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Could The Queen rescind King Juan Carlos's membership of the Order of the Garter?

Following the exile of Spain’s former monarch King Juan Carlos, some royal commentators are questioning whether the honours awarded to him by Queen Elizabeth II may be rescinded. As reported in the Daily Mail, Juan Carlos has been honoured both with the Royal Victorian Chain and is also a Stranger Knight of the Order of the Garter. However, if Juan Carlos one day returns to Spain…
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Spain

"Your Majesty, dear Felipe" - read the letter King Juan Carlos wrote to his son as the former monarch goes into exile

King Juan Carlos of Spain is to leave the Zarzuela Palace in Madrid, his home for half a century, as controversy around his financial affairs grows. The former monarch, who ruled Spain between 1975 and 2014, will leave for an undisclosed location. In a letter to his son King Felipe, Juan Carlos wrote: “Your Majesty, dear Felipe: With the same desire for service to Spain that inspired my…
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The Yorks

Prince Andrew absent from Princess Beatrice's official wedding pictures

The Duke of York was absent from the official photographs marking the surprise wedding of Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi. Strict social distancing rules meant that pictures of the happy day would be some what different to the royal wedding pictures we are used to seeing, with participants having to keep at least one metre apart. The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, did, however…
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European Royals

Prince Ernst August of Hanover admitted to psychiatric clinic after police incident

Prince Ernst August of Hanover, the estranged husband of Princess Caroline of Monaco, was admitted to a psychiatric clinic on Wednesday after an incident at his lodge in Grünau. According to police reports seen by RedaktionsNetzwerk Deutschland, the Austrian prince called for police assistance on Wednesday night claiming that somebody wanted to kill him. When police attended the scene…
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