Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and the royal rumble

By Tayo Ogunbiyi

Buckingham Palace,  the official residence of the iconic Queen of England, is a monument that bears testimony to the rich and enduring monarchical tradition of the English. A symbol of power, opulence and aristocratic grandeur,  Buckingham Palace has 775 rooms. Of these, 188 are staff bedrooms, 92 offices, 78 bathrooms, 52 royal and guest bedrooms, and 19 state rooms.  In total, the Palace grounds spans over 39 acres.

While Queen Elizabeth famously calls the  palace  her home, Princes Phillip, Andrew and Edward all reside there as well, along with a lot of the royal family’s staff members. It is a testimony to the resilience of the palace that over the course of World War 2,  it survived nine German bombs attacks. However, a major ‘war’ that will, no doubt, ruffle the much talked about  Buckingham Palace  pliability is brewing. Are you already thinking of a fighter jet flying over the palace? No!…


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