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A look at Sweden's royal christening gown

All big royal events have symbolism attached to them, and when Princess Adrienne of Sweden is baptised, on June 8th, 2018 at the Royal Chapel at Drottningholm Palace, she will find herself wrapped in one of her family’s best-known traditions. The little royal, youngest child of Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill, will be christened wearing the gown that has been used by Bernadotte babies for…
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Memorial to Welsh Princess vandalised

A few weeks ago a memorial plaque which was dedicated to the Welsh Princess Gwenllian went missing from its usual location at the top of Snowdon. It has since been returned to the Princess Gwenllian society by a local man named Rhys Jones, but the plaque was found to be…
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Royal Wedding Rewind: the Duke and Duchess of Windsor

It was the wedding that changed the Royal Family forever. The marriage of Edward, Duke of Windsor to Wallis Simpson on 3 June 1937 was the final act of a dramatic series of events that had reverberated around the world. For, of course, the groom had given up his throne to marry his bride and the crisis his Abdication had produced, less than six months earlier, had shaken the House of Windsor to…
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Brits spent 45% more over Royal Wedding weekend!

Research from the company Paymentsense has shown that people in and around Windsor spent 45% more than the average weekend during the Royal Wedding weekend. The wedding is estimated to have cost £30 million with a large chunk of the budget being spent on defence, but it is believed that it has brought in around £500 million to the economy. There were lots of factors which added to the huge…
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A look inside a Royal Wedding watch party - Nashville style!

The Nashville Westin hosted a watch party in their Decker & Dyer Restaurant where guests of the hotel, local influencers and the public were all invited to watch fellow American Meghan Markle (now The Duchess of Sussex) marry her prince. It all began at 6.00 CDT (when the wedding officially started at noon at St George’s Chapel). Photo: Brittani Barger/Royal Central There were also Royal…
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