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Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall expecting first child

Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall have announced they are expecting their first child. “Mr and Mrs Mike Tindall are very pleased to announce that Zara Tindall is expecting a baby in the New Year,” a statement released by Buckingham Palace confirmed. Zara will welcome her first child with husband Mike Tindall in the new year. Zara is the only daughter of Princess Anne and granddaughter to…
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The Duke of York joins Twitter

Twitter logo 2012 His Royal Highness Prince Andrew, The Duke of York – father of Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie has become the first ‘HRH’ styled member of the Royal Family of the United Kingdom to join Twitter. Prince Andrew will use the account, sending…
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How Queen Elizabeth II changed the meaning of Queen

She has been, for most of our lifetimes, the only Queen we have ever known. Powerful yet delicate, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, by the grace of God, Queen and Defender of Faith has paved the way for the future queens of the world’s monarchies. Currently there are 2 countries who count queens as their leaders. Those countries are Denmark and the UK. Along with Her Majesty, Queen Margrethe…
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Pregnant Kate is 'doing great' royal protocol expert William Hanson tells Royal Central

The Duchess of Cambridge is just weeks away from giving birth to her and Prince William’s first child. Kate is expected to give birth around mid-July, and when the baby is born the world’s media will be waiting outside the hospital hoping to catch a glimpse of the new heir to the throne. As the Duchess’ due date approaches, we catch up with Royal protocol expert William Hanson on…
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The Forgotten Monarchs - Part 2

The second instalment in this series of blogs focuses on the third Monarch of the House of Stuart, King Charles II. Charles was born on 29th May 1630 at St James’s Palace to the reigning King Charles I and his consort Henrietta Maria (who was in fact the sister of…
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Coronation Admiration

As somebody who was not around at the time of Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation in 1953, in fact somebody who was born nearly 40 years after her accession, it was amazing to watch today the whole thing from start to finish. From the procession to Westminster Abbey, to the procession down the Abbey, the very personal anointing of the Queen to the crowning shortly after and then the magnificent…
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