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The big royal wedding anniversaries of 2021

This year will see several royal couples around the world mark very special wedding anniversaries. From first big landmarks to marital milestones, here’s a run down of the biggest anniversaries in 2021. A marital milestone Tenth wedding anniversaries are usually marked with gifts made of tin, to represent the durability needed for a strong marriage. And four royal couples will be…
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Royal Wedding Rewind: King Baudouin and Queen Fabiola

The marriage of King Baudouin of the Belgians and Fabiola de Mora y Aragon, on December 15th 1960, gave a country a new queen and began a royal partnership that would become one of the most successful in modern regal history. The discreet monarch and his equally dignified bride went on to enjoy a long and happy union that would help stabilise the Belgian monarchy after years of turbulence. Their…
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Royal Wedding Rewind: George, Duke of Kent and Princess Marina of Greece

It was a wedding featuring two very popular royals and two ceremonies and it led to one of the most influential unions of the 20th century. The marriage of Prince George, Duke of Kent and Princess Marina of Greece, on November 29th 1934, was a day that changed the House of Windsor forever. The couple matched each other in popularity and royal suitability. The groom was the dashing fourth son of…
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Why does the 20th of November have good and bad memories for the Queen?

Many dates in royal history will churn up positive and negative memories for members of the Royal Family. Perhaps this is most true for the Queen herself, who has been the head of the House of Windsor for almost sixty-nine years. Several key anniversaries define Her Majesty’s reign. Most prominent is likely February 6, the date of her accession to the throne which also marks the tragic death…
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