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Rescue plan for tomb of the English queen who never set foot in her realm

For a Queen of England who never set foot on English soil, her tomb has not been able to find a home either. Berengaria of Navarre was the wife of King Richard the Lionheart for eight years until his death in 1199. Berengaria and Richard had had no children together, and she settled in Le Mans in France. She died there in 1230, and she was buried near Le Mans at the l’Épau Abbey. The monks…
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State & Ceremonial

Arise Sir Philip May - Theresa May's husband to be knighted

Philip May, husband to former Prime Minister Theresa May, is to be knighted for his political service. Upon a recommendation from Boris Johnson, The Queen has signified her intention of conferring a knighthood to Mr May who lived in 10 Downing Street from 2016 to 2019. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has also recommended that a number of individuals are awarded peerages, meaning they will sit…
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Royal Wedding Rewind: The Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer

In the end, it wasn’t the fairytale marriage the world had hoped for, but on 29 July 1981, Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer married in a glittering ceremony that could best be described as a fairytale, watched by an estimated one billion people. Embed from Getty Images Prince Charles and Diana had known each other for several years before they began seeing…
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Royal Wedding Dresses: Sarah, Duchess of York

It was filled with special symbolism for the bride became a popular favourite, too.  The dress worn by the then Sarah Ferguson for her marriage to Prince Andrew on July 23rd 1986 at Westminster Abbey is still one of the most talked about royal weddings gowns of modern times and it’s more than stood the test of time. Embed from Getty Images The bride called it ”the most…
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