British RoyalsQueen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II's devotion to the RNLI

The new Prince and Princess of Wales met with Royal National Lifeboat Institution crew members and shop volunteers at Holyhead RNLI on their quick visit back to the island. The RNLI has long-standing royal connections, including with the late Queen. Queen Elizabeth II became patron of the RNLI in 1952, shortly after ascending the throne. Before becoming patron, the then-21-year-old…
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British RoyalsKing Charles III

First use of King Charles III's cypher

The final seven days of court mourning after the death of Queen Elizabeth II have finished, and the Royal Family has been back to business. The new Prince and Princess of Wales have been in Wales for the first time in their new role, and King Charles has also been moving forward in his reign with a new official cypher. On Monday, 26 September, King Charles III’s royal cypher for…
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King Charles III

When will The King relocate from Clarence House to Buckingham Palace?

King Charles III has lived at Clarence House for nearly two decades and has expressed how much he enjoys living there. However, he will most likely be moving sometime in the future to Buckingham Palace. Clarence House is nearly 200 years old and was built by John Nash for the Duke of Clarence, uncle to Queen Victoria, between 1825 and 1827.  In the twentieth and twenty-first…
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The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

One of the most recognisable and iconic moments in The Queen’s historic 70-year reign was her 1953 Coronation. It was the first televised Coronation and was watched by 27 million people in the United Kingdom, with millions more watching from around the world.  Queen Elizabeth II ascended the throne upon her father’s death on 6 February 1952. King George VI had only reigned for fifteen…
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