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PRINCE Andrew is meeting the Queen every day to make amends for the sex abuse scandal, it is claimed. 

The Duke of York sees her at Windsor Castle so often that staff say they can set their watches by his pre-lunch visits, sources added. 

It comes after he was pictured beaming at the wheel of his Range Rover this week amid reports he is determined to return to public life. 

A source told the Mirror: “Andrew is doing all he can to make amends for the shame he brought on his family for being involved in such a scandal. 

“He wants to make it up to the Queen which is why he is doing all he can to see her as much as possible.

“The rest of the family, apart from Her Majesty, are united in feeling that he should stay out of the limelight and keep quiet having left such a stain on the family.”

Read our Royal Family blog below for the latest updates...

  • The Sun

    Royal Family ‘united’ against Andrew being in spotlight

    It has been claimed by a source that the Royal Family are “united” against Prince Andrew being in the spotlight – but with one exception.

    A royal source told The Mirror: “Andrew is doing all he can to make amends for the shame he brought on his family for being involved in such a scandal.

    “He wants to make it up to the Queen which is why he is doing all he can to see her as much as possible.

    “The rest of the family, apart from Her Majesty, are united in feeling that he should stay out of the limelight and keep quiet having left such a stain on the family.”

  • How to create the perfect Jubilee garden party

    As the UK will be celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June, people will start making their celebration plans. 

    And as summer begins to bloom across the country, there’s no better time to make the most of the sunshine and set up a perfect royal-themed garden party!

    Fulton Umbrellas have put together five steps for creating the perfect al fresco dining experience in your home – from dressing your table to how you can cosy up during your garden party.

    1. Chose your furniture – You don’t need to have a large garden or outdoor area to try out al fresco dining; it’s all about using your space creatively.
    2. Dress the table – Al fresco dining is, by its nature, less formal than indoor dining. There are no rules on how to set up your table, so don’t worry if you don’t have a perfectly matching set of furniture, crockery, or glassware. Perfectly sleek, matching sets will give your outdoor dining space a very modern and clean feel. But going al fresco can also be an opportunity to bring some of your personality into your dining experience. 
    3. Set the atmosphere – Potted plants are the perfect way to bring some greenery, especially if you only have a patio or balcony to work with. And, if you’re planning to extend your party into the evening, a good fire pit or chimenea is a great social place to gather around when the weather gets a bit cooler. 
      If you’ve got young children or the idea of open flames isn’t your thing, hanging fairy lights or dotting hurricane lanterns around can add warmth and intimacy to your space when the sun goes down. 
    4. Cosy up – Adding some soft furnishings around your al fresco space goes a long way to making it more inviting for you and your guests. Soft fabrics – be it cushions, blankets, or tablecloths and rugs as mentioned above – are a simple way to introduce comfort and cosiness.
    5. Enjoy dining al fresco – With everything set, the last thing you need to do is to decide on your menu. A buffet is ideal if you want to avoid going back and forth between your kitchen and dining area, and it allows your guests to nibble at their leisure. British favourites like pork pies and classic Victoria sponge are a staple for any Jubilee celebration. Then all that’s left to do is to gather your family and friends and hope that the UK weather decides to be on your side!
  • Samantha Markle gives update on father’s stroke

    Meghan Markle’s sister said she is “thankful to God” after her father Thomas Markle survived a stroke which “could have been fatal”.

    Speaking on GB News, visibly distraught Samantha Markle almost broke down in tears, bur said it could take a “year” for her father to get his speech back.

    Ms Markle said that it was “hard for me to talk about” but that her father was doing better.

    She said: “He’s doing better. He’s in good spirits and you know it’s still hard for me to talk about because he’s been through so much – the heart attack, a pandemic, a stroke.

    “I don’t think he saw it coming but he’s doing better, he’s in good spirits.

    “I’m just so thankful to God that I called him when I did because he was slurring his speech, he couldn’t talk.

    “I feel like had we not got emergency care right away, it could have been fatal, so I feel really blessed that he’s getting some of his strength back.”

    Ms Markle told GB News about her father’s prognosis and how badly the stroke had affected him.

    She added: “It’s going to take several, maybe six months, maybe a year to get his speech back.

    “He can work with a speech therapist and it’s good, the speech he had in the speech producing part of the brain wasn’t so big that he can’t recover. But you know when you’re almost 80 years old, there’s less plasticity and things are more difficult.

