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Cliveden: Meghan Markle's bridal retreat and its royal past

From the roof, you can see Windsor Castle, but that’s not nearly the most regal thing about Cliveden in Buckinghamshire where Meghan Markle will spend the night before her marriage to Prince Harry. This palatial house, owned by the National Trust and leased as a hotel, has entertained many royals over the years and was once even home to a regal rebel. As Cliveden gets ready to add more…
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The Royal Myrtle: behind the scenes at Osborne House

With just days to go until the Royal Wedding, we’re getting a feel for how Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will mix modern and traditional for their marriage at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor on May 19th. And there are plenty of royal traditions for them to think about incorporating into their big day. One of the most famous is the inclusion of myrtle in the bride’s bouquet &#8211…
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The Great Seal of the Realm - a piece of history to savour

The Instrument of Consent, the Queen’s authorisation for the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, might be all about this very modern royal couple but we can all admit, now we’re among friends, to being really rather impressed by the Great Seal of the Realm that stars in the photos just shared by the Royal Family. We don’t get to see it all that often and when it does make…
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Royal Wedding Dresses: The Kent Brides

TThe modern brides of the House of Kent have all made history with their royal marriages in one way or another and the gowns they wore on their big day are certainly memorable. Two took centre stage in some of the most ancient churches in England while another was worn at a very modern marriage hundreds of miles from home. They share an air of romance while having striking features all of their…
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