The Crown Season 5 unfolds with riveting tales that delve deep into the annals of the royal family’s history, shedding light on some of the most scandalous events that have captivated the world. As the widely acclaimed series continues its exploration of the British monarchy, viewers are invited to witness a dramatic portrayal of the intricacies, controversies, and behind-the-scenes revelations that have shaped the course of regal history. Join us as we investigate the details of the most scandalous episodes, providing insights into the impeccable storytelling that continues to make The Crown a compelling and iconic portrayal of royal life.
Contrary to popular belief, the members of the Royal Guard are allowed to talk, but only in very specific circumstances: if people get too close to them or become aggressive. Oh, side note, try not to get in their way because they’ll most likely knock you over! You’ll also never see one of them smiling for a selfie. They’re not even allowed to chuckle! And it was rumored that if they do, they’ll receive a fine of about $200. That turned out not to be true. Anyway, even if they aren’t allowed to show much emotion, they really don’t like it when people imitate the way they walk.
On the 6th of May, 2023, King Charles and his wife, Queen Consort Camilla, were officially coronated in front of millions worldwide. And while the ceremony was nothing less than spectacular, another protagonist stole the show. Prince Louis, the youngest son of William and Kate, had all eyes on him due to his various expressions. Even though his sister, Charlotte, was there to try and keep him quiet, he just couldn’t contain himself.
From her favorite snack to her astonishing fortune and the nickname her dad has for her, we can confirm that Princess Charlotte is already one of the most fascinating members of the royal family. As this little royal marks her eighth birthday, we wanted to share 8 facts about her that will leave you totally stunned.
Parenting within the royal family may be a bit more challenging due to all the rules and protocols they have to follow. But in an interview with Dr. Gabor Maté, Prince Harry shared that he wants to deviate from the usual practices he grew up with. And he also revealed what kind of father he is to Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s union has been widely discussed ever since they got together. Meghan noted that for the past 6 years, multiple books were released about them by people she doesn’t know, and Harry said that a lot of misinformation had been spread. So, to put an end to all the gossip and let their fans in on the world they’ve created, the couple released a documentary series called Harry & Meghan, which premiered on Netflix.
Queen Elizabeth II’s death at age 96 ended her record-setting 70-year monarchy. Many members of the royal family have shared their thoughts and respects for the longest-reigning British monarch since her passing in early September 2022. Today, we want to share with our readers the relationship Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, had with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Recently, she shared her feelings about her late grandmother-in-law in a new interview.
Being in the royal family certainly has its rules when being in public. You have to behave in a certain manner in order to keep the reputation clean. But it turns out that the rules apply behind the scenes too. Even at dinner, there are certain things the royal family must and mustn’t do.
The members of the royal family are some of the most well-known people in the world, but they also enjoy family time, hobbies, pets, and holidays just like anyone else. We love any chance to get a glimpse into the lives of this iconic family, and luckily, many photographs document their lives for us to see. If anything, these photos only make us admire them more and show how they value family.The Bright Side team has collected a selection of vintage photos of the royals to help us get to know them better.
For a woman in the royal family to wear a tiara, they have to be a bride or already married. It is a symbol of the loss of innocence and that’s why most royal brides wear it on their wedding day. Royal experts insist that it’s not an accessory that shows off someone’s wealth, but instead the importance of the occasion that it’s being worn at. Whatever the purpose, there are many historic tiaras that we have had the chance to see.
Being accustomed to hearing venerable titles like “Her Royal Highness” or “His Majesty” can sometimes make the ordinary lives of royals seem like they happen in a whole other universe. But there’s something we both have in common, they enjoy having the endearing nicknames that their family members call them whenever the camera stops rolling.
The royal family might seem extra serious at first, but they all have a funny and not so serious side as well. After all, we’re all human. Over the years, they surprised us many times with random jokes and giggles. But thanks to their keen sense of humor, it’s safe to say that they also like being on the receiving end.
You may think it is an impossible task to pick a gift for someone who has almost everything. Well, it is certainly a struggle to come up with something unique for the celebration of a real royal figure but some people have mange to find some creative solutions.Bright Side wants to show you 8 memorable gifts to the royal family that gave its members the butterflies you feel in your stomach before Christmas Day.
Kate Middleton is the daughter of an air traffic controller without a title of nobility. At the beginning of her life, she would make some mistakes in fashion and the media didn’t forgive a single of her mishaps. Her photo session for Vogue in the country style was criticized heavily. But over time, Kate got that gloss, and now she looks truly royal-like, both in an evening or in a summer dress.
Every public appearance made by members of the royal family attracts a lot of attention, which is why their outfits are extremely meaningful, down to the tiniest details. Also, royals rarely express their opinion publicly and, in some cases, it’s even forbidden for them to do so, and that’s why they use intricate and subtle ways to send their messages to the world.
A love of animals has run in the royal family for generations — from Queen Elizabeth’s parents to her great-grandchildren — everyone seems to be enchanted by their furry friends. Over the years, the royal family has owned a number of pet dogs and horses, and the Queen is famous for her lifelong love of Corgis, so much so that the breed has been closely associated with the royal family.
