HistoryRoyal WeddingsThe Kents

Royal Wedding Rewind: Prince Michael of Kent and Marie Christine von Reibnitz

On 30 June 1978, Prince Michael of Kent, the younger brother the Duke of Kent, wed Baroness Marie Christine von Reibnitz. Michael is the paternal first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II, and Marie Christine is of German, Austrian and Hungarian noble descent. She is the only daughter of Silesian nobleman Baron Gunther von Reibnitz and his Austro-Hungarian wife, Countess Maria Szapáryde…
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The Queen

Conservative MP starts campaign calling for portrait of The Queen to be displayed in every home

Conservative MP Joy Morrissey plans to write to Prime Minister Boris Johnson as part of an initiative to get a portrait of The Queen in “every home, company, and institution that would like one.” Morrissey, MP for Beaconsfield in Buckinghamshire, launched the initiative along with the British Monarchists Society, of which she is patron. Launching the campaign in a tweet, Morrissey…
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Prince Charles and Camilla

Investitures back as Prince of Wales hands out honours at St James's Palace

On Wednesday, the Prince of Wales held the first group investiture ceremony at St James’s Place since the pandemic began. The Prince honoured 32 recipients from across the UK, recognising them for their outstanding achievements, personal bravery, and services to the UK and British Overseas Territories. Investitures happen twice a year by the Cabinet Office and are hosted by The Queen, the…
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Palaces & Buildings

Take a look at the royals who live at Kensington Palace

Once a small and suburban villa known as Nottingham House, Kensington Palace is now known as a symbol of royal residence in London. New monarchs William III and Mary II chose the modest mansion in 1689 to become their country retreat. Over the years, Stuart and Georgian monarchs transformed the palace into a fashionable residence for Britain’s young royals. Embed from Getty…
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