Tag Archives: House of Windsor

Windsor tenacity

Looking at the newly published pictures of HM The Queen and her three male heirs in line of succession, I am reminded that some time ago I posted some speculative trivia predicting how the British throne would pass from generation … Continue reading

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Their Majesties’ descent

Who gets to be queen consort to a British king?  For centuries, the answer was simple: only a lady with regnal rank would do.  But that started changing in 1893.  From that date onwards, there has been something of a … Continue reading

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Royal futures

Four final thoughts about the Royal Wedding, some of which have been expressed by others. Here are my versions. First, the new Duchess of Cambridge looks as if she is already laying to rest the whole ‘Diana thing’.  That febrile … Continue reading

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