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Looking Back at the Wedding of Princess Margaret and Antony Armstrong-Jones

On 6 May 1960, Princess Margaret became the first royal to marry in a televised ceremony when she married photographer Antony Armstrong-Jones in a glittering service at Westminster Abbey. Princess Margaret had been linked to several beaus, most notably her father’s and sister’s former equerry, Peter Townsend. After a tumultuous period of will-they-won’t-they, their relationship ended on…
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May Jewels: the best emeralds from the Netherlands

May is the month of emeralds. The green stone is among the most striking found in any jewellery collection and features in some of the best known royal Europe. To mark its role as May’s birthstone, we’re celebrating all things emerald throughout the month on…
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May Jewels: Luxembourg's Best Emeralds

It’s the birthstone of May and about as striking a stone as you can find in any jewellery box. In the fifth month of the year, Royal Central is celebrating all things emerald. And today, we’re looking at the tiaras dominated by that stone which are owned by the Luxembourg Grand Ducal Family. Chaumet Emerald Tiara The Chuamet Emerald Tiara is an Art Deco-style tiara made with…
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Details of Duchess of Cambridge's chats to maternity care workers and experts revealed

New footage of The Duchess of Cambridge video chatting with midwives, health visitors, parents, and sector experts was released by Kensington Palace on Saturday evening to coincide with Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week. “This is definitely a first, I think,” Kate laughed when she signed on to chat with new parents. The couple, Rebecca and John, had just welcomed a baby boy at Kingston…
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Royal History Mystery: What happened to Amy Robsart?

Today we’re looking at a royal history mystery involving a noblewoman of the Elizabethan age. What happened to Amy Robsart? Amy Robsart was born in Norfolk on 7 June 1532, the only child of Sir John Robsart and his wife Elizabeth Scott. Raised in a prominent Protestant household, Amy received a fine education and was married three days before her 18th birthday to Robert Dudley, a younger son…
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