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A timeline of the romance between Peter and Autumn Phillips

Following reports that the Queen’s eldest grandson Peter Phillips is to separate from his Canadian wife, Autumn, after 12 years of marriage, Royal Central is taking a look back at their love story. In June 2003, a 25-year-old Autumn Kelly was working as a promoter at the Canadian Grand Prix. Peter Phillips attended the event as he was working for Williams F1 at the time. A friend of…
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A Calendar of Queens: February

Royal history is so rich that the year is peppered with anniversaries and milestones. From births to deaths, coronations to weddings, each month brings the memory of another landmark moment. Britain’s queens, past and present, have written themselves into the history books for all kinds of reasons with plenty of interesting tales attached to February days. As we reach the second month of the…
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A Calendar of Kings: February

Our royal history is filled with major moments and those attached to the monarchs and consorts whose names are all too familiar take on a significance all of their own. Each month, at Royal Central, we’re taking a look at the monarchical milestones that pepper the past and as the year winds on, here is a Calendar of Kings for February. To Crown a King February is rather light on kingly birthdays…
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Who is Crown Princess Mary of Denmark?

Birth and Childhood Mary Elizabeth Donaldson was born on 5 February 1972 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. She was the youngest child of Donald and Henrietta Donaldson. She has two older sisters, Jane and Patricia, and an older brother, John. Mary’s mother died in…
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Six the Musical to debut on Broadway

Welcome to the show, to the Histo-remix- the six queens of Henry VIII are taking over Broadway. Tudor history will be taking centre stage on 13 February 2020 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in New York with Six the Musical making its Broadway debut. Six the Musical, created by Lucy Moss and Toby Marlow, is a fresh look at the six women who married Henry VIII. Not a traditional show, this…
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