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The Princess Royal visits Household Cavalry after incident which saw frightened horses loose in London

The Princess Royal has visited the Household Cavalry at their barracks in Knightsbridge after soldiers and horses incurred injuries in an incident which saw several animals bolting through London. The horses were spooked by building noise and broke free on April 24th. Several soldiers were hurt. Princess Anne, who is Colonel of The Blues and Royals, visited the London barracks the day after…
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The history of Commonwealth Day

Every year on the second Monday of March, Commonwealth Day (originally known as Empire Day) is celebrated. While the date has some official status in certain member states of the Commonwealth, observances are not specific to this particular day. In most countries, it’s not celebrated as a public holiday. In the 1890s, the holiday was initially created and held on Queen Victoria’s birthday…
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What is Commonwealth Day?

Every year, on the second Monday of March, the Commonwealth of Nations celebrates Commonwealth Day. The goal is to unite 2.5 billion Commonwealth citizens and celebrate their shared principles and values. It also aims to ensure a future of peace.  The day was initially…
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The history of royal Maundy, the ancient tradition Queen Camilla will now carry out on behalf of King Charles

Queen Camilla will distribute Maundy money this year, carrying out the ancient tradition on behalf of King Charles as he continues his treatment for cancer. Her Majesty will take on one of the oldest royal duties of all with its history intertwined in the very origins of the monarchy. Royal Maundy is a religious service in the Church of England held on Maundy Thursday, which precedes Good…
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A royal love story: Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

Their love is perhaps one of the strongest in royal history, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. His early death impacted the rest of her reign as a depressed widow who took every opportunity to pay tribute to her late husband. Albert was Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha…
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The love story of the Prince and Princess of Wales

In 2001, Prince William met Catherine Middleton while they were students in residence at St Salvator’s Hall at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. While the two were close friends at first, it was at a charity fashion show in 2002 that Catherine reportedly caught…
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Edward and Sophie: their love story

If one wanted to be cheeky, one could say this royal love story began with a match. Well, it did when Prince Edward, the youngest child of Queen Elizabeth II, met Sophie Rhys-Jones at a tennis event in 1993. She represented firms across the UK, Switzerland, and Australia before she opened her own agency in 1996, giving herself a busy life for one that would change the moment she and Edward said…
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