Ninety Years of Grace: her life in photos

Grace Patricia Kelly, the Hollywood film star who became the most famous princess in the world, was born on November 12th 1929. Ninety years on, she remains one of the ultimate regal icons of the 20th century. From the romance that turned her into a princess to her work to support children and families, her royal life was one of the most talked about in the world. On the 90th anniversary of the…
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The first American Princess of Monaco

American by birth, hugely popular and credited with helping turn Monaco from a forgotten principality into a European hotspot – but this isn’t the story of Grace Kelly. Almost seven decades before her famous marriage to Prince Rainier III, another US born…

How history's killer queens conquered kings

The power on a chessboard lies with the queen and now new research indicates the same goes for royal history. Experts have found that European queens were more likely to go to war and had greater success in expanding their realms than any of their male counterparts. The…
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GALLERY: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex at the Fields of Remembrance

For almost a century, members of the Royal Family have paid tribute to those who have lost their lives fighting for their country by attending the Fields of Remembrance. Rows of crosses and poppies spring up in November at churches across the United Kingdom to remember those who have died in service of their nation. This year, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex joined the commemoration at Westminster…
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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex surprise army families with special visit

The partners and children of serving members of the Armed Forces welcomed some very special guests to their coffee morning on Wednesday. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex popped in to see military families living near them in Windsor and hear their experiences. Harry and Meghan dropped in to the event at a Broom Farm Community Centre and spent time with army personnel and their loved ones. During…
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Mistress who cast doubt on a royal marriage returns to Buckingham Palace

Her king called her his ”wife of heart and soul” even though their actual, secret union was declared invalid. Now the woman who cast a shadow over the reign of George IV and even the succession to his throne is returning to Buckingham Palace. A portrait of Maria Fitzherbert, who wed the future George IV after they fell hopelessly in love, is to be displayed at the Queen’s…
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