Valentine’s Day was especially happy for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, also known as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The devoted couple chose 14 February to announce that they’re ‘overjoyed to be expecting their second child’, as their spokesperson emphasised. The baby will be a sibling for their son Archie and eighth in line to the throne. Continue reading “Why Sophie, Countess of Wessex, Is Increasingly in the Royal Spotlight”
Founded in London in 1769, Debrett’s is a national institution and leading authority on upper-class society. The company has produced Debrett’s Peerage & Baronetage, a comprehensive guide to the holders of British hereditary titles, at regular intervals for more than 250 years.
If you’re curious to discover whether the Duke of Westminster is married or where the Earl of Devon was educated, for example, you can consult Debrett’s pages. Continue reading “Debrett’s – An Authority on Elite Society for Over 250 Years”
When is a hobby more than just a hobby? When it’s a way of moving up in the world…
Research conducted for the Great British Class Survey suggests how you spend your free time significantly affects your social status. Hobbies, in the words of Philip Trippenbach, the survey’s producer, ‘are an actual mechanism for obtaining and maintaining social advantage. They are a key means of exercising power and influence in today’s society.’ Continue reading “Aristocratic Hobbies – Spend Your Spare Time like Lords and Ladies”