The royal weddings that shaped European history
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The royal weddings that shaped European history

The last British royal wedding — between Prince William and Kate Middleton, brought together 1,900 guests, many of whom were pretty high profile people. Footballer David Beckham was there with his wife and fashion designer Victoria Beckham. Elton John was there too. But this photo might be the most impressive of all, because This is […]

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Victoria & Albert: Part 1
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Victoria & Albert: Part 1

Victoria & Albert Part 1 ”He influenced me in everything” This is the mausoleum at Frogmore, close to Windsor Castle where Queen Victoria and Prince Albert the Prince Consort lie buried as a great-great grandson I’ve always had a considerable fascination for them and the influence they exerted. This film focuses perhaps rather on Prince […]

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The True Cost of the Royal Family Explained
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The True Cost of the Royal Family Explained

Look. At. That. What a waste. That queen, living it off the government in her castles with her corgis. (and gin) Just how much does this cost to maintain? The answer: 40 million pounds. That’s about 65 pence per person per year of tax money going to the royal family. Sure, It’s still twenty-three pence […]

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How to Become the British Monarch
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How to Become the British Monarch

How to become the British Monarch: Historically, the crown sat upon your head mostly because you had the biggest army. When you died usually your eldest son kept control over that army and so the crown relocated to his head, though, of course, someone with a bigger army could change the political landscape quite abruptly. […]

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Victoria & Albert: Part 2
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Victoria & Albert: Part 2

Victoria & Albert ”A Queen Alone” With a loud scream on the night of the 14th of December 1861 Queen Victoria gave first vent to her grief her lifetime of mourning for her husband Albert the Prince Consort had begun that night the Prince Consort died from typhoid Queen Victoria was my great-great-grandmother there’s no […]

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