Prince Charles and Camilla

Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall open newly renovated Hillsborough Castle

On Tuesday, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall visited Northern Ireland to tour the newly renovated Hillsborough Castle.  Set to open to the public on 18 April, the couple got a sneak peek at what visitors can expect. The Georgian castle went under a £24 million refurbishment after an independent charity donated to Historic Royal Palaces.  The Prince’s Trust Charity has also…
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Prince Charles and Camilla

Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall to visit Gwent

It has been announced the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall will visit Gwent on a couple of occasions when they make their tour of Wales at the beginning of July. It is understood that the tour will focus on the work of volunteers, people engaged in rural crafts and some important local and national anniversaries that are being celebrated this year. The first of these will be on Monday…
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Royal Dukedoms: Duke of Cornwall

Back in the mists of time, where fact, fantasy and fiction blur Cornwall may even have been a Kingdom in its own right. However, by the time of the Norman Conquest in 1066, Cornwall was an Earldom and remained that way until 1336. The Duchy was created by Edward III in 1336 to provide his son, Edward the Black Prince with an income. The Duchy of Cornwall was created as a Royal Duchy, and was to…
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