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Royal Wedding Rewind: the Duke and Duchess of Windsor

It was the wedding that changed the Royal Family forever. The marriage of Edward, Duke of Windsor to Wallis Simpson on 3 June 1937 was the final act of a dramatic series of events that had reverberated around the world. For, of course, the groom had given up his throne to marry his bride and the crisis his Abdication had produced, less than six months earlier, had shaken the House of Windsor to…
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Classically Charles: the flawless style of the future king

When Issue 41 of The Rake magazine hit newsstands a couple of weeks ago, it threw the spotlight on Prince Charles again. But the immediate focus wasn’t on his involvement in public life or the content of the letters to government ministers that have plagued the front pages over recent months, rather, it was how the Prince was dressed which drew attention. Cutting a regal picture on the cover…
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