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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
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Mary, Queen of Scots: the six-day-old queen

Executed for treason by Queen Elizabeth I, we uncover the key life events of Mary, Queen of Scots, who was imprisoned for 19 years.

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Discover Princess Diana’s style at Kensington Palace

A fabulous exhibition of fashion icon Princess Diana’s stunning outfits explores her public style at her former home, Kensington Palace.

Victorian Christmas

The Victorian origins of Christmas traditions

Why do we send cards, eat turkey and decorate a tree at Christmas? Here’s our run down of how and why we celebrate the festive season the way we do.

TV show The Crown charts HM The Queen’s reign

A new, big budget TV series arriving on Netflix this November looks set to chart the Queen’s ascension to the throne and imagines the trials and tribulations happening behind closed doors.

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25 best things to do in London

London is the most visited city in Europe and its delights are almost endless from royal palaces to cutting-edge culture. Here, we pick the 25 things every visitor must see.

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Quiz: Test your knowledge of the Royal Family

From Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, HRH Elizabeth II to the year-old Princess Charlotte of Cambridge – the Royal Family encapsulates the light and life of all things British. How well do you know the royal family?

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10 facts about the life and rule of Queen Victoria

By the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain

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Tudor of the Month – Margaret Tudor

With Tudor Times we profile a different figure every month. Here, Melita Thomas explores the dramatic life of Henry VIII’s sister, Margaret Tudor.

New photos mark Prince George’s third birthday

Four beautiful official photographs released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge show Prince George playing in the garden of the family home, Anmer Hall in Norfolk, to mark his third birthday.

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Fashioning a Reign opens at Buckingham Palace State Rooms

In celebration of the Queen’s 90th birthday three special exhibitions, Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from The Queen’s Wardrobe, will be staged across each of Her Majesty’s official residences during 2016.