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Camilla announces her Reading Room's first picks

The Duchess of Cornwall’s Reading Room officially launched today with the announcement of Camilla’s first four book choices, including one about the court of Henry VIII. For the inaugural season of the project, the duchess has chosen The Mirror and the Light by Hilary Mantel, Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens, Restless by William Boyd and The Architect’s Apprentice by…
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Our 2020 royal fashion favourites

It’s been a weird and wild year, but even with lockdowns and a lower number of engagements, we’ve still been treated to some great royal fashion. Our editorial team is taking a look back at 2020’s most memorable looks and sharing some of our favourites. Kristin Contino, Chief Reporter Embed from Getty Images Looking back I can hardly believe some of these engagements…
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The Sussex 2020 year in review

What a 2020 it was for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who – even taking Covid out of the equation – have gone through one of the most tumultuous and life-changing years one can imagine. With the announcement they were leaving their roles as senior members of…
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The Queen as Barbie: See 7 of her iconic looks

You might not think Her Majesty has much in common with Barbara Millicent Roberts, also known as Barbie, but both have been style icons for generations and worn quite a variety of hats, both literally and figuratively. Now The Queen has been reimagined as her own doll: Lizzie. TheToyZone have recreated seven of Her Majesty’s iconic looks through the years, ranging from her WWII uniform…
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Princess Sofia: Our fashion favourites

With approachable daywear and bold, often 1980s-inspired evening looks, Princess Sofia of Sweden has had some fabulous fashion moments during her five years in the Swedish Royal Family. Here’s a look at some of our favourites from the Princess. Kristin Contino…
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James VI and I - the monarch who survived the Gunpowder Plot

James VI and I was crowned at just 13 months old and is best known for uniting the crowns of England and Scotland, as well as authorising the King James Bible. The only child of Mary, Queen of Scots, James was born on 19 June 1566 in Edinburgh Castle. The young James’s father, Lord Darnley, was murdered in February 1567 and that spring, Mary was imprisoned and later forced to abdicate in…
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