Articles tagged monarchy:

The Coronation offers a rare opportunity to re-set the national narrative

  • 27 Mar 2023

“There seems to be something wrong with our bloody ships today,” said Vice Admiral David Beatty as his ships exploded around him at the height of the Battle of Jutland in May 1916. We are not yet at the stage where banks are going down like dominoes but there is enough spume f...

There’s no doubt about it the King and Queen are doing well

  • 8 Dec 2022

It is three months – twelve weeks – since Prince Charles became the King. The late Queen’s death was no great surprise yet somehow it seemed to come about quite suddenly. What followed, her funeral arrangements and the accession of the King, happened faultlessly. Buckingham Pa...

The monarchy has worked hard to retain popular support and survive

  • 11 Sep 2022

“In the midst of life we are in death…” goes a familiar phrase from the Church of England’s Book of Common Prayer. There can be many ways of thinking about its meaning but we are currently living through and witnessing at least one fundamental element of its truth. As we mourn...