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

Saturday, 17 May 2008

More Royal Weddings Like This One Please

Peter Phillips, the Queen's eldest grandson, is one smart royal for having finally extended the franchise outside of England. It's about time a Canadian entered the radiant mix, just as it's time for Australia and New Zealand and anywhere else where the Crown still shines brightly.

couplePA1705_468x507With Autumn Kelly, the "Canadian Royal Family" now has a ring of truth to it, and why not with the British Royal Family already amalgamating the blood and genes of English and Scottish, German and French, Greek and Danish, etc - the more the merrier, I say. As one of our correspondents remarked last year, if Prince William married an Australian, the republican movement down there would be over before you could say glossy magazine.

PhillipsMOS_468x609Peter Phillips leaves St George's Chapel, Windsor with his Canadian bride Autumn Kelly

002wedding1MOS_468x323Welcome to the Family...

autstepsAP1705_468x356Wedding guests follow the bridal party out of the church and gather on the steps

autcarriageAP1705_468x576The newlyweds depart from the church ceremony in a horse-drawn carriage



Shaftesbury said...

How appropriate that Miss Kelly marries into the "Firm" on Victoria Day Weekend!

God Save the Queen!

Long May She Reign!

Palmerston said...

Smashing coat tails!

Anonymous said...

3 years anf they divorce....