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Another Historical Year For The British Royal Family
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Another Historical Year For The British Royal Family

Reuters, December 7, London - With Queen Elizabeth's passing just months after she celebrated her record-breaking seventh decade as monarch, the past year will be remembered as one of the most seismic in the history of the British royal family, but 2023 could be almost as significant. Elizabeth, who broke nearly every record for a monarch in a dynasty dating back 1,000 years to the Norman invasion of England, celebrated her 70th year on the throne in February, with four days of national celebrations following in early summer. But there were indicators that the 96-year-old's health was deteriorating already. She started to make fewer public appearances and only showed up for a few of her Platinum Jubilee events. The only monarch that the majority of Britons had ever known—and who m...