British Royals

A glittering palace but no tiaras at State Banquet in France

The King and Queen landed in France on Wednesday for their first State Visit to France for a new reign. On Wednesday evening, French President Emmanuel Macron hosted the couple and 160 guests at the Palace of Versailles for a State Banquet that was noticeably devoid of a key royal fashion item. The State Banquet was held in the impressive Hall of Mirrors at Versailles. …
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Jubilee celebrations come to an end in Sweden

King Carl XVI Gustaf’s Golden Jubilee celebrations have come to a close in Stockholm with a carriage ride through the city and a concert at Norrbro. On Saturday, 16 September, King Carl Gustaf and his wife, Queen Silvia, took part in a horse-drawn procession through the heart of Sweden at the end of his Golden Jubilee weekend.  Photo: Clément Morin/The Royal Court of Sweden The…
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How the King of Sweden changed royal rules to allow marriage for love

Historically the Swedish Royal Family has had strict laws on who they could marry. However, in the second half of the twentieth century, major changes were set in place to allow Swedish royals more freedom in their choice of partners. The Swedish Act of Succession previously restricted members of the Swedish Royal Family from marrying commoners or else they and all of their descendants would…
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The Edinburghs

How Edward and Sophie quietly moved to the heart of the modern Royal Family

The Royal Family has slowly evolved over the last decade. In the first year of King Charles III’s reign, we’ve seen the senior members of the Royal Family solidify their new roles, including The Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh. Edward and Sophie’s position in the Royal Family has changed significantly since they married in 1999. Both had initially planned to continue working in the private…
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