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William and Kate appoint their first Equerry

<![CDATA[The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have appointed their first equerry to their household earlier this year, The Courtier has discovered, another sign of an increasing yet inevitable focus on royal duties for the couple. Captain Florian Graham-Watson, an officer from the Irish Guards, has been seconded to the Duke and Duchess’s household since the beginning of the year and even…
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Her Majesty's Prime Ministers

<![CDATA[Queen Elizabeth II has only been on the Throne for five years, and is about to embark upon new weekly audiences with a new Prime Minister. In the continuation of this series of blogs, we will be looking at the life and times of The Queen's third premier, Harold Macmillan. Born on the 10th February 1894, Maurice Harold Macmillan was brought into the world at 52 Cadogan Place in…
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Her Majesty's prime ministers

<![CDATA[In the second of this blog series, we will be taking a look at Queen Elizabeth II's second prime minister. He was prime minister from 6th April 1955 until 10th January 1957, and his name was Anthony Eden. Robert Anthony Eden was born on 12th June 1897 at…
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Lords bill gives new hope to battle for women to inherit titles

<![CDATA[As the present parliamentary session drew to a close yesterday one bill of particular interest to those following the long-running debate on woman and the peerage was notably absent. The Equality (titles) bill was introduced to the House of Lords on 13th May last year and sought to allow for the holder of a peerage to petition the Lord Chancellor to allow their title to be inherited…
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Her Majesty's prime ministers

<![CDATA[Milk cost 2p a pint; meat and sugar were still rationed and the average house price was £1891. The year was 1952 and on the 6th February that year, Princess Elizabeth, daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, ascended the throne as Queen Elizabeth II. 62 years later and our Queen is still going strong and, unbelievably, is on her twelfth prime minister. So here, in this series…
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