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10 things we already know about Princess Eugenie's wedding

Yes, folks, it’s October and that can only mean one thing in the royal world. Well, two if we get a baby Sussex announcement but let’s not be greedy. October means the second royal wedding of 2018. Princess Eugenie of York will wed Jack Brooksbank in just a few days time and in anticipation of the big day, Royal Central is rounding up everything about the event so far. Grab your hat…
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Windsor is in full preperation mode for the #RoyalWedding

With just over a month to go until the wedding of the year, Windsor is rolling out all the stops to prepare for the guests that will ascend on the town to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s big day. With the small town getting ready for the mass of local and global visitors, the council has put plans out to allow everyone enjoy the most of the day. Live footage will be screened along the…
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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…
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Two little known royal weddings at St George's Chapel, Windsor

In addition to the four weddings of Queen Victoria’s children which took place at St. George’s Chapel, two other marriages were performed at St. George’s within the Queen’s family during her lifetime, which are far less known – that of Princess Frederica of Hanover, Baroness von Pawel-Rammingen (1848-1926) in 1880 and Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein (1872-1956) in 1891. The…
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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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Why Charles and Camilla couldn’t wed at Windsor Castle

When the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall announced their engagement in February 2005 they wasted no time in setting a date or venue for their marriage. They immediately told the world they would marry in April that year in a civil ceremony at Windsor Castle followed by a service of blessing at St. George’s Chapel later the same day. Yet just a week later, they had to move their civil…
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