British Royals

King Charles joined by family for Christmas lunch at Windsor Castle

Just days before Christmas, King Charles hosted members of the Royal Family at Windsor Castle for a holiday lunch. The celebration took place ahead of the family moving eastwards for their annual celebrations at Sandringham in Norfolk. The annual get-together typically happens on the Wednesday before Christmas. It represents a relatively rare occasion when the wider Royal Family gathers…
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Royal Christmas

Royal Christmas cards through the years and into a new reign

Through the years, the Royal Family has often sent out holiday cards featuring new or rare photos of themselves and their families. Royal Central is taking a look at the tradition that dates back to the days of King George V and Queen Mary. 1914 King George V and Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth II’s grandparents, sent this greeting to troops fighting in World War I. The card reads…
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Features

A very Windsor Christmas

Nearly 25 years after her grandfather George V became the first to deliver a Christmas broadcast, Queen Elizabeth II would carry on the tradition and create history in her own way. Christmas 1957, The Queen’s Christmas broadcast was televised for the first time. During her message, she spoke on the tradition her late father, George VI passed on to her. She also addressed the nation from the…
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Royal Christmas

A Christmas feast fit for a Royal Family

Every year, the Royal Family gathers at Sandringham in Norfolk to spend the holidays. Between church, a gift exchange, and Christmas dinner, one could say they celebrate just like any other family. In this case, their holiday meals might be a bit more fancy than others. Chef Darren McGrady, who cooked for the Royal Family from 1982 to 1998, gave some insight to Marie Claire UK about the holiday…
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