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The dazzling display of aquamarines that has only been worn by Queen Elizabeth II

The Aquamarine Parure began as a coronation gift and has morphed into a jewelled legacy between a Monarch and the people of Brazil who contributed, over a period of 15 years, to one of Queen Elizabeth II’s most fashionable and complete parures. And now that set of sparkling gems is in the care of Queen Camilla. Queen Elizabeth II was gifted the beginnings of the Aquamarine Parure from the…
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Queen Camilla reveals secret job

The Princess of Wales has taken in several matches at Wimbledon this year, but The Queen has now made an appearance as well. The Queen and her sister, Annabel Elliot, visited on Day ten of the tournament, where she revealed her previous connection to tennis.  While…
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Why The King & Queen were forbidden to marry inside Windsor Castle

When King Charles & Queen Camilla announced their engagement in February 2005, they wasted no time in setting a date or venue for their marriage. They immediately told the world they would marry in April that year in a civil ceremony at Windsor Castle followed by a service of blessing at St. George’s Chapel later the same day. Yet just a week later, they had to move their civil marriage…
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The Queen appoints a horse to carry the rank of Major - the first mare to ever hold the honour

The Queen has made a Welsh mare the first ever female horse to be named a Household Cavalry Drum Horse. The Shire Horse, who was named Juno by Queen Camilla, will lead the mounted parade at the the King’s birthday parade on Saturday. This is the first time that a mare has ever held such an honour. The horse was formerly called Willa Rose, however, when meeting the mare at Clarence…
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Juno in June: Queen Camilla names new Drum Horse

Queen Camilla gave the Household Cavalry’s newest Drum Horse its name in a ceremony ahead of Trooping the Colour. At Clarence House, the Queen met with members of the Household Cavalry, including the newly-named mare, Juno. According to tradition, Drum Horses receive…
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Queen Camilla makes a poignant tribute to her father as she takes on new military role

Queen Camilla has taken on a new military role and revealed that it’s one her father, Major Bruce Shand, always hoped would come her way. Her Majesty has been announced as the new Colonel-in-Chief of the Lancers, her father’s old regiment. And as she welcomed veterans to Clarence House to mark her appointment, she said ”I think it was always my father’s great…
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