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The Duke of Sussex pays tribute at the Field of Remembrance

The Duke of Sussex has paid tribute to those killed while fighting for their country by planting a poppy at the Field of Remembrance in London. Prince Harry’s visit marked the official opening of this year’s memorial in the capital, a commemoration which has now been running for nine decades. This year’s event took place just days before the centenary of the end of World War…
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The Queen visits the City of London

The Queen has officially opened a major new building in the City of London. On November 7th, Her Majesty visited the new Schroders Headquarters to mark a fresh chapter in the history of the firm which has traded in London for over two centuries. The offices, which have…
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King Felipe of Spain marks the centenary of the end of World War One

The King of Spain has marked the centenary of the end of the First World War by commemorating the humanitarian work done by his country’s government and his own great-grandfather during the conflict. Felipe VI viewed some of the letters sent to and written by his ancestor, Alfonso XIII, during the Great War as Spain attempted to help thousands of families across Europe who were affected by…
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Remembrance Week 2018: the Royal Family's tributes

As Remembrance Week gets underway, the Royal Family will lead tributes around the United Kingdom to those who have given their lives for their country in armed conflict. Remembrance Day takes place on the second Sunday in November, and this year it falls on November 11th…

A Week in Royal History: Victoria, Anne and Oscar?

Royalty is a world where the past is as much a part of the present as the future. The past seven days have seen the spotlight fall on celebrations and commemorations in equal measure – here’s the week in royal history. Queen Victoria will be reigning supreme at Buckingham Palace again next year as she is set to take centre stage in the summer opening at the most famous royal residence…
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The royal duchess who went from mistress to matriarch

It was a famous royal love story that shocked as much as it thrilled. John of Gaunt was the ultra-ambitious prince whose desire to be a king almost cost him his life, Katherine Swynford was the mysterious commoner who supplanted a queen in his affections. Their relationship lasted decades, survived a serious separation and ultimately led to the creation of a dynasty which would snatch the throne…
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