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Behind the scenes at Frogmore: royal restoration work revealed

Details of the major restoration project being carried out at the final resting place of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert at Windsor have been revealed. It’s a rare chance to see behind the scenes at the Royal Mausoleum at Frogmore where the queen and her beloved consort were laid to rest. The Royal Mausoleum at Frogmore was built on swampy land (photo Royal Family Instagram) The work is needed…
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What happened to the Austro-Hungarian Empire?

In November 1918, as the Great War came to an end, the man who had inherited one of the biggest empires in the world gave away the little power that remained to him. Karl I, ruler of the Austro Hungarian Empire, didn’t abdicate, but in reality, it didn’t matter as much of his realm had already fragmented. It had only existed for fifty years. It had boomed, and it had wobbled, it had enjoyed…
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A Week in Royal History

In a week when we got our first news of royal history to come (yes, I’m talking baby Sussex here) there were also plenty of tidbits from times gone to whet the appetite of even the hungriest fan of the royal past. From once in a lifetime exhibitions to the promise of majestic and princely tales as we’ve never seen them before, here’s a round up of the highlights of the past week…
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Princess Eugenie's Wedding Bouquet

Princess Eugenie has chosen traditional bridal flowers for the bouquet she carried into St. George’s Chapel, Windsor for her wedding to Jack Brooksbank. The Princess, ninth in line to the throne, mostly stuck with nuptial shades of cream but, as with the rest of her royal wedding, there were hints of the bright hues of autumn among the blooms. The Princess carried a bouquet made up of white…
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