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Who is Maud Windsor?

Born on the 15th of August 2013 to Lord and Lady Frederick Windsor, Maud Elizabeth Daphne Marina is the first grandchild of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, first cousin twice removed of Her Majesty the Queen and now 47th in line to the British throne. Lord Frederick Windsor is the first-born and only son of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent.  He was born at St Mary’s Hospital in London…
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The First King George

In Dublin, a marker stands with King George’s name Although my name prediction for Baby Cambridge was Arthur, I cannot say I was overly shocked that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge named their new-born son George. Because of his birth, I have started to dig deeper…
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The next generation of Windsors - Part 1

With the recent birth of a future king, the eyes of the world have turned on the British Monarchy. With 3 future kings ready and waiting, people are beginning to wonder: How much change is ahead? In recent months, the senior royals have had their fair share of health issues. Queen Elizabeth was hospitalized for the first time in years with a bout of gastroenteritis; Prince Philip has been in and…
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Who is entitled to a Princess title?

There has been a lot of discussion concerning who is entitled to call themselves a Princess followed by their first name in the British system. Many people get it wrong including the press, or shall I say, frequently the press. Many know by now, for example, that when Diana…
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Royal Nursery Diary - Week 3: Crying much?

It has been two weeks since little Prince George’s grand arrival, and already, he has left a lasting imprint on this great big world that will soon be his to explore… photo credit: Steve Rhodes via photopin cc Fans and “Subjects” Top headlines in the…
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Choosing a Royal Godparent

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge show off their son, Prince George of Cambridge, to the world’s media In just a few short months, probably September or October, His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge will be christened into the Anglican Church of England. As future king, this is a pivotal and important event in the life of the young prince because he will become Head…
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Anne Neville - The Bad Queen?

Like millions of others last night, I was an avid view of the BBC 1 adaptation of ‘The White Queen’, the reason I choose now to blog on the programme is because of the way Anne Neville was portrayed in last night’s episode. For some unknown reason I never…
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Prince William heads back to work

For any new father, getting to know your baby is very important, but with only two weeks statutory paternity leave, it is hard for you to go back to work. This is a problem that is facing Prince William this week after he to returns to work in North Wales. What will this mean for the new Cambridge family? Well, as far as we know, William is due to go back to Anglesey, North Wales sometime this…
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