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Kate curtseyed for the Queen at the church service, while Prince William bowed his head for his grandmother

Kate curtseyed for the Queen at the church service, while Prince William bowed his head for his grandmother

Catherine Duchess of Cambridge, Royality
te Middleton and Prince William delighted onlookers this weekend by attending the Easter Sunday service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor. The Duchess of Cambridge, 35, looked stunning in a sophisticated cream coat by designer Catherine Walker, pairing it with matching high heeled shoes and an elegant hat. Her hair was neatly tied back and she wore simple yet striking earrings. Her husband, the Duke of Cambridge, was also dressed smartly in a dark suit and tie. The popular royal couple looked extremely happy on the Easter outing. Kate Middleton and Prince William attend the Easter service in Windsor Also in attendance at the Sunday service was the Queen, who wore a turquoise coat and hat. The waiting crowd clapped as the monarch and Prince Phillip entered the chapel through the Ga
Steven Bosley, partner at Marlow-based Bosleys who are auctioning off the sword, said: “We believe the sword came from Lord Wolverton who was a great friend of Edward VII and George V

Steven Bosley, partner at Marlow-based Bosleys who are auctioning off the sword, said: “We believe the sword came from Lord Wolverton who was a great friend of Edward VII and George V

Queen Elizabeth II, Royality
Fit for a king! Sword once owned by George V tipped to fetch £8,000 KING George V's sword has emerged for auction and is tipped to sell for £8,000. The magnificent blade belonged to George V when he was Prince of Wales between 1901 and 1910 and is emblazoned with a G below a crown. Also engraved on the blade is 'by special appointment to His Majesty The King, J.Daniels & Co Artillery Place, Woolwich' - a reference to its mighty owner and where the sword was made. The 37.5 in sword, complete with bullion sword knot, has a straight blade etched with the Royal Arms, a crowned fouled anchor and oak leaf decoration. It is believed George V presented the sword to his dear friend Lord Frederick Wolverton who served as Edward VII's Vice Chamberlain of the Household from 1902 to 1905. M
Could Prince Harry marry previously-wed Meghan? Historically, royals have not been allowed to marry divorcées

Could Prince Harry marry previously-wed Meghan? Historically, royals have not been allowed to marry divorcées

Prince Harry, Royality
Could Prince Harry ever marry divorcee Meghan Markle? PRINCE HARRY and his girlfriend Meghan Markle recently enjoyed their first holiday together, leading to speculation about a possible royal wedding. The Prince reportedly saw in the New Year with his American girlfriend in London before whisking her away to Norway to see the Northern Lights. A source told The Sun: “Harry wanted to make this first holiday something Meg will never forget. “It wasn’t an obvious choice like a glitzy beach resort or tropical island. “He’d put a lot of thought into it and wanted to make it as romantic and special as possible.” With the relationship said to be moving “at lightning speed”, royal fans have begun discussing the possibility of a wedding. But could Prince Harry marry previously-wed Meghan?
The Queen has three official residences – the best known, Buckingham Palace; the oldest, Windsor Castle; and the most romantic, Palace of Holyroodhouse.

The Queen has three official residences – the best known, Buckingham Palace; the oldest, Windsor Castle; and the most romantic, Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Queen Elizabeth II, Royality
The Queen has three official residences - the best known, Buckingham Palace; the oldest, Windsor Castle; and the most romantic, Palace of Holyroodhouse. Among the few working royal palaces in the world today, they serve as both family homes and as the setting for the business of Monarchy. Each has its own distinctive story - long histories that reflect good and bad times, triumph and tragedy and, of course, the lives of some of our most memorable kings and queens. But they all share certain features - incredible collections of treasures that reflect both the tastes of their occupants and the artistic development of the nation, and architecture that has evolved across the centuries to meet the needs of different ages, reflecting the story of Britain and its people like no other buildings. ...
From Queen Elizabeth’s funeral to Charles’ coronation When will Prince Charles be king?

From Queen Elizabeth’s funeral to Charles’ coronation When will Prince Charles be king?

Queen Elizabeth II, Royality
What happens when the Queen dies? From Queen Elizabeth’s funeral to Charles’ coronation AS the Queen continues to battle a heavy cold, Britons are wond ering what will happen when she eventually dies. The Queen has been fighting to shake off the cold for almost a fortnight and missed Christmas and New Year’s Day church services at Sandringham. On December 30, Buckingham Palace was forced to deny rumours that the Queen had died after rumours of her demise spread on Twitter. A fake BBC News Twitter account tweeted: “BREAKING: Buckingham Palace announces the death of Queen Elizabeth II at the age of 90. Circumstances are unknown. More to follow.” The hashtag #mediablackout trended throughout the night as it emerged that if the Queen were to die during the night, an announcement woul
The Queen privately admits that much of her role involves acting but now a costume from when she really did tread the boards is to go on public display for the first time

The Queen privately admits that much of her role involves acting but now a costume from when she really did tread the boards is to go on public display for the first time

Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Royality
An oufit from when she starred in Aladdin during the Second World War is to feature in the special exhibition Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from the Queen’s Wardrobe at Windsor Castle. The silk tunic and silk-satin embroidered trousers in which the then Princess Elizabeth appeared in the title role are among more than 30 outfits representing key moments in the Queen’s life and reign brought together in the third of three exhibitions marking the monarch’s 90th birthday year. The other two exhibitions bearing the same title are already open at Buckingham Palace and the Palace of Holyroodhouse. From 1941 to 1944 the then Princess and her sister Princess Margaret took part in Christmas pantomimes staged in the Waterloo Chamber at Windsor Castle to raise money for the Royal Household
The Queen is looking for a full-time dishwasher at Buckingham Palace

The Queen is looking for a full-time dishwasher at Buckingham Palace

Queen Elizabeth II, Royality
you've ever dreamed of working – and living – at Buckingham Palace, here is your chance! The Queen is currently seeking someone to clean dishes and help prepare her food at her official London residence. The full-time kitchen porter position, which is listed on the royal household website, comes with an annual salary of £16,755.56, 33 holiday days and benefits. What's more, the lucky employee also has the option to live at the royal residence and will have all of their meals provided for them. The Queen is looking for a full-time dishwasher at Buckingham Palace The job, which is for five days a week, requires the candidate to "clean equipment and utensils" for daily use as well as assist with serving and food preparation. The listing states: "You'll assist the team by maintaining the