Royal News: Monday, 21 April 2014

Spain
Getty Images: Spanish Royals Attend Easter Mass in Palma de Mallorca

UK
ABC Online: Royal couple enjoy rest day in Canberra before resuming Australian tour
ABC Online: Royal visit: Prince William and Catherine to get rare glimpse of wet Uluru
ABC Online: Royal visit: William and Catherine visit Taronga Zoo, sign historic Fleet Bible in Sydney
BBC: David Bailey’s portrait of Queen to mark birthday
BBC: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at Easter Sunday service
BBC: Archbishop’s Easter sermon focuses on suffering
BBC: Royals given tour of Sydney zoo on Australia tour
BBC: Prince George ‘unimpressed’ with toy Bilby on Australia tour
Belfast Telegraph: Gun salutes mark Queen’s birthday
Daily Mail: Mischievous Prince George gets his (three) teeth into his royal duties during a visit to the zoo in Sydney
Daily Mail: ‘Kind eyes and a mischievous glint’: Photographer David Bailey unveils his portrait of the Queen to mark her 88th birthday tomorrow
Daily Mail: The Queen and Prince Philip attend Easter services
Daily Mail: Prince William follows in his late mother’s footsteps as he signs a priceless Bible used in first-ever Christian service in Australia
Daily Mail: New portrait unveiled for British queen’s birthday
Daily Mail: Royals on Easter parade: Queen is joined by royal family members for service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor
Daily Mail: Bea at sea: Princess Beatrice keeps her cool on board a boat whilst boyfriend Dave Clark makes a splash on a lilo in St Barts
Daily Mail: The Duke of Cambridge outed as huge fan of The Hobbit according to the man who plays Bilbo Baggins
Daily Mail: It’s a Royal flush in blue: Kate, George and William all wear matching shades of azure as they land in Australia’s capital Canberra
Daily Mail: A Royal Guide to Queensland: Follow in the Royals’ footsteps across Australia
Daily Mail: Kate and Wills appear to enjoy Sydney zoo just as much as George as the duchess discovers that Koalas really do smell of eucalyptus
Daily Mail: Pippa and Nico share their own petits bisous (that’s French for ‘little kisses’) outside lingerie store with the same name where she’s lingering lovingly with the man she’s tipped to marry
Express: Kate Middleton is worth the long wait for her fans in Australia
Express: William and Kate wow the crowds at Australian Easter service
Express: Zara Phillips back in the saddle just weeks after giving birth
Express: ‘He’s trying to grab his ear’: Prince George meets the Easter bunny at the zoo
Getty Images: Queen Elizabeth II Attends The Easter Day Service At Windsor Castle
Getty Images: Birthday Portrait Of Queen Elizabeth II By David Bailey
Getty Images: An Alternative View: Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand
Getty Images: The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand – Day 14
Guardian: Royal couple attend Sydney Easter service with Tony Abbott
Guardian: Royal tour: Prince George encounters bilby namesake by Sydney harbour
Guardian: David Bailey portrait of Queen released to mark her 88th birthday
Guardian: Sydney gives duke and duchess the royal treatment – in pictures
Hello: Kate is effortlessly elegant in Alexander McQueen for Sydney church service
Hello: Delighted Prince George celebrates his first Easter Sunday at Taronga Zoo
Hello: William, Kate and George touch down in Canberra
Hello: New portrait of the Queen released ahead of her 88th birthday
Hello: The British royals come together for Easter at Windsor Castle
Telegraph: Royal tour day 14: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take Prince George to the zoo
Telegraph: David Bailey works his magic on the Queen
Telegraph: The Queen at 88: a picture of happiness
Tenterfield Star: Royal rest day may be just the time to meet the ‘locals’
Tenterfield Star: Duke and Duchess spend day off in Canberra relaxing, playing with Prince George

 
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April 21: Today in Royal History

Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom with her parents; Photo Credit – http://www.southsaskmonarchist.ca

April 21, 1509 – Death of King Henry VII of England at Richmond Palace in Richmond, Surrey, England; buried at Westminster Abbey
Wikipedia: Henry VII of England

April 21, 1767 – Birth of Elisabeth of Württemberg, first wife of Emperor Franz I of Austria, in Treptow, Brandenburg (Germany)
Elisabeth died in childbirth at age 23.
Wikipedia: Elisabeth of Württemberg

April 21, 1843 – Death of Prince Augustus, Duke of Sussex, son of King George III of the United Kingdom, at Kensington Palace in London, England; buried at Kensal Green Cemetery in London, England
Wikipedia: Prince Augustus, Duke of Sussex

April 21, 1673 – Death of Wilhelmine Amalia of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Holy Roman Empress
Wikipedia: Wilhelmine Amalia of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Holy Roman Empress

April 21, 1789 – Wedding of Victor Emmanuel I of Sardina & Maria Theresa of Austria-Este
Wikipedia: Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia
The Peerage: Maria Theresa of Austria-Este

April 21, 1868 – Wedding of Umberto I, King of Italy & Margherita of Savoy
Wikipedia: Umberto I, King of Italy
Wikipedia: Margherita of Savoy

April 21, 1892 – Death of Alexandrine of Prussia, Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Wikipedia: Alexandrine of Prussia, Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

April 21, 1926 – Birth of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom at 17 Bruton Street in London, England
April 21, 1947 – Princess Elizabeth makes her 21st birthday broadcast from Cape Town, South Africa
Full name: Elizabeth Alexandra Mary
Wikipedia: Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom
British Monarchy: 21st birthday speech, 21 April 1947

April 21, 1947 – Wedding of Princess Katherine of Greece and Major Richard Brandram
Princess Katherine was a daughter of King Constantine I of Greece and Princess Sophie of Prussia
Wikipedia: Princess Katherine of Greece and Denmark

April 21, 2007 – Birth of Princess Isabella of Denmark, daughter of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, at Copenhagen University Hospital in Copenhagen, Denmark
Full name: Isabella Henrietta Ingrid Margrethe
Wikipedia: Princess Isabella of Denmark

Royal News: Sunday 20 April 2014

Denmark
Getty Images: Queen Margrethe II of Denmark Attends Battle Of Dybbol Memorial Day

Luxembourg
Wort: 175 years of independence in Luxembourg

Saudi Arabia
PressTV: Saudi King Abdullah may die in six months: Report

United Kingdom
BBC: In pictures: Prince William and Catherine in Brisbane, Australia
BBC: William and Kate visit air force base in Queensland
Daily Mail: Fit for a Mc-Queen! Elegant in a designer dove grey coat dress, Kate attends church with William on Easter Sunday in Sydney
Daily Mail: Move over, darling… I’m Queen of Oz! Duchess grabs Top Gun spot in Aussie fighter – then fans faint as Royal hysteria rocks Brisbane
Daily Mail: Experts carry out DNA tests on bones thought to belong to monarchs from 1,000 years ago including King Canute
Daily Mail: After her £38,000 Royal wardrobe bill, how you can be a copy-Kate – at a fraction of the price
Daily Mail: Kate’s long love affair with LK Bennett: Duchess wears bold blue and white dress by high street store for visit to Brisbane
Daily Mail: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in Brisbane
Daily Mail: Rare night out on the Royal tour: William enjoys a beer alongside a smiling Kate at Australian rugby union game in Sydney
Duke & Duchess of Cambridge: Australia Royal Visit: Day Thirteen
Duke & Duchess of Cambridge: Day Thirteen: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Brisbane
Evening Standard: Royal tour: Duchess of Cambridge takes control of fighter jet in Australia
Express: I’m in charge! Bold Kate tells Wills to take a back seat
Express: Quite the catch: Prince George has already received TWO marriage proposals
Express: Kate Middleton is worth the long wait for her fans in Australia
Getty Images: Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand – Day 13
Getty Images: Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand – Day 14
Getty Images: SYMM International Horse Trials At Hambleden
Hello: Kate and William make impromptu appearance at Sydney rugby match
Hello: Duchess Kate takes to the cockpit at RAAF Amberley
Hello: Duchess of Cambridge showered with Australian toys for Prince George
Telegraph: Brisbane is “Kate’s land”
Telegraph: Duchess shows poise in fighter jet cockpit

