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Why isn't Zara Tindall a Princess?

One question which has been asked over the years is why Zara Tindall, like her brother, Peter Phillips, does not have a royal title, unlike their royal cousins. They are neither prince nor princess and don’t have the style of HRH in front of their names. Their mother, Princess Anne, is the second child of Her Majesty The Queen and the late Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh. However, only…
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The Legend of the ravens of the Tower of London

The Tower of London is famous for its ravens, also known as ‘The Guardians of the Tower’. This British myth is taken very seriously. Although, it is not known exactly where it originated from or how and when the ravens first took up residence at the Tower, legend has it…
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Picture gallery at Buckingham Palace stripped back for first time in almost 45 years

Over the past month, Royal Collection Trust staff have been carefully removing some 65 paintings, along with beautiful French furniture created by Adam Weisweiler and Georges Jacob and exquisite Japanese and Chinese porcelain from the Picture Gallery in Buckingham Palace for the first time since 1976 as part of the ten year “Reservicing Programme” which began in spring 2017. A lot of the…
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Westminster Abbey’s annual Edwardtide services affected by COVID-19

Westminster Abbey’s annual celebration known as Edwardtide attracts and brings together pilgrims from around the world every year in the month of October to celebrate St Edward the Confessor, who was crowned King of England and ruled from 1042 until he passed away on the 5th January 1066. St Edward was an extremely religious, generous, loyal and peaceful man who was dedicated to his religion…
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British reality show ‘I’m A Celebrity’ to be filmed within haunted castle ruins in the UK countryside

The popular British reality show, I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! is to relocate to the haunted ruins of one of Britain’s remote castles. First airing in 2002, I’m A Celebrity featured a number of well known faces who endure gruelling challenges in the Australian jungle. However, due to the ongoing global health emergency and the travel & quarantine restrictions…
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