British Royals

Peeking Behind the Curtain at Buckingham Palace

Reading “Elizabeth The Queen” was my first exposure to the writing talents of Sally Bedell Smith, but it definitely will not be my last. This was one of the better biographies I have read. It was emotional, informational, personal, human, real, insightful and moving. It keeps the mystery of the monarchy, while also letting the reader into the humanness of the monarchy. Every time I had to put…
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Queen Elizabeth II

The Queen To Honour British Film Industry

Her Majesty The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will hold a reception for the British film industry at Windsor Castle on Thursday 4th April 2013, it has been announced. The event will recognise individuals who are involved with the British film industry.  The reception, which will take place in the State Apartments,  will be attended by up to 300 guests, including actors, directors, writers…
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The Edinburghs

Style Queen Sophie [Countess Of Wessex]

“This is a very exciting time for the college and HRH’s patronage strengthens the innovative work that we do and the contribution we will continue to make to the future of the fashion industry.” said LCF professor Frances Corner, shortly after the…
The Kents

"Duke Of Kent Suffered Stroke" Says Buckingham Palace

Yesterday, Royal Central reported that the Duke of Kent had been admitted to hospital and had cancelled engagements for the next 3 weeks. At the time, it was not clear why the Duke had cancelled and what was wrong with him. The Duke of Kent is The Queen’s 1st cousin and closest related cousin. Her frequently performs engagements on her behalf and cancelled an engagement on Monday where he…
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Princess Anne and Family

Peter Phillips Told He Can't Hold Horse Event Around Kensington Palace

Peter Phillips wanted to bring the Global Championship tour to Kensington Gardens for one stage of the event. The Borough council refused planning permission for the showjumping event, which would have taken over part of the park for a month, because it would “fail to preserve or enhance the setting of Kensington Palace or the character or appearance of the Kensington Palace Conservation…
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