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Royal Weddings: Wedding of Zara Phillips to Mike Tindall

Just months after the high profile wedding of Prince William to Catherine Middleton, Zara Phillips married her longtime boyfriend, Mike Tindall. It wasn’t a wedding full of cameras and politicians but an event with a down to earth feeling. Zara Phillips is the granddaughter of The Queen and daughter of Anne, Princess Royal. Her father, Captain Mark Phillips, an English Olympic gold medal-winning…
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Monarchy Rules: King Edward III

Edward was born on 13th November 1312 at Windsor Castle, the son of King Edward II and Isabella of France. The thirteenth century had not been the most successful for the English monarchy; it had begun with King John and difficulties with the Barons, and King Edward II still…
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The Duke of Kent: Queen Victoria's missing father

We know of course, that Queen Victoria’s relationship with her mother, the Duchess of Kent, whilst difficult in the early years of her childhood and adolescence, gradually improved with her marriage to Prince Albert, becoming one of genuine closeness and affection. The death of the Duchess of Kent in 1861 – nine months as history would show, prior to the death of Prince Albert – provoked an…
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Royal titles in the Scandinavian monarchies

Following the birth of Princess Madeleine’s third child, Princess Adrienne, we take a look at how royal titles are used in the Scandinavian monarchies. Sweden The members of the Swedish Royal Family carry the style of Royal Highness with the title of Prince/Princess of Sweden. At birth, they are also assigned as Duke or Duchess of some Swedish region that they will support and visit in their…
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