Features

Royal Central looks back: Our favourite moments from 2022

This year saw many celebrations and changes. As we say goodbye to 2022, members of the Royal Central editorial team have shared their favourite moments from the past year. Charlie Proctor, Editor-in-Chief My favourite royal moment of 2022 was The late Queen’s attendance at the Royal Windsor Horse Show. As it turned out, it was the last time we saw Her Majesty at her most relaxed and…
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Features

Who were Queen Elizabeth II's bridesmaids?

It was a wedding that made royal history and brought cheer to a nation still recovering from the Second World War. When Elizabeth, then heir to the British throne, married Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, hundreds of thousands turned out to celebrate with them. Royalty from around the world made their way to Westminster Abbey for the service while huge crowds lined the streets of London for a glimpse of…
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Luxembourg

Back to school with Princess Claire of Luxembourg

Princess Claire of Luxembourg, née Claire Lademacher, married Prince Felix of Luxembourg in September 2013. The couple met during their studies at Collège Alpin International Beau Soleil, a private boarding school in Switzerland. Before that, Claire was enrolled at the Atlanta International School when she was 11, and upon her family’s return to Germany in 1999, she was enrolled at the…
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British Royals

Back to school with Diana, Princess of Wales

Diana, Princess of Wales, was born Diana Frances Spencer on 1 July 1961, in Park House on the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk, the fourth of five children of John Spencer, later the 8th Earl Spencer, and his first wife, Frances. She was initially home-schooled by her…
British Royals

Back to school with Prince Charles

In May 1955, Buckingham Palace made an unprecedented announcement: Prince Charles would be the first heir to the throne to be educated outside the palace and would begin school in January 1957, at the age of eight. Previous princes had received their early education from palace tutors or in military academies, but The Queen and Prince Philip reportedly felt that Charles would benefit from the…
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