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Princess Alexandra returns to work following an eleven-week absence after breaking her arm

Princess Alexandra returned to royal duties this week after an eleven-week absence following an accident in which she broke her arm. The Queen’s cousin attended the Winter Graduation Ceremony at the House of St Barnabas in London on Wednesday. The 81-year-old royal broke her arm a few months ago and was told to rest by doctors. As a result of her injury, Princess Alexandra was forced to…
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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…
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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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The Duke of Kent visits the Channel Islands

The Duke of Kent visited the Channel Islands this week with stops in Guernsey and Alderney. It was his first official trip to the islands for over ten years. The Duke’s visit took place on October 17th. His first port of call was Alderney, the northernmost inhabited island in the group which sits around ten miles off the coast of France. The Duke visited the Royal National Lifeboat Institute…
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Royal Bridesmaids: Who is Maud Windsor?

Buckingham Palace has revealed the names of the bridesmaids and page boys at Princess Eugenie’s upcoming wedding to Jack Brooksbank on Friday. One of the children who has been given the special job on the day is Maud Windsor – the grandchild of Prince and…
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Princesses who married commoners: Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy

In connection with the imminent wedding of Princess Eugenie’s and Jack Brooksbank, we take a look at other princesses who have married commoners. Princess Alexandra is the daughter of Prince George, Duke of Kent and Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark and thus a cousin of The Queen. She met her future husband Angus Ogilvy – a British businessman-during a ball at Luton Hoo in 1955. Not…
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Who is the Duke of Kent?

Prince Edward (b. 9 October 1935) has been Duke of Kent since 1942, following the sad death of his father in a flying accident when he was nearly seven-years-old. He is not only a cousin to Queen Elizabeth, by his father who was a younger brother of King George VI, but he is…
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The royals who will be working on the day of Princess Eugenie's wedding

In less than a weeks time, Jack Brooksbank will become the newest member of The Royal Family as he marries Princess Eugenie at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. But despite the big occasion, some senior royals could be absent from proceedings due to a diary full of other commitments. One member of The Royal Family who will not be in attendance at the wedding is the Duchess of Cornwall.
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