The Edinburghs

The Duke of Edinburgh takes the lead during poignant Anzac Day service

The Duke of Edinburgh joined commemorations for Anzac Day in London. The event serves as a national day of remembrance for both Australia and New Zealand and marks the anniversary of the start of the First World War Gallipoli landings. The Duke joined the dawn service at London’s New Zealand Memorial. Following the service, he attended a Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving at…
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Prince & Princess of Wales

What is the Royal Order of the Bath?

The Prince of Wales has been made the Great Master of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath. The appointment was confirmed by Buckingham Palace in a statement on 23 April with several new honours for members of the Royal Family. The Royal Order of the Bath is a military order dates back to the eighteenth century; King George I created the order on 18 May 1725. The name references the ritual…
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British Royals

New honour from King Charles for the Princess of Wales - and a royal first

The King has made the Princess of Wales a Royal Companion of the Order of the Companions of Honour. The Order was founded in 1917 by King George V and recognises contributions to public service as well as to the arts, medicine and science. It is the first time a member of the Royal Family has been appointed to the Order in its history. Buckingham Palace announced the honour on St.
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British Royals

Meet the royals called Louis

Prince Louis is already a bit of a royal superstar, known for his enjoyment of big events including the Platinum Jubilee where he all but stole the show. However, even before then, he was pulling surprises. When his parents announced they were naming their third child Louis…
British Royals

Honi soit qui mal y pense: the history of the Order of the Garter

The Order of the Garter is the oldest chivalric order in Great Britain.  King Edward III founded the Most Noble Order of the Garter. It was officially founded in 1348 but may date back to 1344. Reportedly he was inspired by King Arthur and his Round Table of Knights, but he also may have drawn on other European orders created at roughly the same time. Edward and 25 Founder Knights created…
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