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The Vladimir tiara has a star turn in the new film.
At the center of the plot of the new Downton Abbey movie is a royal visit. Upstairs and down, the inhabitants of our favorite fictional British estate are thrown into an uproar by a visit from King George V and Queen Mary. There is ...
 
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After colored contact lenses were deemed a failure, the show considered a workaround.
Of all the things The Crown has to replicate in exquisite detail—the palaces, the royal jewelry, the historical events—it seems like Queen Elizabeth's eye color would be on the easier end of the list. In the first two seasons, it was a non-issue, as the then-Queen Claire ...
 
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The upcoming film centers around a royal visit, but the period drama's connections to Queen Elizabeth's family go much deeper than that.
Details about the upcoming Downton Abbey movie are being kept hush-hush ahead of its September 20 premiere, but fans of the popular period drama do know that the film centers around a royal visit.King George V and Queen Mary are coming to stay with the Crawleys, and the ...
 
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"At this very difficult time, my thoughts and prayers are with those who have seen their homes and property destroyed," she said in a statement.
Hurricane Dorian battered the Bahamas for more than two days and is only now beginning to move away from the islands and toward Florida. According to the New York Times, the storm was one of the strongest Atlantic hurricanes on record when it ...
 
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The royal family has been visiting the Scottish estate for more than a century.
Every summer, the Queen spends a weeks-long holiday at Balmoral Castle, a stunning Scottish estate which is said to be the British monarch's favorite residence. Her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren come to visit her to get away from the public eye, and just be ...
 
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Shop the notebooks, jackets, and other items the royals can't live without.
The royals are free to shop wherever they choose, but they tend to keep it in the family—the royal warrant family, that is.The precious few brands with royal warrants are permitted to display the Royal Arms in their marketing materials. The royals usually refuse ...
 
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Royal employees are reportedly "cock-a-hoop" (a delightful Britishism for "excited").
It's been quite a year for the royal household staff, what with two weddings (that of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, followed by Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank) and two royal babies (Prince Louis, and the months-old Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor). But it may have all ...
 
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Take a look back at the British monarch's childhood with rare pictures of her early life.
Elizabeth II was never meant to be Queen. When she was born in April of 1926, she was unlikely to ever rule, as her father was the second son of the monarch. But when Edward VIII abdicated the throne and her father became King, Princess ...
 
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They bestowed a rare honor on a former member of the royal household.
This week, the Queen and Prince Philip took a break from their extended summer holiday to perform an important royal duty.The British monarch and the Duke of Edinburgh invested Mr. Paul Hughes with the Insignia of a Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian ...
 
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Expect to see Will and Kate traveling to church with the British monarch this weekend.
Prince George and Princess Charlotte start school early next month, but they're making the most of their summer break, and spending the weekend at Balmoral Castle in Scotland with their great-grandmother, the Queen.The whole Cambridge family was spotted this morning boarding a budget airline to ...
 
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A new poll reveals how favorably the royals are seen in the U.K.—from Meghan Markle to Prince Charles.
Queen Elizabeth is Britain's longest-reigning monarch—but her people still haven't had enough of her.In a new YouGov poll, which consisted of 9,404 interviews with members of the British public, the Queen is rated as the most popular royal, with 72 percent of respondents ...
 
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Their encounter didn't exactly go smoothly.
In the third season of The Crown, Helena Bonham Carter plays Princess Margaret, stepping in the shoes of Vanessa Kirby, who depicted the Queen's sister last season.But unlike Kirby, Bonham Carter based her performance off a first-hand experience with the royal."My uncle ...
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