Royal flypast and First Public Appearance of Princess Charlotte - Trooping The Colour 2016. Tags: Royal Flypast, Flypast, First, Public, Appearance, The Colour, Trooping, Princess Charlotte, Prince George, Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, Prince William, Prince Harry, Prince Philip, Prince Andrew, Prince Edward, Camilla
For now, Kate Middleton and Prince William’s home base is a Norfolk-set country manor known as Anmer Hall. But their part-time residence is London’s Kensington Palace, where Prince Harry lives as well. And later this year, the family will take up permanent residence in its storied halls. As a royal palace owned by the British monarchy since the 17th century, Kensington Palace has a history thats goes far back, well before its current tenants. Below, eight key facts you need to know. A Ruling Queen Was Its First Royal Owner When it comes to past British monarchs, Queen Elizabeth I and Queen Victoria loom large. But people often forget that they were not the only historical British female sovereigns. Queen Mary II ruled alongside her husband, King William III. When the couple ascended to
Amid growing concerns over Queen Elizabeth II's health, rumors about her death as well as her abdication have made the rounds. The 90-year-old monarch was forced to skip annual royal holiday celebrations, including Christmas and New Year services, due to a "heavy cold." The world's longest serving monarch's illness has given rise to questions about which British monarch would become the first king to sit on the throne since 1952. The queen has four children — Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward. Prince Charles, the eldest, is the first in line to be king. But his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, is unlikely to become the next queen of England due to her troubled past over her relationship with Charles while he was still married to the late Prince
At 90 years of age, Queen Elizabeth II is battling “heavy cold” triggering concern among Britons over her health. Although Princess Anne said that her mother is feeling “better,” the queen’s health scare had led to speculation whether she will retire from her royal duties. Succession to the British throne is established by descent, gender (for those born before October 2011), legitimacy and religion. After the queen, the throne will be passed on to her son Prince Charles. But his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, is unlikely to become the next queen of England due to her troubled past with Britons over her relationship with Charles while he was still married to Princess Diana. Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, follows his father in line to the throne and his wife Duchess of Cambr
Reports of Queen Elizabeth’s illness has left several Britons worried about their 90-year-old monarch, who skipped Christmas service for the first time in decades this year. Meanwhile, false reports of her death have also been circulating on social media, putting the future of U.K.’s monarchy to debate. While the lives of those closest in line to succeed the world’s longest reigning living monarch are well-documented, the ones farther down the line don’t make headlines too often. The members of the royal family help the queen with her royal duties. The royal family collectively carry out 2,000 official engagements throughout the U.K. and worldwide. Queen Elizabeth II has had four children — Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward — with her husband, Prince Philip
The Countess of Wessex is currently undergoing training for her 445 mile Duke of Edinburgh Diamond award challenge, and has opened up about how challenging she has found the preparation for her impressive journey so far. Appearing on the royal family's Instagram account, Sophie said: "I think if you'd asked me a few months ago if I would be able to do sixty miles I think I probably would have laughed but here we are I'm doing sixty miles! The Countess has been training for a 445 mile challenge "It's been hard and it's probably been harder than I thought. There have definitely been moments when I have thought what on earth have I decided to do?!" The video was captioned explaining the Countess's ambitious challenge. It read: "An update from The Countess of Wessex on training for h...