    “So he has the memory of the words and the associations, the stroke was on the right side of the brain, so the damage was on the left and he’s left handed. But it also impaired his speech and his ability to swallow. 

    “All things considered it’s amazing, he’s in good spirits.

    “We’re not, we’re walking on eggshells and sad and having a tough time but he’s being our trooper.”

  • Wills and Kate do things their own way

    It seems the Royal couple are breaking away from tradition.

    In 2017, Meghan Markle told crowds in Nottingham that she was not allowed to take selfies, as per the Royal rules.

    However Prince William and Catherine were spotted posing for selfies in Glasgow last week.

    William broke further rules when he hugged William Burns, who recently had a meeting Britain’s future king.

    The Queen also broke this no touching rule many years ago when she shared a sweet embrace with first lady Michelle Obama in 2009.

  • Royal Family ‘united’ against Andrew being in spotlight

    It has been claimed by a source that the Royal Family are “united” against Prince Andrew being in the spotlight – but with one exception.

    A royal source told The Mirror: “Andrew is doing all he can to make amends for the shame he brought on his family for being involved in such a scandal.

    “He wants to make it up to the Queen which is why he is doing all he can to see her as much as possible.

    “The rest of the family, apart from Her Majesty, are united in feeling that he should stay out of the limelight and keep quiet having left such a stain on the family.”

  • Inside Prince Andrew’s lavish life

    PRINCE Andrew’s lavish lifestyle saw him spending nearly £500,000 a year travelling across the world heading to parties and exotic trips.

    The Duke of York would then allegedly return from his luxurious trips laden with expensive gifts following meetings with his shady pals.

    Entitled Andrew would only fly in a private jet with an entourage of staff, tasked to cater to his every whim, including his personal pedicurist, and a valet armed with an ironing board.

    The Duke once defended his glamorous habit as a “little tiny spot in the ocean by comparison to many people”.

    Andrew spent a total of £465,000 on flights and £154,000 on food and hotels during his travels, according to the book.

    And elsewhere, it was reported during a 2012 trip to India, Andrew spent thousands by hiring an £80,000 private jet, a £10,000-a-night suite that included a gold room.

    His extravagant lifestyle has previously raised questions as his official annual income is believed to be a Royal Navy pension of just under £20,000.

    It is believed he no longer receives his annual £249,000 handout from the Sovereign Grant.

  • Platinum Jubilee: What’s happening? (3/3)

    Alicia Keys, Nile Rodgers and the Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli are among others lined up for the 2.5-hour musical extravaganza.

    More than 70,000 people have registered to host Big Jubilee Lunches, with 10 million expected to share food and friendship with their neighbours, the government said.

    More than 600 lunches have been planned throughout the Commonwealth and beyond, from Canada to Brazil, New Zealand to Japan and South Africa to Switzerland.

    The final day culminates with the Platinum Jubilee Pageant — a public parade through central London.

    The Mounted Band of the Household Cavalry lead the Gold State Coach — used to transport the monarch at coronations and jubilees — to Buckingham Palace.

    Some 10,000 people are involved in a musical and creative display of how British society has been transformed since the queen acceded in 1952.

    It ends with the singing of the national anthem, “God Save the Queen”, outside the palace, led by singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran.

  • Platinum Jubilee: What’s happening? (2/3)

    Nine bridges over the River Thames in central London will be lit up, as will the capital’s landmark BT Tower, and several English cathedrals.

    A national service of thanksgiving for the queen’s record-breaking reign takes place at London’s St Paul’s Cathedral, featuring a rare ringing of the Great Paul bell.

    Great Paul, cast in 1882, is the largest church bell in the country. Its mechanism broke in the 1970s but it was restored to its former glory last year.

    It has only been sounded eight times since then, and never for a royal occasion.

    A keen horseracing fan, the queen is expected to attend the 243rd running of the country’s most prestigious flat-racing event, The Derby, at Epsom Downs.

    In the evening, some 22,000 people — including 5,000 key workers such as frontline medics — are expected to attend the BBC Platinum Party at Buckingham Palace.

    Performers include rockers Queen + Adam Lambert, Motown legend Diana Ross and Elton John.

  • Platinum Jubilee: What’s happening? (1/3)

    Public celebrations to mark Queen Elizabeth II’s record-breaking 70-year reign will take place over four days next week.

