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Duke of Gloucester becomes first royal patron of Trimontium Trust

The Duke of Gloucester has become patron of the Trimontium Trust as the museum it oversees begins a renovation project to be completed next year. “It is a great honour for the Trust to have a patron of such high standing,” said John Reid, the chairman of Trimontium Trust. “Trimontium is one of the most important Roman sites in the UK and His Royal Highness will help us raise awareness…
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Belgium's Princess Eléonore forced to move to new secondary school

Princess Eléonore will soon start secondary school, but not where she’d been previously studying due to a rule change within the school district. The Brussels Times reports that the 12-year-old princess, who’d been studying at the Saint-Jan Berchmans College in Brussels, will now have to find a new school as the Belgian Royal Family lives too far away from their choice. The newspaper…
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Crown Princess Mary speaks at Copenhagen Pride event

Crown Princess Mary gave a speech at Copenhagen Pride last weekend, speaking via digital platform after the in-person festivities were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In her speech, she noted the importance of holding online festivities in the absence of physical gatherings, saying: “This Monday was the first day of Copenhagen Pride Week across the country. And while this year’s…
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The life, scandals and death of Princess Margaret

Birth and Childhood 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…
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The Duchess of Cornwall shares summer reading list

The Duchess of Cornwall has released her summer reading list to ‘provide a bit of escapism’ to readers. Her reading list includes mysteries, classics and contemporary works, and Camilla said in a statement: “I am delighted to share a few more of my favourite books. At present, it might be ambitious to describe them as ‘beach reads,’ but I very much hope they provide a welcome bit of…
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