The Gloucesters

The Duke of Gloucester gets early taste of Platinum Jubilee celebrations

The Duke of Gloucester has had an early brush with the celebrations for the Platinum Jubilee of his cousin, The Queen. During a visit to Nottinghamshire, the Duke came face to face with the logo that will be used throughout the event. The emblem was created by Edward Roberts, 19, a graphics design student and will feature on all official merchandise for the Jubilee. The Duke of Gloucester met…
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British Royals

Prince Philip's will to remain private

The last will and testament of the Duke of Edinburgh will remain private. The decision was made at the High Court in London on September 16th 2021. It means there will be no public access to his will for at least ninety years. The will will remain private to protect ”the dignity” of the Queen because of her constitutional role. In this ruling, Sir Andrew McFarlane, President of…
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Features

A regal date for royal beginnings

There’s a day in early autumn which has rather regal tinges right now. It’s when three of Europe’s best known royals celebrate their birthday while the continent’s longest reigning king marks the beginning of his rule on the same date. But while the…
Sweden

Prince Daniel of Sweden's year, in photos

Prince Daniel of Sweden celebrates his birthday on September 15th and he’s got an eventful year to look back on. Olof Daniel Westling was born on September 15th 1973, the same day that his father-in-law became King of Sweden. Daniel married Crown Princess Victoria…
British Royals

The US national anthem played at Changing the Guard on 20th anniversary of 9/11

It was one of the most memorable tributes paid in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks and as the world remembered, two decades on, the same reflection has taken place. On the 20th anniversary of the attacks, the US National Anthem has been played at Changing the Guard. The Band of the Welsh Guards paid the tribute as the traditional ceremony took place at Windsor Castle. Crowds stood in silence…
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The Yorks

Prince Andrew served with legal papers in sexual assault case

The Duke of York has been served legal papers in a sexual assault case. Representatives for Virginia Giuffre handed the papers to security officers at the Duke’s Windsor home on August 27th 2021, according to court documents filed on September 10th 2021. Ms Giuffre alleges that Prince Andrew sexually abused her on several occasions when she was under the age of 18. The lawsuit was…
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