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Royal Relations: how Elizabeth II is linked to Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg

Her Majesty The Queen is related to many of Europe’s sovereigns, not in the least because of Queen Victoria’s matchmaking but also because of another woman, Princess Carolina of Orange-Nassau. Princess Carolina was born on28 February 1743 as the daughter of William IV, Prince of Orange and Anne, Princess Royal, the daughter of King George II and Caroline of Ansbach, after whom she…
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The Queen takes in The Windsor Cup

It’s been a busy week as The Queen has taken on six royal engagements. Wearing a vibrant pink outfit, Her Majesty took to the Royal Windsor Cup on Sunday. Embed from Getty Images Off of an ever-present schedule at Royal Ascot, it seemed that Her Majesty was not tired from the week’s events. Traditionally, Her Majesty hands out the trophy at the end of the polo tournament. With Saturday…
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Countess of Wessex reveals how her daughter realised grandma is The Queen

Sophie, the Countess of Wessex, has recently shared how her daughter, Lady Louise realised her grandma is one of the most famous faces in the world, Queen Elizabeth II. Embed from Getty Images During an interview with Sky News, the Countess revealed it was only after Lady Louise went to school that she realised she was related to the British monarch. Embed from Getty Images One particular example…
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Want to visit The Queen's birthplace? Well you're (somewhat) out of luck

With a fair amount of royal residences around the United Kingdom, Queen Elizabeth II sure has her share of property. While some opt to see her most famous home, Buckingham Palace, there are some who may seek out to see the very place The Queen was born. You can still do that, it’s just some things have changed over the years. Born on 21 April 1926 by a Caesarian section at home, The Queen…
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