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Congratulations Will and Kate! We celebrate the royal birth with a guide to Herts regal history

PUBLISHED: 12:17 24 July 2013 | UPDATED: 12:50 24 July 2013

The couple are 'delighted' with their new arrival

The couple are 'delighted' with their new arrival

2010 Mario Testino

Hertfordshire, along with the whole nation, is celebrating the birth of our newest royal, who is third in line to the throne. To mark this historic occasion we take a look at the county’s deep links to the Windsors and the kings and queens of England

The Queen of Herts - The Queen Mother grew up in the village of St Paul's Walden, near Hitchin - a place that remained close to her heart her long life. Read about her childhood in the village

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Elizabeth I's Hatfield home - The young Princess Elizabeth discovered she was Queen of England at her childhood home - and sometime prison - Hatfield House. The princess story

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The royal story of Brocket Hall. Royal loyalty, love and intrigue at the ancient hall. Peek behind bedroom doors

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Will and Kate's wedding celebrations - Go back to a beautiful spring day two year's ago, when Hertfordshire went wedding mad for the royal couple.

Remember wedding fever?

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Henry VIII and Hunsdon - Discover the home Henry transformed into a royal palace for himself and his three children - Mary, Elizabeth and Edward. Discover Hunsdon history

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