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Princess Märtha Louise Says She Did Not Understand Why People Looked Up to Her for Being a Princess

Princess Märtha Louise sat down for an interview with Expressen about her highly-sensitive nature, and her feelings of unworthiness because she didn’t understand why people would look up to a princess. “I felt I was not good enough, did not understand why people looked up to me just because I was a princess,” she said in the interview. “I had not done anything, I had been born with that…
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The Crown, Volume I: Book Review

If you have ever watched an episode of the hit Netflix series The Crown and wondered “Did that actually happen?” then look no further: notable royal historian and biographer Robert Lacey has written an official companion to the series. The Crown, Volume I: Elizabeth II…
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Archbishop Justin Welby says he hopes he doesn't have to cover The Queen's Funeral

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has spoken out in a new interview about a myriad of topics, including The Queen’s funeral. In an interview with GQ’s Alastair Campbell, the conversation begins with a discussion of The Queen’s inevitable funeral. “I don’t lose sleep,” Archbishop Welby begins. “I do hope I don’t have to do that,” he qualifies. The Archbishop calls the…
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New Film Victoria and Abdul to Explore Colonialism and Islamophobia

The upcoming film Victoria and Abdul will shine a light on the controversial friendship between Queen Victoria and her servant, Abdul Karim, focusing on the colonialism and Islamophobia of the time. Abdul Karim became a servant to the Queen in 1887, alongside another Indian servant, and eventually rising in the ranks until he became her Indian Secretary. In an interview with New Hampshire Public…
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Taking a Look at the Order of the Garter

The Most Noble Order of the Garter is considered to be the most prestigious chivalric order in Great Britain, so let’s take a look at the history behind it. Founded in 1348 by King Edward III, who was “so inspired by the tales of King Arthur and the chivalry of the Knights of the Round Table”, the Order of the Garter was a group of honourable knights. A legend persists that Edward III was…
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