It's hard to visit a town in the county without a claim to fame when it comes to the royal family.
When an IRA bomb killed Lord Mountbatten the only three survivors of the blast, who lived in Kent, saw their lives forever changed.
We take a look back at a Kent gunman's plan to become 'the most famous teenager in the world' by shooting the Queen.
Just what happened to some of the county's most high profile politicians when they stepped down from the House of Commons? We find out...
They may be an extinct species but in years past being elected to the European parliament could launch (or end) careers - here's where some are now.
Princess Diana came to Kent several times during her lifetime - here's a look back at her visits.
The Prince and Princess of Wales tied the knot in 2011, with Kent coming together to celebrate
A look back at some of the county's most celebrated political figures.
A look back at life in the early days of Elizabeth II's reign and how Kent mourned the loss of her father.
A look at some of the weird and wonderful tales around Queen Elizabeth's Coronation in 1953.
Celebs, scandals, protests and gaffes - the 2015 election campaign in Kent was nothing if not eventful. We bring you the most memorable moments...
The remarkable tale of how the Countess of Wessex went from college in Kent to being one of the Queen's favourite family members.
The Queen’s presence was forever etched in the city’s history on her last visit to Canterbury Cathedral.
Prince Harry visited Folkestone in 2014 to unveil a memorial to the fallen heroes of the First World War.
It was a time of riots and unrest but the wedding of Charles and Diana in the summer of 1981 offered a rare moment of national unity.
Twenty five years after Princess Diana's death, we remember how the county mourned the beloved royal.
Kent's very own Sophie, Countess of Wessex, spoke touchingly of the Duke of Edinburh's final moments after his death in 2021.
A year before her death in 2017, Countess Mountbatten spoke about her cousin The Queen's dedication to her role and her family.
Prince William visited a Kent wildlife park in 2012 to meet three endangered black rhinos before they were reintroduced into the wild.
A bit of cold weather didn't stop us celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.
Huge crowds turned out in 1992 to watch the opening by Princess Diana of a £72 million shopping centre.
The Princess Royal has strong links to Kent and she's visited on 41 official trips and carried out 81 separate engagements.
Tributes were paid following the death in 2016 of former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath, who was born in Broadstairs.
A Kent film-maker has recalled his 18-minute on-the-record conversation with The Queen.
A much-loved Kent Countess who was godmother to Prince Charles died at the age of 93.
The Queen, Prince Philip and Prince Charles were among those to pay their respects at the funeral of Countess Mountbatten of Burma, who lived in Kent.
Voters in Kent headed to the polls in 2001 and gave Labour a victory in seats they "thought we could never win.”
Buckingham Palace has confirmed Queen Elizabeth II has died at the age of 96.
We look back at 10 monumental days for the county after the Queen's death triggered national mourning on a scale not seen before.
Prince William joined Army colleagues including Gurkhas at a friend's funeral at Canterbury Cathedral in 2007.
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh gave the royal seal of approval to Margate's Turner Contemporary on a visit to the gallery in 2011.
The Prince of Wales was the guest of honour at a Gurkha medal presentation in Kent.
Prince Harry met hundreds of pupils at a Kent military school during a surprise visit.
Princess Anne visited a school in Kent to talk with pupils about how they overcame challenges during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Children at a primary school were overjoyed to be sent a touching message from newly-engaged Prince Harry.
The Queen visited a barracks in Kent to mark the 300th anniversary of the Corps of Royal Engineers in 2016.
The Queen visited Canterbury in 2013 to say her final farewell to the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
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