European RoyalsFeaturesHistorySweden

Historic Swedish royal necklace up for sale

A historic pearl and diamond necklace worn by a Swedish Queen will be going up for auction in Hong Kong on 12 October. This 19th-century necklace, formally known as the Leuchtenberg Necklace, is thought to be made by jeweller Marie-Étienne Nitot, the founder of the House of Chaumet. Sotheby’s describes the necklace as “composed of two strands of natural pearls measuring from…
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The KentsThe QueenThe Wessexes

The Queen's Green Canopy Garden Opens at Chelsea

The Queen’s Green Canopy is one of several big projects for The Platinum Jubilee in 2021. Originally announced in May 2021, the Queen’s Green Canopy Garden was officially launched on Monday, 20 September, at the RHS Chelsea. Dame Judi Dench, a Queen’s Green Canopy Ambassador, officially launched The Queen’s Green Canopy Garden at the RHS Chelsea. The flower show is…
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British RoyalsFeaturesHistoryThe Gloucesters

History in the making for the Duke of Gloucester

The Duke of Gloucester has been visiting Ipswich this week to open a new archive and heritage centre, connect with students at the University of Suffolk, and visit Sutton Hoo. The Duke visited The Hold, which was created in partnership with the University of Suffolk, and is a new archival service funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and several different Suffolk heritage organisations.
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British RoyalsPrince Charles and Camilla

Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall visit Glasgow

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have returned to Scotland. Known as the Duke and Duchess of Rothesay in Scotland, the pair visited the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow to mark its 120th anniversary. The Duke, who has long championed the arts across Britain, wore a blue printed face mask to visit the gallery for its anniversary. Charles and Camilla were met by…
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