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Duke of Cambridge takes to Twitter to celebrate England’s Quarter-Final win

The Duke of Cambridge has sent a message to the England squad following England’s 2-0 win against Sweden in the World Cup quarter-finals. Within minutes of the match finishing, the Duke of Cambridge took to Kensington Palace’s official Twitter account to celebrate. The Duke said: “You wanted to make history @England and you are doing just that. This has been an incredible #WorldCup run and…
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The Royal Coat of Arms Explained

The Royal Coat of Arms acts as the official coat of arms for the British monarch. The Royal Coat of Arms features a shield divided into four quarters. The quarters represent the symbols of Ireland, England, and Scotland. Wales does not play a role in the Royal Coat of Arms…
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The Fifteen Princesses of Orange: Mary, Princess Royal

You may have heard of this Princess of Orange before, as the 7th Princess of Orange was also an English Princess. Mary was the daughter of Charles I and Henrietta Maria of France and also the first bearer of the title, ‘Princess Royal’, which was created by Henrietta Maria who wished to imitate the French ‘Madame Royale’ style. Mary was born on 4 November 1631 at St.
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Prince William bestows knighthood upon Rugby legend Gareth Edwards

Prince William took the helm at an Investiture at Windsor Castle on Thursday and was given the chance to bestow a knighthood on Welsh rugby legend, Sir Gareth Edwards. Embed from Getty Images Sir Gareth was named in the 2015 Queens Birthday Honours list. It seemed The Duke of Cambridge was more concerned about the upcoming Rugby World Cup, asking Gareth Edwards for “words of…
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The Battle of Lincoln and The Short Rule of the Empress Matilda

Henry I saw his worst nightmare come true on 25 November 1120. His only son and heir to the Kingdom of England drowned in the White Ship disaster. Without a son, he turned to his only surviving legitimate child, Matilda. Young Matilda had been married to the Holy Roman Emperor since 1114, but when he died in 1125 and Henry’s second marriage to Adeliza of Louvain produced no surviving…
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