Royal News

King Charles and Queen Camilla officially take on Queen Elizabeth II patronages

Nearly a year on from their coronation, Buckingham Palace has announced that a review of the patronages held by the late Queen Elizabeth II has been carried out and divvied up between King Charles, Queen Camilla, and other members of the British Royal Family. According to the Palace, over 1,000 organisations and charities were reviewed—those with ties to Queen Elizabeth II, King Charles and…
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The life, scandals and loves of Princess Margaret

Princess Margaret Rose was born on 21 August 1930, the younger daughter of the Duke and Duchess of York. She was born at Glamis Castle in Scotland and was the first major royal to be born in Scotland since Charles I over 300 years earlier. At the time of her birth, she…
Royal News

King Charles visits cancer centre during return to public engagements

In a poignant return to public engagements following an extended period away receiving cancer treatment, King Charles paid a visit on Tuesday to the University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre. Accompanied by Queen Camilla, the King toured the facilities and learned how technicians are working to detect cancer earlier. The royal couple also met with a group of cancer patients undergoing…
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British Royals

The Duchess of Gloucester: the discreet royal whose long service has been recognised with a special honour by King Charles

The Duchess of Gloucester has been named as a Royal Lady of the Most Noble Order of the Garter by King Charles III. It is a reflection of the ongoing senior role within the Royal Family that the Duchess has. In the announcement, Buckingham Palace noted that Her Royal Highness has links with over dozens of organisations covering a wide range of areas including sport, the arts and health and…
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What are the most popular royal names?

Monarchy is all about traditions and that includes naming conventions. Throughout the royal families of Europe there are common threads to be found for those who ascend to the throne. Today, we’re looking at some of the most common regnal names. Denmark The…
European Royals

The dazzling diamonds hidden for decades that are now the favourites of a queen

Queen Maxima has given us another showing of the Stuart Tiara as she hosted a State Banquet for the King and Queen of Spain. The stunning diamond diadem has become a favourite of the Queen of the Netherlands since she brought it out of royal retirement just over five years ago. It’s now perhaps the most talked about tiara in the Dutch royal collection and it packs plenty of history as well…
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