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Daily Telegraph
Duke of Edinburgh has completed more duties than the Queen this year, as his final engagement is confirmedengagements and 5,490 speeches. It will also bring to an end the Duke’s long-s
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 hours ago
engagements and 5,490 speeches. It will also bring to an end the Duke’s long-standing association with the Royal Marines, which first began on 2 June 1953, when the role of Captain General was passed to him from his father-in-law, King Geo... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Prince Philip to make final public engagement next weekfighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became it
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 hours ago
fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Duke of Edinburgh’s final public engagement to take place next weekfighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became it
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 11 hours ago
fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Duke of Edinburgh’s final public engagement to take place next weekfighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became it
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 11 hours ago
fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Duke of Edinburgh’s final public engagement to take place next weekfighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became it
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 11 hours ago
fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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11h
West Moreland Gazette
Duke of Edinburgh’s final public engagement to take place next weekfighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became it
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 11 hours ago
fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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11h
Oxford Mail
Duke of Edinburgh’s final public engagement to take place next weekfighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became it
Oxford Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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Bury Times
Duke of Edinburgh’s final public engagement to take place next weekfighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became it
Bury Times / Posted 11 hours ago
fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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Gazette
Duke of Edinburgh’s final public engagement to take place next weekfighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became it
Gazette / Posted 12 hours ago
fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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guardian-series
Duke of Edinburgh’s final public engagement to take place next weekfighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became it
guardian-series / Posted 12 hours ago
fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Duke of Edinburgh’s final public engagement to take place next weekfighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became it
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 12 hours ago
fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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Harrow Times
Duke of Edinburgh’s final public engagement to take place next weekfighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became it
Harrow Times / Posted 12 hours ago
fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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Gazette News
Duke of Edinburgh’s final public engagement to take place next weekfighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became it
Gazette News / Posted 12 hours ago
fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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This is West Country
Duke of Edinburgh’s final public engagement to take place next weekfighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became it
This is West Country / Posted 12 hours ago
fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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Bolton News
Duke of Edinburgh’s final public engagement to take place next weekwhich traces its roots back to the year 1664. The Duke of Edinburgh became its
Bolton News / Posted 12 hours ago
which traces its roots back to the year 1664. The Duke of Edinburgh became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Duke of Edinburgh’s final public engagement to take place next weekwhich traces its roots back to the year 1664. The Duke of Edinburgh became its
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 hours ago
which traces its roots back to the year 1664. The Duke of Edinburgh became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Duke of Edinburgh’s final public engagement to take place next weekwhich traces its roots back to the year 1664. The Duke of Edinburgh became its
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 12 hours ago
which traces its roots back to the year 1664. The Duke of Edinburgh became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Duke of Edinburgh’s final public engagement to take place next weekwhich traces its roots back to the year 1664. The Duke of Edinburgh became its
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 12 hours ago
which traces its roots back to the year 1664. The Duke of Edinburgh became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Duke of Edinburgh’s final public engagement to take place next weekwhich traces its roots back to the year 1664. The Duke of Edinburgh became its
EveningTimes Online / Posted 12 hours ago
which traces its roots back to the year 1664. The Duke of Edinburgh became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Duke of Edinburgh’s final public engagement to take place next weekwhich traces its roots back to the year 1664. The Duke of Edinburgh became its
Croydon Guardian / Posted 12 hours ago
which traces its roots back to the year 1664. The Duke of Edinburgh became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Philip’s final public engagement to take place on August 2fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became it