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April 20, 1839 – Birth of King Carol I of Romania

photo: Wikipedia

April 20, 1839 – Birth of King Carol I of Romania

King Carol I of Romania was born on April 20, 1939 at Sigmaringen Castle. At the time, he was Prince Karl Eitel Friedrich Zephyrinus Ludwig of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, second son of Karl Anton, The Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen and Princess Josephine of Baden. His siblings included older brother Leopold, who succeeded their father as head of the Swabian branch of the House of Hohenzollern; older sister Stephanie, who married King Pedro V of Portugal; and younger sister Marie, who married Prince Philippe of Belgium, Count of Flanders. (Marie and Philippe were the parents of King Albert I of the Belgians.) Karl also had two younger brothers, Anton and Friedrich.

When he was 11 years old, his father abdicated as Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, and the principality was annexed by Prussia. Karl embarked on a military career, becoming an officer in the Prussian forces. Due to political unrest in what was then called the Romanian United Principalities, the former Ruling Prince (Domnitor) – Alexander Ioan Cuza – was forced to abdicate in February 1866. Due largely to the familial relationship with the French Emperor Napoleon III and the Prussian monarchs, Karl was elected by the Romanian government to become the new Ruling Prince on April 20, 1866 – his 27th birthday.

Karl arrived in Romania on May 10 1866 and declared his allegiance to his new country, taking on the more Romanian spelling of his name – Carol. Soon after the country established its first Constitution, and formally changed the name to Romania – beginning the steps toward eventual independence from the Ottoman Empire.

On November 15, 1869 in Neuwied, Prince Carol married Princess Elisabeth of Wied. The couple would have just one child, a daughter Maria (born 1870) who died of scarlet fever in 1874.

In the Russo-Turkish War of 1877, Romania declared independence from the Ottoman Empire and joined forces with Russia. The following year, Romania was formally established as an independent nation under the Treaty of Berlin. Three years later, on March 15 1881, the Romanian parliament declared Romania a Kingdom, and Karl became King Carol I. His coronation was held on May 10, 1881, the 15th anniversary of his arrival in Romania. He was crowned with the Steel Crown, made from the steel of a cannon captured from the Ottomans during the Russo-Turkish War.

Following a reign of more than 48 years, King Carol I died on October 10, 1914 in Sinaia. He is buried in the royal crypt at The Curtea de Argeş Cathedral. He was succeeded by his nephew, King Ferdinand I (second son of his elder brother Leopold).

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Royal Birthdays & Anniversaries: April 20 – April 26

Prince Georg of Liechtenstein standing in front of his father, Photo Credit – www.jacobite.ca

15th birthday of Prince Georg of Liechtenstein, son of Alois, Hereditary Prince of Liechtenstein; born in Grabs, Switzerland on April 20, 1999
Wikipedia: Princely Family of Liechtenstein

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Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

88th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II; born at 17 Bruton Street, London, W1, England on April 21, 1926
Full name: Elizabeth Alexandra Mary
Wikipedia: Elizabeth II
Official Website of the British Monarchy: Her Majesty The Queen

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Princess Isabella of Denmark; Photo Credit – http://kongehuset.dk, Photograph by HRH The Crown Princess

7th birthday of Princess Isabella of Denmark, daughter of Crown Prince Frederik; born at Copenhagen University Hospital on April 21, 2007
Full name: Isabella Henrietta Ingrid Margrethe
Wikipedia: Princess Isabella of Denmark

