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TBT: Prince Joachim fears the ghosts at Schackenborg Castle

This article was written by Oskar Aanmoen and originally published in 2016. It has been republished in honour of Halloween. His Royal Highness Prince Joachim of Denmark formerly lived with his family in a dignified villa in the district of Klampenborg in Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen. There, the family lived for two years after they moved from Schackenborg Castle in Jylland. Now, the family…
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Changes to the Royal Central website

Royal Central’s website has undergone a design change for the first time in four years. The new design, which makes navigation easier and loading quicker for readers, launched on 25th July – Royal Central’s seventh birthday. A few features of the new site…
British Royals

A Look at the Royal Finances - How is the Monarchy Funded?

If you’ve ever wondered how the Royal Monarchy is funded, or where the Queen and the Royal Family get their spending money, rejoice, because you’ve just found a simple guide that should help you understand this commonly overlooked aspect of British government! There are three primary sources of public and private funding for the Royal Monarchy – The Sovereign Grant, The Privy Purse…
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How Royal Families are Adapting to the Digital Age

The digital transformations which have swept across the entire world would have appeared all but impossible only a few decades in the past. This is to say nothing about how those who lived during the Victorian Era would view our current methods of digital communication.
Luxembourg

OBITUARY: Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg

On 5 January 1921, Jean Benoît Guillaume Robert Antoine Louis Marie Adolphe Marc d’Aviano, or the then Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg, was born in Berg Castle in central Luxembourg to Grand Duchess Charlotte of Luxembourg and Prince Félix. He had four younger…
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Buckingham Palace to host wedding ceremonies as The Queen spots business opportunity

Buckingham Palace is throwing open its doors to happy couples wishing to tie the knot. The London landmark could be the setting for civil weddings from later this year. Ceremonies will take place in the 1844 Room which will be renamed the 1837 room in honour of the year that marriage registration became compulsory in England. The room, a favourite of the Queen who holds many audiences there, will…
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Famed Mayfair Townhouse to Be Turned Into Casino

The historic Mayfair townhouse is one of the most admired Victorian houses on Brick Street in London. The 12,800 square-foot property once housed horse stables, staff quarters, and the Londonderry House mansion. Now, developers have proposed turning the vacated land into a 24-hour casino. History of the Famed Mayfair Townhouse The Londonderry House has a unique and entertaining history. It was…
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