Book Reviews

Book Review: Elizabeth II: Princess, Queen, Icon

*contains affiliate links* This book is just one of many being released to celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. This book by the National Portrait Gallery includes an introduction by Alexandra Shulman, a journalist and former Editor-in-Chief of British Vogue. It highlights the most interesting portraits of The Queen that are held in their collection. The [read more]

Book Reviews

Book Review: The Queen: 70 Glorious Years

*contains affiliate links* The Queen: 70 Glorious Years is just one of many books being released to celebrate The Queen’s platinum jubilee, but this is the official souvenir publication from the Royal Collection Trust. The book highlights the memorable events during Queen Elizabeth II’s reign in photographs. These photographs are accompanied by quotes and context [read more]

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The Royal Family Order of Elizabeth II

The Royal Family Order of Elizabeth II was an honour that was bestowed on female members of the British Royal Family, and it is worn on formal occasions. The formal practice of family orders was begun by King George IV, though members of the courts sometimes wore the sovereign’s portrait in a bejewelled frame before [read more]