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Poetry and the Tsarina?

Included amongst the works read as a young woman by Princess Alix of Hesse, later Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna (1872-1918), were – according to letters that she wrote to her eldest sister, Victoria, Princess Louis of Battenberg – Guizot’s Reformation de la Litterature, the Life of Cromwell and Raumer’s nine-volume set, Geschichte der Hohenstaufen(Baroness Sophie Buxhoeveden…
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A Brief History of Frogmore Cottage

With the announcement that Frogmore Cottage will become the residence of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex at Windsor, it is perhaps interesting to briefly review Frogmore Cottage’s history. Contrary to popular imagination, it is not the first time that the building has…
Prince Charles and Camilla

Prince Charles makes unannounced visit to MI5 headquarters amid tension with Russia

The Prince of Wales, who is also the royal patron of intelligence services, made an unannounced visit to MI5 headquarters on Wednesday. His surprise appearance comes after the rising tensions between the UK and Vladimir Putin. The poisoning of Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, has caused much angst between the UK and Russia after it took place on British soil. The Prince of Wales…
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The Queen

Russian media spread news of Queen death rumours

Over the Christmas holidays, fake news stories broke of Queen Elizabeth dying after suffering from a ‘heavy cold’. Screenshots of the alleged report on royal.uk show the headline ‘Death of Queen Elizabeth II’. Further shots show a statement from Her Majesty’s Press Secretary reading: “Prince Charles with the greatest sadness has asked for the following…
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International royals

Claimant to the Headship of the House of Romanov has died

Prince Dimitri Romanov, a claimant to the headship of the House of Romanov, died in Denmark yesterday evening. His wife, Princess Feodora (née Dorrit Revetlow) said he was taken to hospital last week due to a “dramatic decline in health.” She has confirmed he died on the evening of 31 December 2016. Prince Dmitri was born on 17 May 1926 in Cap d’Antibes in France as the second…
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