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A Year in Review: The Sussex Exit

The 8th of January 2020 is a day that will not be forgotten in royal history. In an Instagram post, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced they would “step back as ‘senior’ members” of the British Royal Family. The announcement came with many questions. Where would the couple live? Would they chose the United Kingdom or move to North America to be closer to the…
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Which kings are buried at Westminster Abbey?

Founded in 960, Westminster Abbey, or the Collegiate Church of Saint Peter at Westminster, is a mainly Gothic abbey church in the city of Westminster, London. Near the Thames and the Palace of Westminster, it is one of the United Kingdom’s most notable and recognizable religious buildings. A traditional place of coronation and burials for English monarchs, it has been the setting for…
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The personal papers of Queen Victoria's father now available online

Through The Royal Collection Trust, the papers of Queen Victoria’s father, Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn are now available online. More than 1,000 documents make up the collection ranging from account records and lesson books to personal and official correspondence. Prince Edward Augustus was born 2 November 1767 at Buckingham House. The fourth son and fifth child of George III and…
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Sandringham Flower Show cancelled due to pandemic

The 2021 Sandringham Flower Show has been called off for another year. The cancellation of the 28 July event marks the second time in peacetime the event has been canceled. In a statement on its website, the Sandringham Flower Show Chairman, David Reeve, said: “While we are all desperately sad not to be returning to the Showground this year as we had hoped to do, we do not feel that we…
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