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Royal Wedding Flowers: the Countess of Wessex

When Sophie Rhys Jones married Prince Edward on June 19th 1999 at St. George’s Chapel, she carried a bouquet with more than a hint of the past about it. The couple who starred in the last big Windsor wedding of the 20th century had gone for something of a medieval theme in the look of their big day and the flowers carried by the bride fitted right in. From the pageboys and bridesmaids in…
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Royal tributes to Dame Vera Lynn who has died at the age of 103

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have led royal tributes to Dame Vera Lynn who has died at the age of 103. Dame Vera, whose songs kept morale going during World War Two, passed away early on June 18th 2020. The official social media accounts of Clarence House were the first to post tributes following the announcement of her death. Sharing images of the singer with both Charles…
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Royal Wedding Flowers: Queen Silvia and Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden

June is royal wedding month in Sweden and one particular date is filled with regal marriage memories. King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia wed on June 19th 1976 and their eldest child and heir to the throne, Crown Princess Victoria, chose the same date for her marriage to Daniel Westling in 2010. Mother and daughter wore the same tiara for their marriages and selected cream and green blooms for…
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The Queen sends warm wishes to the Royal Ascot she can't attend

It’s famously one of her favourite times of the year and while the Queen can’t attend this year’s Ascot, she has made sure it’s got off to a very royal start by writing the introduction to the meeting’s racecards. Her words come as she misses the famous meeting for the first time in decades. The Queen’s words were shared as Royal Ascot got under way for…
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