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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Wedding: what we know so far

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been sharing more details of their marriage with just over two months to go until they say ‘I do’. The couple are promising a ‘moment of fun and joy’  so to get in that celebratory spirit, Royal Central rounds up everything we know, so far, about the first Royal Wedding of 2018. The Big Day Prince Harry and Meghan Markle get married on May 19th 2018 at…
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A look at the top five royal residences

The British Monarchy has acquired residences across Great Britain through the centuries and moulded them to their own preferences. We look at the top five royal residences, how they were acquired, how they have changed over the centuries and the use that Queen Elizabeth II…
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Royals attend final night of Queen's 90th birthday celebrations

The Queen and Prince Philip enjoyeda spectacularfinale to Her Majesty’s 90th Birthday Celebrations tonight, joining members of their family in the private grounds of Windsor Castle. Arriving in the Scottish State Coach, The Queen, wearing in a sea green dress by Angela Kelly, and the Duke of Edinburgh, in his resplendent Windsor Uniform, both looked in fine form as they smiled…
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Windsor Castle moves to the modern age with new bedding against wishes of staff

Windsor Castle’s beds are getting a modern update with the transformation of traditional eiderdown bedding to duvets. However, the staff at the castle feel that tradition should be kept in place. One member of staff has even gone as far as relating the new duvets to a hotel saying: “They’ll be putting chocolates on the pillows next.” Eiderdowns are flat traditional quilts that…
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A Royal Regency Christmas at Windsor Castle

Are you curious to see how the Royal Family would have celebrated Christmas centuries ago? Windsor Castle has created a beautiful display to show just that in the opulent State Apartments. The Christmas Display is set up to mimic a Regency era Christmas, between 1811 and…
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Throwback Thursday: Windsor Castle fire

Windsor Castle came out of World War II untouched by Blitz that occurred only 24 or so miles away. Decades later on 20 November 1992, it would meet a far different fate in the form of fire that would end up costing close to £40 million. The fire was said to spark by a…
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The Ghosts of Windsor Castle

It is The Queen’s weekend home and is apparently her favourite royal residence. But did you know that Windsor Castle is also the home of many royals from years and centuries gone by. In this piece we explore the ghostly goings on at Windsor Castle and just who haunts the 1000 year old fortress. King Henry VIII The ghost of the second Tudor King is said to be Windsor Castle’s most famous…
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