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Some of the oddest products to don The Queen’s face

After 65 years on the throne, it’s probably safe to say that The Queen has seen pretty much everything – and that includes some truly wacky memorabilia to commemorate her life and reign! Since she became Her Majesty The Queen on 6 February 1952 the beloved monarch has seen her image reproduced in a multitude of ways, on an array of objects, in all corners of the world. Though some will always…
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Who is King Felipe of Spain?

Felipe Juan Pablo Alfonso de Todos los Santos was born on 30 January 1968 at the Nuestra Señora de Loreto Clinic in Madrid, Spain, to then Infante Juan Carlos and Infanta Sofía of Spain. He is their youngest child and only son; he has two older sisters, Infantas Elena (b.
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Writing to royals

Royals from across the world receive countless numbers of letters each year. Many have thought about writing to a specific royal, but they are not sure how to go about it. Royal Central has investigated to help our readers if they want to send a letter to any of the royals across the world. Over the past year, I have sent letters to different royals from varying royal families to see if there…
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Why we'd never see the Queen behind bars

The fount of all modern knowledge – Google – is asked hundreds of thousands of questions, on a multitude of topics, from people around the world every single day. It will be of little or no surprise to hear that a lot of these questions concern the British Royal…
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How much does the Crown cost Canadians?

For Canadian’s the monarchy costs each person as little as $1.53 a year(94p), which is about as expensive as a small cup of coffee at the Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons. The $1.53 doesn’t just cover the Canadian Governor General, who is their representative for the monarchy in Canada. The $1.53 also covers all official residences, staff, administration, travel, security and on top…
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A look back at the Duchess of Cambridge's life

One of the most popular members of the Royal Family, the Duchess of Cambridge comes from humble origins and will one day become Queen consort. Let’s take a look back at the life of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. Birth and Childhood Catherine Elizabeth Middleton on 9 January 1982 at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading, the oldest child of Michael and Carole Middleton. In 1984 she was…
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