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The Duke of Edinburgh - a biography of his life

Prince Philip has served as the Queen’s long-standing companion for nearly 70 years. The partnership with the Queen is said to be one of the great achievements of the Queen’s reign and is certainly one of true love and commitment. Prince Philip has a long list of achievements ranging from militarily to diplomatic. Birth Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark was born on the Greek island…
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The King who was killed by a monkey

Throughout history, many royals have died in brutal and bizarre ways. Royals have been killed in attacks, by illness and by accident. However, only one European royal has ever been murdered by a monkey. That is the Greek King Alexander, who died at 27-years-old in…
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145 Piccadilly: The Queen's Childhood Home

Following her birth on April 21 1926 at the home of her maternal grandparents at 17 Bruton St Mayfair, the baby Princess Elizabeth moved to the house that her parents, the Duke and Duchess of York, had takenat 145 Piccadilly W1. This would be the house in which she would spend the first years of her childhood, as well as White Lodge in Richmond Park.These were the residences where the…
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The pressure of working for the Royal Family

As Royal Central announced that the Duchess of Cambridge would be losing her Private Secretary, Rebecca Deacon, many volunteered themselves as tribute in her place. Although we all know that the chances of an outsider being picked for the job are unlikely, what would it be like to take on the role (or any role for the Royal Family)? Ms Deacon has worked for the Royal Family for ten years, and…
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Was Prince Philip significant in banning women from serving on the Royal Yacht Britannia?

Kelli Finger offers her insight towards the rumours that Prince Philip played a significant role in banning women from serving on the Royal Yacht Britannia. Back in 1975, the Princess Royal was Chief Commandant of women, (Wrens), of the Navy. So it’s unusual that her father, the Duke of Edinburgh, as discussed by the Daily Mail this past weekend was instrumental in banning women from serving…
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