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Royal Heritage: author Matthew Lewis on Northampton's Eleanor's Cross

The Eleanor’s Cross at Hardingstone in Northampton is a monument to medieval love. It’s one of a dozen crosses built on the orders of King Edward I in memory of his first wife, Eleanor of Castile. Constructed between 1291 and 1294 at the places her coffin had rested on the way to her funeral in London in 1290, the crosses are famous across the world but just three originals now survive…
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Five minutes with Royal Photographer Samir Hussein

Seeing a picture on the front of the newspaper or a magazine of the Royal Family isn’t anything new, a week can’t go by without a headline story. So it may come as a surprise to many that the man responsible for numerous of said pictures is as humble as he is. I first met Samir (Sam) Hussein at the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto. He and a handful of the other photographers took me…
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Five Minutes with John Challis

The name John Challis might not be instantly recognisable to our readers. But once you see his trademark moustache and hear his infamous laugh, he will be instantly recognisable to millions as Boycie from Only Fools and Horses. Born in Bristol but brought up in South East…
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Five Minutes With... Edwina Currie

As part of our new series ‘Five Minutes With…’, Royal Central will be speaking to an array of well-known faces including celebrities, politicians and royal experts. To kick off our new monthly series, we are pleased to interview former Health Minister and…
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EXCLUSIVE: Interview with the Serbian Crown Prince Couple

In 1941, His Majesty King Peter II of Yugoslavia had to leave his kingdom, when Nazi Germany invaded; this was the start of 50 years of exile for the Serbian Royal Family. King Peter died in 1970 and never had the chance to return to Serbia. His only child, Crown Prince Alexander, returned to Serbia in 1991, and since 2001, the Crown Prince and his family have been living in the Royal Palace in…
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Royal Central speaks to US Invictus captain, Will Reynolds

Before leaving for Orlando, I had the opportunity to interview the retired United States Army captain, Will Reynolds, team captain for the United States Invictus Games athletes. Will was on his way to New York to give a presentation and I was fortunate enough to catch up with him whilst he was traveling by train. Captain William Reynolds is married with four children. All were born after he…
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