The Kents

Duke of Kent and Irish President Michael D Higgins honour war dead

<![CDATA[ The Duke of Kent, President of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC), and Irish President Michael D Higgins unveiled a Cross of Sacrifice to honour Ireland’s war dead at Glasnevin Cemetery, in Dublin on Thursday. The Cross of Sacrifice at Glasnevin is the first to be created in the Republic of Ireland. The memorial serves to honour the approximately 60,000 Irishmen and…
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The CambridgesThe Sussexes

New details of William, Kate and Harry's WW1 commemorations announced

<![CDATA[On 4th August, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge – joined by Prince Harry later on – will attend a number of events in Belgium to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. William and Kate will attend two events in Liège and Mons before being joined by Prince Harry for the final two events of the day in Mons. The Royal couple’s first…
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The CambridgesThe QueenThe Sussexes

William and Harry to launch The Queen's Young Leaders Programme

<![CDATA[The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry will announce that the search is on to find The Queen's Young Leaders of the Commonwealth, by holding a reception in Buckingham Palace on Wednesday. The Programme will run from 2015 to 2018. During this time a total of 240 exceptional younger leaders from the Commonwealth will be bestowed honours at Buckingham Palace. The Queen Elizabeth…
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Palaces & Buildings

Historic Royal Palaces: The Orangery at Kensington Palace

<![CDATA[Next in the Historic Royal Palaces series, we take at look at Kensington Palace's Orangery… In 1704, Queen Anne decided that Kensington Palace was to have a greenhouse. Not just a simple greenhouse to care for her citrus trees during the bitter winter but one crafted in a refined and sophisticated style. With this in mind, The Orangery at Kensington Palace would begin…
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