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Horses injured in an April London bolt likely to take part in Trooping the Colour

After several royal horses were injured during a bolt through London in April, The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment (HCMR) announced the horses are continuing to make progress in their recovery. Three of the five horses injured are now back on duty and are likely to take their place in The King’s Birthday Parade on 15th June, Trooping the Colour. Two are still recovering in the…
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The story of England's first queen consort: Matilda of Flanders

Every monarchy has to start somewhere. For England, the ”modern” monarchy started with William the Conqueror and his wife, Matilda of Flanders. Matilda was born in 1031 into the House of Flanders. She was the only daughter of Count Baldwin V of Flanders and Adela of France. The Flanders were of strategic importance to most of Europe and England as they served as a “stepping…
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Queen Camilla opens a Coronation Library one year after historic crowning

There was a surprise for primary school children in Islington as Queen Camilla opened a new Coronation Library. The opening comes just after the first anniversary of the day she was crowned alongside her husband, King Charles, at Westminster Abbey. As His Majesty continues his treatment for cancer, the 76-year-old Queen made the journey alone to Moreland Primary School. In partnership with the…
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The Duke of Edinburgh takes the lead during poignant Anzac Day service

The Duke of Edinburgh joined commemorations for Anzac Day in London. The event serves as a national day of remembrance for both Australia and New Zealand and marks the anniversary of the start of the First World War Gallipoli landings. The Duke joined the dawn service at London’s New Zealand Memorial. Following the service, he attended a Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving at…
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