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The real life royals who have inspired the UK's newest Dame

The award winning author, Rose Tremain, has been made a Dame in the New Year’s Honours List. It’s the latest celebration of a remarkable career which has seen her collect some of the most sought after prizes in the literary world. And several of her most famous books feature royal stories, brought to life through the eyes of her clever characters. Charles II The Merry Monarch is…
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British Royals

Prince Andrew stays away from Christmas Day church service

The Duke of York missed the traditional 11am church service on Christmas Day, instead choosing to stay with his father, the Duke of Edinburgh, at Sandringham House It was widely speculated that Prince Andrew would stay away from church on Christmas Day following his retirement from public life a couple of months ago. The Duke did, however, attend the early service at St. Mary Magdalene at…
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British Royals

First images of Prince Philip as he leaves hospital in time for Christmas

The Duke of Edinburgh is returning home after a five day stay in hospital. Prince Philip was discharged from King Edward VII in London on Christmas Eve morning. He was seen walking to a car as he left just after 8.45 today. BBC Screen grab/ Fair Use The Prince, who is 98, was admitted on December 20th 2019 for treatment for what Buckingham Palace described as a ‘pre-existing…
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The Duke of Edinburgh

Politicians make plans for Prince Philip's 100th birthday

While concerns have been raised over the health of the Duke of Edinburgh this week, following his admission to hospital for treatment for a pre-existing condition, MPs have been debating how to mark his centenary. Prince Philip will turn 100 in June 2021 and one politician has earmarked that date for a very special event. Almost as soon as the House of Commons was back in business following the…
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