Prince Philip got right to the point in his usual style. The year was 1969, and Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau wanted to unify Canada and move away from British influence. That meant that they might break from the monarchy, too. Philip characterized the situation thus: I think it’s a complete misconception to imagine that the Monarchy exists in the interests… Read More
“Is there any one of the royal family who wants to be king or queen? I don’t think so, but we will carry out our duties at the right time.” No, that wasn’t Prince William talking. This is a quote from Prince Harry in an exclusive interview with Newsweek. Harry granted the news magazine access to observe his daily life over… Read More
From the Telegraph: Prince William has echoed the environmental beliefs of his father at a charity event. Should the Princes take an active role in how Britain is run? Speaking as a teacher, I think the Princes – especially William – need a better education first. Being well-educated in this day and age is of immeasurable value. This is what… Read More
The system of monarchy will never die, but some royals are treading dangerously close to extinction. Without your title and dynasty, you’re Victoria Beckham and you rely on the pages of Hello! magazine for your publicity. Some royals, unfortunately, don’t seem to mind that eventuality. Princes William and Harry and their cousin Princess Beatrice seem content to live a socialite’s… Read More
I wonder if Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall will wed first, and then we’ll see an engagement between William and Kate. Since Wills is an heir to the throne, his wedding will be a huge deal. The family and the courtiers will be all a-twitter trying to organize such a big state event. He loves cousin Zara to pieces, so… Read More
I discuss the controversy and chaos swirling around the Royal Family right now. Does it ever end? Find out more at the RoyaltyNow! podcast.
British tabloid newspaper The News of the World is reporting that Prince Harry and Chelsy Davy have decided to split up “after a series of talks” last week. I like how they describe it as a “series of talks”, as if it is some hotly debated world issue in the U.N. Not that I don’t feel bad for Harry and… Read More
Members of London’s exclusive Turf Club received a letter this week informing them they are to be joined by a couple of high-profile new recruits – Princes William and Harry. More at Hello!