    More than 1,200 soldiers from the Household Division of the British Army perform the “Trooping of the Colour” ceremony to officially mark the queen’s birthday.

    The military pageant, complete with musicians and horses, combines pomp and tradition dating back more than two centuries.

    The event culminates with the royal family’s appearance on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, to wave to crowds and watch a fly-past of military jets.

    Appearances this year are restricted to working royals only, which means no Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, nor Prince Andrew.

    More than 2,800 beacons will be lit at the palace and across the UK, including atop the country’s four highest peaks, as well as on the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man, and British Overseas Territories.

    Flaming tributes will be seen in 54 Commonwealth capitals across five continents, from Tonga and Samoa in the South Pacific to Belize in the Caribbean.

  • How to create the perfect Jubilee garden party

    As the UK will be celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June, people will start making their celebration plans. 

    And as summer begins to bloom across the country, there’s no better time to make the most of the sunshine and set up a perfect royal-themed garden party!

    Fulton Umbrellas have put together five steps for creating the perfect al fresco dining experience in your home – from dressing your table to how you can cosy up during your garden party.

    1. Chose your furniture – You don’t need to have a large garden or outdoor area to try out al fresco dining; it’s all about using your space creatively.
    2. Dress the table – Al fresco dining is, by its nature, less formal than indoor dining. There are no rules on how to set up your table, so don’t worry if you don’t have a perfectly matching set of furniture, crockery, or glassware. Perfectly sleek, matching sets will give your outdoor dining space a very modern and clean feel. But going al fresco can also be an opportunity to bring some of your personality into your dining experience. 
    3. Set the atmosphere – Potted plants are the perfect way to bring some greenery, especially if you only have a patio or balcony to work with. And, if you’re planning to extend your party into the evening, a good fire pit or chimenea is a great social place to gather around when the weather gets a bit cooler. 
      If you’ve got young children or the idea of open flames isn’t your thing, hanging fairy lights or dotting hurricane lanterns around can add warmth and intimacy to your space when the sun goes down. 
    4. Cosy up – Adding some soft furnishings around your al fresco space goes a long way to making it more inviting for you and your guests. Soft fabrics – be it cushions, blankets, or tablecloths and rugs as mentioned above – are a simple way to introduce comfort and cosiness.
    5. Enjoy dining al fresco – With everything set, the last thing you need to do is to decide on your menu. A buffet is ideal if you want to avoid going back and forth between your kitchen and dining area, and it allows your guests to nibble at their leisure. British favourites like pork pies and classic Victoria sponge are a staple for any Jubilee celebration. Then all that’s left to do is to gather your family and friends and hope that the UK weather decides to be on your side!
  • Kate’s favourite takeaway – but William ‘wouldn’t eat it’

    Kate Middleton’s favourite takeaway has been revealed, but in a shocking turn of events it turns out that Prince William “wouldn’t eat it with her”.

    The Duchess revealed her number one dish during an interview with BBC Radio 1 alongside William. 

    When asked what her favourite takeaway is, Kate replied: “Curry, definitely.”

    But she said William wouldn’t eat it with her, adding he is not a fan of spicy food.

    Three years after that interview in 2020, during an appearance on BBC Radio Five Live’s That Peter Crouch Podcast, William was handed a takeaway curry from the footballer’s local Indian restaurant in Ealing.

    Quizzed over his favourite dish, the Duke replied: “Chicken masala – love that. A bit of flavour. I’m not a vindaloo man, put it that way.”

  • ‘I’m a royal super fan & have 5 rooms dedicated to Her Majesty’

    ONE ROYAL super-fan has taken her obsession with the Queen to new levels and has dedicated five rooms of her semi detached house in Wembley, North West London to the monarch.

    Margaret Tyler’s, 78, obsession with royal memorabilia started over 40 years when she bought a dish with an image of the Queen from a fair. 

    And since then, the retired bed and breakfast owner has spent thousands of pounds on her hobby.

    Ms Tyler also has a room dedicated to Princess Diana, including a carpet from the Grand Lanesborough Hotel on Hyde Park Corner in Central London where the Prince and Princess of Wales hosted a party for their staff in 1995.

    She told the Mirror: “Charles and Diana walked on this carpet that’s now in my home, which is a strange feeling.

