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Prince Harry to do a reality TV show
August 20 - It's official. Prince Harry, the youngest son of Prince Charles and the late Diana, princess of Wales will team up with DJ Goldie for a BBC 2 Reality TV show, entitled Goldie's Band - By Royal Appointment.
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Princess Margaret Rose was one of the most popular, albeit controversial, royals during her lifetime. She was a rather sad figure, a victim of love at an early age and a person who constantly sought affection and attention as she went on to looked for the real meaning of her life. Might as well want to learn about the colorful life of Queen Elizabeth II's younger sister? Here are 10 interesting facts about her.
1. Born on August 30, 1930, in Glamis, the family seat of her mother's family, Princess Margaret was the first member of the British Royal Family to be born in Scotland for over 300 years.
2. Her parents, the then Duke and Duchess of York (later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth) wanted to call her Anne, but her grandfather, King George V, vetoed, so they named her Margaret Rose, instead.
3. In 1936, the princess' relatively peaceful life was altered considerably when his uncle, King Edward VIII, abdicated to marry the woman he loved, the two-time American divorce…
King Edward VIII leaped into financial uncertainty the moment he signed the Instrument of Abdication on December 10, 1936. That same day, Edward, now known as Duke of Windsor, entered into an agreement with his younger brother and successor, King George VI, that secured him £25,000 annually for the rest of his life. However, the King later renounced this agreement and instead offered him a smaller amount which would cease upon the King's death. The condition is that Edward should never step into British soil unless invited by government.
Queen Elizabeth II is a stickler for order, and so routine is a part
of Her Majesty’s day-to-day life. She rises at around 8.30 am and would be
greeted by a piper who plays at 9am on the terrace beneath her apartment at
Buckingham Palace. When longtime attendant and confidante Margaret MacDonald
was still in service, Don Coolican noted that
Bobo, as The Queen affectionately called MacDonald, would awaken her, “bringing
in a cup of tea and a plate of biscuits handed over by the footman.” The Queen’s
corgis are the first creatures to grace The Queen , who would also beg to be
given biscuits, Coolican writes.