The Galley Club has a 'Jubilee tie-in' speaker for its May meeting: author Robert Lacey will be talking about 'The Secrets of Royal Writing', including his books on the House of Windsor and the House of Saud.
"Robert Lacey on the constitutional wrinkle that may explain why Kate is not pregnant yet – and might delay her baby for another two years or more"
Might the reason lie in New Zealand, where an obscure committee of lawyers and civil servants is currently rewriting the laws of succession to the British throne...
Today sees the American release of The Queen: A Life In Brief. Published by Harper Perennial (ISBN: 978-0062124463) and available to order from Amazon.com.
The best bits from celebrated royal historian Robert Lacey’s royal biography ‘The Queen: A Life In Brief', including:
Robert Lacey speaks to ABC News Radio about the marriage of Prince William to Kate Middleton, and what's up next for the young royals.
Publishers Weekly's review of royal historian Robert Lacey's latest book, The Queen: A Life In Brief.
'Veteran royal historian Lacey bases this slim volume—the latest in a slew of books marking Queen Elizabeth’s diamond jubilee—on his acclaimed bestsellers Majesty and Monarch.'
Read the article here.
Original published date: Mon, 03/26/2012
Kate Middleton is making her first solo appearances whilst Prince William is away serving with the RAF, including visiting a children's hospital and opening a Lucian Freud exhibition in London.
With William's absence, it seems that the Queen has taken Kate under her wing. "The Queen has given more thought to mentorship," says Robert Lacey, author of the upcoming book The Queen: A Life in Brief. "She has a lot invested in this couple. She thinks Kate's her girl."