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The links between British and Romanian royals at heart of latest visit

Her Majesty Margareta, Custodian of the Romanian Crown is this week on a four-day long visit to the United Kingdos with her husband Prince Radu of Romania. It’s the latest in a long line of visits between the two families. The first visit of the Royal Family of Romania to London took place in 1874 when Sovereign Prince Carol I and Princess Elizabeth met with the Prince and Princess of…
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Sadness for The Queen as she marks her loneliest day without Prince Philip

The Queen is marking what many are calling her ‘loneliest day’ – 74 years after she married the Duke of Edinburgh. On November 20 1947, 21-year-old Princess Elizabeth married Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey in London. The marriage would last until Prince Philip’s death in 2021 at the age of 99, making their enduring relationship the longest lasting…
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Back to business - The Queen is seen carrying out duties for the first time since missing Remembrance Sunday

The Queen has been seen carrying out an engagement for the first time since missing the ceremony at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday. Her Majesty held an audience with General Sir Nicholas Carter at Windsor Castle. The Queen was seen walking a few steps to meet her guest as she made her first appearance since having to pull out of Remembrance events with a back sprain. She received…
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Dorothy Wilding, a groundbreaking royal portrait artist

When Buckingham Palace opens its doors for next summer’s Platinum Jubilee exhibition, the iconic portraits of Queen Elizabeth II taken by the first woman to officially photograph royalty will be on display. Dorothy Wilding became the first female photographer to take pictures of royalty. Her portraits of the new Queen Elizabeth II marked the first official portraits of The Queen’s reign…
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