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Study Reveals Queen Elizabeth II Is A Descendant Of Prophet Muhammad - Observer+

I guess my amusement, is that this really isn’t news.. at least to me. Having studied Spanish Royalty and genealogy quite extensively, it a simple fact, that just didn’t seem to garner much attention, nor warrant it. 68 more words

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Robert Fulford: Movies made the royals human. And this made them matter again

“Hark the herald angels sing, Mrs. Simpson stole our king.”

I heard a girl reciting that doggerel during an idle moment in kindergarten one day in 1936. 764 more words

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Brit Wit

Oh, the deadpan barbs of the English: sovereigns and subjects alike.

Mr. Bean.  http://www.thesun.co.uk

Some consider British humour an oxymoron — it’s just not funny.  But Brits say their word has a  823 more words

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Breaking tradition: Meghan Markle sparkles in a pantsuit


As a young boy growing up in the U.K., I never doubted the prestige of the Royal Family and their significance, which goes back hundreds of years. 989 more words

Charles will be king, but 53 countries will decide whether they want him to be Head of the Commonwealth

The right of the Prince of Wales to become the next Head of the Commonwealth is expected to be decided at a major meeting of the 53 countries that comprise the organization in late April. 650 more words


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Day 4 – At Sea

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

A few years ago, I was traveling on one of the Cunard Queens between Los Angeles and Sydney. 1,530 more words

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