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The godparents of Europe's heirs

As Prince Charles of Luxembourg is christened today, we’re looking at the godparents of Europe’s heirs. The Prince of Wales Embed from Getty Images Prince Charles was born on 14 November 1948 and christened on 15 December of that year. His godparents were King George VI (his maternal grandfather), Queen Mary (his maternal great-grandmother), Princess Margaret (his maternal…
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British RoyalsHistoryInsight

Why is Kenya so important to the royals?

There are hundreds of countries, states and territories which have been visited by members of the Royal Family, but there are few which hold a special and long-lasting place in their hearts. Kenya is one country which has acted as a polaroid for key royal events for several years and is, therefore, remembered fondly. The most memorable link between the royals and Kenya is that it is where…
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British RoyalsFeaturesInsightPrincess Anne and Family

Anne at 70: Save the Children UK

Today we’re looking at another one of The Princess Royal’s longest-standing charitable associations: Save the Children UK. Princess Anne became President of Save the Children in 1970, one of her earliest associations. In that time, she has travelled extensively throughout the country and around the world on behalf of the organisation, visiting South Africa, Mozambique, The Gambia, Ethiopia…
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British RoyalsFeaturesInsightPrincess Anne and Family

Anne at 70: Her best tiara moments

As Princess Anne celebrates her 70th birthday, let’s look at some of her best tiara moments. The Princess Royal mainly uses three tiaras: the Festoon Tiara, the Meander Tiara, and the Aquamarine Pineflower Tiara. At one of her first state dinners, Princess Anne wore the Meander Tiara. The Princess Royal is pictured here at Windsor Castle for a state dinner in honour of President Saragat…
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