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Royal Roundup: Another Member of Royal Family is Expecting

While the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge await the imminent birth of their child and heir to the British throne, it was announced recently that Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall are expecting their first child as well. As the Radio Times notes, “Zara is the second-eldest grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II and is an equestrian […]

Royal Roundup: Kate May Move In With Her In-Laws

  It’s been a spectacular year for the British monarchy from a public standpoint, but it also appears, as far as outsiders can tell, that it’s been an incredibly successful year for the personal lives of royals as well. Not only is the family’s famous dysfunction nowhere to be seen, but as all the generations […]

Royal Roundup: Kate Hosts Her First Solo Engagement

Filling in for her father-in-law Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cambridge performed her first official engagement on her own, a private reception for Kind Direct at Clarence House. Prince Charles founded the charity, which distributes surplus goods around the world, and was originally scheduled to host the event. But at the last minute, he was […]

Royal Roundup: The Queen’s Not the Only Roving Royal

The Queen continues her 10-day Australian trip, but other members of the royal family are on the move as well. But we’ll start with the Queen. She’s made a whirlwind four-hour jaunt to Melbourne from Canberra, her base for most of the trip, except for the final leg in Perth, where she will open the […]

Royal Roundup: Duchess of Cambridge’s First Royal Patronage

The Duchess of Cambridge has signed on for her first royal patronage, but this one’s in the family. Kate is now the official patron of The Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry, which she has been working with closely since it was established in 2009. The organization is aimed at coordinating the charity work […]

Royal Roundup: Body Undiscovered for Years in St. James’s Park

Suppose someone died in Washington D.C.’s Pershing Park, just a few minutes walk from the White House, and nobody noticed it for three years? Although not an exact parallel, something very similar has happened in London. Authorities have conducted an inquest into the death of an American royal fanatic who is believed to have died […]

Royal Roundup: Kate and William Open a Children’s Cancer Clinic

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge opened a new children’s cancer treatment center in south London on Thursday. The visit received attention because it was Kate’s first official invitation to a hospital and because it’s one of the few scheduled appearances she has made recently. St. James’s Palace has said her public appearances will be […]

Royal Roundup: Zara Phillips Joins Her Husband in New Zealand

The Queen’s granddaughter, Zara Phillips, has joined her husband, Mike Tindall in Dunedin, New Zealand. The couple faced an intense media swarm during a very public breakfast. It’s the first time that the two of them have been together since the emergence of stories – and videotape – of Tindall’s encounter with a still unidentified […]

Royal Roundup: Prime Minister Has Final Say On Harry’s Deployment

Prince Harry hasn’t even finished his helicopter training yet, but there’s of course already been much interest in where he’ll eventually be deployed. It’s been reported that senior Army commanders will make the decision, in consultation with Prince Charles and the Queen, but The Telegraph writes that the ultimate authority in this case will be […]

Royal Roundup: Kate Taking ‘Lessons’ to Adjust to Her New Role

There’s no set curriculum, no “British Monarchy 101” classes for someone marrying into the royal family, but Kate Middleton has been getting a series of private “lessons” to help her acclimate to becoming the Duchess of Cambridge. In recent weeks, Kate has had meetings with a parade of experts on the media, government and the […]

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