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Gordonstoun: Prince Charles's school set for documentary series

<![CDATA[Gordonstoun School, which has been attended by pupils including Prince Philip, Prince Charles and Prince Andrew, will be the subject of a new television documentary which is set to be aired in the New Year. The documentary, which will be simply titled ‘Gordonstoun’, will begin filming at the Elgin school at the end of this month and will comprise of six one hour episodes…
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A brief history of heraldry

<![CDATA[ Perhaps one of the most enduring aspects of Medieval England is heraldry. Though it originated in the 12th century, coats of arms and other forms of heraldry continue to be used even today, be it by religious and educational institutions, by countries, and, most…
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History Rewind: Happy Birthday Princess Anne!

<![CDATA[Today in 1950 Princess Anne, the second child to the then Princess Elizabeth, was born in Clarence House at 11:50am. Princess Anne, who today is recognised across the world as a shining example of Royalty putting in hard graft and work, was baptised later on 21 October 1950 in the Music Room of Buckingham Palace. Her Godparents were: Queen Elizabeth (her maternal Grandmother), Princess…
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Top Ten Upcoming Royal History Books

<![CDATA[Before we know it the days will be getting shorter, the dark nights will be setting in earlier and our British ‘summer’ will be over for another year. With this in mind, I have gathered together a list of my top ten royal-related books which will keep you…
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Interview: What was it like to attend a party at Buckingham Palace?

<![CDATA[A few weeks ago, The Brownies celebrated their 100th birthday with a party at Buckingham Palace. The Countess of Wessex and daughter Lady Louise attended the celebration and one Brownie from Newport has spoken to me about her time at The Palace. Millie Leadley is 9 years old and went to the party with her mother, Alexandra. Here is what they had to say about their Royal…
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William, Kate and Harry set to lose press secretary

<![CDATA[The Communications Secretary to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry is set to step down later this year to pursue a new career, retraining as a lawyer. Dr Ed Perkins is perhaps most famous for his role in handing the document to the driver to be taken to Buckingham Palace after the birth of Prince George last year and has worked at the Kensington Palace press office…
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