The Princess of Wales wore the Mantle of the Royal Victorian Order as her father-in-law was crowned. Catherine is a Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order. Embed from Getty Images Underneath, she wore an Alexander McQueen dress in ivory silk crepe with silver bullion and threadwork embroidery featuring rose, thistle, daffodil and shamrock [read more]
The New Zealand Silver-fern brooch is “set with brilliants and baguettes as a frond of silver tree fern.” It is one of the most recognisable national emblems of New Zealand, and it was given to Queen Elizabeth II in 1953 by the women of Auckland. This happened during her visit to New Zealand, which was [read more]
Buckingham Palace has released the first official photo of King Charles and Queen Camilla with the Prince and Princess of Wales. The photo was taken on 18 September, the day before The Queen’s funeral.
With The Queen’s passing, many changes are happening. Upon her death on 8 September 2022, Prince Charles automatically accended the throne as King. As the eldest son and heir apparent of the reigning British monarch, Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge automatically gained the title Duke of Cornwall. Catherine, as his wife, became the Duchess [read more]
A new portrait of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge has been released. It is the first official joint portrait of the Duke and Duchess, and it was painted by British portrait artist Jamie Coreth. The portrait was commissioned in 2021 by the Cambridgeshire Royal Portrait Fund as a gift to Cambridgeshire. The portrait can [read more]
Catherine Elizabeth Middleton was born on 9 January 1982 as the daughter of Michael and Carole Middleton in Reading at the Royal Berkshire Hospital. Her younger sister Pippa was born in 1983, and her younger brother James was born in 1987. Catherine was baptized at the parish church of St. Andrew’s Bradfield on 20 June [read more]