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Royal Moments: When King George VI Competed at Wimbledon

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 23, 2020 6:51:34 PM

 

On 24th June 1907, Prince George and Princess Mary of Wales – later crowned King George V and Queen Mary – became the first members of the monarchy to join the crowds at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. The Prince enjoyed the game so much that he became the club’s president later that year.

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Topics: King Goerge VI

Royal News Round Up – 17th January

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 23, 2020 6:48:55 PM

 

This week the Royals have returned to their duties in full force after the festive period. From the centenary of a war poet’s death to alfresco pizza-making, we take a look back at the latest week of the Royal calendar.

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Topics: kate, william, Meghan, Harry

Royal Moments: When the King Exploded

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 23, 2020 6:33:45 PM

 

William the Conqueror was not a well-loved King. In fact, he was more commonly known as William the Bastard during his lifetime, in reference to having being born out of wedlock to Duke Robert I of Normandy and a comparatively low-born woman named Herleva.

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Topics: royals, William I

Royal News Round Up – 25th January

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 23, 2020 6:31:56 PM

 

From rumoured Royal babies to biographers bringing up the past, the Royal Family is never far away from the headlines. We have rounded up the the highlights of Royal coverage from the past week to ensure you don’t miss out on any regal revelations.

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Topics: william, Kate Middleton, Camilla, royals

Royal Moments: When The Queen Sent Her First Email…in 1976

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 23, 2020 6:28:45 PM

 

More than 40 years ago, Queen Elizabeth II became the world’s first monarch to send an email – before the Internet was even invented.

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Topics: The Queen

Royal News Round Up – 1st February

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 23, 2020 6:27:14 PM

 

From cute nicknames to the future of Buckingham Palace, get your weekly regal fix in this week’s Royal News Round Up.

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Topics: The Queen, Prince Philip, Prince William

Royal Moments: When Queen Victoria Had Her Knickers Stolen

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 23, 2020 6:25:29 PM

 

Celebrity stalkers may seem like a peculiarly modern phenomenon – particularly with social media bringing stars closer to their public than ever before – but they’ve been around far longer than you might have thought.

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Topics: Queen Victoria

Royal News Round Up – 8th February

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 23, 2020 6:23:55 PM

 

From regal  anniversaries to family tension, each week we discover something new about the British Royal Family. If you can’t get enough of the Windsors, read on for True Royalty’s royal news round up!

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Topics: The Queen, Kate Middleton, royals

Royal Moments: When The Queen Went Incognito in Public

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 23, 2020 6:19:55 PM

 

The life of a Royal can be extremely isolating; separated from the public by legions of staff, security and, often, the walls of Buckingham Palace, it is virtually impossible for the Royals to experience life as an ordinary member of the public.

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Topics: The Queen

Royal News Round Up – 15th February

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 20, 2020 4:45:12 AM

 

From volunteering at a homeless shelter to raising the next generation of Windsors, there is never a quiet day in the life of a British Royal. But don’t worry – we take the work out of keeping up with the Royals’ busy schedule. Read on for True Royalty’s Royal News Round Up!

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Topics: Meghan Markle, Prince Charles, Kate Middleton, Prince William