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The Queen wipes away a tear as she watches her son lead the nation in Remembrance

The Queen was seen to wipe away a tear on Sunday during the Remembrance Day commemorations in Whitehall. Her Majesty watched events from the balcony of the Foreign Office this year alongside the Duchess of Cornwall and Duchess of Cambridge, It was the Prince of Wales who led the nation in remembrance down at the cenotaph – the third time he has done so. The 93-year-old Monarch could…
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Why does The Queen wear so many poppies?

During November, The Queen and members of the Royal Family wear red poppies in memory of the fallen. However, The Queen does not just wear one poppy but instead several. The reason for this is a bit unsure. Some believe it is just one corsage that she wears while others…
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The Queen begins Remembrance commemorations on a visit to Kent

This time of year, the Royal Family takes the time to reflect on sacrifices made by members of the Armed Forces and veterans. While the family takes part in a number of events, The Queen started off this year’s commemorations with a visit to Kent. The Queen visited the Royal British Legion Industries in Kent in part of the charity’s centenary year. The charity supports Armed Forces…
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The Queen to stop wearing clothes with real fur

Her Majesty The Queen is to stop wearing clothes with real fur according to her dressmaker, Angela Kelly in her new memoir, The Other Side Of The Coin: The Queen, The Dresser And The Wardrobe. Kelly said, “If Her Majesty is due to attend an engagement in…
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A special joint engagement for The Queen and Countess of Wessex

The Queen and the Countess of Wessex celebrated the lifechanging work of The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust ahead of its planned closure during a reception at Buckingham Palace Tuesday evening. The charitable foundation, which was created by the Commonwealth Heads of Government in 2012 to mark The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, had a five-year mission to help prevent avoidable blindness…
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Good-humoured Queen insisted she had a speaking role in the London 2012 James Bond film

The Queen’s dressmaker, Angela Kelly, has revealed that Her Majesty insisted she had a speaking role in the world famous London 2012 James Bond film. In her new book, Mrs Kelly says that it was the monarch herself who chose to say ‘good evening, Mr Bond’, in the sketch which saw Her Majesty jump out of a helicopter. In extracts of Mrs Kelly’s new book published in…
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