St George’s Chapel – Windsor Castle

This article was written by Holly Sennett. St George’s Chapel Windsor Castle has long been seen as a symbol of the British Monarchy and a significant British landmark. During its long history, Windsor has played host to nearly every monarch from Henry I in the 12th century to the current Queen. Some monarchs have never [read more]

Dina bint Abdul-Hamid

Queen Dina – A lost chance for Jordan?

Compatibility and long-term happiness are challenges for any relationship but when you throw in the mix the restrictions of royal life, a strong-willed mother-in-law and a complicated political situation…these challenges sometimes become the road to failure in a marriage. This much can be said about a royal couple that unfortunately didn’t last long but nevertheless [read more]

Alexandra of Kent

Alexandra of Kent – The invaluable Princess

Princess Alexandra of Kent was born on 25 December 1936 as the daughter of Prince George, Duke of Kent, and Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark. She was born just after the abdication of her uncle, King Edward VIII and the accession of another uncle, King George VI. Her grandmother, Queen Mary, commented, “The only [read more]

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Juliana of Stolberg

Juliana of Stolberg – Mother of dynasties

Juliana of Stolberg was born on 15 February 1506 as the daughter of Bodo VIII, Count of Stolberg-Wernigerode and Anna of Eppstein-Königstein and her baptism took place ten days later. She would be one of 12 children, and just two of those did not survive to adulthood. It would be a happy childhood with many playmates. She received [read more]