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Royal Wedding Flowers: Zara Tindall

This is one royal wedding bouquet you’re not going to miss. When the Princess Royal’s only daughter, Zara, married Mike Tindall in Edinburgh on July 30th 2011, her flowers made a striking impression. For, unusually among royal brides, Zara included a splash of colour among the blooms she carried. This wasn’t just any old burst of brightness. The bride’s bouquet included thistles, a really…
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FeaturesInsightThe Sussexes

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Wedding: what we know so far

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been sharing more details of their marriage with just over two months to go until they say ‘I do’. The couple are promising a ‘moment of fun and joy’  so to get in that celebratory spirit, Royal Central rounds up everything we know, so far, about the first Royal Wedding of 2018. The Big Day Prince Harry and Meghan Markle get married on May 19th 2018 at…
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Opinion

Ten reasons Katherine Parr is a Queen worth remembering

On July 12th 1543, a rather low key royal wedding took place. The groom was Henry VIII and his sixth wife was Katherine Parr, a relatively unknown minor noblewoman who had risen from daughter of a knight to Queen of England in thirty years. The woman who became a royal bride on that Julyday at Hampton Court was also one of her country’s most interesting…
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FeaturesHistory

Mysterious Mary, the queen's daughter

Within the walls of one of England’s most picturesque castles, a queen gave birth to her only child and set in motion a chain of events that would become one of Tudor England’s most intriguing mysteries.  The birth had been much anticipated and much talked…