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Books from Queen Mary's Dolls' House

Books in Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House, which were reproduced in full-size format and published by the Royal Collection in association with Walker Books Ltd, are available as children’s books to purchase fromthe Royal Collection.These little booksare an exact reproduction of the miniature original andareprobably some of the most unique children’s…
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Finding the Grave of Anne of Cleves

For those interested in retracing the steps of Henry VIII’s fourth wife in England, they can of course do so at Hever Castle, the Boleyn seat which was granted her as part of her annulment settlement, at the site of Richmond Palace, which remained hers until her death, together with the Kentish residences of Dartford and Penshurst, the latter of which was offered to her in exchange for…
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The cocktails of the Royal Family

April 21st is fast approaching. Why not celebrate the Queen’s birthday like a royal yourself? After all, she’ll only turn 90 once. Who doesn’t enjoy raising a glass in style more than the Royal Family? Ever wonder what the cocktails of choice for the senior members…
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By Royal Appointment: Supplying the Royal Family

In this new blog series, Royal Central will be looking at some of the famous names that supply their goods and services to the Royal Family and their Households. Which brand of tea does The Queen prefer? Who produces the Duke of Edinburgh’s glasses? What’s the story behind Prince Charles’s favourite brand of whisky? Every Sunday for the next few weeks, we’ll be profiling…
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A Very Swedish Christmas

Next on our tour of Royal Christmas festivities is Sweden. Like any good celebration, the Swedish Royal Family keeps food in focus. With Queen Silvia’s birthday falling on December 23 her needs and wants are always taken to heart. One of her favourites is Weihnachtsstollen, which is a traditional loaf-shaped fruitcake from Germany soaked in brandy and covered with powdered sugar, served with…
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