The Courtauld Thomson Scallop-shell Brooch was bequeathed to Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother in 1944 by artist and writer Winifred Hope Thomson as “a mark of respect and profound admiration.” Winifred further expressed the hope that the brooch would “be passed on as a personal possession from Queen to Queen of England.” Winifred’s will describes [read more]
I had hoped that once The Queen had died, we could all go back to sticking to the rules about titles: follow the 1917 Letters Patent as intended and don’t makeup titles as you go along. And if the new King didn’t want that, he should issue new Letters Patent. The 1917 Letters Patent state, [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.
Watch below as Queen Camilla pays tribute to her late mother-in-law, The Queen. “She’s got those wonderful blue eyes that when she smiles, they light up her whole face. I’ll always remember that smile, you know, that smile is unforgettable.” – Her Majesty The Queen Consort pays tribute to Her Majesty The Queen: pic.twitter.com/Txlzr6NGHG — [read more]
With The Queen’s passing, Prince Charles accended the throne as King Charles III. His wife Camilla is entitled to share all her husband’s titles and is automatically entitled to be called Queen (consort). Just a few months ago, a statement was released by Queen Elizabeth II which stated that she supported Camilla becoming Queen (consort) [read more]
Queen Camilla was born Camilla Rosemary Shand on 17 July 1947 as the daughter of Major Bruce Shand and his wife, The Honourable Rosalind Cubitt, at King’s College Hospital in London. Her mother was the daughter of Roland Cubitt, 3rd Baron Ashcombe and Sonia Rosemary Keppel. She, in turn, was the daughter of Alice Keppel, [read more]