    “One of my friends was working at the hotel when it was being refurbished and bought it for me.

    Despite her huge collection, Ms Tyler insists she would notice if something was out of place.

    She said: “I can’t bear the wrong cup being in the wrong section.

    “They all have their own sections. It takes me a long time to dust every room, though. 

    “By the time I finish it’s time to start all over again.”

    Ms Tyler has met the Queen four times as well as Diana, the Queen Mother, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

  • All the Platinum Jubilee events The Queen is attending

    Lots of celebrations have been planned for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, including a national pudding competition, a pageant along the Mall, a four-day bank holiday and performances in Windsor Castle.

    It is yet to be confirmed which events the Queen will be attending.

    In early May, a Buckingham Palace spokesperson said that the Queen’s attendance at the Platinum Jubilee celebrations may not be confirmed “until the day itself”.

    Speaking ahead of the celebration to the Independent, the spokesperson explained: “The Queen is looking forward to the weekend and will be taking part in the celebrations but her presence will not be confirmed until much nearer the time or even on the day itself.”

    However, the monarch is currently expected to attend a series of events held across the four-day bank holiday weekend including:

  • Wills and Kate do things their own way

    It seems the Royal couple are breaking away from tradition.

    In 2017, Meghan Markle told crowds in Nottingham that she was not allowed to take selfies, as per the Royal rules.

    However Prince William and Catherine were spotted posing for selfies in Glasgow last week.

    William broke further rules when he hugged William Burns, who recently had a meeting Britain’s future king.

    The Queen also broke this no touching rule many years ago when she shared a sweet embrace with first lady Michelle Obama in 2009.

  • Kate’s favourite takeaway – but William ‘wouldn’t eat it’

    Kate Middleton’s favourite takeaway has been revealed, but in a shocking turn of events it turns out that Prince William “wouldn’t eat it with her”.

    The Duchess revealed her number one dish during an interview with BBC Radio 1 alongside William. 

    When asked what her favourite takeaway is, Kate replied: “Curry, definitely.”

    But she said William wouldn’t eat it with her, adding he is not a fan of spicy food.

    Three years after that interview in 2020, during an appearance on BBC Radio Five Live’s That Peter Crouch Podcast, William was handed a takeaway curry from the footballer’s local Indian restaurant in Ealing.

    Quizzed over his favourite dish, the Duke replied: “Chicken masala – love that. A bit of flavour. I’m not a vindaloo man, put it that way.”

  • Samantha Markle gives update on father’s stroke

    Meghan Markle’s sister said she is “thankful to God” after her father Thomas Markle survived a stroke which “could have been fatal”.

    Speaking on GB News, visibly distraught Samantha Markle almost broke down in tears, bur said it could take a “year” for her father to get his speech back.

    Ms Markle said that it was “hard for me to talk about” but that her father was doing better.

    She said: “He’s doing better. He’s in good spirits and you know it’s still hard for me to talk about because he’s been through so much – the heart attack, a pandemic, a stroke.

    “I don’t think he saw it coming but he’s doing better, he’s in good spirits.

    “I’m just so thankful to God that I called him when I did because he was slurring his speech, he couldn’t talk.

    “I feel like had we not got emergency care right away, it could have been fatal, so I feel really blessed that he’s getting some of his strength back.”

    Ms Markle told GB News about her father’s prognosis and how badly the stroke had affected him.

    She added: “It’s going to take several, maybe six months, maybe a year to get his speech back.

    “He can work with a speech therapist and it’s good, the speech he had in the speech producing part of the brain wasn’t so big that he can’t recover. But you know when you’re almost 80 years old, there’s less plasticity and things are more difficult.

    “So he has the memory of the words and the associations, the stroke was on the right side of the brain, so the damage was on the left and he’s left handed. But it also impaired his speech and his ability to swallow. 

    “All things considered it’s amazing, he’s in good spirits.

    “We’re not, we’re walking on eggshells and sad and having a tough time but he’s being our trooper.”

  • Platinum Jubilee: What's happening? (3/3)

    Alicia Keys, Nile Rodgers and the Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli are among others lined up for the 2.5-hour musical extravaganza.

    More than 70,000 people have registered to host Big Jubilee Lunches, with 10 million expected to share food and friendship with their neighbours, the government said.

