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September's most memorable royal moments

As we begin another month, Royal Central takes a look at some of September’s most memorable royal moments: 1 September 1878: On this day in 1878, Princess Alexandra of Saxe Coburg and Gotha was born in Germany to Prince Alfred, Duke of Saxe Coburg and Gotha and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia. The Princess went on to have three children with her husband Ernst II and died in…
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Forty facts about Princess Margaret

On 21 August 1930, one of the most famous royal stories of the 20th century began with the birth of Princess Margaret. The Princess lived an eventful life and died in 2002. On what would have been her 90th birthday, Royal Central rounds ups some of the most fascinating facts about Margaret Rose, sister to The Queen. She was going to be called Ann Margaret, but her grandfather King George V…
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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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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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