The Gloucesters

The Royal Family celebrates the Duchess of Gloucester on her birthday

The Duchess of Gloucester’s ongoing work has been highlighted by the Royal Family on her birthday. The Duchess turns 74 on June 20th 2020. A range of photos of the duchess were shared on the official Twitter and Instagram accounts of the Royal Family along with words of praise for her ongoing dedication to royal duties. There was a reminder of the high level of engagements the Duchess…
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Was Prince William's tragic death kept secret from the Duke of Gloucester?

The third son of King George V and Queen Mary, Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester was born on 31 March 1900. He was the first son of a monarch to be educated at school and went onto study at Eton College. His life was full of tragedy starting with not being able to continue his life with the woman he was having an affair with, Beryl Markham, and having to pay her and her husband hush-money for…
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Joint engagement between Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands and the Duke & Duchess of Gloucester cancelled

The Centenary Reception of the Anglo-Netherlands Society due to be attended by Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands and the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester on Tuesday has been cancelled due to concerns over the coronavirus. An official statement on their website reads, “We have taken this decision with a heavy heart, but it reflects our collective, precautionary judgement, taking full…
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Removal vans spotted at Kensington Palace as royals prepare to move out

Removal vans have been spotted at Kensington Palace as two senior members of The Royal Family prepare to move. The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester have long been planning to vacate Apartment 1 in Kensington Palace to downsize, and now that looks set to become a reality. Prince Richard, who is The Queen’s cousin, and his wife Birgitte, are set to relocate to the Old Stables – a…
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