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Prince Charles records birthday message for Queen

The Prince of Wales has wished his mother The Queen a very happy birthday in a Shakespearean tribute broadcast. Prince Charles read a passage from William Shakespeare’s Henry VIII and said: “She shall be, to the happiness of England, an aged princess; many days shall see her, and yet no day without a deed to crown it.” The heir to the throne personally chose this reading in…
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The Christening of Her Majesty The Queen - 29 May 1926

On 29 May 1926, the christening of the future Queen Elizabeth II, took place. The baptismal service was performed at the private chapel at Buckingham Palace and the occasion of HM The Queen’s 91st birthday provides a pleasant opportunity to revisit this important event. Photographs were made of the Duchess of York leaving 17 Bruton Street in her wedding attire to make her way to Westminster…
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Everything you need to know about The Queen’s 90th birthday

As all of the United Kingdom gears up for The Queen’s 90th birthday, the focus here at Royal Central is to ensure that you, our readers, don’t miss a single moment of the celebrations. Over the next few days, the team will bring you fun and informative posts about Her Majesty and the events taking place in honour. For now, here is a quick summary of what you can expect from The…
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"Do you know The Queen?" Her Majesty jokes with tourists who didn't recognise her

The Queen often walks around the grounds of Balmoral completely unnoticed because she doesn’t wear her tiara, according to a former royal protection officer. Speaking to The Times, Richard Griffin said that she is so unrecognisable, a group of tourists once had a long chat with her, not knowing that they were speaking to The Monarch. However, Mr Griffin said that The Queen did not want to blow…
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