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September's most memorable royal moments

As we begin another month, Royal Central takes a look at some of September’s most memorable royal moments: 1 September 1878: On this day in 1878, Princess Alexandra of Saxe Coburg and Gotha was born in Germany to Prince Alfred, Duke of Saxe Coburg and Gotha and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia. The Princess went on to have three children with her husband Ernst II and died in…
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FashionFeaturesHistoryRoyal Weddings

Five royal brides who didn't wear tiaras

Royal weddings bring all kinds of expectations and among them is one filled with sparkle and glitter. For we all assume a royal bride will arrive for her marriage wearing a tiara. When the wedding will result in them becoming a consort or consort in waiting, the expectation is even higher. However, some of the most high profile royal brides of recent times have decided to ditch the diadem. Royal…
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British RoyalsHistory

Looking back at the life of Princess Margaret

Princess Margaret, younger sister to Queen Elizabeth II, passed away in 2002, shortly before their mother. The later years of her life were quiet and difficult, due to strokes, surgeries, and accidents. However, she was a popular royal and led a busy life as sister to The Queen.  Princess Margaret Rose was born to the Duke and Duchess of York on 21 August 1930, at Glamis Castle. The younger…
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British RoyalsFeaturesHistoryPrincess Anne and Family

Anne at 70: her royal titles

As the only daughter of the Queen, Princess Anne was always in line for an historic title. But before she became Princess Royal, she was known by different styles and not all of them are that well known. As the princess marks her 70th birthday, Royal Central looks at the titles that have been used by Anne. The princess has been an HRH since birth. She arrived at 11.50am on August 15th 1950…
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