Prince Charles and Camilla

Blacksmiths, butchers and prison: Prince Charles spends the day in Gloucestershire

The Prince of Wales visited The Old Prison in Northleach on Tuesday meeting volunteers and members of The Friends of the Cotswolds. The site was built in the 1790s as the Northleach House of Correction, one of four houses of correction in Gloucestershire. Built in the 1790s, The Old Prison was at the time the example of a how a prison could encourage adequate care and rehabilitation of prisoners…
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The Queen

Duchy of Lancaster affords The Queen a bump in pay with an 18% increase

The Queen’s annual income from her private Duchy of Lancaster estate has risen to £16m, an increase of 18%, or £2.4m, on 2014, accounts reveal. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is the current Duke of Lancaster. The title Duke of Lancaster continues to be used, even for a female monarch. The Duchy of Lancaster is a royal duchy held in trust for the Sovereign. It is used to provide income for the…
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Prince Charles and Camilla

A day at the beach: Charles & Camilla attend Ocean Plastics Awareness Day in Newquay

The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall attended an Ocean Plastics Awareness Day to learn about the efforts of local charities at Fistral Beach in Newquay on Wednesday. Embed from Getty Images Participating in today’s event included Surfers Against Sewage and the Marine Conservation Society whose goal is to combat marine litter. Ocean Plastics Awareness Day highlights the work of local volunteer…
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Prince Charles and Camilla

Eat, drink and be merry: Charles and Camilla enjoy their first day as part of annual visit to Cornwall

After wrapping up a very successful week in Wales a few weeks ago, The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall began their annual visit to the South West. A bit of rain did not dampen the spirit of The Duchess of Cornwall during her visit to Padstow on Monday. The theme for their time spent in Cornwall is year’s visit are tourism and supporting local communities. According to their schedule, for the…
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