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Historic Swedish royal necklace up for sale

A historic pearl and diamond necklace worn by a Swedish Queen will be going up for auction in Hong Kong on 12 October. This 19th-century necklace, formally known as the Leuchtenberg Necklace, is thought to be made by jeweller Marie-Étienne Nitot, the founder of the House of Chaumet. Sotheby’s describes the necklace as “composed of two strands of natural pearls measuring from…
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Thousands of Prince Albert's Papers Online for the First Time

Prince Albert’s legacy can be seen across the UK and across the Commonwealth. His name and likeness can be found in museums, towns, and geographical features. He helped to establish several different societies that still exist to this day. The Royal Collection has made over 5,000 of Prince Albert’s papers available on the Prince Albert: His Life and Legacy website.  Prince Albert…
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When the royals meet Bond, James Bond

The world’s most illustrious spy will meet The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on 28 September at the premiere of No Time to Die, the 25th film in the James Bond franchise. Daniel Craig, who has played the famous MI6 agent…
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What will Princess Beatrice name her baby girl?

Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi have welcomed a daughter. Their little girl was born on September 18th 2021 at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and is now eleventh in line to the throne. Following news of her safe arrival, the baby name guessing game has begun. The princess is known for her deep interest in the life and reign of her great, great, great, great grandmother so…
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Princess Delphine of Belgium designs ribbon for breast cancer awareness month

October is quickly approaching, and with it, breast cancer awareness month.  Many European royals are patrons of cancer research and awareness associations, and Belgium is no exception. On Tuesday, 14th September, the Belgian branch of Pink Ribbon launched their 2021 campaign and they did it in the presence of the newest member of the Belgian Royal Family, Princess Delphine. Her…
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