British Royals

The small affair that Diana, Princess of Wales's funeral was meant to be

The funeral of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, was one of the largest in recent history, with an estimated viewing audience of 2.5 billion people worldwide, but according to reports, it was not meant to be that way. After Diana’s death on 31 August 1997 following a car accident in Paris, her body was returned to England and taken to St James’s Palace, where it remained for five days before…
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British RoyalsThe Sussexes

Prince Harry plays polo while Meghan Markle cheers from royal box

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle took a huge step forward in their relationship when the couple was spotted at a polo match at Coworth Park. Markle made her first semi-formal appearance as Prince Harry’s girlfriend in the royal box at Audi Polo Challenge, causing royal watchers around the world to speculate that an engagement is not far off. “Nobody had any idea Meghan was coming,” a fellow…
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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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