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The romantic history of Sweden's famous royal wedding tiara

It’s among the most unusual pieces in any royal collection and, in recent years, it’s acquired a reputation as the go to tiara for Sweden’s royal brides. The diadem now known as ‘the Cameo’ has a long and romantic history. And since Queen Silvia and Crown Princess Victoria both wore it for their wedding, it’s become the tiara associated with the most royal of…
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Who was the Duchess of Windsor?

Bessie Wallis Warfield – more commonly known as Wallis – was born 19 June 1896 in Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania, to Teackle Wallis Warfield and Alice Montague. Wallis grew up in Baltimore, Maryland. Her father died shortly after her birth from tuberculosis…
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Royal tributes to Dame Vera Lynn who has died at the age of 103

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have led royal tributes to Dame Vera Lynn who has died at the age of 103. Dame Vera, whose songs kept morale going during World War Two, passed away early on June 18th 2020. The official social media accounts of Clarence House were the first to post tributes following the announcement of her death. Sharing images of the singer with both Charles…
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