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Ninety Years of Grace: the most famous royal wedding dress of all?

It is perhaps the most talked about royal wedding dress of them all. When Grace Kelly, Oscar winning actress and Hollywood superstar, married Prince Rainier III of Monaco on April 19th 1956, she did it in a gown for the history books. The outfit became an instant classic and remains an icon to this day. Embed from Getty Images The dress was picture perfect and that’s not really a…
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British RoyalsThe Queen

Besides Her Majesty, who are the world's longest reigning monarchs?

It is well-known that Her Majesty The Queen, 93, is the longest-reigning monarch in the world. But who follows her in that list? You’ll be surprised to see The Queen on the list several times due to the various Commonwealth countries. Her Majesty The Queen in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Jamacia, Barbados; she’s reigned for over 67 years in the first four. She’s…
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The Illegitimate Royals: Henry FitzRoy, Duke of Richmond and Somerset

King Henry VIII certainly took enough mistresses in his day, but only one of the resulting children was acknowledged: his beloved son, Henry FitzRoy, Duke of Richmond and Somerset. He was born in June 1519, the son of Elizabeth “Bessie” Blount and Henry VIII. Bessie Blount was a 17-year-old lady in waiting to Catherine of Aragon, and she caught the eye of the king whilst his wife was…
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European RoyalsLuxembourg

Sites and sounds from Thailand with Princess Tessy and Professors Without Borders

Take a look at the photos and videos from Royal Central’s trip to Thailand alongside Princess Tessy and her NGO, Professors Without Borders (PROWIBO). If you want to learn more about the organisation you can read our article feature or visit their website here. You can also read part one and two about the trip to Thailand at the beginning of the month. Brittani Barger/Royal Central Tessy…
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