British Royals

How close is King Charles to losing the first Realm of his reign?

In mid-January, Royal Central reported that King Charles III could soon be removed as monarch in one of the Realms in which he is head of state. Andrew Holness, the Prime Minister of Jamaica, instructed his country’s ministers to “move ahead with speed” on bringing about the processes that would see the country transform from constitutional monarchy to republic. But is this likely to…
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British Royals

How Queen Mary brushed off a serious accident with a request for a cup of tea

In the first days of the summer of 1939, an accident befell the Royal Family that led to a widespread outpouring of sympathy. Queen Mary, mother of King George VI, was involved in a car crash. Her son was touring Canada as the country prepared for what felt like a growing inevitability of war when the dowager’s car collided with another vehicle. Queen Mary, in the back seat, was badly bruised…
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King Charles thanks France for the outpouring of memories of his late mother

The last State Visit by a British Monarch to France was almost a decade ago, when Queen Elizabeth II traveled to Paris and Normandy, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh. Now it was her son, King Charles III, who made the trip, and it has been filled of memories of his late, beloved mother. Queen Elizabeth II was remembered in His Majesty’s visit to the French Senate, both in…
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British Royals

Which kings are buried at Westminster Abbey?

Founded in 960, Westminster Abbey, or the Collegiate Church of Saint Peter at Westminster, is a mainly Gothic abbey church in the city of Westminster, London. Near the Thames and the Palace of Westminster, it is one of the United Kingdom’s most notable and recognizable…
Queen Camilla

Queen Camilla and France's First Lady launch new literary prize

Queen Camilla announced a brand-new literary prize as the State Visit to France continued. While visiting the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Queen Camilla and French First Lady Brigitte Macron announced a new, joint Franco-British literary prize, the The Entente Littéraire Prize. The Queen gave a speech in French where she discussed the power and importance of reading. This new…
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