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Why is The Queen also The Duke (not Duchess) of Lancaster?

Last week’s announcement by The Duke and Duchess of Sussex to step back as senior royals has caused a renewed interest in royal finances. A significant amount of media attention has been given to the Sovereign Grant and the income given to the Prince of Wales from the Duchy of Cornwall. That income, which was created in 1337 by King Edward III, has funded 95% of the office of the Duke and…
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The Queen is seen wearing hearing aid for the first time

The Queen was pictured wearing a hearing aid on Sunday for the first time. Her Majesty was seen wearing the small electronic device to Sunday morning church service at Sandringham. The 93-year-old monarch joins her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, in making use of the assistive technology which makes some sounds louder and easier to hear. Her Majesty was joined at church on Sunday morning…
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The Royal 2010s: the Diamond Queen

The last decade has given the Windsor’s many happy reasons to celebrate, and the world has joined in on the fun as glamorous weddings were held and babies warmly welcomed. But undoubtedly, the biggest celebration was held for The Queen, herself. February 6, 2012, saw Elizabeth II sit on the United Kingdom throne for 60 years, since her accession in 1952. Embed from Getty Images It…
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A Look Back at The Queen's Royal Year

January The Queen spent Christmas at Sandringham and continued to stay there through February, so news was slow at the beginning of the year. Case in point? Our first story about The Queen in 2019 was titled “Inquiring children’s minds want to know: does The Queen eat…