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Royal Nursery Diary - Week 4: Paging Mr Sand-Man

It is three in the morning, and all through the house, Not a peep, not a sound… not even a mouse. Ahhhhhhhh… Prithee… Why can’t it be so? For the Sand-Man, little one, is a friend, not a foe… photo credit: Christine ™ via photopin cc Sleepus interruptus. The little red starfish beckons… His screams shatter the silence of the night. Through the open window, a…
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The next generation of Windsors - Part 1

With the recent birth of a future king, the eyes of the world have turned on the British Monarchy. With 3 future kings ready and waiting, people are beginning to wonder: How much change is ahead? In recent months, the senior royals have had their fair share of health issues.
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Who is entitled to a Princess title?

There has been a lot of discussion concerning who is entitled to call themselves a Princess followed by their first name in the British system. Many people get it wrong including the press, or shall I say, frequently the press. Many know by now, for example, that when Diana…
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Royal Nursery Diary - Week 3: Crying much?

It has been two weeks since little Prince George’s grand arrival, and already, he has left a lasting imprint on this great big world that will soon be his to explore… photo credit: Steve Rhodes via photopin cc Fans and “Subjects” Top headlines in the media, commemorative magazines and limited edition royal china, jewellery, cups, t-shirts, blankets, key chains… At…
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Choosing a Royal Godparent

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge show off their son, Prince George of Cambridge, to the world’s media In just a few short months, probably September or October, His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge will be christened into the Anglican Church…
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Anne Neville - The Bad Queen?

Like millions of others last night, I was an avid view of the BBC 1 adaptation of ‘The White Queen’, the reason I choose now to blog on the programme is because of the way Anne Neville was portrayed in last night’s episode. For some unknown reason I never…
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Why the next King James would be James VIII and 'first' King Alexander, Alexander IV

King James VI became King James I of England in 1603, creating the personal union between the English and Scottish thrones. The British Monarchy was formed when King James VI of Scotland inherited the throne of England in 1603. Prior to that, Kings and Queens of England and Scotland had reigned separately. When King James came to the throne of England, he became known as King James I & VI (the…
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Prince William heads back to work

For any new father, getting to know your baby is very important, but with only two weeks statutory paternity leave, it is hard for you to go back to work. This is a problem that is facing Prince William this week after he to returns to work in North Wales. What will this…
Opinion

The Many Facets of Prince Harry

Prince Harry of Walesphoto credit: Glyn Lowe Photoworks via photopin cc When I think about HRH Prince Harry of Wales, many different words come to mind; words like kind, charming, funny, loyal, and loving. Prince Harry is a man with many different facets, or layers. These…
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The world's most eligible royals

Still waiting to meet the Prince or Princess of your dreams? While the Duke of Cambridge is off the list, there are plenty of other royals who have yet to tie the knot. Could it be you? 14. Her Imperial Highness Princess Noor of Iran The eldest granddaughter of the former Shah of Iran and his third wife, Empress Farah, Princess Noor lives mostly in Washington DC. 13. Her Royal Highness…
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