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Daniel Chatto with his wife Lady Sarah Chatto, Photo Credit – www.foxtrotfilms.com

57th birthday of Daniel Chatto, husband of Lady Sarah Armstrong-Jones (daughter of Princess Margaret); born at Princess Beatrice Hospital in London on April 22, 1957
Full name: Daniel Chatto St. George Sproule
Wikipedia: Daniel Chatto

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Princess Aisha and Princess Zein of Jordan with their parents, Photo Credit – View Images

56th birthday of Princess Aisha and Princess Zein of Jordan, twin daughters of King Hussein and his second wife Princess Muna al-Hussein; born in Amman, Jordan on April 23, 1968
Wikipedia: Princess Aisha
Wikipedia: Princess Zein

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Lady Gabriella Windsor, Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

33rd birthday of Lady Gabriella Windsor, daughter of Prince Michael of Kent; born at St. Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London on April 23, 1981
Full name: Gabriella Marina Alexandra Ophelia
Wikipedia: Lady Gabriella Windsor
Ella Windsor

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Princess Laetitia Maria of Belgium with her mother, Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

11th birthday of Princess Laetitia Maria of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria, daughter of Princess Astrid of Belgium; born at Clinique Saint Jean in Brussels, Belgium on April 23, 2003
Full Name: Laetitia Maria Nora Anna Joachim Zita
Wikipedia: Princess Laetitia Maria of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este

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Princess Iman al Hussein on her wedding day; Photo Credit – http://jordantimes.com

31st birthday of Princess Iman of Jordan, daughter of King Hussein and his fourth wife Queen Noor, in Amman, Jordan on April 24, 1983
Wikipedia: Princess Iman bint al Hussein

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Princess Muna al-Hussein of Jordan; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

73rdd birthday of Princess Muna al-Hussein of Jordan, second wife of King Hussein and mother of King Abdullah II; born in Chelmondiston, Suffolk UK on April 25, 1941
Born Antoinette Avril Gardiner
Wikipedia: Princess Muna al-Hussein

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Prince Philippos of Greece; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

28th birthday of Prince Philippos of Greece, son of King Constantine II; born in London, England on April 26, 1986
Official Website of the Greek Royal Family

April 20: Today in Royal History

Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia, Photo Credit – Wikipedia

April 20, 1375 – Death of Eleanor of Sicily
Eleanor was the third wife of Peter IV of Aragon and mother of two future Kings of Aragon and a Queen of Castile.
Wikipedia: Eleanor of Sicily

April 20, 1544 – Birth of Renata of Lorraine, Duchess of Bavaria
Wikipedia: Renata of Lorraine, Duchess of Bavaria

April 20, 1690 – Death of Maria Anna Victoria of Bavaria, Dauphine of France
Wikipedia: Maria Anna Victoria of Bavaria, Dauphine of France

April 20, 1808 – Birth of Charles Louis Napoléon Bonaparte, Emperor Napoleon III of France, in Paris, France
Wikipedia: Napoleon III of France

April 20, 1836 – Death of Prince Johann I Josef of Liechtenstein
Wikipedia: Johann I Josef of Liechtenstein

April 20, 1839 – Birth of King Carol I of Romania in Sigmaringen, Germany
Wikipedia: Carol I of Romania

April 20, 1884 – Birth of Princess Beatrice of Edinburgh, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at Eastwell Park in Kent, England
Full name: Beatrice Leopoldine Victoria
Princess Beatrice was the daughter of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrovna of Russia.  She married Infante Alfonso d’Orleans-Bourbon of Spain.
Wikipedia: Princess Beatrice of Edinburgh

