Archive of ‘Other Royals’ category

DM: William wants Kate to be a workhorse

The headline quote is only one small part of one of the four articles I’m going to talk about in this post, but it’s the funniest line so I made it the headline. This is a round up post for a few articles that came out over the weekend involving Prince William and Kate Middleton, Princess Eugenie, and Cressida Bonas complaining about still being linked to Prince Harry.

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Tara Palmer-Tomkinson & the Royals

British socialite Tara Palmer-Tomkinson has been friends with several members of the British royal family for many, many years, and yesterday, February 8, she was found dead in her home. Prince Charles has issued a statement about her passing. I had no idea how close Palmer-Tomkinson was to the royals, so I thought it might be interesting to explore a bit.

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Why I still call the Duchess of Cambridge ‘Kate Middleton’

Every once in a while, I’ll get a comment questioning why I still call the Duchess of Cambridge “Kate Middleton” even though she hasn’t been “Kate Middleton” since April 29, 2011. I’ve explained it in the comment section before, but since the subject was brought up again recently I thought I’d take a more in-depth look at the topic for a couple of reasons: 1) So I have something easy to point to if the question ever arises again; 2) Because every few months since I started calling Sofia Hellqvist “Princess Sofia” I’ve been questioning why it was so easy for me to switch names for her but not for Catherine; 3) I’ve been thinking about writing a titles clarification post for a couple months since I saw a comment on another site complaining about the way people write certain royals’ names; 4) I recently read an article trying to explain why people still call Catherine “Kate Middleton” and think their reasoning was incorrect (at least for me). So I thought I’d kill fours birds with one article and write up my personal thoughts on the subject.

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Predictions 2017 poll results

And we’re back with the poll results for our 2017 predictions. Some of the results were predictable, but some of the results were not what I was expecting at all. And there were some write-in votes that I hadn’t thought of.

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Royal Round Up: Kate, Harry, Sophie, Letizia, Mary, Madeleine

In this royal round up, I’ve got an appearances update from Kate Middleton and Prince Harry, Sophie, Countess of Wessex being adorable with some kids, New Years courts from Queen Letizia and Crown Princess Mary, and some cute photos that Princess Madeleine shared.

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POLL: 2017 Predictions

Happy New Year!! I hope 2017 is a great year for everyone. As the first post of 2017, here are a bunch of polls on various topics to try to “predict” what will happen throughout the coming year. The polls are split into six categories: Kate’s engagements (royal duties); Kate’s fashion; the Cambridge children; royal babies; royal engagements (proposals); Other.

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