British RoyalsHistoryInsight

Looking Back at the Wedding of Princess Margaret and Antony Armstrong-Jones

On 6 May 1960, Princess Margaret became the first royal to marry in a televised ceremony when she married photographer Antony Armstrong-Jones in a glittering service at Westminster Abbey. Princess Margaret had been linked to several beaus, most notably her father’s and sister’s former equerry, Peter Townsend. After a tumultuous period of will-they-won’t-they, their relationship ended on 31…
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British RoyalsThe Cambridges

Duchess of Cambridge Hands out Shamrocks for St. Patrick's Day

The Duchess of Cambridge presented shamrocks to the 1st Battalion Irish Guards yesterday ahead of her whirlwind weekend trip to Paris. St. Patrick’s Day is a traditional regimental celebration for the Irish Guards, and is marked by the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and a presentation of shamrocks. The Duchess of Cambridge visited the Cavalry Barracks in Hounslow to attend the Parade, and was…
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British RoyalsThe Queen

Queen Elizabeth's bubbly flies off the shelves

If you were hoping to add a bottle of The Queen’s wine to your wine cellar, you’re out of luck: it has sold out. The Queen granted Laithwaite’s permission to plant vines on seven acres of land at Windsor Great Park, just down the road from Windsor Castle, back in 2011, and the first batch of grapes were harvested in 2013. The grapes, chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot meunier, were then take…
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British RoyalsThe Queen

The Queen returns to London after winter break at Sandringham

Queen Elizabeth has returned to London and Buckingham Palace after spending her traditional Christmas break at Sandringham. The Queen was spotted at King’s Lynn on Tuesday wearing a lime green scarf and coat before boarding a train back into London. The Queen’s winter break was marred with health problems as the 90-year-old Queen battled a heavy cold over Christmas, missing the traditional…
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