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Prince William and Kate's baby becomes first person to get Wikipedia page before being born

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s baby has become the first person to have a Wikipedia page before it is born. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expected to welcome their first child mid-July. The page created earlier this week is called “Child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge,” and says the baby is due to be born on July 13. It also includes information about the royal…
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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…
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Beatrix, Queen of Heartbreak

When Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands officially abdicates on April 30, she will end a 33-year reign that is viewed as one of the most successful in Dutch history. But it is also marred with personal tragedy. In 2002, Beatrix lost her companion and consort, Prince Claus, whom she had married 38 years earlier. Claus had been battling Parkinson’s Disease and had previously dealt with cancer and…
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Elizabeth II, "She Was Born A Queen"

It was the early morning of 21 April 1926, when the surgeon Sir Harry Simpson ended, with great skill, a difficult caesarean section with which it came to light the small girl called Elizabeth. The first doctor’s words were: “She was born a Queen!” They…
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Top 5 Most Beautiful Castles In Britain

There is no doubt that Britain’s history means it has some of the most fantastic residences in the world. We have decided, in a break with ‘strictly royal’ content, we’d provide you all with a list of 5 of the most beautiful castles in England. Hope you enjoy! Blenheim Palace This is one of England’s largest residences, larger than Buckingham Palace, it was used in…
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Queen To Attend Baroness Thatcher's Funeral

Buckingham Palace has confirmed this morning The Queen be in attendance at the funeral of Baroness Thatcher. There was some uncertainty whether Her Majesty would attend, and last night Buckingham Palace had said a decision was awaiting information. It is a precedent as it…
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British Reaction To Baroness Thatcher's Death

Despite Thatcher’s controversial policies and stance, Britain is in mourning for one of its most memorable Prime Ministers. A Tweet from the British Monarchy’s Twitter account said, Her Majesty The Queen The Queen “was sad to hear the news of the death of…
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Margaret Thatcher, 1925-2013

Along with Her Majesty and many conservatives around the world, I am truly saddened at the passing of Baroness Thatcher. But at the same time, I am forever grateful that she lived and fought. She was my Prime Minister as I grew up in the UK, and was a keen influence on my political philosophy during my formative years. Her consistent approach to conservatism and free market principles resulted in…
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