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HISTORIC PAWNS: LADY JANE GREY

Lady Jane Grey & the ‘Devise for the Succession’.

Some historical figures owe their place in the history books to the ambitions of others, and it seldom worked out well for them. 392 more words

HISTORY HAPPENINGS

Prince Charles: Royal Activist?

BBC Radio 4 has aired an interesting program to mark the 45th anniversary of Prince Charles’ investiture as Prince of Wales. Entitled “The Royal Activist,” it examines the extent to which he influences public policy, as well as the constitutional propriety of that influence. 704 more words

British Monarchy

Royal Ascot Races 2014

In my opinion, one cannot call themselves truly British unless they attend Royal Ascot Races at least once in their lifetime. The event is such a joyful carnival of British quirkiness and friendliness, the ultimate celebration of the nation’s love for a splendid spectacle, the perfect representation of the country’s untethering spirit. 194 more words

My Lifestyle

Catch-Up

Moving is exhausting. I still haven’t moved everything over from my old apartment, and there are boxes everywhere. Plus, my poor cat is traumatized and spends half of his days rubbing his face on everything to mark his territory. 115 more words

Life

Royal Ceremonies and Events in London

Royal ceremonial events in London are spectacular – the pomp, pageantry and, of course, a the chance to catch a glimpse of a member of the Royal Family – make for exciting travel memories. 591 more words

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This Week in History: Victoria became queen of the United Kingdom

At 5 o’clock in the morning on June 20, 1837, the lord chamberlain of the royal household and the archbishop of Canterbury hurried to the gates of Kensington Palace in London. 541 more words

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