British RoyalsPrince Charles and Camilla

Royal Caribbean Tour Recap: The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall visited St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Wednesday, the third country they’ve visited as part of their royal tour of the Caribbean. Their day started at the Argyle International Airport near Kingstown, where they were officially welcomed by the Governor-General, Sir Frederick Nathaniel Ballantyne, the Prime Minister, Ralph E. Gonsalves, and…
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British RoyalsThe Queen

The Queen was 'touched and tickled' by request on royal tour

According to a biography of Queen Elizabeth II, she was left ‘tickled and touched’ to have been chosen as Papua New Guinea’s monarch in 1975 while she was on a royal tour of the country. In Queen of the World, Robert Hardman writes that “The Queen did not become Queen of Papua New Guinea because its people decided to retain her. She is their sovereign because they actually invited her to…
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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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