April 20, 1889 – Birth of Erik of Sweden, Duke of Västmanland
Erik was the youngest of three sons of Gustav V of Sweden. He had epilepsy and mild mental disabilities, prompting his family to insist on a life of semi-seclusion for him. He died during the worldwide Spanish Flu pandemic.
Wikipedia: Erik of Sweden, Duke of Västmanland

April 20, 1893 – Wedding of Ferdinand I of Bulgaria & Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma
Wikipedia: Ferdinand I of Bulgaria
Wikipedia: Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma

April 20, 1896 – Wedding of Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and Ernst II, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Princess Alexandra was the daughter of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.
Wikipedia: Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Wikipedia: Ernst II, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg

April 20, 1903 – Wedding of Aloys of Liechtenstein & Elisabeth Amalie of Austria
Aloys and Elisabeth Amalie were the parents of Franz Josef II, Prince of Liechtenstein and ancestors of the current princely family.
Wikipedia: Aloys of Liechtenstein
Wikipedia: Elisabeth Amalie of Austria

April 20, 1929 – Death of Prince Henry of Prussia, son of Frederick III, German Emperor, at Herrenhaus Hemmelmark in Eckernförde, Germany
Full name: Albert Wilhelm Heinrich
Prince Henry was the son of Victoria, Princess Royal and the grandson of Queen Victoria.  He married his first cousin Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine.
Wikipedia: Prince Henry of Prussia

April 20, 1931 – Wedding of Princess Margarita of Greece and Gottfried, 8th Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Margarita was the daughter of Prince Andrew, and elder sister of Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh.  Gottfried was the son of Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (a daughter of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh).
Wikipedia: Princess Margarita of Greece and Denmark
Wikipedia: Gottfried, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg

April 20, 1947 – Death of King Christian X of Denmark at Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen, Denmark; buried at Roskilde Cathedral in Roskilde, Denmark
Wikipedia: Christian X of Denmark

April 20, 1960 – Death of Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia, daughter of Tsar Alexander III of Russia, in London, England; buried in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France
Wikipedia: Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna

April 20, 1999 – Birth of Prince Georg Antonius of Liechtenstein, son of Hereditary Prince Alois, in Grabs, Switzerland
Full name: Georg Antonius Constantin Maria
Wikipedia: Family of Hereditary Prince Alois

Royal News: Saturday 19 April 2014

Denmark
RoyalBlog: Queen Margrethe celebrates 74th birthday

Monaco
Hello: Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier III’s royal wedding: a look back

