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Photographing Royalty: Rory Lewis on Edward, Duke of Kent

For centuries, the royal story has been told through portraits. From the carefully worked likenesses in the earliest manuscripts to the famous paintings that created the concept of king and queen through to the modern age when image is caught on camera, the regal tale relies heavily on visuals. In recent weeks, a new portrait of the Duke of Kent has been taken. It’s the work of top photographer…
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Princess Alexandra returns to Lancaster

Princess Alexandra is to pay a visit to Lancaster at the end of May to open a new building and celebrate two anniversaries which also acknowledge the generosity of some of the city’s previous mayors. The visit, scheduled for Wednesday 29 May, will see her visit the new…
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The Duke of Kent and the Scots Guards

On the 27th February, HRH Prince Edward, Duke of Kent will visit 1st Battalion Scots Guards, who are currently in Cyprus on deployment as part of a peacekeeping mission. The Duke is Colonel of the Scots Guard – who are a regiment of Foot Guards within the British Army – a post he has held since 1974. Her Majesty The Queen is Colonel-in-Chief of the regiment. The Scots Guards were…
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The Windsor Week: royal support for the work of care homes

The support given to people across the UK by care homes has been highlighted this week by two royal visits. The Countess of Wessex toured a new facility in Hampshire while Princess Alexandra popped into a long established facility in Surrey with very old royal links to celebrate its volunteers. Sophie spent Tuesday in Winchester where she officially opened the new home and dementia service, Shared…
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Lady Gabriella Windsor to marry in St George's Chapel in Windsor

Lady Gabriella Windsor, the daughter of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, is to marry next year at St George’s Chapel in the grounds of Windsor Castle. Photo Copyright: Laura McCallen / Royal Central Lady Gabriella is engaged to marry her to her long-term boyfriend Thomas Kingston. Their upcoming wedding will be the third marriage to take place in St George’s Chapel in less than a…
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