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Royal Relations: Elizabeth II and Albert II of Monaco

While some links between royal houses are well known and rather close, others are a little more distant and perhaps all the more interesting for that. Royal Central’s summer series looking at royal relations across Europe turns today to Monaco and the United Kingdom. And although the links between Albert II and Elizabeth II might be stretched, they are still there. The connection between…
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Royal Central Roundup: a sombre week

Welcome to the Royal Central round up. Much of this week’s royal news had a serious tone with more details of the enthronement of an Emperor and the sad confirmation of the passing of a princess. There were some bright spots, too, with a special royal birthday and some more summer snaps. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest royal news and find out how…
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The royals who have ruled Greenland

At least we now know what’s likely to form dinner conversation when Queen Margrethe of Denmark hosts President Donald Trump on a State Visit at the start of September. It’s been reported that the US leader has explored the possibility of buying Greenland which is ruled by Margrethe. He’s been told no and, let’s face it, Daisy is one tough lady so personal negotiations won’t come to…
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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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