The Queen is “privately devastated” and ordering crisis talks; William and Charles are incandescently raging, and Kate is sitting on fences. The usual suspects are spraying salt and demanding that Meghan (not Harry) return everything! It’s Sussexit, y’all, and it’s got royal watchers fanning a collective hot flash. The Announcement: The Sussex Step Back Most … Continue reading The Sussex Step Back
Ahoy royalistas! It's been a minute, so let's get right to it. Archie's Blessed Face https://www.instagram.com/p/BzlHhZylvwT/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor is officially a Church of England inductee. On July 6, the Archbishop of Canterbury sprinkled River Jordan drops atop his dome — and presto! House Sussex didn't let photogs document the comings and goings of the … Continue reading A Royal Windsor Summer Roundup: Christenings, Tennis, Names, and Red Carpets!
Ahoy, Royalistas! Let’s catch up on some Mountbatten-Windsor happenings, shall we? Master Archie is Among Us! Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor is here, and everyone has opinions about his name: "It’s too informal!"; "He should have a title!" I like it. Sure, Mountbatten-Windsor is a mouthful, but that's the surname of all Liz-Phil descendants who aren't an … Continue reading Archie, Gardens, Yarmulkes, and Daniel Martin: The Month in British Royal News
Royalistas, let's ask some critical questions about the Mountbatten-Windsors's various mental health initiatives. Have you heard the latest? This month, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are only following Instagram accounts that focus on mental health matters. I love the idea of advocating for mental health awareness, yet question their approach and topical understanding. First: … Continue reading Is The Mountbatten-Windsor Mental Health Crusade a Good Idea?
Ahoy, Royalistas! It’s been another headliner week in Mountbatten-Windsor World. Arrivals! Birthdays! Banishments! Oh MY! Birthdays Galore On April 21, Queen Elizabeth II celebrated 93 years on the planet. Two days later, the youngest Cambridge, Louis, finished his first spin around the sun. As they do, annually, with all of their kids, Kensington Palace released … Continue reading The Week in British Royal Gossip: Birthdays, Banishment, and Bad Grammar!
Lady Margaret Beaufort — Tudor England’s original teen mom — had time for only two things: God and throne gaming. And after a lifetime of impressive plotting, home-girl hoisted the champion’s belt high above her head. Margaret Beaufort: An Infant Marriage The Athina Onassis of her day, Margaret Beaufort belonged to one of history’s loftier … Continue reading British Royal History: Lady Margaret Beaufort’s Early Life as a Teen Mom Heiress
Ahoy, Royalistas! Grab some tea; there’s much to discuss! A new Windsor Instagram hit the social scene, and #GloablSussexBabyShower raised a whack load of dough. But what about all that maternity money Meghan supposedly spent!? Plus, who spread the rumor about the Queen’s jewelry ban!? And how, exactly, did House Cambridge ninja-silence that Cholmondeley noise? … Continue reading The Week In British Royal Gossip World
Ahoy, Royalistas! It’s Saturday, the work week is done, and it’s time for some Windsor chatter! "Turnip Toffs" Take Center Stage This week, scandalous whispers about the "Turnip Toffs" — Will and Kate’s Norfolk “set” — ricocheted from Tatler to Twitter. Word on the curb is that Big Willy may be wandering over to Houghton … Continue reading Is Wills Dipping His Wick Around Norfolk?