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Prince Harry & Meghan’s Engagement – 25 Years Since Queen’s ‘Horrible Year’ Speech

By: Clare Bruce

It was November 24 in 1992, when Queen Elizabeth II famously described the year just gone, as an ‘annus horribillus’ – a Latin term meaning horrible year.

A separation, a divorce, a scandalous affair and a fire at Windsor Castle, had all rocked the royal family over the 11 months before the Queen’s speech, and only weeks after the speech, Prince Charles and Princess Diana separated.Continue reading