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The Royal Mint: coin portraits of the monarchy

<![CDATA[The idea of currency was created as a system that allows people to exchange goods, but do any of us know what it represents? The Royal Mint has long been in existence, and tells the story of Britain’s history. Over eleven hundred years ago a convention was created that would oversee the production of coins, which would be known as The Royal Mint. Although the first coins in England…
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Official Royal Posts: The Earl Marshal

<![CDATA[The Earl Marshal is a Great Officer of State with a significant role in the arrangement of coronations and other State ceremonies. Upon the death of the Sovereign, he is in charge of organising the funeral as well as the accession and coronation of the new…
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Rivals for the Crown: Royal Siblings - Part I

<![CDATA[When the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcome their second child in the new year, the world will celebrate once more. However, despite the happiness that a royal birth brings to the Royal Family and the public alike, unlike Prince George, this new child will not be brought up as the heir to the throne. And yet, he or she might well become the monarch someday. History tells us the…
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Royal Central interviews Dickie Arbiter

<![CDATA[Dickie Arbiter, The Queen's former press secretary has spent many years at the forefront of royal affairs. From the Windsor Castle fire, to Diana, Princess of Wales's death in 1997, Dickie has seen it all. Now, he is releasing a new book which details his times in the Royal Household as well as personal anecdotes from his early childhood. On Duty With The Queen is now…
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Dress from Queen's younger years to be sold at auction

<![CDATA[ A dress worn by Princess Elizabeth in 1949 is to be sold at auction on 25th September. The dress was made by Norman Hartnell, who dressed Elizabeth while both Princess and Queen as Royal Clothier. It is made from silk and features a floral pattern in pink and white; the dress’s shape shows off Her Majesty’s renowned slim waist of her younger years, which the dress shows to…
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