THE ROYAL SKIES
HISTORY OF THE ROYAL PIGEON KEEPERS
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HRH Queen Elizabeth II is the most famous pigeon fancier in the world. From her father George VI, her grandfather George V and her great grandfather Edward VII, the Queen has had an affiliation with Pigeon Racing her entire life.
Some of the finest fanciers in the United Kingdom have had the proud privilege of keeping and racing pigeons with Royal heritage. For nearly 140 years the care of the pigeons has been the responsibility of the Royal Loft managers.
This book meticulously pens the history of the Royal Lofts with a detailed look at the fanciers that have been appointed with the honour of representing the British Monarchy.
At also takes a look at the invaluable role that the Royal Lofts undertook in both World Wars and the vital part that the National Pigeon Service played in providing communication and information that ultimately helped save thousands of allied lives.