The Royal Chronicles

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Archive for August, 2006

The Untold Story of the Emanuels

Posted by Marilyn on August 30, 2006

David and Elizabeth Emanuel may be best known as the designers of Diana’s wedding dress, but there’s more to their story than that.

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The Hollywood Goddess and Persian Prince

Posted by Marilyn on August 29, 2006

Grace Kelly wasn’t the only Hollywood actress to marry royalty. Rita Hayworth married Prince Aly Khan in 1949.

Champagne Safari: Hollywood Goddess’ short lived Honeymoon with the Persian Prince.

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101 ways to murder the Bard

Posted by Marilyn on August 15, 2006

No longer the exclusive domain of bored high school students, others have found unique and modern ways to adapt Shakespeare.

A Midsummer Night’s Disco anyone?

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A roving eye and a recipe

Posted by Marilyn on August 5, 2006

Believe it or not, Edward VII had a roving eye! Betcha didn’t know THAT! I know what you’re thinking:

“No way, really”?

“How can any royal man having a roving eye”?

“That’s completely absurd!”

Not only does the writer of this article inform us of this fascinating and until now, completely unknown fact, he also offers us a recipe for Crepe Suzette, the name of which was inspired by the king.

Who says you can’t learn something new everyday?

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