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The Queen, Sussexes and Cambridges send messages of support to Australia as it battles a catastrophic bushfire crisis

The Queen, Sussexes and Cambridges have sent messages of support to Australians affected by the worst bushfire crisis in the country’s history. In the messages, the royals expressed their shock over the horrific conditions and praised firefighters, emergency workers and the thousands of volunteers who are still battling to put the blazes out. Embed from Getty Images Queen Elizabeth…
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Which royals are buried at the Crypt at Laeken?

The Royal Crypt at Laeken (near Brussels) in Belgium is the final resting place of the Belgian royals. It is inside the Église Notre-Dame and was built in memory of Queen Louise of Belgium (born Louise of Orléans), who was the second wife of King Leopold I – who had…
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A Calendar of Queens: January

The royal past is peppered with milestones, those major moments that take on an importance all of their own, and Britain’s queens have provided plenty of history worth talking about. From the reigns that started to the rules that came to an end, from the happy arrivals…
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The Monarchs of 2020: Europe

As a new royal decade gets under way, thoughts turn to the future and what the coming years will hold for the monarchies which now rule across Europe. Several have seen major changes in the past ten years and all enter the new decade facing challenges as well as triumphs. As this new page turns in the regal story, Royal Central looks at the Monarchs who hold power as 2020 begins. Queen…
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A Calendar of Kings: January

Each monarch leaves their mark, placing their personality on the fabric of history. And charting those footprints tells a story all of its own. From births to weddings, coronations to the passing of power, the major moments in a monarch’s life have an impact far beyond…
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The Royal 2010s: the Silver King and Queen

As the 2010s come to an end, minds turn to reflection and remembering. The middle of the decade just gone saw special celebrations in Norway for a king and queen who were already well loved and who ended their jubilee even more popular than before. Harald V took the throne of Norway on a cold January day but despite the snow and frost, tens of thousands turned out to celebrate with him in 2016…
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The Royal 2010s: the Diamond Queen

The last decade has given the Windsor’s many happy reasons to celebrate, and the world has joined in on the fun as glamorous weddings were held and babies warmly welcomed. But undoubtedly, the biggest celebration was held for The Queen, herself. February 6, 2012, saw…
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A look back at Princess Anne’s royal year

Princess Anne is regularly one of the busiest members of the Royal Family, completing hundreds of engagements every year – both in support of The Queen and reflecting the many charities and organisations of which the Princess is associated. As we reach the end of 2019, we look at a small selection of the engagements that the Princess has completed this year. January During this month…
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