The Most Bonkers Gifts Given To The Royal Family!

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What do you get the family who have everything? A jar of pickled garlic, a pair of wooden boxer shorts and Jaffa Cakes apparently. 

Well, that's what well-wishers around the globe gave to various members of the royal family in 2015. 

Since new rules were introduced in 2003, all gifts given to the royal family have to be declared - which means that we can have a sneaky look at some of the gifts they received! And some of them are seriously bizarre...

The Queen

The Queen opening parliament

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Original framed painting 'Horse in Royal Blue' by Nicole Leidenfrost - President of Germany

Bag of salt  - Governor of the British Virgin Islands 

Tiffany honeycomb and bee bud vase - First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama

Marzipan replica of the Brandenburg Gate and a painting of her majesty as a young girl riding a blue horse - President of Germany Joachim Gauck

Prince Harry 

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A bag of Jaffa Cakes, a hand bell, a jar of Marmite, Weetabix, plastic flower, bell, key rings, passport holders, apron, chocolate fish and 'pineapple lumps' - Well-wishers in New Zealand

Mantle Clock - President of the United States 

Princess Anne

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A jar of pickled garlic - Member of the public

Mind trap board game - Member of the public


Prince Charles and The Duchess of Cornwall

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A pair of boomerangs - New Zealand

A packet of fairy dust - Well-wisher in New Zealand

32 packets of dates, two buckets of dates and a pot of churned butter - Governor of Al Ula in Saudi Arabia

Princess Charlotte 

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A pair of bootees, a woolly hat and a blanket - Speaker of the New Zealand Parliament

Snowsuit - Chief executive of New Zealand Rugby Foundation

A giant lollipop and a ceramic money box - Well-wisher in Ireland

Prince George

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Woollen tank top and a pair of boxer shorts - Speaker of the New Zealand Parliament

A giant lollipop and a ceramic money box - Well-wisher in Ireland

Kendama games - Governor of Tokyo

Prince William 

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Painting of a Kabuto Kazari samurai helmet - governor of Tokyo