Royals

Book review: Britain’s Royal Families

Book review: Britain's Royal Families

It is a complete family history of all members of the royal houses of England, Scotland and Great Britain in one handy volume. It includes some biographical information relating to all members of the royal houses of England, Scotland and…

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Royal Palaces: St. James’s Palace

Royal Palaces: St. James's Palace

St. James’s Palaces is on the of the oldest palaces in London. It is located in Pall Mall, north of St. James’s Park, and near Clarence House. It was built by King Henry VIII from 1531 to 1536 on the…

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Kings and Queens of Scotland

Kings and Queens of Scotland

The Stuarts, whose name can also be spelled Stewart, ruled Scotland for almost 350 years. Their royal line began when King Robert II came to the Scottish throne in 1371. He was the son of Walter, High Steward of Scotland…

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The Death of King Alexander III

The Death of King Alexander III

Alexander III became King of Scotland in 1249 at the age of eight, although his rule did not truly begin until 1262. While still young, he married Margaret, daughter of Henry III of England. For most of his rein, Alexander…

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Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex in British Royal Family

British Royal Family – Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex

Prince Edward is the last of the four children of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh. At his birth, he replaced his sister, Princess Anne as third in the line of succession to the British throne,…

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What to see at London Buckingham Palace

What to see at London Buckingham Palace

Known to Londoners as ‘Buck House’, and known around the world as the principal residence of British Monarchs, Buckingham Palace has not been home to the Royal Family as long as you might think – only since Queen Victoria moved…

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From zero to hero to zero: Rise, fall of Nick Clegg

Nick Clegg

Liberal Democrat leader and deputy British Prime Minister Nick Clegg began 2010 with the sort of unrecognisable face readily available to periphery politicians. By mid-April the phenomenon of ‘Cleggmania’ swept the country rendering Mr Clegg the saviour and redeemer of…

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British Royal Family – Windsor Castle

British Royal Family – Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle, located in Windsor in Berkshire, England, is the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world. It is one of the official residences of Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh. The castle…

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Five best Royal modern films

Victoria and Albert (2001)

Victoria and Albert (2001) BBC miniseries depicting the engagement and marriage of Queen Victoria (Victoria Hamilton) and Prince Albert (Jonathan Firth), it predominately focused on the earlier years of their union, featuring performances by Peter Ustinov, Nigel Hawthorne, and David…

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Four best Royal classic films

Fall of Eagles (1974)

Fall of Eagles (1974) 13-part BBC miniseries taking a somewhat extensive look at the events leading up to the World War I era fall of some European dynasties, the series begins in England, showing the marriage of Princess Vicky, the…

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