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 12 hours ago
fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Philip’s final public engagement to take place on August 2fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became it
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 12 hours ago
fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Philip’s final public engagement to take place on August 2fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became it
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 12 hours ago
fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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SKY News
Palace announces Prince Philip's last engagementalongside the Queen, from time to time". Prince Philip became Captain General
SKY News / Posted 12 hours ago
alongside the Queen, from time to time". Prince Philip became Captain General of the Royal Marines in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. The Duke, who turned 96 last month, will attend the parade which raises money for The Royal... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Philip’s final public engagement to take place on August 2fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became it
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 12 hours ago
fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Philip’s final public engagement to take place on August 2fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became it
Oxford Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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Bury Times
Philip’s final public engagement to take place on August 2fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became it
Bury Times / Posted 12 hours ago
fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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Gazette
Philip’s final public engagement to take place on August 2fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became it
Gazette / Posted 13 hours ago
fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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Daily Mail
Prince Philip's final official royal engagementduties. Prince Philip was appointed Captain General of the Royal Marines on Ju
Daily Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
duties. Prince Philip was appointed Captain General of the Royal Marines on June 2 1953, in succession to the late King George VI. During his final royal engagement, Philip will arrive on the Forecourt of Buckingham Palace and take position on... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Prince Philip's final official engagement announced before royal retirementfighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became it
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 hours ago
fighting force, which traces its roots back to the year 1664. Philip became its Captain General in 1953, replacing King George VI after his death. It was announced in May that the Duke, who turned 96 in June, would step down, but the palace... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
Enable set for Ascot outing?with BetVictor to preview the day’s racing. Dual Oaks winner Enable is 7/4 (fr
Banbury Guardian / Posted 20 hours ago
with BetVictor to preview the day’s racing. Dual Oaks winner Enable is 7/4 (from 6/1) with BetVictor for Saturday’s King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes after trainer John Gosden reported on Monday that connections are considering a tilt at... Read more
21h
metro
10 reasons why the Cotswolds should be your next weekend getawayliterally a model of an actual village, the attraction was officially opened on
metro / Posted 21 hours ago
literally a model of an actual village, the attraction was officially opened on the Coronation Day of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in 1937 and is made entirely of Cotswold stone.The Model Village was officially opened on the... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Goodwood and Ascot provide a glorious midsummer feastor Royal Ascot, but still unmissable fare. As with the Derby, it has become fa
Derbyshire Times / Posted yesterday
or Royal Ascot, but still unmissable fare. As with the Derby, it has become fashionable in some quarters to knock the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (sponsored by Qipco) that is the centrepiece of Saturday’s action at Ascot. Quarters... Read more
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Daily Star
The Queen NEVER misses this cult reality game showThe Queen never misses an episode of this show Candid photographs of a young Q
Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
The Queen never misses an episode of this show Candid photographs of a young Queen Elizabeth II with her father, King George VI In the latest series, Brendan, 58, takes a group of revellers in pairs to different destinations by coach, with... Read more
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Daily Mail
Prince George gets a tour of a HELICOPTER in Hamburgof the Royal Yacht Britannia The Britannia was designed to replace the Victori
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
of the Royal Yacht Britannia The Britannia was designed to replace the Victoria and Albert III during the reign of King George VI. The Royal Yacht Britannia in Venice during the Prince and Princess of Wales' Italy visit in 1985, 12 years before... Read more
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Daily Mail
Duchess of Cambridge at a Hamburg concert hallof the Royal Yacht Britannia The Britannia was designed to replace the Victori
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
of the Royal Yacht Britannia The Britannia was designed to replace the Victoria and Albert III during the reign of King George VI. The Royal Yacht Britannia in Venice during the Prince and Princess of Wales' Italy visit in 1985, 12 years before... Read more
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Daily Mail
Governor-General reveals why he broke royal protocolyou may call them and even where your gaze can fall. If in doubt, play it safe.
