Given my fascination with nobility, monarchies, and the recognized noble houses of current republics, I often stumble across web sites for such entities, and those who claim (sometimes dubiously) to be noble. Recently, I found a website for David Drew Howe, pretender to the throne of the Isle of Mann. The site overflows with information … Continue reading The curious case of the king of Mann
I've been on a bit of a monarchy kick lately, and having an anachronistic bent to my thinking, I've on occasion compared the blessings my family and I enjoy to those of mediæval royalty. Here are some of my conclusions:A man's home is his castle. Most homes today pale in comparison to the castle that … Continue reading Live like a king
I ran across an interesting article on the role of true nobility in the 21st century written by Conde Andre Galli, that I'd like to comment on. The article opened with the questions: "What does the Nobility of Blood, in a globalized society and capitalist, as the twenty-first century?" and "Is today the Noble still have … Continue reading The role of true nobility in the 21st century
Good for him:Prince William will stay in Armed Forces to raise child out of royal spotlight: The Duke of Cambridge will continue to serve in the Armed Forces after he becomes a father next year.
At the Art of Manliness, the McKays have published great post on the Stoic-Christian Code of Honor, which I encourage you to read, and the poem at the end by Robert Nicoll is particularly wonderful: True Nobility“I ask not for his lineage,I ask not for his name;If manliness be in his heart,He noble birth may claim.I care not though … Continue reading True Nobility
I hate to hear my favorite para-noble has passed away:Prince of Sealand Dies At 91: jdavidb writes "46 years ago, occupying an abandoned WWII platform off the coast of Britain, Paddy Roy Bates declared independence, naming himself Prince of the Principality of Sealand. Today, Bates has passed away at 91. Long time Slashdot readers will … Continue reading Prince of Sealand Dies At 91
The discussion on the video is well worth listening to.Honours in the UK: Debate with Peter Tatchell following the publication of the Commons Select Committee Honours Report: The House of Commons Public Administration Select Committee today published its report on the UK Honours System. Unfortunately, despite a couple of useful recommendations, the Committee's report was … Continue reading Interesting discussion on the UK Honors System