Sixty Joyless De-Britished Uncrowned Commonpoor Years (1949-2009)

Elizabeth II Vice-Regal Saint: Remembering Paul Comtois (1895–1966), Lt.-Governor of Québec
Britannic Inheritance: Britain's proud legacy. What legacy will America leave?
English Debate: Daniel Hannan revels in making mince meat of Gordon Brown
Crazy Canucks: British MP banned from Canada on national security grounds
Happy St. Patrick's: Will Ireland ever return to the Commonwealth?
Voyage Through the Commonwealth: World cruise around the faded bits of pink.
No Queen for the Green: The Green Party of Canada votes to dispense with monarchy.
"Sir Edward Kennedy": The Queen has awarded the senator an honorary Knighthood.
President Obama: Hates Britain, but is keen to meet the Queen?
The Princess Royal: Princess Anne "outstanding" in Australia.
H.M.S. Victory: In 1744, 1000 sailors went down with a cargo of gold.
Queen's Commonwealth: Britain is letting the Commonwealth die.
Justice Kirby: His support for monarchy almost lost him appointment to High Court
Royal Military Academy: Sandhurst abolishes the Apostles' Creed.
Air Marshal Alec Maisner, R.I.P. Half Polish, half German and 100% British.
Cherie Blair: Not a vain, self regarding, shallow thinking viper after all.
Harry Potter: Celebrated rich kid thinks the Royals should not be celebrated
The Royal Jelly: A new king has been coronated, and his subjects are in a merry mood
Victoria Cross: Australian TROOPER MARK DONALDSON awarded the VC
Godless Buses: Royal Navy veteran, Ron Heather, refuses to drive his bus
Labour's Class War: To expunge those with the slightest pretensions to gentility
100 Top English Novels of All Time: The Essential Fictional Library
BIG BEN: Celebrating 150 Years of the Clock Tower

Wednesday, 15 December 2004

Monarchist Labels

I’ll be keeping a tight lid on the labels to keep within the general aesthetic of the blog’s purpose and theme. All labels point to our collective heritage:

Anglosphere posts on the English-speaking world
Britishness shared culture, habits, customs, institutions
Chivalry refers to personal character, virtue and honour.
Church, religion, Christianity, Protestantism, Catholicism
Churchill and everything about our blog patron
Commonwealth of Nations
Constitution, both written/unwritten from Magna Carta onwards
Crown and Country, the central legal binding tenet of our society
Heraldry and royal symbolism
Imperialism, colonial and dominion history and foreign wars
Loyalty, fraternity and allegiance to family, nation and Queen
Monarchy the institution, arguments for and against
Parliament and its members
Patronage - chartered bodies under royal patronage
Pomp and pageantry, national ceremonies and state honours
Prime Minister, Cabinet and government
Queen refers to Her Majesty personally
Regiment and military affairs
Royalty and posts on members of the Royal Family
Sovereignty refers to national unity and independence
State and official matters of the Sovereign
Tory as a proxy for traditional/centre-right politics
Valour, individual bravery, courage, duty and sacrifice
Whig as a proxy for progressive/centre-left politics