The Queen

The Queen and horse racing - an extraordinary success story of 530 winners and £7.5m in prize money

Horses have played a huge part of The Queen’s life for the past nine decades with Her Majesty receiving her first riding lesson at just the age of three. Since then, the monarch’s adoration of horses has only continued to grow. The 94-year-old now holds the accolade of being one of the most successful owners and breeders of all time with an impressive 531 wins next to her name according to…
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British Royals

Sadness for The Queen as her cousin, Lady Mary Colman, dies aged 88

The Queen’s first cousin, Lady Mary Colman, has died at her Norfolk home at the age of 88. Lady Mary, who was also a Lady-in-Waiting to Princess Alexandra, died on Saturday, January 2. Born in January 1932 to Captain Michael Bowes Lyon and Elizabeth Margaret Cator, Lady Mary Cecilia Bowes Lyon was born and grew up in Bedfordshire. In 1951, at the age of 19, she married Sir Timothy…
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The Sussexes

The Duke & Duchess of Sussex hire former Buckingham Palace aides to work on their charity projects

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have hired two former Buckingham Palace aides on a freelance basis to assist with their charity projects in the United Kingdom. According to the Daily Mail, Clara Loughran and Beth Herlihy are to be employed by the Sussexes on a freelance basis. Both Loughran and Herlihy previously worked for Harry and Meghan when they lived in the UK as working royals but lost…
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The Queen

"You are not alone" - The Queen speaks of pride and hope in her 2020 Christmas Broadcast

The Queen has spoken about the importance of having hope in her 2020 Christmas Broadcast. The monarch spoke of the challenges all of us faced over the past year, but said: “Even in the darkest nights there is hope in the new dawn.” The 94-year-old Queen spoke of her pride at the way people have responded to the unprecedented global health emergency, praising how people have risen…
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