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Royal Wedding Rewind: Prince Joachim and Princess Marie of Denmark

Twelve years ago today, Prince Joachim married his fiancée, Marie Cavallier in Mogeltonder Church, in South Jutland. Prince Joachim and Princess Mariemet while Joachim was still married to his first wife, Countess Alexandra. They were invited to a dinner and, being the only two French-speaking people invited, their host introduced them. Their romance, however, started much…
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King George VI's Winnipeg Speech

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth undertook a month-long tour of Canada in May and June of 1939, visiting every province, the Dominion of Newfoundland, and they also spent a few days in the United States. The tour was more ambitious than any of the previous Canadian tours.
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Royal Wedding Rewind: Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands

Two wedding ceremonies, three spectacular celebrations and one very happy couple. Nineteen years ago, on a string of sunny May days, Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands married Laurentien Brinkhorst in The Hague with a host of royal guests looking on. And while Constantijn was nowhere near his country’s throne, his wedding began a string of marriages that would change Europe’s royal…
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Taking a look at Stenhammar Palace – the Swedish Royal Family's 'Corona Palace'

Since the outbreak of coronavirus, many royal families have had to live their lives quite differently. The same applies to the Swedish Royal Family. King Carl Gustav and Queen Silvia decided to temporarily move from Stockholm Palace to the smaller Stenhammar’s Palace. Let us take a look at this rather unknown Swedish castle which is now the Swedish royal family “corona&#8221…
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May Jewels: Queen Mary's Deal with a Duchess

The Grand Duchess Vladimir Tiara is one of the most impressive pieces in The Queen’s tiara collection. It is one of her favourite tiaras and is frequently worn for different events. It is notable, not only for its sheer size and brilliance but for the fact that it can be worn with either 15 pearls or 15 emeralds hanging from the diamond circles. But how did it end up in the British Royal…
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