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Princess Eugenie and Sarah, Duchess of York attend Street Child's tea for International Day of the Girl

It was a mother-daughter day out for Sarah, Duchess of York and Princess Eugenie as they attended an afternoon tea for a cause at Claridge’s Thursday. The event was held by charity Street Child to mark International Day of the Girl and also to kick off Street Child’s 5th UK Aid Match appeal. Sarah, Duchess of York’s organisation Children in Crisis merged with Street Child in…
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The Earl of Wessex goes back in time on a visit to Northern Ireland

The Earl of Wessex spent the day getting back to nature in Northern Ireland Wednesday as he visited a newly remodelled 1930s garden at a historic home, helped launch a new Scouting facility, and celebrated the 25th anniversary of a community care centre. The Earl kicked off his two-day visit to Northern Ireland by travelling back in time to the 1930s at the newly renovated kitchen gardens at…
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Lady Jane Grey, England's Forgotten Queen: An interview with Dr Helen Castor (Part 1)

You might know her as “The Nine Days Queen,” and Lady Jane Grey has become a sort of tragic romantic figure in English history because of her short reign and eventual beheading. But who was this teenage girl who came to the throne as the first proclaimed queen of England, and should she really be considered a monarch at all? I met with Dr Helen Castor, historian, author, and BBC…
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The Queen and Angela Kelly: The woman who helped create a royal image

Royal watchers have been abuzz since it was announced last month that The Queen has given her personal advisor and designer Angela Kelly the “extraordinary permission” to publish a book about her experiences in the Royal Household. But with the upcoming release of The Other Side of the Coin: The Queen, the Dresser and the Wardrobe, you might be wondering, exactly who is Angela…
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