An oath to the King is not an oath to the person who wears the crown. It is an oath to an institution that symbolizes our system of government, a democratic constitutional monarchy.
Queen Elizabeth’s funeral will maintain all the traditions of previous royal funerals but will have some new additions to ease the new sovereign in.
The world changed a great deal in the 70 years of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign. Her son’s legacy may be determined by how he adapts to new dynamics within the UK and across the Commonwealth.
Dragons have been used for political manoeuvring throughout the history of Britain.
The UK is set to spend four days celebrating the very long monarchy of Queen Elizabeth II. But as the Platinum Jubilee is marked, why do so many Americans also fawn over the British royal family?
Giving gifts make people feel closer to the Queen and the royal family.
Queen Elizabeth II is not the first British monarch to inspire a pudding.
The deteriorating situation prompted regional leaders to intervene in a bid to restore peace and stability.
Prince Philip died at 99. Living to such a ripe old age isn’t unusual for UK royals. Nor is it surprising, argues an expert on aging and longevity.
New documents expose a chink in the queen’s armour of secrecy.
South Africa’s numerous interventions in Lesotho contribute to the acrimonious nature of its political culture.
Research suggests Harry and Meghan would be well and truly in their right minds to be sick of royal fame and fortune.
In a statement on their website, Harry and Meghan have said they are ditching the royal rota. However, in doing so are they gaining more or less control over their story?
Having a royal lend their name in patronage to a charity may have some benefits but it can also have its drawbacks.
Today’s beds are thought of as bastions of privacy. But not long ago, they were the perches from which kings ruled and places where travelers hunkered down with complete strangers.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex wish to keep the arrival of their baby private – and it’s caused some consternation. But this was normal for most medieval women.
DNA testing is helping reveal people’s unknown royal ancestry.
One of the most significant woman of Venice’s golden age, Cornaro was an important figure in Renaissance politics, diplomacy and arts.
What Prince Harry can learn from his predecessors.
Royal weddings have shaped how Americans imagine their own dream weddings. Unfortunately, they don’t come cheap – which might explain why fewer and fewer are tying the knot.