The Queen

An A-Z of the historic reign of Elizabeth II

A is for Apollo 11, the craft which helped put a man on the moon in 1969. The Queen sent a message of congratulations on the historic event and during her long reign she has also met several pioneering astronauts including Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Queen Elizabeth II whose record breaking reign began on February 6th 1952 B is for Blackpool and for Bolton Wanderers, the two…
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Spain

Spain's royals plan a visit to the White House during a tour of the United States

The King and Queen of Spain will undertake a high profile visit to the United States in the coming weeks. Felipe VI and his wife, Letizia, will spend four days in the country and the focal point of the visit will be an audience with the US President, Barack Obama, in the White House. King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain will visit the United States of America later this month Felipe has met the…
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The Queen

A wave of applause for The Queen at a river based tribute marking her historic reign

People in London are being encouraged to line the banks of the Thames on September 9th 2015 to cheer The Queen as she becomes the longest reigning monarch in British history. Organisers of a special flotilla of boats which will take to the river to mark the occasion are asking residents and visitors alike to stand along the Thames and clap The Queen into history on this very special day. The…
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History

The stories of Queen Victoria's granddaughters: Princess Patricia of Connaught

For a princess who claimed a bit of a royal first at the baptismal font, it’s perhaps not surprising that Patricia of Connaught – known for most of her adult life as Lady Patricia Ramsey – ended up changing plenty of regal rules on her way.  The little girl who was born in Buckingham Palace on March 17th 1886 grew up to be one of the most eligible women in Europe, and when she…
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