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April Sparkle: Britain's Best Diamonds Part II

Now let’s take a look at five more of the British Royal Family’s best diamonds! Queen Mary’s Lover’s Knot Tiara Embed from Getty Images In 1913, Queen Mary dismantled several tiaras in order to have this, the Queen Mary’s Lover’s Knot Tiara created. Based on a similar tiara worn by her aunt, the Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (the Cambridge Lover’s Knot…
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Alexandría, Last Queen of Iceland

On Christmas Eve 1879, a daughter named Alexandrine was born to Frederick III of Mecklenburg-Schwerin and his wife Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia. This little girl was the first child of the couple who had married at the start of the year; her parents went on…
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The Queen's National Addresses: Moments of History

The Queen is set to address the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth on Sunday evening as the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect millions of lives around the world. When she speaks on Sunday evening, it will be only the fifth time that Her Majesty has made a televised address outside of her annual Christmas message. While three were messages in times of conflict and mourning, one was…
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EXCLUSIVE: Sarah, Duchess of York in conversation with Royal Central

On the eve of her new children’s books, Genie Gems and The Enchanted Oak Tree, being released through Australian publisher Serenity Press, Sarah, Duchess of York discussed with Royal Central reporter, Kylie Wallace all about her new seven-book deal, how her family inspires her writing and Princess Beatrice’s upcoming wedding. Kylie Wallace – Congratulations on your new book deal!
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Elizabeth, Last Empress of India

For many people, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother represented the very heart of Britain. Her steadfastness and dedication to Britain during the Second World War largely defines her legacy. However, she was also the Last Empress of India. Early Life Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon was the youngest daughter and second youngest child of a Scottish nobleman, Claude Bowes-Lyon and Cecelia…
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