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Photographing Royalty: Rory Lewis on Edward, Duke of Kent

For centuries, the royal story has been told through portraits. From the carefully worked likenesses in the earliest manuscripts to the famous paintings that created the concept of king and queen through to the modern age when image is caught on camera, the regal tale relies heavily on visuals. In recent weeks, a new portrait of the Duke of Kent has been taken. It’s the work of top photographer…
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Princess Eugenie takes on new patronage very close to her heart

She said she had ”fallen in love with their mission” and now Princess Eugenie has shown the importance she places on a charity working with patients who, like her, have undergone spinal treatment. The princess is now the patron of Horatio’s Garden, an organisation bringing accessible green spaces to spinal treatment centres. Eugenie announced her latest patronage on her Instagram…
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Did the White Queen die of plague?

Her story is amongst the most controversial of all the Queens of England and now a new twist has appeared in the tale of Elizabeth Woodville. An expert at the National Archives in London has found a document suggesting that the consort who revolutionised royalty may have died of the plague. Euan Roger is a records specialist at the National Archives and while looking through 16th century…
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British RoyalsThe Queen

'Her Royal Majesty'; a new style for the Queen as President Trump's State Visit is confirmed

It’s not the title we’re used to seeing in front of Elizabeth II’s name. As the White House confirmed that President Donald Trump would make a State Visit to the UK, the statement announcing the trip said he would make it following an invitation from ‘Her Royal Majesty’ the Queen. The addition of an even more regal aspect to the Monarch’s title immediately drew comment with some…
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