    More than 600 lunches have been planned throughout the Commonwealth and beyond, from Canada to Brazil, New Zealand to Japan and South Africa to Switzerland.

    The final day culminates with the Platinum Jubilee Pageant -- a public parade through central London.

    The Mounted Band of the Household Cavalry lead the Gold State Coach -- used to transport the monarch at coronations and jubilees -- to Buckingham Palace.

    Some 10,000 people are involved in a musical and creative display of how British society has been transformed since the queen acceded in 1952.

    It ends with the singing of the national anthem, "God Save the Queen", outside the palace, led by singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran.

  • Platinum Jubilee: What's happening? (2/3)

    Nine bridges over the River Thames in central London will be lit up, as will the capital's landmark BT Tower, and several English cathedrals.

    A national service of thanksgiving for the queen's record-breaking reign takes place at London's St Paul's Cathedral, featuring a rare ringing of the Great Paul bell.

    Great Paul, cast in 1882, is the largest church bell in the country. Its mechanism broke in the 1970s but it was restored to its former glory last year.

    It has only been sounded eight times since then, and never for a royal occasion.

    A keen horseracing fan, the queen is expected to attend the 243rd running of the country's most prestigious flat-racing event, The Derby, at Epsom Downs.

    In the evening, some 22,000 people -- including 5,000 key workers such as frontline medics -- are expected to attend the BBC Platinum Party at Buckingham Palace.

    Performers include rockers Queen + Adam Lambert, Motown legend Diana Ross and Elton John.

  • Platinum Jubilee: What's happening? (1/3)

    Public celebrations to mark Queen Elizabeth II's record-breaking 70-year reign will take place over four days next week.

    More than 1,200 soldiers from the Household Division of the British Army perform the "Trooping of the Colour" ceremony to officially mark the queen's birthday.

    The military pageant, complete with musicians and horses, combines pomp and tradition dating back more than two centuries.

    The event culminates with the royal family's appearance on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, to wave to crowds and watch a fly-past of military jets.

    Appearances this year are restricted to working royals only, which means no Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, nor Prince Andrew.

    More than 2,800 beacons will be lit at the palace and across the UK, including atop the country's four highest peaks, as well as on the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man, and British Overseas Territories.

    Flaming tributes will be seen in 54 Commonwealth capitals across five continents, from Tonga and Samoa in the South Pacific to Belize in the Caribbean.

  • Inside Prince Andrew’s lavish life

    PRINCE Andrew’s lavish lifestyle saw him spending nearly £500,000 a year travelling across the world heading to parties and exotic trips.

    The Duke of York would then allegedly return from his luxurious trips laden with expensive gifts following meetings with his shady pals.

    Entitled Andrew would only fly in a private jet with an entourage of staff, tasked to cater to his every whim, including his personal pedicurist, and a valet armed with an ironing board.

    The Duke once defended his glamorous habit as a “little tiny spot in the ocean by comparison to many people”.

    Andrew spent a total of £465,000 on flights and £154,000 on food and hotels during his travels, according to the book.

    And elsewhere, it was reported during a 2012 trip to India, Andrew spent thousands by hiring an £80,000 private jet, a £10,000-a-night suite that included a gold room.

    His extravagant lifestyle has previously raised questions as his official annual income is believed to be a Royal Navy pension of just under £20,000.

    It is believed he no longer receives his annual £249,000 handout from the Sovereign Grant.

  • Residents order council to remove Jubilee bunting because 'it's too noisy'

    Residents in Broadway, Sheerness in Kent have requested the council to take down the celebratory Jubilee bunting.

    Citizens living on the street have complained that the bunting is too 'loud' when it rustles in the wind.

    The Kent town now won’t be draped in red, white and blue for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee after bunting installed for the celebrations was removed for being “too noisy”.

    It means Sheerness looks on course to be crowned among the most miserable places in Britain to mark Her Majesty’s unprecedented 70-year reign.

    Town council chairman Matt Bromley admitted the plastic Union flag bunting which had been hanging across the High Street and Broadway had been taken down after complaints from neighbours.

    He explained: "We wanted something different this year so we went for a plastic material. But when the wind blew, it made such a racket residents living above the shops complained.

    "Rather than cause a nuisance, we have taken it down and are intending to donate it to the shops so they can use it to decorate their windows."

