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Prince Harry and The Royal Family to participate in #RugbyWorldCup

News regarding the Royal Families involvement with The Rugby World Cup was announced today. Prince Harry pictured here in 2012 taking in some rugby in Rio. It seems almost everyone will be involved in some capacity as #RugbyWorldCup kicks off in seven days. The event runs from 18 September through 31 October. Prince Harry, who has returned from his time in Africa, will play a vital role in…
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Monarchy Monday: The love story of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip

No questions asked Queen Victoria, and Prince Albert have one of the most famous love stories of the royal family of all time. Although Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip do have one that comes a close second. Princess Elizabeth, Prince Philip and Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent, 1951 It all started when the two met at the wedding of Philip’s cousin, Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark to…
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The Queen

Buckingham Palace denies any political implications in Queen’s State Banquet speech

During The Queen’s current Germany visit, she gave a speech asking for European unity. Queen Elizabeth spoke at a state banquet in Berlin of how her and German President, Joachim Gauck, had seen the rise and fall of Europe during their life time. Remaining politically neutral The Queen added “We know that division in Europe is dangerous and that we must guard against it,” Yet some have…
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Royal Family attends Afghanistan service and parade

Yesterday a service of commemoration was held at St Paul’s Cathedral in honour of veterans and those who died fighting in Afghanistan. The Queen was accompanied by senior members of The Royal Family and Prime Minster David Cameron, among other politicians. Also taking…
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History Rewind: 'Wings' for The Duke of Edinburgh

<![CDATA[ On 4 May 1953, The Duke of Edinburgh received his wings. The Duke was awarded his pilot’s wings in a private ceremony that was held at Buckingham Palace. Air Chief Marshall Sir William Dickson, Chief of Air Staff, present The Prince with the award. Flight-Lieutenant Caryl Ramsay Gordon, Philip’s flying instructor, also was in attendance at the ceremony. He watched as the Duke…
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