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The Duchess Of Edinburgh makes important visit to Colombia

The Duchess of Edinburgh, has returned from a four-day solo trip to the Republic of Colombia. The purpose of the visit was to meet with female survivors of gender-based violence. Many of these women and girls were attacked during a 52-year conflict that recently ended with a peace agreement in 2016. Her Royal Highness is a champion the survivors of conflict related sexual violence and the…
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What Is The Order of Charles III?

Princess Leonor of Spain, heir to her country’s throne, is about to come of age. The future queen turns 18 on October 31st 2023. On that day, Princess Leonor will swear the Spanish Constitution before the Cortes Generales in Madrid. After the swearing-in ceremony, the collar of The Royal and Distinguished Spanish Order of Charles III will be presented to her. The Order of Charles III…
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The little seen room at Buckingham Palace packed with history

It’s a passageway from Palace to glorious gardens and one of the less feted parts of the most famous royal residence in the world. However, the Bow Room at Buckingham Palace has several historic tales to tell. The Bow Room is not often seen by the public. It is named because of a large window along one side of the room that faces the garden. The Bow Room is often used during State Visits.
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The Sword of State in the Honours of Scotland

The Crown of Scotland, a sceptre and the Sword of State make up the Honours of Scotland and they are the oldest regalia items in the British Isles. The Sword of State dates back to 1507. It was a gift from Pope Julius II to King James IV. It was in honour of James’s…
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The Sword of State in the Honours of Scotland

The Crown of Scotland, a sceptre and the Sword of State make up the Honours of Scotland and they are the oldest regalia items in the British Isles. The Sword of State dates back to 1507. It was a gift from Pope Julius II to King James IV. It was in honour of James’s defence of Christianity. A Sword of State symbolises the monarch’s power to use the state against its enemies and the duty to…
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