On 20 November 1947, Prince Philip married Britain’s future queen, Princess Elizabeth, in London’s glorious Westminster Abbey. Shortly before the royal wedding, the Greek-Danish groom was granted a trio of British titles by his father-in-law, George VI – a marvellous wedding gift! Prince Philip was made Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Merioneth and Baron Greenwich, cementing his position among the nation’s elite. Continue reading “Will Prince Edward Ever Become the Duke of Edinburgh?”
Prince Philip’s Early Life: How a Greek-Danish Exile Became Duke of Edinburgh
Regular readers of this blog may remember that last year we published an article celebrating the Queen and Prince Philip’s 73rd wedding anniversary. It was our intention to continue the theme of uplifting royal news with a feature about the Queen’s husband’s 100th birthday in June. Unfortunately, that wasn’t to be. Continue reading “Prince Philip – How a Greek-Danish Exile Became Duke of Edinburgh”
How the Duchess of Roxburghe’s Crumbling Estate Inspired the BBC Series Ghosts
The festive edition of BBC One’s comedy Ghosts is a highlight of the 2020 Christmas TV schedule. The episode, titled ‘The Ghost of Christmas’, promises to deliver the same wonderful blend of humour and poignancy that won Ghosts millions of fans over the course of two seasons (a third is in the pipeline) and led to the press crowning it ‘British telly’s best sitcom’.