The Duke of Edinburgh

Drama surrounding Prince Philip's will continues in ongoing legal battle

The Court of Appeal has heard that a judge acted unlawfully when authorising a secret court hearing to decide if Prince Philip’s will should be kept secret without notifying the media. Lawyers acting for The Guardian opened their legal submissions to overturn a decision which prevents members of the media from attending the hearing. The news organisation said it would be a serious…
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The Queen

The Queen arrives at Balmoral for the start of her summer holiday

The Queen has arrived at Balmoral Castle in Scotland as her annual summer holiday gets underway. The 96-year-old monarch was seen leaving Windsor Castle wearing a bright yellow outfit with sunglasses to cope with the unusually sunny weather. Members of The Royal Family will join Her Majesty at Balmoral over the next couple of months, with the summer providing an opportunity for the royals to…
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British RoyalsThe Cambridges

Prince William announces Earthshot is headed to Boston

The Duke of Cambridge made an announcement to share the location of the 2022 Earthshot Awards ceremony.  On their official Twitter account, the Duke shared a video outlining this year’s awards that will be taking place in Boston, Massachusetts. While there is no specific date yet, it will be held in early December and will be broadcast around the world. Five Earthshot Awards will be given…
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British RoyalsPrince Charles and Camilla

The origins of the Duchy of Cornwall

England has two royal duchies: the Duchy of Lancaster and the Duchy of Cornwall. The Duchy of Cornwall is the older of the two.  The Duchy of Cornwall is inherited by the eldest son of the monarch at their birth or when their parent succeeds to the throne. It was established on 17 March 1337 by King Edward III for his son, Edward, the Prince of Wales (known as the Black Prince).  The…
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