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The Royals

A true British institution, the Royal Family is considered to be one of the country’s main attractions. From their illustrious palaces and their intriguing traditions to their deep roots in Britain’s history, the Monarchy continues to be a symbol of the nation.

With HM Queen Elizabeth II celebrating her Diamond Jubilee in 2012 and the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall winning over the hearts of the world, there’s never been a better time to be a Royal

The Queen has received in excess of three million items of correspondence during her 60-year reign

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The Tudor kings and queens of England

The subject of countless books and films, the Tudors are the most iconic royal house whose reign saw the Reformation, defeat of the Spanish Armada and the execution of Anne Boleyn

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Prince George’s birthday wishlist

As Prince George celebrates his first birthday, here’s our guide to some quintessential British gifts – perfect for the third in line to the throne…

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The Kings and Queens of Great Britain

Queen Anne became first monarch of Great Britain in 1707 but how is your knowledge on each of the kings and queens since?

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10 facts about the Crown Jewels

Anna Keay – author of The Crown Jewels – reveals her 10 favourite facts about the most complete collection of royal regalia. Read More »

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Top 10 British mothers from history

These famous royals, writers and feminists on our top 10 list all have one thing in common – they’re mothers. Read More »

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Celebrating Commonwealth Day

As the Queen and the Commonwealth celebrate Commonwealth Day today, we take a look at what it really means… Read More »

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BRITAIN’s top 10…royal residences

In our top 10 series, we take a look at the elegant royal residences around the UK, from Balmoral to Kensington, to Osborne House on the Isle of Wight. Read More »

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Happy birthday to the first Queen of England: Mary I

Mary I was the first queen to rule England in her own right and made quite the impact on the country and her people with her brutal rule earning her the sobriquet ‘Bloody Mary’ Read More »

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Prince William and Prince Harry help flood victims

The Duke of Cambridge, Prince William, and his brother Prince Harry arrived unannounced to help flood victims on the Thames this morning. Read More »

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Queen Victoria’s personal photos to be revealed in a new exhibition

A new exhibition will display rare photos of Queen Victoria and her family, lifting the lid on the private lives of the royals. Read More »

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