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Prince Philip passes 63-year old patronage to Duchess of Cambridge

The Duchess of Cambridge has taken over as patron of the RAF Air Cadets, relinquishing The Duke of Edinburgh of a role he has held for 63 years. Prince Philip, 94, who became the Air Cadets’s Patron after the death of King George VI, passed over the title of Honorary Air Commodore-in-Chief to the Duchess in an audience at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday. It is the first time Kate has…
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British RoyalsThe Queen

The Queen Acknowledges Christmas Tradition

It was revealed last week that Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, had responded to the grandson of a man who had sent her a Christmas card every year for sixty years. In a public Facebook post, Simes told the unlikely yet heartwarming story. His grandfather had always sent Christmas cards to the monarch, ever since he could remember. He first sent a Christmas card to Her Majesty in 1952, and it…
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Duchess of Cambridge visited Centre for Addiction Treatment Studies in Warminster

On Thursday, the Duchess of Cambridge visited Action on Addiction and its Centre for Addiction Treatment Studies (CATS) in Warminster. During her visit, the Duchess met with a former alcoholic and music teacher Anna Elston, 43. She spoke to Catherine about how he was “entrenched in active alcoholism” and could have died because of her actions but has overcome her problems. During her…
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Catherine wears one of Diana's signature tiaras to Diplomatic Reception

The Duchess of Cambridge was spotted wearing the Cambridge Lover’s Knot tiara, one of Diana’s signature pieces, last night to the annual Diplomatic Reception held at Buckingham Palace. The Cambridge Lover’s Knot Tiara was commissioned by Queen Mary in 1913 from Garrard using pearls and diamonds already in her possession and based on a tiara worn by her grandmother, Princess Augusta of…
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