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The Royal 2010s: Royal Weddings

Today, we continue looking back at the royal decade with the biggest royal weddings in Europe. United Kingdom Prince William and Catherine Middleton – 29 April 2011 Embed from Getty Images Prince William married his university sweetheart, Kate Middleton, after a nearly decade-long relationship, in Westminster Abbey in 2011. Upon their marriage, they became the Duke and…
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Who is Princess Charlene of Monaco?

To conclude our series on the Princess consorts of Monaco, we look at the current titleholder, Princess Charlene – the wife of the Prince of Monaco, Albert II. Charlene Lynette Wittstock was born Bulawayo, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) on 25 January 1978 to Michael and…
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Ninety Years of Grace: the ultimate fairytale princess?

As Royal Central marks the 90th anniversary of the birth of Princess Grace of Monaco, we have a special podcast for you. Deputy Editor, Brittani Barger, explains why Grace is so important in the US while Assistant Editor, Moniek Bloks, looks at Grace’s place in Monaco’s history. And Desk Editor, Lydia Starbuck, asks why one princess could make such a…
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Grace Kelly: The American Princess

Grace Patricia Kelly was born on 12 November 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was well-known as an actress, starring in films like Dial M for Murder, To Catch a Thiefand High Society. She became the Princess of Monaco 18 April 1956 when she wed Rainier III…
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Where will Princess Beatrice get married?

The countdown to the royal wedding of 2020 is already under way even if the happy couple haven’t shared that many details of their big day so far. Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi announced their engagement in September and will take their vows next year. The mother of the bride was quick to scotch whispers that her elder daughter might tie the knot overseas. Sarah, Duchess of…
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The Diamond Engagement Rings of Windsor Brides

Today, we’re looking at some of the diamond engagement rings of Windsor brides. From Queen Elizabeth to Princess Beatrice, diamonds are a classic choice. Here’s Royal Central’s look at the sparkling rings of the brides of the House of Windsor. Queen Elizabeth II – engaged 9 July 1947 Embed from Getty Images The future queen fell in love with Prince Philip at a young age and…
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