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The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester lead Remembrance tributes at the National Arboretum

To mark this year’s Remembrance tributes, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester led the annual Armistice Day Service at the Armed Forces Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum. Armistice Day is known as the day the Allied powers signed a ceasefire agreement with Germany in France at 11 a.m. on 11 November 1918. This agreement would officially bring World War I to an end. Hundreds of…
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The Duke of Gloucester gets early taste of Platinum Jubilee celebrations

The Duke of Gloucester has had an early brush with the celebrations for the Platinum Jubilee of his cousin, The Queen. During a visit to Nottinghamshire, the Duke came face to face with the logo that will be used throughout the event. The emblem was created by Edward Roberts, 19, a graphics design student and will feature on all official merchandise for the Jubilee. The Duke of Gloucester met…
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The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester attend Chelsea Pensioners Founder's Day Parade

The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester have been out on an engagement while many of the royals are off for holidays. The pair visited the Royal Hospital Chelsea to attend the annual Founder’s Day Parade with the Duke there as the Reviewing Officer.  The Royal Hospital Chelsea is the home of the Chelsea Pensioners. The Chelsea Pensioners, known for their striking scarlet coats, are retired…
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Who was Prince William of Gloucester?

Nowadays, he is referred to as ‘The Other Prince William’, but who was Prince William of Gloucester and why was his life cut so tragically short? On 18 December 1941, Prince William Henry Andrew Frederick was born in Barnet, Hertfordshire to Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Alice, the Duchess of Gloucester. Through his father, he was one of the youngest grandchildren of King George V…
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