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William and Harry visit Graceland home of The King

Prince William and Prince Harry have paid a visit to the home of musical royalty with a trip to Elvis Presley's Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee.

The brothers joined the tourist trail while in town for a friend's wedding to see where the King of Rock and Roll resided in the later years of his life.

William and Harry went on a private tour of Graceland in a royal group that also included Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie. Credit: Reuters/Carlo Allegri
The royals sported shades similar to those worn by The King in his later career during the visit yesterday afternoon. Credit: Reuters/Carlo Allegri
Members of the media and the public lined up along a wall at Elvis' home, where he died in August 1977. Credit: Reuters/Carlo Allegri


Bible that belonged to Elvis Presley sells for £59,000

The sixteen hundred page bible belonged to Elvis Presley Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

A bible that belonged to Elvis Presley has sold for £59,000 at Omega Auctions in Stockport.

The sixteen hundred page bible that was given to Presley on his first Christmas in Graceland in 1957 had been expected to raise around £25,000.

It was used by Presley throughout his life until his death on August 16 1977 and contains his handwritten notes, thoughts, and annotations.

Other items from the Elvis collection, owned by a single British collector, included a pair of The King's worn and unwashed briefs which went unsold.

A pair of briefs belonging to Elvis Presley were unsold at the auction Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Bids for the light-blue underpants worn underneath his famous white jumpsuit during a 1977 concert performance, reached £5,000, failing to meet the £7,000 reserve price.

A movie contract signed by Elvis for the 1962 film, Follow That Dream, went for £6,000 and a pair of shoes made by Black Flagg Brothers, owned and worn by Elvis, sold for £6,500.

Elvis' Bible to go on sale

Sixteen hundred page bible that used to belong to Elvis Presley. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

A Bible belonging to Elvis Presley, containing handwritten notes by the singer, is to go on sale in Stockport next month, to mark the 35th anniversary of his death.

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One of the handwritten messages in a sixteen hundred page bible that used to belong to Elvis Presley. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire