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Aldingbourne Country Centre welcomes the Duke of Gloucester

The Duke of Gloucester last week paid a visit to the Aldingbourne Country Centre in Chichester to see how the facilities there support adults living with learning disabilities or autism to lead independent lives. “It was an honour to provide a guided tour of our facilities and introduce HRH The Duke of Gloucester to the people we support,” said Peter Stanley, the General Manager of the…
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Who is the Duchess of Gloucester?

Today, let’s take a look at the life of the Duchess of Gloucester. Birgitte Eva Henriksen was born on 20 June 1946 in Odense, Denmark, the youngest child of Asger Preben Wissing Henriksen and Vivian van Deurs. When her parents separated in 1966, Birgitte took her…
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The Windsor Titles: The Duke of Gloucester

The title Duke of Gloucester has long been one of the royal dukedoms associated with the Royal Family and given to one of the sons of the monarch. The current dukedom was created for Prince Henry, one of the sons of King George V. He was also given the titles Earl of Ulster and Baron Culloden – thus having titles in all three areas of the United Kingdom. Prince Henry married Lady Alice…
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The Royal Family attend The Queen’s Christmas dinner at Buckingham Palace

The Queen hosted her traditional pre-Christmas dinner at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday for members of The Royal Family. Senior royals and extended members of Her Majesty’s family are invited to Her Majesty’s Christmas dinner each year at Buckingham Palace – a rare…
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The Royal Family attends Festival of Remembrance

Last night, the Royal Family attended the Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall, which was broadcast live on BBC One. The Royal Family sat in the Royal Box with Her Majesty The Queen at the front alongside the Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall, and Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Other members of the family in attendance included Princess Anne and her husband, Timothy Laurence; the…
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Remembrance Week 2018: the Royal Family's tributes

As Remembrance Week gets underway, the Royal Family will lead tributes around the United Kingdom to those who have given their lives for their country in armed conflict. Remembrance Day takes place on the second Sunday in November, and this year it falls on November 11th…
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Duchess of Gloucester opens new Music School

The Duchess of Gloucester unveiled a new music school at Kings College School, Wimbledon this week. The new state of the art facility includes a concert hall that can seat 200 people and house an orchestra of sixty on the stage. The Duchess was met by Deputy Lieutenant, Ms…
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The Duke of Gloucester returns to work as he and Birgitte mark the 50th anniversary of the Arts Society

The Duke of Gloucester returned to royal duties on Monday as he and his wife, the Duchess of Gloucester, attended an event in Windsor to mark the 50th anniversary of the Arts Society. Prince Richard was forced to cancel a series of engagements last week after falling ill, but he is now back to work and is as busy as ever. The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester attended a lecture in St George’s…
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