge, would like to see him in the future experience the "wonders" of snorkelling and scuba diving. The comments come as Prince William became president of the British Sub-Aqua Club (Bsac) governing body, the third generation of the monarchy to take the helm of president. Prince George Credit: Anthony Devlin/PAIn a foreword for the magazine 'Scuba,' the Duke of Cambridge said he hopes his son Prince George will take up scuba diving, Prince William said: "Just like my grandfather and my father, I am proud to say that I learnt to dive with Bsac, and share your passion for the sport and the underwater world. "I
Duchess 'gave Cressida pep talk' Cressida Bonas reportedly had a heart-to-heart with Britain's Duchess of Cambridge before she split with Prince Harry. The 25-year-old blonde beauty shocked royal fans last week when it was announced her two-year union with Prince Harry had come to the end, just weeks after they made their first official public engagement together. Now sources close to Cressida say a chat with Catherine helped her to understand the pressures she'll be faced with while dating a royal. "Kate feels for Cressie. There's an awful lot of pressure when the whole nation is asking if asking if you're about to get engaged," the source revealed to British magazine Now. "She told Cressie how she benefited from taking time out when she was on a break from William. Kate said it might...