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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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Windsor is "99.9%" ready for the Royal Wedding

One week today in Windsor, and the wedding day will be here. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will tie the knot in St George’s Chapel – part of the oldest inhabited castle in the world. We are told that Windsor is 99.9% ready for the event, as the world’s media begin to pour into this historic town with the River Thames flowing through. The Castle itself a focal point towering up in the town…
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Queen Victoria and Windsor Castle

Queen Victoria is inextricably linked with Windsor Castle, but these associations, whilst deep-rooted, are in fact not always visible. A statue of her is within the first section of the State Apartments at Windsor Castle and her throne and footstool – presented to her in 1851 – upon which she chose to be photographed officially as Empress of India, is displayed in the Garter Throne Room. A…
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The first royal wedding at Windsor

Windsor’s first royal wedding took place in the twelfth century. What do we know about this wedding and why exactly did it take place at Windsor Castle? It was the second marriage of the third Norman King, Henry I (r. 1100-35). His thirty-five-year reign was one without…
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Queen Elizabeth hosts the Aga Khan at Windsor Castle

Last night, Her Majesty The Queen welcomed the Aga Khan, Princess Salwa Aga Khan and Princess Zahra Aga Khan to Windsor Castle. The Queen, Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall and Princess Anne welcomed them to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of the Aga Khan as Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslim Community. The Imam of the Nizari Ismailis uses the title of Aga Khan. Prince Shah Karim Al Husseini Aga…
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