Merry Christmas from the British royal family!

It's that time of year again, when the residents of Clarence House, Kensington Palace and Buckingham Palace unveil their annual holiday cards. Prince William and Kate Middleton gathered their three little ones for a noticeably casual (yet adorable!) photo opp at Anmer Hall.

Meanwhile, Meghan Markle joined Prince Harry for their inaugural Christmas card as husband and wife. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex shared a romantic, black and white photo from their wedding dayPrince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall also posed for their annual Christmas card and wished their loved ones  a "very Happy Christmas and New Year."

Royal family Christmas cards have been released to the public regularly for decades. Some, namely those featuring the late Princess Diana with her then-husband Charles and sons William and Prince Harry, have also been sold at auctions.

Take a trip down memory lane by checking out royal family Christmas cards through the years. 

Queen Elizabeth II, 1942

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Queen Elizabeth II, Philip, Prince Edward, Christmas Card, 1965

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Queen ELizabeth II, Philip,  Princess Anne, Prince Edward, Prince Charles, Prince Andrew, Christmas card, 1969

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Prince Edward, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Andrew, Christmas Card, 1979

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Princess Diana, 1987


Princess Diana, Christmas, 1988


Prince William, Christmas, 1999

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Prince Charles, Camilla, 2012

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Prince Philip, Christmas, Card, 2013

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Prince Charles, 2014

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Prince Harry, Tom Neil, Christmas Card

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Kate Middleton, Prince William, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Christmas Card, 2015

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Prince Charles, Camilla Bowles, Christmas Card

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Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Camilla Duchess of Cornwall

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Prince William, Kate Middleton, Princess Charlotte, Prince George, Prince Louis, Family Portrait

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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Royal Wedding, Firework display

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Prince Charles, Duchess Camilla, Royals, Christmas Card

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(This story was originally published Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 7:44 a.m. PST)

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