Why Mandy’s British Royalty is taking a hiatus – real life calls (and the monarchy is making me miserable). I know I said that I would be relaunching my YouTube channel, but that has become impossible right now. Happily, I have a new job that I love, but it is full-time. On top of family commitments, most of my royal… Read More
Many of you may have picked up on the fact that I’m a huge fan of the US-UK Special Relationship. So it goes without saying that whenever our countries can meet, especially on a major stage like a State Visit, I’m thrilled. Many of you are not Trump fans. Many of you are. No matter what your affiliation, please remember… Read More
Thanks to the research by William Dalrymple and Anita Anand, the dastardly Hope Diamond is being given a run for its money by none other than the Koh-i-Noor, currently in possession of the British Royal Family. The Koh-i-Noor is the sparkling egg-sized diamond set in the crown of the late Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Legend has it that the… Read More
This wedding was simply sumptuous. Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston make a lovely couple, and their mutual love and pride in one another was evident as they descended the steps of St. George’s. Even though the ceremony was not televised live, the arrival and departure of the bride and her groom was a beautiful display. First up, her arrival…. Read More
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex introduce their new baby to the world. He has made history as the first biracial child in the British royal family. Edited to add: in the immediate British royal family. The children of Lady Davina Lewis (daughter of the Duke of Gloucester), are half Maori. We welcome Master Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor!
UPDATE: No news on letters patent. The baby remains Master Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex now have a healthy son, the seventh in line to the British throne. The baby may possibly carry the title Earl of Dumbarton. It was first held by George Douglas, given to him by Charles II in recognition of his military… Read More