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The Week in Royal History: a special royal love story is saved

There’s been plenty of royal history written this week but while the present and the shape of the regal future have dominated, the past has had its moments, too. As 2020 gets under way, the royals who lived and loved before have grabbed their own share of headlines. Here are some of the best royal history moments as January starts. A Royal Romance Preserved for the Nation It’s…
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Harry and Meghan: what next for the Sussexes?

The statement by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex about their futures and their decision to step back as senior members of the Royal Family has raised as many questions as answers. As the dust begins to settle on a tumultuous royal week, the Royal Central podcast looks at whether the plans the couple laid out so publicly can become real and debates what their decision means for them and the House of…
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Will Harry and Meghan's decision lead to a new Regency Act?

The decision by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to ‘step back’ from being senior royals has raised more questions than it has given answers. And among them are constitutional matters which, in an ageing monarchy, are beginning to take on a pressing need. Yes, we’re talking regencies. At the moment, there are two possible scenarios for someone else ruling on behalf of the…
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Harry and Meghan to step down as senior royals

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have just announced they are stepping back from their roles as senior members of the Royal Family. In a statement on their Instagram account, Harry and Meghan said they will be splitting their time between the UK and North America while…
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Harry and Meghan plan to use Frogmore Cottage as official UK residence

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex say they intend to keep Frogmore Cottage at Windsor as a base in England as their new life begins. The couple confirmed that the home, given to them as a grace and favour residence by the Queen in 2019, is set to be their official residence when spending time in the UK. On the ‘Funding’ section of their new website, the Sussexes explain that they plan…
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