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2019: Our favourite moments

As we conclude 2019 and another decade, the Royal Central editors have shared some of their favourite moments from 2019: Brittani Barger, Deputy Editor: It should probably come as no surprise that my favourite royal event of the year was then Princess Tessy of Luxembourg (now Tessy Antony de Nassau) opening and closing the Professors Without Borders conference in Bangkok on Women…
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The Royal 2010s: How social media changed royalty

The use of social media as a way to inform and communicate is possibly one of the most significant developments of the last decade. It has become crucial to the way organisations operate and it allows people from all over the world to communicate and share content on a…
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The Royal 2010s: The Decade of Duchesses

As the decade winds to a close, let’s look back at the new duchesses of the United Kingdom, the new generation of royal dukes and duchesses in Sweden, and the new heir in Belgium. The Duchess of Cambridge Picture by i-Images / Pool Upon her marriage to Prince William in 2011, Kate Middleton became the Duchess of Cambridge. The title has existed since the 1700s and was extant for…
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The best royal photo of the decade?

The 2010s have been a time of change for royalty across Europe and, as the decade ends, reflections on the years that have passed throwback images that will last forever. For a picture, the capturing of an instant, can tell a story far better than words. In a royal decade…
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The real life royals who have inspired the UK's newest Dame

The award winning author, Rose Tremain, has been made a Dame in the New Year’s Honours List. It’s the latest celebration of a remarkable career which has seen her collect some of the most sought after prizes in the literary world. And several of her most famous books feature royal stories, brought to life through the eyes of her clever characters. Charles II The Merry Monarch is…
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The Royal 2010s: The importance of royal fashion

In the past decade, we’ve seen an absolute explosion of interest in royal fashion, and it’s no big surprise. In the eighties and nineties, it was all about Diana, Princess of Wales, and the Duchess of York. The glamour and fun of those fashions are still being…
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The Royal 2010s: Looking Back at the Accession of King Willem-Alexander

Today we’re looking back at the accession of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, the first Dutch king in 123 years, and the first new monarch of the decade. On 28 January 2013, Queen Beatrix appeared on television to deliver a speech. She began: “As you all know, in a few days from now I hope to celebrate my 75th birthday. I am thankful to be able to do so in good health. At the…
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