Ten Facts about Prince George

Prince George and the Royal Family

Prince George of Wales, second in line to the throne and grandson of King Charles III, is the future of our monarchy, and this year we celebrate his milestone 10th birthday. Throughout his life, George has been kept out of the public eye as much as possible so that he can enjoy his childhood. However, we are now starting to see more of him, and get to know his cheeky personality, at major royal events.

Here, to mark his 10th birthday, we have ten facts about our future king…

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British Monarchs and their Royal Jubilees

British Monarchs and their Jubilees

A ‘jubilee’ is an event in which the life and reign of a monarch is celebrated, usually worldwide. Typically, royal jubilees celebrate significant periods in monarchs’ reigns, and in British history, only four monarchs have experienced national jubilee celebrations. The naming of these celebrations coincide with wedding anniversary traditions i.e. Silver Jubilee for 25 years, Golden Jubilee for 50 years, Diamond Jubilee for 60 years, and Platinum Jubilee for 70 years.

Here, we have everything you need to know about the jubilee milestones that British monarchs have celebrated…

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What is Holyrood Week?

Holyrood Week

Holyrood Week, also known as Royal Week, takes place annually when the reigning British monarchs visits Scotland for around a week and resides at the Palace of Holyrood House. Holyrood Week usually takes place around the end of June and beginning of July, and this year it takes place from Monday 3rd July 2023.

Here is everything you need to know about Holyrood Week and what events will take place this year…

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Investiture – What is it and who is notable?

Investiture Ceremony at Buckingham Palace

Each year, approximately 30 Investitures are held annually at Buckingham Palace or other royal residences, and around 2,600 people are personally invested by either King Charles III, or other members of the British royal family.

The responsibility for planning Investitures and organising the different insignia lies with the Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood, which is a branch of the Lord Chamberlain’s Office. Here is everything you need to know about this celebratory event…

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