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Posts Tagged ‘Queen Victoria’

The Royal Report for Sunday November 27, 2011 – Royal Focus – Kensington Palace

Posted by Marilyn on November 28, 2011

Tune in to the next episode of The Royal Report on Sunday November 27, 2011 at 9:00PM EST (North America)

The topic will be: It’s been called the ‘royal aunt heap’, it was the birthplace of Queen Victoria and Queen Mary. It was notably the former home of Diana, Princess of Wales and Princess Margaret. It was once the favored home of kings and queens. In 2013 it will become the home of William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. On this episode, a focus on the history of Kensington Palace.

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The Royal Report for Sunday February 7, 2010 – Queen Victoria and Prince Albert – A Love Story

Posted by Marilyn on February 5, 2010

She gave her name to an era. When he died she mourned him for the rest of her life. This is their story.

To listen to this episode click here.

Publications mentioned

Hello! Canada Weekly No. 160. 8 February 2010

From my Royal Collection

The Princess Diana Paper Doll Book of Fashion by Clarissa Harlowe and Mary Anne Bedford. Illustrated by Dona Granata.

Books used for researching this episode:

Britain’s Royal Bridges by Josie Argy and Wendy Riches

Five Gold Rings A royal wedding souvenir album

Two Centuries of Royal Weddings by Christofer Warwick

The Life and Times of Victoria by Dorothy Marshall

Royal Weddings by Friederike Haedecke and Julia Melchior

Victoria – A celebration by Deborah Jaffe

The Young Victoria by Alison Plowden

Queen Victoria an eminent Illustrated Biography by Lytton Strachey

Tune in to the next episode of The Royal Report on Sunday February 14, 2010 at 9:00PM EST (North America).

The topic will be: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother – A Love Story

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The Royal Report for Sunday June 21, 2009 – Royal Romances

Posted by Marilyn on June 20, 2009

On this episode I discussed Royal Romances and the sorted details I’ve been able to source of the Internet and my royal book collection. Also on this episode – how people wooed way back when and the finer points of mailing a letter.

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Note: The Royal Report is available for download on iTunes!

Publications mentioned

Hello! Canada weekly No 133 22 June 2009

Award Schemes mentioned

The Duke of Edinburgh Awards

Tune in LIVE via web cam to the next episode of The Royal Report on Sunday June 28th, 2009 9:00PM EST

The topic will be: Should Prince William be sent to the front lines?

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