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  Royalty.nu - The British Royal Family, the Windsors
Screenplay of a British TV movie about Prince John, the epileptic son of King George V, who was shut away at age 12 to save the royal family from embarrassment.
Behind the Palace Walls: The Rise and Fall of Britain's Royal Family by Peter Fearon is the sequel to Buckingham Babylon.
Royal London by Jacqui Bailey, illustrated by Matthew Lilly.
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  British Royal Family
The British Royal Family is a group of people closely related to the British monarch.
Use of the titles His Royal Highness or Her Royal Highness (HRH) and Prince or Princess is governed by an Order in Council laid down by King George V in 1917.
Among its provisions was stated that only the children of the Sovereign, the children of the sons of the Sovereign, and the eldest son of the eldest son of The Prince of Wales could receive these distinctions.
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  Wikipedia: British Royal Family
There are three living former spouses of members of the British Royal Family: Sarah, Duchess of York (the former wife of the Duke of York), Captain Mark Philips (the former husband of the Princess Royal), and the Earl of Snowdon (the former husband of the late Princess Margaret).
Likewise, The Duke of Gloucester, The Duke of Kent, Princess Alexandra, the Hon.
The wives of royal peers are known as "HRH The Duchess of..." or " HRH The Countess of..." Thus, the wives of the Duke of Kent, the Duke of Gloucester, and the Earl of Wessex are "HRH The Duchess of Kent," "HRH The Duchess of Gloucester," and "HRH The Countess of Wessex," respectively.
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  British Royal Family - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Likewise, The Duke of Gloucester, The Duke of Kent, Princess Alexandra, the Hon.
The wives of royal peers are known as "HRH The Duchess of..." or " HRH The Countess of..." Thus, the wives of the Duke of Kent, the Duke of Gloucester, and the Earl of Wessex are "HRH The Duchess of Kent," "HRH The Duchess of Gloucester," and "HRH The Countess of Wessex," respectively.
Royal Family (1969) is a celebrated and reverential BBC documentray made by Richard Cawston to accompany the investiture of the current Prince of Wales.
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 British Royal Family Arms
The Royal Arms we see today have evolved over nine centuries, since Richard 1st (the Lionheart) chose a shield of three lions to represent the three areas England, Normandy and Aquitane - which were associated with the English crown.
The Royal Arms were also used to symbolise the King's authority and, after Henry VIII became Supreme Head of the Church of England in 1534, they began to appear in churches, representing the connection between the monarch and the church.
As a woman she could not succeed to the throne of Hanover, so the shield of pretence was omitted from her Arms Apart from changes in the initials of the Sovereign, the Royal Arms have remained the same ever since.
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 British Royal Family - America's Debate
But, the logic goes, the nature of the allegations are so serious that the delicate ears of the British public must be protected, lest they lose the remaining vestiges of their faith in the institution of the monarchy.
It is only comparatively recently that the immediate royal family was persuaded to pay anything at all to the Exchequer in taxes, and even then, they do not pay the applicable rate (40% - the Queen pays somehting closer to the base rate of 22%).
The family holdings of the Royal family are quite significant, parts of London and large valuable parts of the country.
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 Royal Insight > December 2003 > Focus > Queen Victoria's Christmas
With nine children, her Christmases became great family occasions and many of the royal Christmas traditions were described in her personal diaries and in the contemporary media.
Then it was the Royal Family's turn to give each other gifts (up to 13 presents), with "the children jumping and shouting with joy over their toys and other presents".
The family's tables were, literally, an art form in themselves as contemporary watercolours and photographs depicting the scenes of Christmas tables over the years show.
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 Howstuffworks "Who are the Duke of York, Duke of Kent, etc., and how did they get their titles?"
The head of the British royal family is Queen Elizabeth II, and she is the one who decides who are bona fide members of the family and what titles they will carry.
She is beloved in Britain, not just because of her royal standing, her aristocratic birth and her grandmotherly demeanor, but because she stayed in London during the horrible bombing in World War II when she could have taken her children to a safer place in the countryside.
She and her daughter are the only two members of the royal family who are referred to as "Her Majesty," an address that is reserved for kings and queens.
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 Residences of the British Royal Family
For centuries the British monarchs built or bought palaces, which over time have served as the homes and administrative headquarters of the monarchy, and have also housed the British government.
Others, such as the Palace of Westminster, have lost their connection to the royal dynasty over the years and today are only entered by the royals on special occasions, such as the State Opening of Parliament.
The Queen and other members of the British royal family spend the Christmas period there and it serves as their official residence from December to February.
www.britischebotschaft.de /statevisit/en/articles/royal_palaces.htm   (1103 words)

 Frontline: Pushkin Genealogy
Ibrahim was treated as no less than a member of the royal family at court and, in the biographical notes on him written either by his wife or by someone in her family shortly after his death, the following statement is made:
Considering that the defining line in a family's history was its patrilineal descent as it was just about anywhere else in the western world, Pushkin's preoccupation with his African ancestry is all the more telling since Ibrahim Gannibal was his maternal great-grandfather.
But no one has offered any insights as to how the Royal Family might have dealt with two ethnic strains which, if they had not been who they were, would certainly have caused them to be ostracized from those circles that wielded political power.
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 ipedia.com: British Royal Family Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Their children are The Prince of Wales (Prince Charles), The Princess Royal (Princess Anne), The Duke of York (Prince Andrew), and The Earl of Wessex (Prince Edward).
Recently deceased members of the family include Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother (The Queen's mother), The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon (The Queen's sister) and Diana, Princess of Wales (The Prince of Wales's former wife).
The children of The Princess Royal, Princess Alexandra, and the late Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowden, are not Royal Highnesses, since princesses do not normally transmit their titles to their children.
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 AHN | British Royal Family To Implement "Green" Travel Plans | April 29, 2007
According to the new plans - introduced by Buckingham Palace officials - members of the royal family must reduce their use of helicopters and planes to help cut global carbon emissions.
The royal has previously sparked outrage among environmentalists by refusing to use railways, arguing they are too unreliable.
At the moment Queen Elizabeth and her family are required to justify their travel costs merely on the grounds of finances, necessity and time consideration.
www.allheadlinenews.com /articles/7005781774   (320 words)

