British RoyalsHistory

Princesses who married commoners: Princess Frederica of Hanover

Princess Frederica was born into the House of Hanover in 1848. Her parents were George, Crown Prince of Hanover and his wife, Princess Marie of Saxe-Altenberg. The Princess was also addressed as ‘Her Highness’ when in the United Kingdom due to her descent from King George III. In 1851, Frederica’s father became King George V of Hanover which made Frederica an eligible bride. When Frederica…
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The Sussexes

Prince Harry takes on role as patron of 'Walk of America'

Kensington Palace has announced that Prince Harry is now a patron of the Walk of America expedition. The challenge will see a team of six veterans from both the UK and America take on a 1000 mile trek stretching from the west to the east coast of the USA. The team will be walking for a total of 14 weeks and are set to begin their journey on June 2nd in Los Angeles, which is Prince Harry’s…
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The Yorks

Princess Beatrice participates in triathlon for charity in Sicily

This past week Princess Beatrice travelled to Sicily where she participated in the final leg of the Virgin STRIVE Challenge 2016, an event in aid of Big Change, the charity she founded with Holly, Sam and Isabella Branson in 2012. Princess Beatrice individually raised more than £12,600.00 for Big Change and the total amount raised by participants in the event was more than £965,000. On Tuesday…
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Prince Charles and Camilla

RSPCA may lose royal patronage over countryside sports stance

The RSPCA could lose its royal patronage when Prince Charles becomes King, over concerns it is becoming too involved in the campaign against countryside sports. The Queen is currently the Patron of the animal welfare charity however, according to reports, the Prince of Wales has privately raised “concerns” and disagrees with some of the organisation’s key policies. It has…
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