  • Samantha Markle gives update on father’s stroke

    Meghan Markle's sister said she is "thankful to God" after her father Thomas Markle survived a stroke which "could have been fatal".

    Speaking on GB News, visibly distraught Samantha Markle almost broke down in tears, bur said it could take a "year" for her father to get his speech back.

    Ms Markle said that it was “hard for me to talk about” but that her father was doing better.

    She said: “He's doing better. He's in good spirits and you know it's still hard for me to talk about because he's been through so much - the heart attack, a pandemic, a stroke.

    “I don't think he saw it coming but he's doing better, he's in good spirits.

    “I'm just so thankful to God that I called him when I did because he was slurring his speech, he couldn't talk.

    “I feel like had we not got emergency care right away, it could have been fatal, so I feel really blessed that he's getting some of his strength back.”

    Ms Markle told GB News about her father’s prognosis and how badly the stroke had affected him.

    She added: “It's going to take several, maybe six months, maybe a year to get his speech back.

    “He can work with a speech therapist and it's good, the speech he had in the speech producing part of the brain wasn't so big that he can't recover. But you know when you're almost 80 years old, there's less plasticity and things are more difficult.

    “So he has the memory of the words and the associations, the stroke was on the right side of the brain, so the damage was on the left and he's left handed. But it also impaired his speech and his ability to swallow. 

    "All things considered it's amazing, he's in good spirits.

    “We're not, we're walking on eggshells and sad and having a tough time but he's being our trooper.”

  • Work continues for Platinum Jubilee outside Buckingham Palace

    A group of Queen’s Green Canopy Junior Foresters have been pictured preparing the last branches of the "Tree of Trees" outside Buckingham Palce for the Queen's Jubilee. 

    The 21-metre culture, designed by Thomas Heatherwick.

    He said the centerpiece of the celebration represents "hope, regeneration and optimism", and also reflects The Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC), which inspired over a million trees to be planted during from October 2021 to March 2022.

    Mr Heatherwick said the sculpture "acts like a beacon sending one simple, eternal message that trees are the super-heroes of our towns and cities and matter much more to our lives than we realise."

    The Queen's Green Canopy being constructed for the Platinum Jubilee (Image: PA)
  • Kate's favourite takeaway - but William 'wouldn't eat it'

    Kate Middleton's favourite takeaway has been revealed, but in a shocking turn of events it turns out that Prince William "wouldn't eat it with her".

    The Duchess revealed her number one dish during an interview with BBC Radio 1 alongside William.

    When asked what her favourite takeaway is, Kate replied: "Curry, definitely."

    But she said William wouldn't eat it with her, adding he is not a fan of spicy food.

    Three years after that interview in 2020, during an appearance on BBC Radio Five Live’s That Peter Crouch Podcast, William was handed a takeaway curry from the footballer's local Indian restaurant in Ealing.

    Quizzed over his favourite dish, the Duke replied: "Chicken masala - love that. A bit of flavour. I'm not a vindaloo man, put it that way."

  • 'I'm a royal super fan & have 5 rooms dedicated to Her Majesty'

    ONE ROYAL super-fan has taken her obsession with the Queen to new levels and has dedicated five rooms of her semi detached house in Wembley, North West London to the monarch.

    Margaret Tyler's, 78, obsession with royal memorabilia started over 40 years when she bought a dish with an image of the Queen from a fair.

    And since then, the retired bed and breakfast owner has spent thousands of pounds on her hobby.

    Ms Tyler also has a room dedicated to Princess Diana, including a carpet from the Grand Lanesborough Hotel on Hyde Park Corner in Central London where the Prince and Princess of Wales hosted a party for their staff in 1995.

    She told the Mirror: “Charles and Diana walked on this carpet that’s now in my home, which is a strange feeling.

    “One of my friends was working at the hotel when it was being refurbished and bought it for me.

    Despite her huge collection, Ms Tyler insists she would notice if something was out of place.

    She said: “I can’t bear the wrong cup being in the wrong section.

    “They all have their own sections. It takes me a long time to dust every room, though. 

    “By the time I finish it’s time to start all over again.”

    Ms Tyler has met the Queen four times as well as Diana, the Queen Mother, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

    Margaret Tyler with her memorabilia from William and Kate's wedding in 2011 (Image: Getty Images)
    A small part of Margaret Tyler's collection (Image: Getty Images)
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