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Her Majesty’s bond with 007 at the 2012 London Olympic Games

As with any large sporting event such as the Commonwealth Games or Olympics Games, members of the royal family are always expected to be in attendance to show their support and the 2012 Summer Olympic Games Opening Ceremony held in London was no exception. As this historic and hugely anticipated event began the year of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee, no one, including the Royal Family expected…
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HistoryPalaces & Buildings

A quick guide to Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle was founded almost 1,000 years ago by William the Conquerer and has since been occupied by a staggering 39 monarchs. Her Majesty The Queen has chosen to make this her permanent residence in recent years. This beautiful castle is the oldest and largest…
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The consort's Crown which Camilla will receive

During Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee message , it was announced that it is her ‘sincere wish’ for her daughter-in-law Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall to be given the title of Queen consort when Prince Charles ascends the throne and is crowned King. It has since been announced by palace officials that Camilla will wear The Queen Mother’s consort crown, during that…
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The Palace of Holyroodhouse and its royal ghostly residents

The Palace of Holyroodhouse has been an official royal residence since the early 1500s. It’s currently the official Scottish residence of The Queen. Located in the centre of Edinburgh, it stands in all its grandeur at one end of the royal mile, while Edinburgh Castle is located at the opposite end. Although, it is the setting of the British monarchy’s official Scottish residence…
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The Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Philip’s memory honoured with special limited edition coin to commemorate Armed Forces Day

A special limited edition £5 crown coin has been struck in both silver proof and gold proof by The Royal Mint. Featuring a portrait of the late Prince Philip, it includes the inscription ‘HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 1921 – 2021. The coin’s design was approved by Prince Philip himself back in 2008 during a meeting that took place in his own personal library with…
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