Royal Olympians: Princess Charlene

Before she became the Princess of Monaco, Princess Charlene was a swimming champion and Olympian in South Africa who competed in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. As the Summer Olympics begin, let’s look at Princess Charlene’s Olympic career. Charlene Wittstock developed a love of swimming in her childhood, which was spent in Zimbabwe (where she was born in 1978) and South…
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The questions hanging over Prince Edward and the Dukedom of Edinburgh

For over twenty years, it was accepted that Prince Edward would one day be Duke of Edinburgh. Prince Philip’s youngest son was lined up for the title by the man himself and the decision was shared on the day that Edward got married, in June 1999. However, it’s now been reported that Prince Charles might be having second thoughts and that Edward might never become Duke of Edinburgh. So…
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Queen Margrethe and the Faroe Islands

Later this week, Queen Margrethe will visit the Faroe Islands aboard the Royal Yacht Dannebrog in her role as queen of the North Atlantic islands. Ahead of her visit, let’s take a look at Queen Margrethe’s history with the Faroe Islands. It was officially confirmed in…

The many marriages of King Henry VIII

Henry VIII is famous for many things but perhaps the most talked about is his penchant for weddings. The king with six wives clearly enjoyed being married even if those he tied the knot with ended up less than impressed. However, Henry didn’t like to make a fuss about his weddings. He preferred a discreet and often private ceremony and several of his brides weren’t confirmed publicly…
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End of an era - The Duke of Kent presents the Wimbledon trophy for the final time after 52 years of service

The Duke of Kent has presented the Wimbledon trophy for the final time after 52 years of service as president of the All English Lawn Tennis Club. His Royal Highness presented the trophy to Novak Djokovic – the Serbian’s third successive Wimbledon win in the men’s singles final. Djokovic overcame his opponent, Matteo Berrettini of Italy, by three sets to…
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