The British Museum has unveiled a gold pendant on a chain, which is associated with King Henry VIII and his first Queen, Catherine of Aragon. The item was discovered in Warwickshire by a metal detectorist. Embed from Getty Images The pendant is attached to a gold chain via an enamelled ‘hand.’ It is decorated with [read more]
The Belgian royal palace has released two new photos of Queen Mathilde to celebrate her 50th birthday today. The first photo will also be available as a postage stamp in Belgium.
A new exhibition at The Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace will reveal life in the 18th century through fashion. Style & Society: Dressing the Georgians will have over 200 works from the Royal Collection, such as paintings, prints and drawings and surviving examples of clothing and accessories – from the practical dress of servants to [read more]
King Charles III has unveiled a plaque marking the site of the Lying-in-State of the late Queen. The plaque is part of a tradition that stretches back to King Edward VII, although it is the first time a reigning monarch unveiled the plaque of their predecessor. King Charles also unveiled a pair of bronze sculptures [read more]
Thailand’s Princess Bajrakitiyabha suffered a heart attack yesterday while running with her dogs in Khao Yai National Park. According to reporter Andrew MacGregor Marshall, CPR was attempted for over an hour, but she has not regained consciousness. Her father, King Vajiralongkorn, reportedly immediately travelled by helicopter to be by her side. She was first taken [read more]
Abigail died peacefully at her home in Honolulu on 11 December 2022 with her wife by her side. She was known for her support of the traditional Hawaiian culture. “Abigail will be remembered for her love of Hawaii and its people,” said her wife, Veronica Gail Kawānanakoa. “I will miss her with all of my [read more]