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The Windsor Titles: The Duke of Gloucester

The title Duke of Gloucester has long been one of the royal dukedoms associated with the Royal Family and given to one of the sons of the monarch. The current dukedom was created for Prince Henry, one of the sons of King George V. He was also given the titles Earl of Ulster and Baron Culloden – thus having titles in all three areas of the United Kingdom. Prince Henry married Lady Alice…
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The Royal Family attends Festival of Remembrance

Last night, the Royal Family attended the Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall, which was broadcast live on BBC One. The Royal Family sat in the Royal Box with Her Majesty The Queen at the front alongside the Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall, and Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Other members of the family in attendance included Princess Anne and her husband, Timothy Laurence; the…
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Remembrance Week 2018: the Royal Family's tributes

As Remembrance Week gets underway, the Royal Family will lead tributes around the United Kingdom to those who have given their lives for their country in armed conflict. Remembrance Day takes place on the second Sunday in November, and this year it falls on November 11th…
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Duchess of Gloucester opens new Music School

The Duchess of Gloucester unveiled a new music school at Kings College School, Wimbledon this week. The new state of the art facility includes a concert hall that can seat 200 people and house an orchestra of sixty on the stage. The Duchess was met by Deputy Lieutenant, Ms…
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The Duke of Gloucester returns to work as he and Birgitte mark the 50th anniversary of the Arts Society

The Duke of Gloucester returned to royal duties on Monday as he and his wife, the Duchess of Gloucester, attended an event in Windsor to mark the 50th anniversary of the Arts Society. Prince Richard was forced to cancel a series of engagements last week after falling ill, but he is now back to work and is as busy as ever. The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester attended a lecture in St George’s…
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Royal Wedding Rewind: the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester

It was a quiet country affair, far removed from the pomp and ceremony we’ve come to expect from royal weddings. The setting was an English parish church, the regal guest list only filled a couple of pews, and the bride walked in several minutes late carrying her own train to protect it from the rain. The marriage of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, on 8 July 1972, was a royal wedding with a…
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