Much has been said and written about Princess Diana’s style, but she doesn’t stop surprising us even today. It turns out that she’s had a number of style secrets that few people know of, and some of them are quite unusual. For example, Diana used a special technique to blend her tiaras into her hair, had a collection of “cleavage bags” that protected her reputation, and seldom wore gloves (for a reason).
There are plenty of people working in Buckingham Palace. According to Forbes, the Queen’s staff includes more than 1,000 people. Most of them have ordinary jobs — housekeeping, security, food serving, etc. However, there are also people whose jobs may surprise and amaze ordinary people.
Over the past 2 decades, we’ve seen dozens of movies and shows about Princess Diana, including The Crown and Spencer which are watched and discussed by many right now. While some people think that movie makers’ obsession with Diana has gone too far, others can’t get enough of her image onscreen and want more shows telling the story of their beloved princess.
Members of the royal family need to follow hundreds of written and unwritten rules, and their fashion choices are no exception. Even in her early years as a royal, Diana pushed the envelope of royal fashion, which made her style daring and memorable. She would often choose outfits that seemed to be a bit too risky for her status, from bare shoulder gowns and bold colors to risky necklines and slip dresses.
The entire world is interested in the clothes of Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle, and, of course, Princess Diana. But many people forget that there are some other members of the royal family that have an elegant style, especially Queen Elizabeth herself and her sister Margaret. Over the 70 years Elizabeth has been Queen, her style has changed a few times, but every time she appears in public, she is amazing.
People often associate different eye colors with specific personality traits. Even a study found that the color brown went along with being outgoing, green with being mysterious, and blue with being noble and sincere. Our attitude toward a person can be also affected by their eye color.
There’s no doubt that being born into a royal family has its perks. However, with such a title comes great responsibility and some strict rules that must be followed regardless of age. We know that little royals are kids after all, but some of the guidelines they have to follow remind us of how their upbringing is worlds apart from our own childhood.
Being a father is challenging, let alone being one in a royal family. The duties royals have can be very tough to handle, but if there’s one thing that doesn’t follow any rules, it’s definitely fatherhood. Watching royal fathers giving their children all the love and care they possibly could brings us joy beyond measure.
Prince William and Kate Middleton are the future King and Queen consort of England, so they are bound by special rules that don’t strictly apply to other members of the royal family. For example, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expected to seek the Queen’s approval on many things, including their wardrobe and holiday plans.
Finding eligible people to work as staff at Buckingham Palace is like “finding a needle in a haystack,” according to royal recruitment. Attention to detail and politeness are a must, but there are other rules that some may find oddly specific.
Humanitarian. Educator. Book author. And on top of all that, a princess! Sarah Culberson, a girl born and raised by a foster family in America, makes us believe that real life might surprise you with events that are cooler than in the most exciting fictional books. In other words, at some point in your life you could find out that your father is a chief in an African country and that you actually come from a royal family.
Although Queen Elizabeth II was already caught breaking some strict royal protocols, there are some rules that she just couldn’t escape. This led to a list of everyday things and experiences that Her Majesty actually never had the chance to do, like getting her driving license or opening presents on Christmas day.
Princess Diana can be called the style icon without a pinch of exaggeration. But this didn’t happen all at once. Lady Di told her biographer that before she married Prince Charles, her wardrobe “had one long dress, one silk shirt, one smart pair of shoes, and that was it.” After having become a member of the royal family, Diana started to pay attention to fashion trends and began to think out her outfits to the smallest detail. The style of her clothes was changed drastically with her life and reflected certain events in her destiny.
When we think of fairytales with happy endings, it’s hard to not picture our beloved princesses from the animated series we used to watch during our childhood years. And while their life seems to be full of ballroom dances and happy endings, they also had to face some trouble before getting there. Well, in most cases, real-life princes and princesses also have their own unique stories to tell, and even if, for many of them, finding love has been an easy task, the truth is that this is not a rule that applies to all of them.
You might be surprised to hear that members of the royal family can never travel without black attire in their suitcases, or that that the women from the family can never wear open shoes when they’re outside. Well, as it turns out, there are a lot of rules we didn’t know the British royal family has to follow.
There is a stereotype that famous people try not to wear the same outfits twice, but life has shown that modern celebrities favor the trend of sustainable fashion, and members of the royal family are no exception. The royal ladies are often seen recycling their favorite outfits, adding just some little tweaks that give their “old” getups a fresh look.
Most people know who the members of the Windsor family (better known as the monarchy of the United Kingdom) are. Almost all of us also know how they always look very stylish. However, not everybody knows that clothes are one of the most effective ways Royals have to send a subtle message. Tributes, secret messages, and even criticisms: anything and everything can be behind the choice of a color or the design of a dress.
Searches spike rapidly after Catherine or Meghan appear in public wearing a new look. Their modern outfits become so iconic, that they instantly get replicated by many of their followers. Together with their predecessor Diana, they’ve become some of the best-dressed women in history. But long before this, their everyday looks were not much different than the casual outfits that we see (and wear) every day.
Glamorous weddings, sparkling crowns, and the honor of being a member of the royal family — these are the things that might make us dream of marrying a prince or princess. However, tying the knot with a royal means following certain rules, which can certainly test any relationship — especially one that is constantly in the public eye.