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Prince Andrew criticised for announcing his retirement on The Queen & Prince Philip's 72nd wedding anniversary

The Duke of York has been criticised for announcing that he is to step down as a working royal on the day The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are celebrating their 72nd wedding anniversary. Her Majesty and Prince Philip on 20th November 1947. However, instead of celebrating the occasion on Wednesday, the monarch found herself approving a request by Prince Andrew to step back from public life…
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Another royal wedding ahead: Granddaughter of Princess Alexandra announces her engagement

Princess Alexandra’s family is celebrating some happy news this week as her granddaughter, Flora Alexandra Ogilvy, announced her engagement to former professional hockey player Timothy Vesterberg. Flora shared the news on her Instagram account, posting a gorgeous outdoor photo of the couple showing off her new ring. “We’re engaged! My beloved Timothy asked me to marry him and…
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Ninety Years of Grace: Princess Grace’s first wedding dress

Her gown she wore for her religious marriage is one of the most famous royal outfits ever worn and an icon of the 20th century but Grace Kelly had another wedding dress before that celebrated creation. Grace and Prince Rainier III of Monaco said ‘I do’ in a civil ceremony the day before the church service beamed around the world and for that event, this royal bride wore pink. The two piece…
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The royal wedding that inspired Oktoberfest

The beer tents have been put away, the dancing is done and nearly all of the hangovers have faded. Oktoberfest, the huge beer and folk festival that takes over Munich for several weeks in early autumn, has come to a close just days ahead of a special anniversary. For October 12th is rather important for Oktoberfest. For on that date in 1810 a spectacular royal wedding took place and to celebrate a…
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