History

#OnThisDay Lambert Simnel is crowned as Edward VI

On this day 1487, the pretender Lambert Simnel was crowned as King Edward VI in Dublin. The boy was ten years old at the time, and kept up the pretence for nearly a month before the rebels who supported him were defeated at the Battle of Stoke Field. In August 1485, Henry Tudor took the crown of England under dubious circumstances. During the reign of his predecessor Richard III, the two sons of…
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The Cambridges

Duchess of Cambridge reveals George and Charlotte have a pet hamster

Earlier today, the Duchess of Cambridge made an unexpected revelation about her ever expanding family. While chatting to children during an engagement in the morning, she revealed that her children, two year-old Prince George and one year-old Princess Charlotte have a new pet – a hamster called Marvin. For her first engagement of the day, the Duchess visited the newly built Magic Garden at…
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The Cambridges

Prince William: “I take duty very seriously”

In recent months, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have faced a lot of criticism for their shirking their royal duties, especially when it was revealed that The Queen, who today turned 90, undertook more engagements last year than the couple and Prince Harry combined. In…
The Queen

Everything you need to know about The Queen’s 90th birthday

As all of the United Kingdom gears up for The Queen’s 90th birthday, the focus here at Royal Central is to ensure that you, our readers, don’t miss a single moment of the celebrations. Over the next few days, the team will bring you fun and informative posts about Her Majesty and the events taking place in honour. For now, here is a quick summary of what you can expect from The…
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The Sussexes

Prince Harry to visit Toronto and Florida

Prince Harry is set visit Toronto and Florida next month, to undertake engagements connected with the Invictus Games and his charity, Sentebale. The Prince will first travel to Toronto on May 2nd, where he will attend a number of events to mark the official launch of the…
The Cambridges

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to host reception ahead of visit to India and Bhutan

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are set to take part in a reception held at Kensington Palace on Wednesday, April 6th, a few days ahead of their visit to India and Bhutan. The reception will give Their Royal Highnesses the chance to meet with and speak to young people from India and Bhutan who are currently studying or working in the UK. Their interactions will give William and Catherine a…
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