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Some right royal St John connections

If you’ve ever wondered just how many royal connections the St John family has, I can tell you the answer – loads!

But what is so exciting and worth shouting out about is that there is a direct line of descent from the Lydiard Park St John family to Queen Elizabeth II and the three heirs to the throne, Charles, Prince of Wales; William, Duke of Cambridge and baby Prince George. 524 more words

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Happy Victoria Day

Today, May 18th, 2015, is Victoria Day in Canada.  I want to wish every Canadian a very happy and safe Victoria Day.

Today marks the celebration of the birthday of Canada’s first monarch, … 52 more words


Victoria's Two Bodies

I am a monarchist.

Not one of those singular people  who join the Monarchist League, or who buy Hello magazine with its cover picture of This week’s Royal. 647 more words

70th anniversary of VE Day brings celebration, remembrance

After Election 2015, London quickly made the segue into a weekend-long remembrance and celebration of victory in Europe in 1945 on May 8.

Ceremonies and celebrations… 2,020 more words


Prince William & Kate Middleton Produce a Sweet Screaming Tiny Human Female


The tiny human is fourth in line to the British throne after his grandfather, Prince Charles, father, Prince William, and brother, Prince George. The reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, ascended to the throne in 1952. 246 more words

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The Queen And I

    The Queen (2006)

Directed by Stephen Frears. With Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell, Alex Jennings.

The notion of any kind of hereditary monarchy simply incomprehensible to me. 745 more words

Oran Ryan