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Elizabeth I's only surviving dress to go on show

She dressed to impress, using clothes and jewels as a way of establishing her power as she fought and succeeded in making monarchy a woman’s job and now what’s thought to be the only surviving gown worn by Elizabeth I is to go on display. The silver fabric that was once used by Gloriana herself will be on show at Hampton Court Palace from this autumn. The cloth in question spent…
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The Yorks

Princess Beatrice's birthday celebrated with royal wishes

Princess Beatrice of York turns 31 today and her special day has been marked with plenty of regal congratulations. Special photos and wishes have been shared on official royal social media accounts as the Queen’s granddaughter celebrates her birthday. The official channels of the Royal Family led the way with the hashtag #HappyBirthdayHRH and a photograph of Beatrice taken at the wedding…
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Spain

Spain's royals host reception in the Balearic Islands

King Felipe VI of Spain has welcomed politicians, community leaders and high profile members of the local community to a special reception held on Mallorca. The Spanish monarch was joined by his wife, Queen Letizia, and his mother, Queen Sofia, for the event which marks the…
The Queen

The Queen begins her summer break at Balmoral

There was a familiar face waiting to greet the Queen as she was given an official welcome at Balmoral Castle at the start of her summer holiday there. And this time round, Corporal Cruachan IV was on best behaviour as he helped get the traditional royal break under way. Corporal Cruachan IV, the Shetland pony who is the mascot of the Royal Regiment of Scotland, has tried to eat the…
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Features

August 4: a day of regal anniversaries

The fourth day of August turned out to be a very good one for the House of Windsor. Two of its most famous women made their debut on that date. They joined a rather interesting list of people with regal connections who celebrated birthdays then. As the royal bunting comes…
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The Duchess of Sussex's Birthday: 12 months, 12 photos

The Duchess of Sussex turns 38 today and she’s had quite the year to look back on as she celebrates her special day. Royal patronages, royal tours and a royal baby have all made the past 12 months ones to remember. So as Meghan marks her birthday, Royal Central looks back at her past year, in photos. August 2018 Embed from Getty Images On return from honeymoon, the Duke and Duchess…
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