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Box containing Christmas gifts from Royal Family to World War One soldiers discovered

<![CDATA[X Ray images of an unopened cardboard box have revealed a mass of Christmas tins sent to British soldiers on the Western Front 100 years ago. During the First World War the tins made in the thousands and shipped of by the Royal Family to soldiers fighting in the trenches over the first Christmas at war in 1914. A collector, who bought the box at an auction on a hunch, didn't want…
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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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