Tag Archives: chivalry

The Do’s and Dont’s when you meet The Queen

If you are ever fortunate or indeed unfortunate enough to meet The Queen then there are certain protocols that are expected.   Indeed when meeting any royal, there are rules about who can speak first, where to look, what to … Continue reading

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Duelling – A Matter Of Honour

It’s hard to imagine a when men would fight for honour almost at the drop of a hat or indeed a white handkerchief but there was a time when this was de rigueuer.   There used to be thousands of … Continue reading

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The Prisoner of War who took ‘keeping a promise’ to the extreme

Earlier this week an amazing tale came to light about a British Army officer who had been captured during World War One and who learnt that his mother was dying and so was granted the freedom to return home on … Continue reading

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