Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth visited East Sussex today with her husband, the Duke of Ediburgh. The royal couple undertook engagements in Lewes, Brighton and South Downs, unveiling plaques and greeting residents.
One girl’s dramatic curtsy earned her some street cred. Abigail Venter, 4, paired her flower-gifting with a traditional greeting, making sure she wore her pinkest dress for the occasion.
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Crown Princess Mary of Denmark returned to her home country of Australia this past week, visiting residents of Blue Mountains, which was struck by brush fires.
The Tasmania native was joined by her husband, Crown Prince Frederik, who met his bride at a Sydney bar during the 2000 Summer Olympics.
“It’s been wonderful to meet someone like that even in such terrible circumstances,” on local told the Sydney Morning Herald.
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Oh you guys, I love weeks when the royal family is all over the place. It’s just so much fun.
First they’re all gathering together to christen His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge, now we’ve finally gotten the official photos from yesterday’s event. How amazing is this photo? Everything about it is so staged and wonderful. If I wasn’t so obsessed with the way that Duchess Catherine looked in her official wedding photos, this would have beaten that.
Still, even with all the awesome, I have a lot of questions. Read More »
Are you guys ready for some royal cuteness? Fantastic, because here is the newly christened His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge.
The tiny tot had quite the ceremony today, complete with a long white dress. Well, christening gown. And it’s not just any gown, this is a replica of an 1841 gown made for the eldest daughter of Queen Victoria. So feel free to drool on it George, it’s not the original.
But George’s outfit was nothing compared to Duchess Catherine‘s look. Read More »
Kate Middleton was casual yet chic as she attended a SportsAid event on Friday (October 18, 2013) at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The Duchess of Cambridge went for a striped shirt and blazer, along with some skinny jeans and Stuart Weitzman for Russell & Bromley Corkswoon wedges — which she played volleyball in! Watch video below of Kate in action.
Hayley Connor, a badminton coach for SportsAid, tweeted: “Not your ordinary day – Met HRH the Duchess of Cambridge aka – Kate Middleton. What an amazing opportunity.” Read More »
Some of history’s greatest romances are of the royal variety, but none are without drama. From Elizabeth I‘s “almost” courtship by Robert Dudley to the modern-day fairytale of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, these relationships are the stuff of legends.
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Rugby fan Prince Harry joked he was already “past it” as he helped coach a session for youngsters at Twickenham Stadium today (October 17, 2013). The 29-year-old took part in training with schoolchildren alongside former England star Jason Robinson, joked with Harry that he could make it into the England squad for the forthcoming World Cup in 2015, saying: “We’re looking for a winger or a full-back.”
Jason Robinson also gave Prince Harry a pair of his boots. He told him: “I can’t guarantee they’ll get you into the England team, but you’ll be quick.” Read More »
Britain’s Prince William welcomed footballers to Buckingham Palace on Monday as the official residence of Queen Elizabeth II prepared to stage the first football match in its 308-year history.
A match between two of England’s oldest amateur teams took place in the 39-acre gardens of the famous central London landmark as part of celebrations to mark the 150th anniversary of the Football Association.
“This magnificent home, Buckingham Palace, is at the heart of the nation, and so there cannot be a more fitting setting to celebrate our national game, and to celebrate all of you,” William said in a speech welcoming the players and guests. Read More »