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Could The Queen rescind King Juan Carlos's membership of the Order of the Garter?

Following the exile of Spain’s former monarch King Juan Carlos, some royal commentators are questioning whether the honours awarded to him by Queen Elizabeth II may be rescinded. As reported in the Daily Mail, Juan Carlos has been honoured both with the Royal Victorian Chain and is also a Stranger Knight of the Order of the Garter. However, if Juan Carlos one day returns to Spain…
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Queen's former Malta home Villa Guardamangia to be turned into museum

The Queen’s former Malta home may turn into a museum that explores the country’s ties to the monarch and The Duke of Edinburgh, who spent part of their early marriage at Villa Guardamangia while Prince Philip was stationed in Malta. Then-Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip spent time at the villa, which had been leased to the Earl Mountbatten, Prince Philip’s uncle, between 1949 and…
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Summer is given the go-ahead for The Queen as she and Prince Philip prepare to leave Windsor for Balmoral

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are preparing to leave Windsor Castle next month to begin their annual summer holiday in Scotland. Her Majesty and His Royal Highness will be joined by their large ‘bubble’ of aides and associates who will be quarantined in Balmoral Castle alongside the monarch. The Sunday Times reports that The Queen is expected to leave for Scotland in early…
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The Queen receives update on military life on video call

We’ve got used to seeing royalty on video calls in these past months but there’s something different about it when the Queen is involved. And although the latest video call made by Her Majesty isn’t the first she’s shared with the world, it’s still a first in its own way. For the Queen has received one of her regular updates on military life via WebEx. Hearing…
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