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The best Royal April Fools of 2018

For the first time in 62 years, April Fools Day has fallen on the same day as Easter Sunday. This means it is double the fun for royal reporters, who are tasked with reporting on The Royal Family’s Easter festivities, as well as avoiding any April Fools stories which are lurking about. Here are a few of today’s best jokes: Meghan Markle to join the cast of Emmerdale It has been…
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Queen Victoria and Windsor Castle

Queen Victoria is inextricably linked with Windsor Castle, but these associations, whilst deep-rooted, are in fact not always visible. A statue of her is within the first section of the State Apartments at Windsor Castle and her throne and footstool – presented to her in 1851 – upon which she chose to be photographed officially as Empress of India, is displayed in the Garter Throne Room. A…
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Princess Louise and the Fife Tiara

Amongst the splendid suite of jewels commissioned for Queen Victoria by Prince Albert, features in the permanent exhibition Victoria Revealed at Kensington Palace, when it re-opened in full on 30 March 2018, two magnificent tiaras which were formerly owned by Louise…
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Royal Weddings: The Wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Prince William married his long-time girlfriend Kate Middleton on 29 April 2011. Today, let’s take a look back at the ceremony and the couple. Prince William, the oldest son of Prince Charles and the late Diana, Princess of Wales, was born 21 June 1982 in London. His future bride, Catherine Middleton, was born 9 January 1982 to Carole and Michael Middleton, in Reading. William and Kate met at…
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