The Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Philip awarded Order of New Zealand

Prince Philip is awarded the Order of New Zealand At a small ceremony earlier today held at Buckingham Palace Her Majesty, The Queen (who also serves as Queen of New Zealand) awarded Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh her husband of 65 years with New Zealand’s highest honour, the Order of New Zealand. It was announced that His Royal Highness would receive the honour along with the 2012…
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History

The Coronation – as watched on television

On 2nd June 1953, a remarkable young woman was crowned at Westminster Abbey. Aged just 27, Elizabeth II had been born at the time of the 1926 general strike, had seen the 1936 Abdication Crisis first hand, had been evacuated during World War Two then helped with the war…
The Wessexes

The Countess of Wessex to Attend Sweden's Royal Wedding

Sophie, The Countess of Wessex, is to attend Princess Madeleine’s wedding to British-born Christopher O’Neill. The stylish countess will attend the ceremony with husband Prince Edward, in June, on behalf of her majesty The Queen. Sophie and Edward have represented Britain on many royal weddings, attending Monaco’s Prince Albert’s wedding to Charlene Wittstock and most…
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Other

Queen To Attend Baroness Thatcher's Funeral

Buckingham Palace has confirmed this morning The Queen be in attendance at the funeral of Baroness Thatcher. There was some uncertainty whether Her Majesty would attend, and last night Buckingham Palace had said a decision was awaiting information. It is a precedent as it…
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Baroness Thatcher Has Died

Baroness Thatcher, Britain’s first woman prime minster, has died this morning after suffering a stroke at the age of 87. It was announced by her children in a statement. A statement from Buckingham Palace said: “The Queen was sad to hear the news of the death of…
The Queen

The Queen Wins Honorary Bafta

The actor Sir Kenneth Branagh presented her with the award in a star-studded event held at Windsor Castle, and the 86 year old seemed overjoyed with her new Bafta. As The Queen was honoured for her “outstanding patronage of the film and television industries”, she was described  as “the most memorable Bond girl yet” by Bafta chairman John Willis as he referred to her…
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The Queen

Stella McCartney: "I'd Love To Dress The Queen"

Sir Paul McCartney’s designer daughter, Stella was at Buckingham Palace last week to collect the Order of the British Empire honour. While at the Palace, the British designer revealed she admires the Queen’s style and believed her to be a great fashion Icon, she…
The Queen

The Queen To Honour British Film Industry

Her Majesty The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will hold a reception for the British film industry at Windsor Castle on Thursday 4th April 2013, it has been announced. The event will recognise individuals who are involved with the British film industry.  The reception…
The Wessexes

Style Queen Sophie [Countess Of Wessex]

“This is a very exciting time for the college and HRH’s patronage strengthens the innovative work that we do and the contribution we will continue to make to the future of the fashion industry.” said LCF professor Frances Corner, shortly after the announcement. ‘We are very proud to have The Countess of Wessex’s support and look forward to working with her.” he…
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