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Royal News

Villa Windsor to reopen as a museum

The Paris home of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor will be turned into a museum, and it will also have a cafe. A heritage trust has been given the task of turning the run-down villa in the Bois de Boulogne into a permanent museum. The mansion includes 14 rooms and two-acre gardens. After the [read more]

Book Reviews

Book News April 2023

*contains affiliate links* The Windsors at War: The Nazi Threat to the Crown  Hardcover – 9 March 2023 (UK) & 18 April 2023 (US) The Windsors at War tells the story of the turbulent and seismic decade in between 1937 and 1947, including the bombing of Buckingham Palace in May 1940, the Duke of Windsor’s ill-advised [read more]

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Royal Jewels

Royal Jewels – The Diamond Diadem

The Diamond Diadem, also known as the King George IV State Diadem, is one of the British monarchy’s most recognisable pieces of jewellery. Embed from Getty Images It was ordered from the jeweller Rundell in 1820, and it was completed in May 1820. The design, probably made by their chief designer Philip Liebart, incorporates the [read more]