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Prince Philip was upset about giving up his navy career for Queen Elizabeth II claims new programme, ‘The Crown’

New drama series The Crown is set to reveal the Duke of Edinburgh’s frustrations about being made to give up his Royal Navy career following The Queen’s accession to the throne in 1953. The £100 million drama (believed to be the most expensive television series yet produced for Netflix) illuminates the reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and will explore for the first time on screen the…
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Queen Elizabeth makes the best dressed list

Add “fashionista” to the already crowded list of accolades Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has received in her 90th year. She has been placed on Vanity Fair’s International Best Dressed List in a category of her own. In a “Special Citation,” the Queen is honoured…
History

The Royal Tours of Canada

Anticipation of the Cambridge’s upcoming tour to Canada is building up as we wait for Kensington Palace to officially announce the dates. This certainly is not the first Royal Tour to Canada and won’t even be the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s first trip. The first royal tour took place when Prince William (later to be William IV) visited in 1786 when he was lieutenant of HMS…
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The Queen to Celebrate 300 years of The Royal Artillery

On Thursday, 26 May, Her Majesty The Queen, Captain-General of The Royal Regiment of Artillery, will visit Knighton Down, Larkhill, to attend a Review of the Royal Regiment of Artillery. The Royal Artillery will be celebrating their Tercentenary as they mark a historic…
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Queen makes alternative entrance at State Opening of Parliament for first time in 63 years

In the most public concession yet of her age, The Queen took a lift to the Robing Room in the Palace of Westminster for this morning’s State Opening of Parliament, the first time in her 63 years of attending. The 90-year-old monarch, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, 94, avoided the 26 steps of the Sovereign’s staircase, in a move described by aides as a “modest…
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A lunch fit for a Queen: Inside the Patron's Lunch hamper

When over 10,000 people come together on The Mall to celebrate The Queen 90th birthday this June, there is a fair chance that a lot of them will be hungry. Now, Marks and Spencer has revealed the treats that members of the public can expect to receive in its Patron’s Lunch hamper. The retailer has been tasked with catering for Britain’s largest-ever picnic which will take place on…
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