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Prince William heads back to work

For any new father, getting to know your baby is very important, but with only two weeks statutory paternity leave, it is hard for you to go back to work. This is a problem that is facing Prince William this week after he to returns to work in North Wales. What will this mean for the new Cambridge family? Well, as far as we know, William is due to go back to Anglesey, North Wales sometime this…
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Why we'll never see 'Princess Catherine'

Many people assume that because the Duchess of Cambridge is a member of the Royal Family (and married to a prince), she automatically takes the title of ‘Princess Catherine’. In this post, I’ll explain why this isn’t the case and why, to the…
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An Interview With Grant Harrold, Former Butler To Prince Charles

This is the second interview in our series. Click here to see our first interview with Andrew Jamieson, the Queen’s official scribe and illuminator. Grant Harrold worked in the Prince of Wales’s household from 2004-2011. You can see Grant’s new business’s site at http://www.nicholasveitch.com, his personal website at http://www.grantharrold.com, follow him on Twitter…
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Queen's & Prince's Consent

Much has been made of the Queen’s and Prince Charles’ apparent veto power over proposed legislation in the House of Commons (see, for example, The Independent and the BBC News).  These ‘veto’ powers have been around for centuries and are part of…
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Just Who Is Cressida Bonas?

As Prince Harry re-introduces the world to his girlfriend, Cressida Bonas, we take a look at just who Cressida is, (how to pronounce her name), whether she’s likely to be a long-term girlfriend for Harry (or more) and more. Cressida Bonas (name pronounced as ‘Cres-seeda’ as helpfully pointed out by Victoria Arbiter on Twitter today) has been romantically linked with Prince Harry…
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Will Prince William Be Prince Of Wales?

It has come to our attention recently that there is some confusion about Prince William and the Duchess Of Cambridge’s placement in terms of entitlement to titles, in order to try and redress this, here’s our short, yet we hope informative guide, to what Prince…
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What Does 'The Crown' Even Mean?

‘The Crown’ is said to be a term synonymous with the Monarch, a term used in legal situations and by Monarchists. But what does it actually mean, and why has something inanimate and useful as a form of Royal headdress been taken to mean the Sovereign of the…
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Sovereign Relations Of Queen Elizabeth II

It is a little known fact that most of the European, and even a lot of other international Monarchs are related to The Queen of the United Kingdom. This goes back to the days when Queen Victoria’s children married out of the family and into overseas Royalty, thus creating relations between the Monarchial heads of state of many countries.In this article, we will list some of The Queen’s…
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