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Duchy of Lancaster affords The Queen a bump in pay with an 18% increase

The Queen’s annual income from her private Duchy of Lancaster estate has risen to £16m, an increase of 18%, or £2.4m, on 2014, accounts reveal. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is the current Duke of Lancaster. The title Duke of Lancaster continues to be used, even for a female monarch. The Duchy of Lancaster is a royal duchy held in trust for the Sovereign. It is used to provide income for the…
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Rumours that The Queen is moving to New York City addressed by Buckingham Palace

For those of you may that may have worried that Queen Elizabeth II may be travelling across the pond for a new life in New York City, you may rest as these are nothing but rumours. The property blog the Real Deal reported that a buyer recorded as ‘Her Majesty the Queen in right of New Zealand’ was considering purchasing a condo at Zeckendorf Development’s 43-storey high United…
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The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh give Irish President tour through Windsor Castle

<![CDATA[Today was a historic one in terms of the relationship between the United Kingdom and Ireland – it marked the first ever official state visit to Britain by Irish President Michael D Higgins. The visit began with Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh greeting President Higgins and his wife, Mrs Sabina Higgins, at Windsor and Eton Riverside Railway…
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Prince William hosts first investiture ceremony as he honours Andy Murray

Prince William has taken part in his first investiture ceremony as he steps up to support his grandmother, The Queen. The Duke of Cambridge hosted the investiture at Buckingham Palace on Thursday morning, where he honoured Andy Murray who received an OBE for his services to tennis. Prince William awarded Andy Murray an OBE for his services to Tennis. (Photo: BBC Video) William looked confident and…
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