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How To Receive An Honour From Her Majesty The Queen

As Sovereign, Her Majesty The Queen is considered font of all honour in the United Kingdom. She has ultimate authority over issuing honours and titles to citizens. Several of the most notable orders of chivalry are now issued on the advise of the government and with the consent of the Her Majesty. In this week’s feature article, we explore just what needs to be done to receive an honour from…
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Why Is Prince Edward An Earl, Not A Duke?

In any Royal commentator’s books, the announcement in 1999 that Prince Edward would be made an Earl and not a Duke on his wedding day gave quite a shock. By tradition, male children of the sovereign receive a Dukedom on their wedding day, therefore making their new…
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What's It Like To Work For The Queen?

For some people, working with royalty seems like the ideal job, but what’s it like? Well, very few people seem to know, so we thought we’d uncover the secrets and give you an insight into what it’s like to work in one of the most prestigious institutions in…
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Is The Queen Really Above The Law?

For centuries, the reigning Monarch in Britain has been considered the font of justice. But what does this mean, and does it mean The Queen can do whatever she wants without legal repercussions? We’re about to take a look back at the days when Monarchs played a vital role in administering justice to give an accurate and direct answer. Many hundreds of years ago, the reigning Monarchs of…
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Top 10 Royal Myths - Busted

Royal myths – in light of various articles on our site pointing to different myths that surprising amount of people believe, we thought we’d compile our top ten royal myths that are commonly believed plus an explanation of the truth behind it. 1. “The Queen…
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What is 'Primogeniture' and How Does It Affect The Royal Baby?

Without doubt, one of the most anticipated arrivals of 2013 is the impending Royal Baby. The reason that this baby is more anticipated than previous royal babies is two-fold. For one, it is a child of The Duchess Of Cambridge, one of the most popular members of the modern Royal Family. For second, this child, regardless of gender, will grow up to reign over Britain and all the Commonwealth…
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Why Does The Queen Have Two Birthdays?

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was born on 21st April 1926, but for some seemingly bizarre reason, her birthday is celebrated on the first Saturday of June. She has two birthdays!For as long as I’ve been involved with Royal Central, by far one of the most commonly…