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Canada's Administrator of the Government releases statement on Prince Philip's passing

The Administrator of the Government of Canada, Richard Wagner, has released a statement on the death of Prince Philip, writing that the late Duke “devoted himself to the people of the Commonwealth and of Canada.” Wagner, who is acting as the Governor General of Canada following the resignation of Julie Payette earlier this year, wrote: “Throughout his long life, His Royal Highness The…
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Grandchildren of monarchs: Queen Margrethe

In this series, Royal Central is taking a look at the grandchildren of monarchs around the world. In this instalment, we’re heading to Denmark to introduce the eight grandchildren of Queen Margrethe II. Children of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary Embed…
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April Sparkle: Britain's Best Diamonds Part II

Now let’s take a look at five more of the British Royal Family’s best diamonds! Queen Mary’s Lover’s Knot Tiara Embed from Getty Images In 1913, Queen Mary dismantled several tiaras in order to have this, the Queen Mary’s Lover’s Knot Tiara created. Based on a similar tiara worn by her aunt, the Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (the Cambridge Lover’s Knot…
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April Sparkle: Belgium's Best Diamonds

The diamond is the birthstone of April. That most sparkling of gems features in many royal collections and today, Royal Central is looking at some of the Belgian Royal Family’s best diamonds. Brabant Laurel Wreath Tiara Embed from Getty Images The Brabant…
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April Sparkle: Norway's Best Diamonds

Today, let’s look at some of the Norwegian Royal Family’s best diamond jewellery! Diamond Daisy Bandeau Embed from Getty Images Crown Princess Mette-Marit wore the Diamond Daisy Bandeau on her wedding day, 25 August 2001, a small diamond bandeau tiara featuring a row of diamonds fashioned into daisy floral shapes. The bandeau was created in 1910 by Garrard in London.
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April Sparkle: Monaco's Best Diamonds

The birthstone of April, the diamond, is perhaps the most celebrated of all sparkling stones. Throughout the month, Royal Central is looking at some of the best known pieces dominated by diamonds in European jewellery collections. Today, let’s take a look at some of…
British Royals

Grandchildren of monarchs: Queen Elizabeth II

In this series, Royal Central is taking a look at the grandchildren of monarchs around the world. In this instalment, we’re heading to the United Kingdom to introduce the eight grandchildren of Queen Elizabeth II. Children of Prince Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales Embed from Getty Images William, Duke of Cambridge William Arthur Philip Louis is the elder son of the Prince of…
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