A monarch's private advisers.
Fact of the Day
In the Middle Ages, land could be held from the monarch in return for a service, such as holding the king's head as he crossed the Channel by boat.
Quote of the Day
"The Americans cannot build aeroplanes. They are very good at refrigerators and razor blades. "
~ Hermann Göring
On This Day
1940 Winston Churchill orders the evacuation of the BEF from Dunkirk. Operation Dynamo begins.