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
you may call them and even where your gaze can fall. If in doubt, play it safe. The Queen's brooch, first gifted from King George VI to his wife the Queen Mother to mark their visit to Canada in 1939, the first tour of the country by a reigning... Read more
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Evening Standard
Dunkirk hits cinemas... But is it the best British film of the year?Empire and its Commonwealth last for 1,000 years, men will still say, ‘This was
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
Empire and its Commonwealth last for 1,000 years, men will still say, ‘This was their finest hour’.” Ben Mendelsohn is George VI, Ronald Pickup Neville Chamberlain, while Kristin Scott Thomas plays Clementine Churchill, and Lily James is the... Read more
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Bury Free Press
Flynn’s Severus off to Ascotto win by half-a-length and justify his pre-race 4/1 favouritism. Flynn is exp
Bury Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
to win by half-a-length and justify his pre-race 4/1 favouritism. Flynn is expecting Severus’ next outing to be on King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes day at Ascot on Saturday, July 29. The weekend’s win continued some good form of late... Read more
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express
Winston Churchill tried to block WW2 files showing Duke of Windsor's Nazi sympathiesa series of reported conversations with German agents in which they expressed t
express / Posted 6 days ago
a series of reported conversations with German agents in which they expressed their increasing unhappiness with King George VI and the government in London. Winston Churchill in picturesSun, May 10, 2015Winston Churchill died in January 24,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Winston Churchill tried to cover up Nazi plan to reinstate Edward VIII as kingto marry Wallis Simpson, reportedly told Nazi agents he was unhappy with the Br
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
to marry Wallis Simpson, reportedly told Nazi agents he was unhappy with the British government and the King, his brother George VI. After the war, historians sought to publish the telegrams but Churchill decided to intervene in a bid to protect... Read more
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Daily Mail
The Queen goes for summer florals as she visits Canada Housebrooch set with diamonds to mark the anniversary The Queen also wore her maple
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
brooch set with diamonds to mark the anniversary The Queen also wore her maple leaf diamond brooch, first gifted from King George VI to his wife the Queen Mother to mark their visit to Canada in 1939, the first tour of the country by a reigning... Read more
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Thame Gazette
Travel: Riding the Rocky Mountaineer in western Canadaspiral tunnels. Ira was named after his grandfather, the driver of the royal t
Thame Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
spiral tunnels. Ira was named after his grandfather, the driver of the royal train that crossed Canada carrying King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (the Queen Mother) back in 1939. One of their duties during that journey was to open the grand,... Read more
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Aylesbury Today
Travel: Riding the Rocky Mountaineer in western Canadaspiral tunnels. Ira was named after his grandfather, the driver of the royal t
Aylesbury Today / Posted 7 days ago
spiral tunnels. Ira was named after his grandfather, the driver of the royal train that crossed Canada carrying King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (the Queen Mother) back in 1939. One of their duties during that journey was to open the grand,... Read more
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Luton Today
Travel: Riding the Rocky Mountaineer in western Canadaspiral tunnels. Ira was named after his grandfather, the driver of the royal t
Luton Today / Posted 7 days ago
spiral tunnels. Ira was named after his grandfather, the driver of the royal train that crossed Canada carrying King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (the Queen Mother) back in 1939. One of their duties during that journey was to open the grand,... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
Travel: Riding the Rocky Mountaineer in western Canadaspiral tunnels. Ira was named after his grandfather, the driver of the royal t
Banbury Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
spiral tunnels. Ira was named after his grandfather, the driver of the royal train that crossed Canada carrying King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (the Queen Mother) back in 1939. One of their duties during that journey was to open the grand,... Read more
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express
Why did the Royal Family change their name to Windsor? 100 years since royals adopted nameoff Ireland by a German submarine with the loss of almost 1,200 lives. Candid
express / Posted 7 days ago
off Ireland by a German submarine with the loss of almost 1,200 lives. Candid photographs of Queen Elizabeth II with King George VIMon, February 6, 2017To mark the 65th anniversary of the death of King George VI, we take a look at the touching... Read more
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Daily Record
70 years on: A royal visit as Hamilton Park made racing historyMr G. Cullington’s ‘Culroy’. The following day, an estimated crowd of 21,000 f
Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
Mr G. Cullington’s ‘Culroy’. The following day, an estimated crowd of 21,000 flocked to the racecourse for a visit by King George VI and Princess Margaret Rose, but the real focal point was Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, who... Read more
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The Border Mail
Future English king speechless in AlburyGeorge, Duke of Cornwall and York (later King George V), on May 18, 1901, and P
The Border Mail / Posted 8 days ago
George, Duke of Cornwall and York (later King George V), on May 18, 1901, and Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI following the abdication of King Edward VIII), on May 7, 1927. Prince Albert, known as ‘Bertie’, and his wife Lady... Read more
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Daily Star
Royals changed name to Windsor exactly 100-years ago TODAY – and THIS is whythe trigger on the name change in fear of backlash. Candid photographs of a yo
Daily Star / Posted 8 days ago
the trigger on the name change in fear of backlash. Candid photographs of a young Queen Elizabeth II with her father, King George VI “They had already decided to change the name before the June bombing, but it certainly made it more urgent”... Read more
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