royal dukes


The Duke of Edinburgh, in his role as Captain General, Royal Marines, attended the Parade to mark the finale of the 1664 Global Challenge on the Buckingham Palace Forecourt on August 2, 2017. This was the Duke’s final public engagement as he “retires.” He still may make appearances with Queen Elizabeth at his discretion.  

Since 1947 he has done:

  • 22,220 solo engagements
  • 637 foreign visits 
  • 5,496 speeches 

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me: I must understand the medieval History of England.

*some books and documentaries later*

me: …plenty of Kings indeed…

me: *a bit doubtful* So let’s systematize:

me: *quite doubtful and sweating* Just need to add the respective names and dates and it will be great…


Prince Charles, the Duke of Cambridge, and Prince Harry met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Francois Hollande to attend the the centenary commemorative service at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial on April 9, 2017. The Battle Of Vimy Ridge was fought during WW1 as part of the initial phase of the Battle of Arras. Although British-led it was mostly fought by the Canadian Corps. They also were taken on a tour of the preserved trenches at Vimy Memorial Park. 

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Prince William , Duke of Cambridge and Catherine , Duchess of Cambridge sharing a sweet moment at two , as they host a tea party in the grounds of Buckingham Palace to honour the children of those who have died serving in the armed forces in London , England 🎉 -May 13th 2017.


Credit : @hotcityhorns on Instagram.


Prince Charles greets his grieving parents, Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, upon their arrival at St. Paul’s Church for the funeral of Patricia Knatchbull, 2nd Countess Mountbatten of Burma on June 27th, 2017

The Countess Mountbatten of Burma was Charles’ godmother and the first cousin of Prince Philip and third cousin to Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret, who served as bridesmaids in Patricia’s wedding. She passed away at the age of 93 on June 13th, 2017.