 Royalty.nu - Royalty in English History - Kings and Queens of England
A chronicle of England's "ongoing royal sexual farce," from "Hal the Horny" and "Edward the Caresser" to the present-day antics of the House of Windsor.
The story of the royal family's voluntary work from the 18th century to the present, and its significance in a democratic, collectivist age.
Royal Dress by Valerie Cumming is about the image and the reality of clothing in the English royal court from 1580 to the present day.
www.royalty.nu /Europe/England/index.html   (2854 words)

 The British Royal Family
Royal deaths have also evoked important forms of ritual and symbolic commemoration that are significant both in the context of the evolution of British civil religion and national identity, and in shaping and representing wider social and cultural responses to death.
Major royal funerals, especially those of sovereigns, were made up of a series of ceremonies extending over several days, public and private, religious and secular, and presenting different aspects of the deceased.
The coffin is carried on a gun carriage, escorted in a long procession by members of all the armed forces and by members of the Royal Family, to Westminster Hall where the body lies in state, allowing ordinary people to pay their last respects by filing past the coffin.
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 Debate: Yes side - Has the British Royal Family become irrelevant? - Politics in the UK - Helium - by Can Tran
The Royal Family aren't being "royal." Look at the other currently existant royal families of the world, most of them are taking an active role in the world.
British society and the Royal family have changed so much in the last 50 years that it is easy to see why people beli...
Royal "Vikings" return home proving their successful dual strategy: Enemy confrontation and local good will Port Royal, Jamaica: From colonization to natural disaster Surnames of the Royal Family Prince William and Kate Middleton: The royal engagement?
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 British Royal Family Commemoratives - King George VI & The Queen Mother
Standing 3.25" high x 3.75" diameter across the top it is decorated with the famous Marcus Adams family portrait of King George VI, Queen Elizabeth and the Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose.
Partially hand painted the decoration consists of the Royal Arms surmounted by a crown, the GR cypher and a foliage frame.
To commemorate the Coronation in 1937 of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth a barrel shaped mug with the Official Design of the British Pottery Manufacturers Federation.
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 British Royal Family Hemophilia Tree Resource   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This hierarchical drawing illustrates the british royal family tree and indicates the prevalence of hemophilia throughout the generations.
A pedigree of hemophilia in the royal families of europe.
The house of hanover and the british crown royal news january.
www.hemophilia-answers.info /british-royal-family-hemophilia-tree.html   (954 words)

 AllRefer.com - Stuart, British royal family (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
The Stuart lineage began in a family of hereditary stewards of Scotland, the earliest of whom was Walter (d.
Several early Stuarts were regents of Scotland, and after Robert, seventh in the hereditary line of stewards, became king as Robert II (1371), the crown remained in the family succession.
The marriage of James IV of Scotland to Margaret Tudor, daughter of Henry VII of England, made his granddaughter Mary Queen of Scots a claimant to the English throne.
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 Family Tree Scroll - The UK Royal Family, Family Tree Wall Chart
This Beautiful Family Tree of British Royal Family, bold in colours, provides a wonderfully informative and educational display of the Royal lines of descent.
Adventure into your family history and uncover the secrets, the mysteries and fascinating facts for you and your family to enjoy now, and for future generations.
The Geoff Dixon poster-size Family Tree chart is designed as a perfect guide to give the researcher young or old, an easy approach to see at a glance the various branches of his or her family tree past and present, and to be able to follow those branches instantly with ease.
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 Irene Stein, royal jelly, British Royal Family
One of the first benefits Irene experienced after starting to take the Royal Jelly was its natural diuretic action and the general effect it had on her level of well being and stamina She was soon able to throw the diuretic pills away.
The Royal Jelly boosted her general health and resistance to infection and she changed from being a frequent absentee to having an excellent record of attendance at school.
At one time, Irene was supplying her products to several members of the British Royal Family, including Prince Phillip, the late Diana, Princess of Wales and Sarah, Duchess of York.
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 The British Royal Family   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The accusation, which has unsettled the very foundation of a British society that has little else to talk about, came as a bolt from the blue for royal-family-watchers who were under the impression that the family was indeed doing something.
The revelations were considered especially unforeseeable, given the recent celebration of the queen’s Golden Jubilee, at which the royal family attended events, stood, waved and whispered in each other’s ear.
According to British pundits and gossip queens, the allegations may prompt constitutional reform that will require the royals to pay for their own parking tickets, stand in queue at film theatres, and in the worst-case scenario, obtain actual jobs.
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 British Royal Family -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: )
thumb300pxMembers of the Royal Family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after the Trooping the Colour ceremony The British Royal Family is a group of people closely related to the British monarch.
Although there is no strict legal definition of who is or is not a member of the Royal Family http://www.heraldica.org/faqs/britfaq.html#p2-2, and different lists will include different people, those carrying the style His or Her Majesty (HM) or His or Her Royal Highness (HRH) are generally accepted as being members.
This is a list of current members of the royal family, as taken from the http://www.royal.gov.uk British government's homepage on the Royal Family.
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