European RoyalsSpain

Queen Letizia at the Pascua Militar

Every year in Spain on the 6th of January, the Spanish Royal Family commemorates Pascua Militar, a military ceremony at the Royal Palace of Madrid. At the Pascua Militar, King Felipe receives the “Prime Minister, the Minister of Defence, the Chief of the Defence Staff, the Chiefs of Staff of all branches, the Grand Masters of the Royal and Military Orders of San Fernando and San…
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The Royal 2010s: The Decade of Duchesses

As the decade winds to a close, let’s look back at the new duchesses of the United Kingdom, the new generation of royal dukes and duchesses in Sweden, and the new heir in Belgium. The Duchess of Cambridge Picture by i-Images / Pool Upon her marriage to…
British RoyalsThe Queen

A Look Back at The Queen's Royal Year

January The Queen spent Christmas at Sandringham and continued to stay there through February, so news was slow at the beginning of the year. Case in point? Our first story about The Queen in 2019 was titled “Inquiring children’s minds want to know: does The Queen eat…
British RoyalsThe Cambridges

A Look Back at the Cambridge Royal Year

As we do each year, we are taking a look back at the Cambridges’ royal year from charity visits, official visits and more. Here is a highlight review of their year, and the stories we covered. January The Cambridges’ royal year began with a big announcement for Kate: she would be designing a series of Back to Nature gardens with the Royal Horticultural Society in the spring and…
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FeaturesInsightRoyal Weddings

The Royal 2010s: Royal Weddings

Today, we continue looking back at the royal decade with the biggest royal weddings in Europe. United Kingdom Prince William and Catherine Middleton – 29 April 2011 Embed from Getty Images Prince William married his university sweetheart, Kate Middleton, after a nearly decade-long relationship, in Westminster Abbey in 2011. Upon their marriage, they became the Duke and…
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British RoyalsThe Cambridges

Game, Set, Match: The Duchess of Cambridge is reportedly taking tennis lessons

The Duchess of Cambridge has reportedly been taking private tennis lessons at a club in London, and it’s a family affair according to People. Kate has been spotted working on improving her tennis technique with the help of a private coach at Hurlingham Club. “It wasn’t hard-going tennis – they weren’t rushing around,” a source told the magazine Both William and Kate…
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