Lady Susan Hussey doesn’t deserve this vitriol

Lady Susan Hussey doesn’t deserve this vitriol

Required to deal with an almost unimaginable amount of social change, the oldest generation has done pretty well, I think. Words that were once harmless are suddenly a linguistic IED, likely to blow up the unwary or the merely old-fashioned.  For years, my incredibly polite mother used to say “coloured people” believing that calling someone … Read more

Prince William’s godmother steps down from royal duties after ‘unacceptable’ comments

Prince William’s godmother steps down from royal duties after ‘unacceptable’ comments

Last modified on Nov 30, 2022 16:11 GMT Rachel Avery The late Queen Elizabeth II’s former lady-in-waiting Lady Susan Hussey has stepped down from her role amid an investigation into her allegedly offensive comments. On Wednesday, Buckingham Palace confirmed that the late Queen Elizabeth II‘s lady-in-waiting and Prince William‘s godmother Lady Susan Hussey has stepped down … Read more

Queen Elizabeth Had Cancer Before She Died, New Book Claims

Queen Elizabeth Had Cancer Before She Died, New Book Claims

Welcome to this week’s edition of Royalist, The Daily Beast’s newsletter for all things royal and Royal Family. Subscribe here to get it in your inbox every Sunday. Queen died while suffering from cancer, author says Queen Elizabeth was suffering through cancer in the last months of her life, according to well-connected author Gyles Brandreth. … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II went ‘weeks’ without seeing Philip: book

Queen Elizabeth II went ‘weeks’ without seeing Philip: book

Queen Elizabeth II would go “weeks” without seeing her husband, Prince Philip, a new book titled, “Elizabeth: An Intimate Portrait,” claims. The sparse meetings began when the Duke of Edinburgh retired in 2017, according to an excerpt of the upcoming biography obtained by the Daily Mail on Friday. However, author Gyles Brandreth reportedly also notes … Read more

Queen Elizabeth worried Prince Harry was too in love with Meghan Markle

Queen Elizabeth worried Prince Harry was too in love with Meghan Markle

Queen Elizabeth II thought grandson Prince Harry was “perhaps a little over-in-love” with his new bride Meghan Markle, according to an upcoming biography. “This was as far as she came – to my knowledge at least – to ever uttering a word against the new Duchess of Sussex,” British broadcaster Gyles Brandreth wrote in “Elizabeth: … Read more

The Crown on Netflix criticised by Queen Elizabeth II’s friend Lady Glenconner

The Crown on Netflix criticised by Queen Elizabeth II’s friend Lady Glenconner

A childhood friend of the late Queen says The Crown makes her “so angry” and she feels it is “unfair” to members of the royal family. Lady Glenconner, who was a maid of honour at Elizabeth II’s coronation and a lady-in-waiting to Princess Margaret for many decades, criticised the Netflix drama during an appearance on … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II suffered through painful cancer battle in final years

Queen Elizabeth II suffered through painful cancer battle in final years

Queen Elizabeth II spent her final years secretly suffering through painful cancer, according to a new biography of the late British monarch. The Queen, who died in September after more than 70 years on the throne, worked through the agony of bone marrow cancer — the most common symptom of which is bone pain, according … Read more

King praises David Hockney’s ‘beautiful’ yellow Crocs

King praises David Hockney’s ‘beautiful’ yellow Crocs

Created in 1902 by Edward VII, the Order of Merit is the personal gift of the monarch. There can only be 24 living members at any one time, making it a highly exclusive collection of figures from the arts, sciences, culture and military. Current members include David Hockney, Sir David Attenborough, Betty Boothroyd, the former … Read more

Camilla delivers Paddington bears left in tribute to late Queen to nursery – The Royal Family Channel

Camilla delivers Paddington bears left in tribute to late Queen to nursery – The Royal Family Channel

Camilla delivers Paddington bears left in tribute to late Queen to nursery  The Royal Family Channel Queen Camilla Has Paddington Bear Tea Party at Children’s Charity  PEOPLE UK’s Camilla donates Paddingtons left as tribute to Queen Elizabeth  Reuters UK Queen Consort Arrives for a Very Special Teddy Bear’s Picnic  The Royal Family Channel Paddington bears left in tribute to … Read more

‘My soldiers laughed at me for making art on tour – then Queen Elizabeth hired me’

‘My soldiers laughed at me for making art on tour – then Queen Elizabeth hired me’

Three events in quick succession spoiled this idyll. First, his grandparents ran into financial trouble and had to sell the house. Then his parents divorced. Finally, in 1995, when Freddy was nine, Lucinda was killed in a car crash.  “I was too young to process it,” he says. “I remember being very sad, and there … Read more