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Glimpse Inside The Royal Family’s Lavish Homes To See How They Really Live

Sure, there might be downsides to being a royal — just ask Prince Harry — but consider how and where they get to live. Royals have access to a multitude of huge homes with countless luxurious trappings, the sort of places most normal people would be afraid to even sneeze in. Let’s take a look at the modern-day royal palaces and mansions and dream about what it must be like to live in one of them.

A Friend's Diary Reveals What Life Was Like For Queen Elizabeth II During WWII

For anyone born after 1945, wrapping their heads around the realities of World War II can be difficult: the horror just seems too much to comprehend. But for those who were alive during this grim period, the memories are all too real. And that was very much the case for Queen Elizabeth II, who was 13 years old when the war began. It was suggested that she and and her sister, Margaret, be evacuated to Canada to escape the bombings. Her mother rejected this idea, famously stating, “The children won't go without me. I won't leave without the King. And the King will never leave.” So they stayed in Britain. A friend who went to live with the princesses during this time kept a diary, and it gives a fascinating insight into what the future queen went through.

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Details About King Charles III's Health Leaves The Future Of The Monarchy Uncertain

The British royal family is facing some trying times. King Charles III — who only recently ascended the throne — has received a diagnosis that’s turned his life upside-down and has ramifications for his close family. Members of the public have offered sympathy, but plenty of people are also wondering exactly what will happen next. Here’s all the explanation you need.

Royal Slang Only True Fans Will Understand

Do you know the difference between regnant and regent? How “The Household” is different from “The Firm?” The translation of annus horribilis? Then congratulations, you’re well on the way to becoming a royal family expert! In order to truly understand the royal family and their protocols, you need to be well versed in their lingo. So we’ve compiled a handy list of the most important terms used in and around Buckingham Palace and explained what each of them mean. You’re welcome.

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Middle Age Mistress-Turned-Royal Was The Original "Bad Girl" Of The British Monarchy

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Declassified FBI Files Revealed A Plot Against Queen Elizabeth II

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The Life Of ‘The Other Prince William’, A Tale Of Forbidden Love And Tragedy

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The Heartbreaking True Story Behind The ‘Madness’ Of King George III

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