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23

Jan

Zara Tindall's daughter is named

22

Sep

On This Day: Royal History- September 22

Events:

1761: George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Stelitz are crowned King and Queen of Great Britain.

1896: Queen Victoria surpasses her grandfather, King George III, as the longest reigning monarch in British history.

Born:

1515: Anne of Cleves, fourth wife of King Henry VIII of England.

1601: Anne of Austria. She was Queen of France as the wife of King Louis XIII and the mother and regent of King Louis XIV of France.

1971: Princess Martha Louise of Norway

26

Aug

On This Day: Royal History- August 26

Born:

1469: Ferdinand II of Naples

1819: Albert, Prince Consort of the United Kingdom. Husband of Queen Victoria

1826: Princess Alexandra of Bavaria

1944: Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester. He is the youngest grandchild of King George V and Queen Mary of Teck. 

08

Aug

On This Day- Royal History: August 8

Events: 

1503: King James IV of Scotland marries Margaret Tudor, daughter of King Henry VII of England.

Born:

1079: Emperor Horikawa of Japan

1824: Maria Alexandrovna. She was the daughter of Grand Duchess Wihelmine of Hesse and the wife of Czar Alexander II of Russia. She was the czarina of Russia from 1855 to 1880.

File:Empress Maria Alexandrovna (Marie of Hesse).jpg

1988: Princess Beatrice of York. She is the elder daughter of Prince Andrew, Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York. She is sixth and the first female, in the British line of succession.

File:Prince Beatrice with Dave Clark crop.jpg

28

May

historyofthemonarchy:

Trooping of the Colour - 1988 - The balcony of Buckingham Palace

historyofthemonarchy:

Trooping of the Colour - 1988 - The balcony of Buckingham Palace

royalwatcher:

Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Anne by Marcus Adams

27

May

carolathhabsburg:

“Good things comes in small package”

A set of beautiful images of Pss Alexandra of Wales, later queen of England.

02

May

(Source: houseofwindsor)

01

May

akaixab:

The anointing of Queen Alexandra at the coronation of Edward VII, by Laurtiz Tuxen

akaixab:

The anointing of Queen Alexandra at the coronation of Edward VII, by Laurtiz Tuxen

27

Apr

houseofwindsor:

Princess Elizabeth and The Duke of Edinburgh visit Pope Pius XII, 1951.