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Which royals are buried at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle?

Built-in 1475, St Georges Chapel, Windsor Castle was originally founded by King Edward III in the 14th century and was extensively expanded in the 15th century. Over time, its become the famous site of many royal services, including the Order of the Garter, royal weddings, and burials. With seven places inside the chamber being the final resting place of royals, Royal Central is taking a look…
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The Royal Wedding of Princess Astrid of Norway

When the leading princess of a royal court marries, it’s usually a grand affair with tiaras, sparkle and endless celebrations. But when Astrid, then the de facto first lady of Norway, said her ‘I dos’ in 1961, it was a low key affair that changed the rules of royal romance. Her marriage to Johan Martin Ferner was controversial but the fact that it took place at all signalled a…
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Royal Residences: A brief history of Birkhall

Royal Central is continuing its series which takes a look at the history of several royal residences. Read on to learn more about the Scottish home where Prince Charles had to self-isolate during the coronavirus pandemic. Where is it located? Birkhall is one of the Scottish residences of the British Royal Family which is located on the Balmoral Estate in Royal Deeside…
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Royal Residences: A brief history of Nottingham Cottage

Nottingham Cottage is a small home next door to Kensington Palace, read on to learn more about its huge royal links. Where is it located? Nottingham Cottage, sometimes referred to as Nott Cott, is located within the grounds of Kensington Palace in London. It is owned by The Crown and has been frequently occupied by members of the British Royal Family, as well as royal staff and…
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