An Overview of the Eight Reigning Queens of the British Isles

The history of the monarchy in the British Isles has been littered with iconic and fabled reigns of kings. From the legendary conquest of England by William of Normandy in 1066 to the stoic courageousness of King George VI during World War II, the monarchy in the United Kingdom has largely been a man’s story. It is worth exploring how some of the monarchy’s most influential reigns have been…
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The Queen

The Queen attends the Royal Windsor Horse Show

It may have been a wet and dreary day but that didn’t stop the Queen from beaming during day one of the Royal Windsor Horse Show on Wednesday. Embed from Getty Images The annual show, which this year runs until 12th May, is just a short distance from Windsor Castle…
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As the Queen celebrates her 93rd birthday on Easter Sunday, here’s a look back at her 13th birthday

In 1939, the year that would see the start of the Second World War and an important visit to Canada and the USA by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the thirteenth birthday of their daughter Princess Elizabeth on 21 April seemed almost insignificant by comparison. The concept of the ‘teenager’, with its connotations of rebellion, was yet to be invented and in any case, would hardly have…
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The Kents

Princess Alexandra and the Royal Star and Garter Homes

Princess Alexandra visits the Royal Star & Garter Home in Surbiton, Surrey on Wednesday 23rd January. The home is one of three run by the Royal Star & Garter charity across England, the others being in Solihull and High Wycombe. These homes are modern purpose-built accommodation which provide support for military veterans either for long-stay care including nursing and dementia support, or…
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Duchess of Sussex's dog, Guy gets children's book

Around May 2018, the internet was positively and humorously aglow with a particular royal pooch. In this photo, the Duchess of Sussex’s prized beagle was spotted hitching a ride with The Queen just shortly prior to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s highly-anticipated nuptials. Despite the fact that the little fellow wasn’t actually invited to the royal wedding, he has his own…
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