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ROYAL WEDDING: Princess Alexandra's granddaughter Flora Ogilvy marries at St James's Palace

Flora Oglivy, Princess Alexandra’s 25-year-old granddaughter, married over the weekend in the Chapel Royal of St James’s Palace. Flora, who is the eldest child of James and Julia Ogilvy, married Swedish national Timothy Vesterberg on Saturday. Only a small group of family and friends could attend the ceremony due to strict regulations to try and tackle the ongoing public health…
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Lady Gabriella Kingston releases first single

Lady Gabriella Kingston, the daughter of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, has released her first music single. The song “Out of the Blue” is a jazzy and summery tune that was written by Lady Gabriella and producer Enzo Buono in 2019 for her wedding to…
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Royal Wedding Rewind: Prince Michael of Kent and Marie Christine von Reibnitz

On 30 June 1978, Prince Michael of Kent, the younger brother the Duke of Kent, wed Baroness Marie Christine von Reibnitz. Michael is the paternal first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II, and Marie Christine is of German, Austrian and Hungarian noble descent. She is the only daughter of Silesian nobleman Baron Gunther von Reibnitz and his Austro-Hungarian wife, Countess Maria Szapáryde…
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Royal Wedding Flowers: the Kent Brides

Royal wedding bouquets are often overlooked but they are often filled with significance. As well as the myrtle that’s been a tradition since the time of Queen Victoria, these posies are filled with blooms that nod to history and highlight the romance that has brought a bride and groom together. Here’s a look back at the floral choices made by some of the House of Kent’s royal…
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The Duke of Kent speaks of missing royal visits in message to the RNLI

The Duke of Kent has spoken of his frustration at having to miss royal visits because of the coronavirus pandemic. His comments came in a special message recorded for the RNLI in which he praised the organisation for its tenacity and courage in what he described as ”one of the worst storms” it has ever faced. The Queen’s cousin, who has been patron of the rescue service for…
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