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Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 05-09-2018, 03:02 PM
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She was credited when she attended the fashion...

She was credited when she attended the fashion event with Kate and Sophie earlier this year.
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 05-09-2018, 01:43 PM
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The girls attended one event officially - the...

The girls attended one event officially - the banquet.

The other events were those associated either with Pitch@Palace or their own charities and events they normally attend.
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 04-23-2018, 07:48 PM
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I don't believe it was a 'mutual' decision at...

I don't believe it was a 'mutual' decision at all.

She, reportedly (in many news outlets and from my personal sources) went to both Charles and William to ask them to allow her to do more in the...
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 05-05-2017, 07:35 PM
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He is the obvious choice as he is single and thus...

He is the obvious choice as he is single and thus doesn't have a partner at events.

If it is to be Charles then there would be fewer Charles and Camilla activities - or do all the males move up to...
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 05-05-2017, 02:15 AM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
True. Beatrice has been way more pro-active in...

True. Beatrice has been way more pro-active in charity work than her sister and I do think she wants to do that sort of work and may even have believed until relatively late in her education that she...
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 05-04-2017, 11:57 PM
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Andrew already does a lot. To the 27th April this...

Andrew already does a lot. To the 27th April this year he is third on the 'League Table' according to my figures in the British Royal Family Engagements Thread. He is usually 3rd, 4th or 5th - and...
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 05-04-2017, 08:37 PM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
Philip isn't standing down as Patron or President...

Philip isn't standing down as Patron or President etc from his patronages. He isn't doing engagements for them. That is what the announcement said.

I see no reason why William, Kate and Harry...
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 05-04-2017, 06:21 PM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
It will mean nothing for them. This will...

It will mean nothing for them.

This will mean that William, Kate and Harry have to step up from around 150 or so each per year to around 400 - 500. Those three can easily pick up the numbers that...
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 01-22-2016, 07:41 PM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
Every lawyer I know, and I know quite a few,...

Every lawyer I know, and I know quite a few, starts at 9 and leaves at 5 along with their staff. None are available after hours or on the weekends - same with every other professional other than...
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 01-22-2016, 06:26 PM
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Most of my friends who don't work in education or...

Most of my friends who don't work in education or the public sector but in commerce and law etc also only work 9 - 5 Monday to Friday.


The service industry works shifts but not most of the...
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 01-19-2016, 10:05 PM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
Cepe - absolutely agree. A holiday is...

Cepe - absolutely agree.


A holiday is time away from work - and weekends don't qualify as they are part of the working time just days when you don't actually go to work. I am about to end my...
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 01-18-2016, 04:39 PM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
In 1988 when Beatrice was born the public were...

In 1988 when Beatrice was born the public were delighted to have a new little princess after two princes. The royal family were very popular and there was never any thought that they wouldn't have...
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 08-08-2015, 12:26 AM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
What constitutes a 'vacation' though? ...

What constitutes a 'vacation' though?


Some of these 'vacations' have actually been a weekend type affair and many young Brits are able to do that.


I have some friends and former students...
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 06-25-2015, 09:45 PM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
The Gloucester's are closer in age to Charles and...

The Gloucester's are closer in age to Charles and Camilla than to the Queen so if they are to retire then it would make sense for people to start talking about Charles and Camilla, and even Anne to...
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 06-22-2015, 10:32 PM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
HM signs the CC each day. That is why it is her...

HM signs the CC each day. That is why it is her decision. She can put in anything or leave out anything she wants. Charles isn't there when she signs it.
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 06-22-2015, 06:26 PM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
Beatrice is already a patron of a number of...

Beatrice is already a patron of a number of patronages. She also undertakes 'engagements' for those patronages. Those engagements aren't recorded in the CC and so they aren't official. She does...
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 05-02-2015, 08:14 PM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
An article based on anonymous 'sources' and not...

An article based on anonymous 'sources' and not directly from either Andrew or Charles.

Charles has never publicly made any statement about a smaller royal family. All that ever happened was a...
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 05-02-2015, 11:06 AM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
That is correct. Only George, the new princess,...

That is correct. Only George, the new princess, Harry and Andrew now need permission for a marriage that will keep them in the line of succession. They can now contract a legal marriage but they lose...
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 04-25-2015, 07:28 AM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
Given the marrying ages of royals I wouldn't...

Given the marrying ages of royals I wouldn't expect that George or the new child would have married in 25 years - maybe in 35 years.


Given the longevity of the Queen and Philip I would also...
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 04-24-2015, 11:55 PM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
Not only her grandmother but her uncle and...

Not only her grandmother but her uncle and cousin. It was reported in 2012 that she asked William to ask her grandmother to allow her to do during the Jubilee year and he said 'no'. Don't just put...
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 06-23-2014, 05:58 AM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
Most of William, Kate and Harry's activities for...

Most of William, Kate and Harry's activities for their charities are in the CC but none of Beatrice or Eugenie's e.g. last week's engagements by Beatrice counted the grand total of zero in the CC.
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 06-23-2014, 05:13 AM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
Some statistical analysis: Currently HM,...

Some statistical analysis:

Currently HM, Philip and the Queen's cousins have carried out 720 engagements so far this year in total.

For William, Kate and Harry (assuming he leaves the...
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 06-18-2014, 09:49 PM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
Prince and Princess Michael don't do engagements...

Prince and Princess Michael don't do engagements on their own though - they attend events with other royals but not solo - which is the same, currently at any rate, for Beatrice and Eugenie who when...
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 10-31-2013, 05:30 PM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
The HRH goes currently, under the 1917 and 2012...

The HRH goes currently, under the 1917 and 2012 LPs to:

The children of the monarch - Charles, Anne, Andrew and Edward
The male line grandchildren of the monarch - William, Harry, Beatrice,...
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 10-21-2013, 04:07 PM
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Posted By Iluvbertie
The other monarchs are only monarchs in one...

The other monarchs are only monarchs in one country while the British monarch is monarch of 16 different countries and Head of a Commonwealth of 54 nations - or 25% of the world's nations. They...
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