Queen Elizabeth II Gossip

Royal Meghan’s first patronage

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 17, 2018 15:26:24 December 17, 2018 15:26:24
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The Times reported this weekend that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were invited for tea with the Queen at Buckingham Palace last week to discuss Meghan’s first royal patronage. The Queen will be passing on one of her patronages to Royal Meghan and this is expected to be announced early in the new year, after Meghan’s had time to visit with each of the organizations. Full Story

Harry & Meghan’s tiara drama 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 9, 2018 14:39:57 November 9, 2018 14:39:57
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A couple of weeks ago, it was reported that Prince William and Prince Harry are considering creating “separate courts”. For years now, William, Kate, and Harry have shared a court at Kensington Palace. Full Story

Harry & Meghan: royal titles

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 15, 2018 15:13:02 October 15, 2018 15:13:02
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It’s been a big day for Prince Harry. In addition to the confirmation that he will be a father for the first time, the Queen has announced that she’s given him a new ceremonial title:  "The Queen has been pleased to appoint The Duke of Sussex as a Personal Aide-de-Camp to Her Majesty with effect from 13th October, 2018. Full Story

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Dear Gossips,

Thanks to those of you who have emailed and tweeted at me this thread about Queen Elizabeth’s brooches during Donald Trump’s visit to England last week. It’s how Her Majesty shows her work and this is something we talk a lot about on the Show Your Work podcast  Read Full Intro

The Queen and the Royal Four

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 10, 2018 14:53:20 July 10, 2018 14:53:20
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It’s a big week for the English. Wimbledon is happening. Tomorrow England plays Croatia in the World Cup semi-final. And the Queen stepped out today for the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force. There was a service at Westminster Abbey followed by a flypast at Buckingham Palace. Thousands of people gathered on the mall this afternoon to watch the air show and honour those who’ve served in the RAF over the last century. Full Story

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Dear Gossips,

There’s a show called Lookalikes that airs in the UK, a reality comedy series about people who think they look like certain celebrities. The English are very good at old timey tight assy manners AND trash TV. Anyway a few of the Lookalikes cast members (who “look like” Gordon Ramsay, David Brent, Ed Sheeran, and Jamie Vardy) appeared on ITV’s This Morning today.  Read Full Intro

Prince Harry and Royal Meghan present a trophy

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 19, 2018 19:54:14 June 19, 2018 19:54:14
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This is the third Sussex post of the day because there are more photos now of Meghan Markle’s first time at Royal Ascot. As I mentioned in the first post, Prince Harry and Royal Meghan were assigned to present a trophy today. Full Story

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Royal Meghan’s: “best husband”, new earrings

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 15, 2018 14:18:27 June 15, 2018 14:18:27
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By all accounts, Meghan Markle’s first away day with the Queen yesterday was a success. I mean, it was pretty obvious on Her Majesty face, non? The day went so well not even the British tabloids, usually pretty reliable, could create a scandal out of the not-really-all-that-awkward moment when the Queen and Meghan approached the car door at the same time Full Story

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Royal Meghan’s day with the Queen

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 14, 2018 14:07:36 June 14, 2018 14:07:36
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As we’ve been anticipating, Meghan Markle is spending the day with the Queen in Cheshire after a sleepover on the royal train. Royal Meghan wore Givenchy and the shoulders were not a problem. The shoulders are very much NOT a problem. Almost as though she was like, you want me to hide my shoulders? Here. Full Story

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The Queen is Royal Meghan’s “steadying hand”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 6, 2018 20:19:44 June 6, 2018 20:19:44
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It was announced a few days ago that Royal Meghan will join the Queen on a day trip on June 14, her first official outing by herself with Her Majesty. Royal biographer and royal expert Ingrid Seward tells PEOPLE that: “It is the way of the royal family—all part of the training and getting used to being in public life and under public scrutiny. Full Story