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Princesses who married commoners: Princess Margaret

Following the recent wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank, we take a look at other princesses who have married commoners. Here is the story of Princess Margaret and her photographer husband, Antony Armstrong-Jones. Princess Margaret was always one to do things her way, and Antony “Tony” Armstrong-Jones was far from the typical royal suitor. Born 7 March 1930, Antony grew up…
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Before they were royal: The life of the Queen Mother

Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, was a beloved member of the Royal Family, living for 101 remarkable years. But even before she married a future king, Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon was descendant from the Royal House of Scotland and already lived in a castle. Here, we take a look at the early life of the Queen Mother. The Honourable Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon was born on 4 August…
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Before they were royal: The life of the Duchess of Cambridge

She’s the future queen consort, a mother of three – including a future king – and one of the most famous women in the world. But back in 1982, the future Duchess of Cambridge was just another baby in the nursery at Royal Berkshire Hospital. Catherine Elizabeth Middleton was born in Reading, England, on 9 January 1982, the first child of Carole and Michael Middleton. A baby…
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