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To bow or not to bow

The historic face-off between Mardi Gras monarchy and the former King Edward VIII and his wife Wallis Simpson.

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The Power and the Glory of Unroyal

Have Wallis Simpson, Princess Diana, and Meghan Markle bent the monarchy—or did the monarchy only bend them?

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth commemorating their 25th wedding anniversary.
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The Marriage That Saved the Monarchy

The touching love story of King George VI and Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) and how they rescued the reputation of the British crown.

Butterfly migration

The monarchs are coming!

Another orange wave will soon descend upon New York City, but this is one you will want to see.


Tiaras, please!

Charles has called for business attire at his coronation—but oh, how we wish for an excuse to trot out the family fender.

Charles—like his mother, Queen Elizabeth— will wear the St Edward's Crown when he is officially declared King. Photo:
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Coronation Bling

The jewels that will play a starring role as King Charles—and his Queen—are crowned.

Prince Charles arrives in his Aston Martin car to attend a polo match at Windsor Great Park in 1975. Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images
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He’s an environmentalist with a taste for classic architecture—but he’s also passionate about motors.

The Royals

Margaret's Rock

Princess Margaret’s lady-in-waiting Lady Anne Glenconner dishes on the royal family, her life in Mustique, and why she hopes to get invited to King Charles’ coronation.

The King and Queen Consort attend the Christmas Day service at Sandringham Church on December 25, 2022 with other members of the royal family. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)

The New Royal Court:
A Primer

New King Charles III has vowed to shake up the monarchy. But do you understand how the institution really works? Here, a guide from Hugo Vickers, one of the world's leading authorities on the Royal Family.

Princess Beatrice speaks at the Women4Tech keynote and diversity panel as part of GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in 2019. (Photo by Miquel Benitez/Getty Images)

Princess Beatrice’s Time to Shine

With King Charles III’s ascent to the British throne, there’s been a shake-up in the royal order of things. Will Princess Beatrice be the new star player in the Royal Charm Offensive?

A sign warned Queue-goers to anticipate long waits and asked for patience. Image courtesy Simon Conway.

The Queue

It’s a curious business, the death of a Queen.

Family Matters

When Push Comes to Shove

Who says a little sister-in-law rivalry can’t be productive? The Vanderbilt and Kennedy women clearly benefited. The Windsor SILs appear to be, too.

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