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Royal Weddings: The Wedding of Peter Phillips to Autumn Kelly

Peter Phillips, the eldest grandchild of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, married his Canadian bride Autumn Kelly on 17 May 2008 at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. The couple met in Montreal at the 2003 Canadian Grand Prix, but Peter did not reveal his true identity at the time. Autumn has told interviewers that she only found out who Peter was when she caught a Before she met…
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Swedish royals host dinner for Parliament

King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia hosted a dinner at the Royal Palace on Thursday evening for the 432 members of Parliament and government. Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel, and Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia also attended the dinner, which is held every…
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Duchess of Sussex pens message for her new patronage, the Association of Commonwealth Universities

The Duchess of Sussex has written an introduction to the Association of Commonwealth Universities’ strategic plan, “The Road to 2030: Building a Better World Through Higher Education.” Meghan writes: “As Patron of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, it brings me incredible pride to support a network of universities each aligned with the shared goal of enabling students worldwide…
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The Duchess of Cambridge attends National Portrait Gallery Gala 2019

Yesterday, the Duchess of Cambridge ended a day of engagements at the National Portrait Gallery, attending a gala in support of transforming the building and its initiatives – the most substantial such change since its opening. The official theme of the gala was ‘Inspiring People: Transforming Our National Portrait Gallery’ – and marks the Gallery’s “biggest ever development since our…
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The Queen's controversial style pick for the Investiture of the Prince of Wales

When Queen Elizabeth II invested her eldest son Prince Charles with the title of Prince of Wales in a ceremony on 1 July 1969 at Caernarfon Castle in Wales, it was the latest in a storied and solemn show of monarchy and there were absolutely no complaints about the affair. Well, unless you count the eternal controversy that surrounds fashion at royal events. This time, it was the Queen who was…
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