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The royal memories that made a decade

As the Royal 2010s come to an end, the team at Royal Central are looking back at the highlights of the decade just gone. Brittani Barger, Moniek Bloks and Lydia Starbuck are joined by Laura Faurot, Oskar Aanmoen, Sydney Zatz, Jess Ilse and Kristin Contino as they try to pick their standout moments of the royal years just gone. We’d love to hear from you, too. Share your favourite memory…
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A Calendar of Kings: January

Each monarch leaves their mark, placing their personality on the fabric of history. And charting those footprints tells a story all of its own. From births to weddings, coronations to the passing of power, the major moments in a monarch’s life have an impact far beyond…

The Royal 2010s: the Silver King and Queen

As the 2010s come to an end, minds turn to reflection and remembering. The middle of the decade just gone saw special celebrations in Norway for a king and queen who were already well loved and who ended their jubilee even more popular than before. Harald V took the throne…

Major milestone for Prince Christian of Denmark announced

The second in line to the Danish throne, Prince Christian, will be confirmed in 2020. The news was announced by his grandmother, Queen Margrethe II, during her traditional New Year’s Eve speech. Christian, who turned fourteen in October, will be confirmed in the Church of Denmark. No other details of the ceremony have yet been finalised although it is expected it will take place in the…
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The best royal photo of the decade?

The 2010s have been a time of change for royalty across Europe and, as the decade ends, reflections on the years that have passed throwback images that will last forever. For a picture, the capturing of an instant, can tell a story far better than words. In a royal decade marked by the rise of social media with its never-ending demand for images, there is no shortage of photos to tell the regal…
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The Royal 2010s: the Ruby Queen

As the decade draws to a close, minds turn to reflection. It’s been a packed ten years for Europe’s ruling houses but while a handful have been marked by abdications, others have seen commemorations for major milestones. One of the first big jubilees of the 2010s…

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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