King Charles and Queen Consort Camilla pose for a photo with representatives of the Commonwealth countries during the annual Commonwealth Day reception at Buckingham Palace in May 2022.
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The coronation is a critical moment for King Charles to show that the monarchy can be more efficient and more sensitive to the legacy of British imperialism.
Prince Harry’s autobiography on sale in Turin.
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When the global press first reported on Prince Harry’s Spare, they were doing so from the Spanish translation – an expert explains the surprisingly significant impact this had on its interpretation.
Prince William and Prince Harry arrive for the statue unveiling of their mother on what would have been Princess Diana’s 60th birthday at Kensington Palace in July 2021, a year after Harry departed the U.K. for the United States.
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The relationship between Princes William and Harry is fractured, and can be explained by what’s known as the ‘family systems’ theory. Repairing it will require the Royal Family to change.
Prince Harry’s long-awaited memoir tells a story of a troubled young man, traumatised by the death of his mother when he was just 12. And a man, closer to his 40s, who remains angry and anxious.
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The drama around the revelations in Harry’s book are just the latest episode in the royal soap.
The Duke and Duchess have revealed a host of previously unseen photographs for the documentary.
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An expert in contemporary British monarchy analyses the first three episodes of Harry + Meghan, the headline-grabbing Netflix show from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
Prince Charles delivering a speech at COP26 in Glasgow.
Despite not being at COP27, there are other ways for King Charles to showcase his commitment to the environment.
After the death of Queen Elizabeth, questions arise about whose life gets mourned and who does not. Here is the Queen with the Guards of Honour in Nigeria, Dec. 3, 2003, for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.
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In the middle of the tremendous outpouring of love and grief for the Queen and the monarchy she represented, not everyone wants to take a moment of silence. And there are a lot of reasons why.
King Charles and Prince William arrive for Queen Elizabeth’s committal service at Windsor Castle on Sept. 19, 2022.
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Whatever Queen Elizabeth’s personal qualities, it’s time to determine how the monarchy fits Canada’s current situation as an independent country and its aspirations for the future.
The coffin of Queen Elizabeth, draped in the Royal Standard with the Imperial State Crown placed on top, is carried on a horse-drawn gun carriage of the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery, during a procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall on Sept. 14, 2022.
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Whose lives are considered worth grieving? Why is Queen Elizabeth’s life and death considered more grievable by authorities than Indigenous people, overdose victims or anyone else?
Long to reign over whom and how?
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The world changed a great deal in the 70 years of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign. Her son’s legacy may be determined by how he adapts to new dynamics within the UK and across the Commonwealth.
Queen Elizabeth II during a 1983 tour of California.
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The new queen was a subversive model for American women of the 1950s, and many traveled to London for her coronation. Their daughters and granddaughters will be among those mourning the monarch’s death.
The Queen in Manitoba during a 1970 royal tour.
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Queen Elizabeth harnessed goodwill from Canadians mostly as an individual, rather than as the hereditary head of an institution. But her death will lead to debate about the relevance of the monarchy.
Polling backs it up – Americans really do look favorably on Queen Elizabeth II.
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The UK is set to spend four days celebrating the very long monarchy of Queen Elizabeth II. But as the Platinum Jubilee is marked, why do so many Americans also fawn over the British royal family?
Scrapbooks made for the coronation in 1953 atop other scrapbooks made for royal events throughout the 20th century.
Scrapbooks on the Royal Family are more meaningful objects for our families, and our own communities, than we might first expect.
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The monarch is the head of the Church of England but as Britain has become more diverse so has the approach to religion in jubilees.
The screen in Piccadilly Circus is lit to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s accession to the throne.
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This year’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations will draw on traditions that have bolstered support for monarchs since the early 1800s — it could help this year’s celebrations succeed again.
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The Queen has stripped Prince Andrew of his patronages, but she can’t go much further.
The Battle of Tewkesbury was a major episode in the War of the Roses.
The French meddled in the civil war between the Yorks and Lancasters, hoping for an outcome that would favour them.
He who laughs last, lives longest?
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Prince Philip died at 99. Living to such a ripe old age isn’t unusual for UK royals. Nor is it surprising, argues an expert on aging and longevity.