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Garter Day 2019: the best photos

The Queen joined by Royal Family for the traditional ceremony The Order of the Garter ceremony has taken place at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor. The Queen invested King Felipe of Spain and King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands as Supernumerary Knights ahead of the service as well as formally welcoming Lord Salisbury and Dame Mary Peters as a Knight and Lady Companion…
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A German Princess's memories of Queen Victoria

To Queen Victoria, she was ‘dear Marie Erbach’. That was what the Queen called Princess Marie of Battenberg, later Princess zu Erbach-Schönberg, whose memoirs first appeared in English in 1925, printed by London publishers George Allen & Unwin. Princess Marie…
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Will The Queen go to Lady Gabriella Windsor's wedding?

You know what royal weddings are like. You wait years for one, then three come along almost at once. With Lady Gabriella Windsor, daughter of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, set to tie the knot with Thomas Kingston in May, we will have enjoyed three big marriages within the space of a year. And this latest set of Windsor nuptials might even start the race for wedding number four. Here’s…
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The death of Prince Albert - Part One

In a two-part series, our Historian, Elizabeth Jane Timms, looks back at the death of Prince Albert: Prince Albert, the beloved husband and Prince Consort of Queen Victoria, died on 14 December 1861, at Windsor Castle. So enormous were the consequences of this death, both for the British monarch publicly and Queen Victoria privately, that we can sometimes overlook the death itself, although any…
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Princess Eugenie's charities to be represented at her wedding

With less than 24 hours to go until the wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank at Windsor, more details of the big day have been shared by the Royal Family. Representatives from several charities close to the couple’s hearts will have representatives at Windsor for the wedding. They will join 1,200 people who won tickets in a ballot to be inside the precincts of the castle and see the…
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