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Prince Charles and Camilla make their first public visit of 2021 while Prince Philip is being treated in hospital

On Wednesday, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall thanked volunteers fighting the pandemic in their first public outing of 2021. During their visit, the Prince’s father, the Duke of Edinburgh, was under observation at King Edward VII Hospital in London for “precautionary measures.” A palace source said he had been feeling unwell for a few days, and it was not related…
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A hat trick of royal babies for 2021

2021 is proving to be the year of royal babies for the British Royal Family. The Queen will have a hat trick of new great-grandchildren including Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s son, and the upcoming births of the children from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex…
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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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