By: Graham McDonald
Did you know that Queen Elizabeth II had two ceremonies to mark the beginning of her public office? The first was her coronation as Queen but the second was her ‘coronation’ as God’s servant. In this second untelevised ceremony, the Queen stood dressed in a simple white dress, devoid of decoration. Continue reading “Queen Elizabeth ll – Longest serving English monarch”
By: Clare Bruce
It was November 24 in 1992, when Queen Elizabeth II famously described the year just gone, as an ‘annus horribillus’ – a Latin term meaning horrible year.
A separation, a divorce, a scandalous affair and a fire at Windsor Castle, had all rocked the royal family over the 11 months before the Queen’s speech, and only weeks after the speech, Prince Charles and Princess Diana separated. Continue reading “Prince Harry & Meghan’s Engagement – 25 Years Since Queen’s ‘Horrible Year’ Speech”