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A record breaking number of awards for 'The Favourite', the story of Queen Anne

‘The Favourite’, the film about Queen Anne starring Olivia Colman, has won a record number of prizes at the British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs). The movie focused on the monarch’s powerful female friendships, picked up ten gongs at the ceremony including ‘Best Actress’ for Olivia Colman who plays Anne. Also honoured was Rachel Weisz who plays Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough…
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The Prince of Wales at 70

He’s a future monarch and head of the Commonwealth, a husband, a son, a brother, a father, and a grandfather. But as Prince Charles turns 70, the inevitable question arises. What do the years ahead look like for this man whose sole job, in the words of his son Prince Harry, is to “sit quietly and wait?” In the recent BBC documentary, “Prince, Son and Heir: Charles at 70,” we…
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How many successors are there to the British throne?

One advantage of a monarch who reigns for a substantial period is you can potentially see a long line of succession stretching into the future. Prince Charles is heir apparent; he has a son, the Duke of Cambridge who has three children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis. But how far does the line of succession stretch, how long is a piece of string? We must remember in the time…
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Princess Eugenie's Wedding Day Jewels

You can’t have a royal wedding without a bit of sparkle, and Princess Eugenie kept us all happy with the jewels she chose for her marriage to Jack Brooksbank at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor on October 12th 2018. The princess, ninth in line to the throne, also ticked a couple of bridal musts off that traditional to do list with her jewels covering something old, something new and…
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