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A Canadian Perspective on the Sussex News

Canada has been in the news for a number of reasons lately. Globally, we have come to the forefront, though, as the new possible home of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.  When the news of their potential departure from the Royal Family was released last week, the couple mentioned North America. Given that they had just spent a six-week vacation in Canada, it seemed a logical conclusion.
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Will Harry and Meghan's decision lead to a new Regency Act?

The decision by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to ‘step back’ from being senior royals has raised more questions than it has given answers. And among them are constitutional matters which, in an ageing monarchy, are beginning to take on a pressing need. Yes, we’re talking regencies. At the moment, there are two possible scenarios for someone else ruling on behalf of the…
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The Monarchs of 2020: Europe

As a new royal decade gets under way, thoughts turn to the future and what the coming years will hold for the monarchies which now rule across Europe. Several have seen major changes in the past ten years and all enter the new decade facing challenges as well as triumphs. As this new page turns in the regal story, Royal Central looks at the Monarchs who hold power as 2020 begins. Queen…
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The Royal 2010s: The Decade of Duchesses

As the decade winds to a close, let’s look back at the new duchesses of the United Kingdom, the new generation of royal dukes and duchesses in Sweden, and the new heir in Belgium. The Duchess of Cambridge Picture by i-Images / Pool Upon her marriage to…
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The Royal 2010s: Looking Back at the Accession of King Willem-Alexander

Today we’re looking back at the accession of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, the first Dutch king in 123 years, and the first new monarch of the decade. On 28 January 2013, Queen Beatrix appeared on television to deliver a speech. She began: “As you all know, in a few days from now I hope to celebrate my 75th birthday. I am thankful to be able to do so in good health. At the…
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