Monthly Archives: November 2012

A royal baby on the way?

Ever since the wonderful royal wedding of Prince William and Katherine Middleton back in April 2011 there has been constant speculation about a royal baby. Yesterday the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were visiting Cambridge, their first visit to the city that … Continue reading

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Sophia Naturalisation Act, 1705

Act for the Naturalisation of the Most Excellent Princess Sophia, Electress and Duchess Dowager of Hanover, and the Issue of her Body was an Act of Parliament of England (4 and 5 Ann. C. 16.) in 1705. It followed the Act … Continue reading

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The Duke of Cambridge (pt.1)

The title Duke of Cambridge had an unfortunate beginning. None of the first four dukes reached the age of four and only two lived long enough to formally attain the title. All were offspring of the future King James II. … Continue reading

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