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Petition presses for Catholic ceremony for Richard III

There has been yet another development in the plans to rebury King Richard III later this year. A recent petition started to have Richard III’s remains taken to a Catholic chapel will soon be handed to church leaders for deliberation. Following the discovery ofRichard III’s bonesin a car park in Leicester in 2012, it was announced that the late King would be buried in…
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Preview: David Starkey’s Magna Carta

In light of the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta at Runnymede in June 1215, historian David Starkey looks back at the Great Charter and its prominence in history in this BBC documentary. In this hour-long programme, David Starkey will reveal how the Magna…
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Princess Mary's Christmas gift

For millions of people across the globe, tuning in to The Queen’s Christmas Message is a part of their Christmas tradition, and with the internet it is now much easier to view Her Majesty’s broadcast at one’s convenience. The theme of this year’s message (December 2014) was reconciliation, with particular reference to the state of the world 100 years ago as the first of four wartime…
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Royal Peculiars- Queen's Chapel of the Savoy

I have often wondered what a Royal Peculiar is, as the name suggests they sound very peculiar. It’s for that reason that we begin this series on Royal Peculiars though first we must establish just what one is. A Royal Peculiar is a church that does not come under the jurisdiction of a bishop nor does it belong to a diocese, it belongs directly to the Monarch. From its origins in Anglo-Saxon…
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'The year that made The Prince' - Prince Harry's 2014

<![CDATA[Royal followers cannot doubt that 2014 has been a significant twelve months for Prince Harry. Harry has continued to increase his Royal duties this year, taking on a number of engagements on behalf of his grandmother, The Queen, and demonstrating his ability and dedication as a full-time Royal. One might think that Harry could not top last year, which ended with him walking to the…
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