This actually WAS a rather quiet week for the Royals, which I’m sure is a relief to them all. Unless you’re in Monaco, however, where they are currently holding their annual Circus, which seems like it’s a very lengthy undertaking.

Kate, however, had some stuff to do: She had an engagement on Tuesday, AND one on Wednesday.

Elsewhere of potential interest to you:

At Town & Country: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s New Arrangement Gives Them What They Want Most: Freedom.

Also at T&C, this is a little old but the subject is evergreen: The 50 Greatest Gowns Ever Worn by a Royal

Vanity Fair examines what kind of media-related work Harry and Meghan might do going forward.

At People, the Princess Diana they’ve cast in The Crown looks very right.

And, on social media:

Sophie Wessex has been in Sierra Leone this week:

This is great:

Charles has had a week of serious and important engagements, in fact:

This is sweet; I do wonder if Eugenie is going to be asked to do more engagements, now?

I ran this through Google Translate and it has something to do with doctors, and the Olympics? Neat trick, anyway!

It’s the eldest Norwegian princess’s birthday this week. She’s very pretty:

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