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What would Meghan Markle's title be should she marry Prince Harry?

With Prince Harry bending the rules of the Royal Family this past week in order to go visit his girlfriend, Meghan Markle in Toronto, rumours are swirling that Harry is serious about popping the question. So should a royal wedding be coming in the not too distant future (and after 2016 the world really could use something to look forward to!), what would Miss Markle’s title be? Should Prince…
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#OnThisDay in 1833 Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, mother of Queen Mary, was born

Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge was born on 27 November 1833 in Hanover, Germany. She was a granddaughter of King George III and great-grandmother of Queen Elizabeth II. Her parents were Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge, the youngest surviving son of George III, and Princess Augusta of Hesse-Cassel. She was the youngest of the couple’s three children. She was christened Mary Adelaide…
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Who is Princess Beatrice of York?

Princess Beatrice Elizabeth Mary of York was born on 8 August 1988, as the first child of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and his wife, Sarah, Duchess of York. Beatrice has a younger sister, Eugenie, who was born in 1990. Princess Beatrice was named after Queen Victoria’s…
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#OnThisDay in 1515 Mary of Guise, mother of Mary, Queen of Scots, was born

#OnThisDay in 1515 Mary of Guise, Mother of Mary, Queen of Scots, was born. Mary of Guise was born the eldest daughter of Claude of Lorraine, Duke of Guise, and his wife Antoinette de Bourbon at Bar-le-Duc in Lorraine on 22 November 1515. A member of the prominent Guise family, Mary (known as Mary of Guise, Marie de Guise, and Mary di Guise depending on the source) was born into a house of…
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Why can Princess Alexandra undertake engagements but Beatrice & Eugenie can't?

As Royal Central has been reporting in recent days, tensions have been emerging between the Prince of Wales and the Duke of York over the question of whether Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie should become full-time working royals. While Prince Andrew is pushing for his daughters to gain more recognition and not be overshadowed by their cousins, Princes William and Harry, the Prince of Wales has…
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