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The Princess Royal and MND Scotland

As an ALS/MND advocate, I wanted to highlight the Princess Royal’s work with Motor Neuron Disease (MND) Scotland in the United Kingdom as it is a cause extremely close to my heart; MND is the British term for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) or Lou Gehrig’s disease. The Princess Royal at the opening of the Clayton Lodge on 4 July 2019. Photo Courtesy of MND Scotland The…
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The Illegitimate Royals: Eleanor Butler, the woman who almost brought down the Tudors

She was the long dead widow who was used by a king to overthrow his own nephew and yet her name is all but forgotten today. Eleanor Butler was the woman who helped change the royal history of England forever and almost brought one of its most famous dynasties to disaster before they had even secured the throne. But was she also Queen of England? Eleanor never claimed a crown for herself but as the…
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Music royalty Beyoncé nervous to meet the Duke and Duchess of Sussex

Back when she was an actress on Suits, the Duchess of Sussex posed against a brick wall with a bottle of hot sauce poking out of her bag, paying homage to lyrics from Beyoncé’s song “Formation.” Meghan posted the picture on her now-deleted Instagram account, with the caption “The closest I will ever come to channeling @Beyonce #hotsauceinmybagswag #actually #just…
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Is this the best royal wedding dress of all?

We’ve just had another royal silver wedding anniversary although the couple involved is so discreet, it’s perhaps not a surprise that it’s passed pretty much under the radar. Lady Sarah Chatto, niece of the Queen, celebrated twenty five years of marriage with husband, Daniel, on July 14th 2019. And that gives us a great excuse to take another look at her wedding dress. For this…
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