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Double celebrations in Sweden, the 800th Anniversary of the Magna Carta, Prince George’s antics at Trooping of the Colour and at the polo, Prince Harry has tea with Michelle Obama, the Battle of Waterloo Bicentenary and Royal Ascot.

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Magna Carta

King John reluctantly put his seal to the Magna Carta on 15 June 1215 to make peace with his rebellious barons. The Magna Carta outlined royal powers and the rights of barons and freemen.

One of four surviving copies of the Magna Carta, now held in the British Library

One of four surviving copies of the Magna Carta, now held in the British Library

800 years later, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip mark the event at Runnymede with Prince William and the British Prime Minister, David Cameron.

 

Prince George

Cheeky Prince George watches from a window at Buckingham Palace.

 

A wave during his first appearance on the balcony for Trooping the Colour.

 

Catching up with cousins at a charity polo match.

 

Swedish Royal Wedding

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden married Sofia Hellqvist in the Royal Chapel at Stockholm’s Royal Palace on Saturday, 13 June 2015.

HRH Prince Carl Philip and HRH Princess Sofia. Photo: Mattias Edwall/Kungahuset.se

HRH Prince Carl Philip and HRH Princess Sofia. Photo: Mattias Edwall/Kungahuset.se

 

Video: Royal Wedding highlights.

It’s A Boy!

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Prince Nicolas Paul Gustaf was born on Monday, 15 June 2015, at 1.45 pm.

Princess Madeleine and Christopher O'Neill's son. Photo: The Royal Court, Sweden

Princess Madeleine and Christopher O’Neill’s son. Photo: The Royal Court, Sweden

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Royal Ascot

Mike Tindall shows punters how to curtsy.

 

Battle of Waterloo Bicentenary

At Hougoumont Farm in Belgium.

A service at St Paul’s Cathedral in London.