Multiple Monarchies
RoyalBlog: Poland popular with royals; 3 visits coming up

Serbia
RoyalBlog: Easter Message from Serbian Royal Family

United Kingdom
BBC: Duchess thanks Australia for welcoming her and George
BBC: William and Kate visit Sydney Royal Easter Show
Daily Mail: En-route to ‘Katesland’: The Duchess wears an L.K. Bennett dress as she and Wills leave Sydney
Daily Mail: From ‘that wicked woman’ to Her Majesty’s secret weapon: Camilla’s the only one who stops Charles sulking about Kate and George’s popularity
Daily Mail: Princes William and Harry invited to climb the iconic Matterhorn to mark 150th anniversary of the first ascent
Daily Mail: Royal couple enjoy sheep-shearing demo Down Under
Daily Mail: Kate and wools! Cheeky Duchess of Cambridge suggests William should get himself an a alpaca toupee to hide his thinning hair as pair meet Fred the bowing ram at Sydney’s Royal Easter Show
Daily Mail: Having a splashing time! Princess Beatrice and boyfriend Dave Clark have fun in the Caribbean sun in St Bart’s
Daily Mail: Dying baby moves Kate and William to tears: Royal couple meet little boy the same age as George at Sydney children’s hospice
Duke & Duchess of Cambridge: Australia Royal Visit: Day Eleven
Duke & Duchess of Cambridge: Day Eleven: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the Blue Mountains
Duke & Duchess of Cambridge: Australia Royal Visit: Day Twelve
Duke & Duchess of Cambridge: Day Twelve: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Sydney
Duke & Duchess of Cambridge: A speech by The Duchess of Cambridge at Bear Cottage
Evening Standard: Beach bums: Kate has a Baywatch moment as Royal couple hang out with surfers in Sydney
Express: The Queen is our greatest diplomat as she, once again, shakes hands with former enemy
Express: Three cheers for this little babe in arms
Express: Prince George given £2,200 surfboard: What other presents has the future King been handed?
Express: Daring Wills puts Kate on edge by leaning to gaze over a cliff during their Royal Tour
Express: Kate thanks Australians for warm welcome in first speech Down Under
Express: Kate and William choke back the tears on visit to Bear Cottage hospice
Express: Kate teases William over thinning hair at Sydney Royal Easter Show
Getty Images: Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand – Day 10
Getty Images: Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand – Day 11
Getty Images: Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand – Day 12
Guardian: Duchess of Cambridge embodies appropriateness with lower hemlines
Guardian: Royal tour: William and Kate visit the Royal Easter show in Sydney
Guardian: Old bloodlines meet as Cambridges put the royal into Sydney’s Easter show
Hello: Prince William and Duchess Kate have shear fun at Australian Easter Show
Hello: Duchess Kate channels her inner beach babe as she jogs in Manly
Hello: Duchess of Cambridge ‘ready for a big sob’ after visiting Australian children’s hospice
Telegraph: An emotional visit to children’s hospice in Sydney
Telegraph: Duke makes security detail ‘nervous’ as he peers over edge of mountain

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April 19: Today in Royal History

Prince Hendrik of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, husband of Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands

April 19, 1320 – Birth of Pedro I, King of Portugal
Wikipedia: Pedro I, King of Portugal

April 19, 1390 – Death of King Robert II of Scotland at Dundonald Castle; buried at Scone Abbey in Scone, Scotland
Wikipedia: Robert II of Scotland

April 19, 1452 – Birth of Frederick IV, King of Naples
Wikipedia: Frederick IV, King of Naples

April 19, 1658 – Death of Kirsten Munk, morganatic second wife of King Christian IV of Denmark, at Boller Castle in Horsens, Denmark; buried at Saint Canute’s Cathedral in Odense, Denmark
Wikipedia: Kirsten Munk

April 19, 1689 – Death of Queen Christina of Sweden in Rome, Italy; buried at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, Italy
Queen Christina secretly converted to Catholicism and eventually abdicated to practice her religion openly. She moved to Rome and is one of four women buried in St. Peter’s Basilica.
Wikipedia: Christina of Sweden

April 19, 1793 – Birth of Ferdinand I, Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary and Bohemia, in Vienna, Austria
Wikipedia: Ferdinand I of Austria

April 19, 1876 – Birth of Prince Hendrik of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, husband of Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Schwerin (Germany)
Full name: Heinrich Wladimir Albrecht Ernst
Wikipedia: Prince Hendrik of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

April 19, 1956 – Wedding of Prince Rainier III of Monaco and Grace Kelly at St. Nicholas Cathedral in Monaco
Unofficial Royalty: Wedding of Prince Rainier and Grace Kelly
Wikipedia: Rainier III of Monaco
Wikipedia: Grace Kelly

April 19, 1968 – Birth of King Mswati III of Swaziland at Raleigh Fitkin Memorial Hospital in Manzini, Swaziland
Wikipedia: Mswati III of Swaziland

Royal News: Friday 18 April 2014

Austria
Prague Daily Monitor: Empress’s plaque found in stud farm after 100 years

China
Bangkok Post: Musical shows soft side of Empress Cixi

Japan
Getty: Royal Family Attend Spring Garden Party

Monaco
Hello!: Charlene, princess of Monaco, welcomes ¡HOLA! in the privacy of the palace

Sweden
Swedish Royal Court: The Crown Princess Couple visit SFI Västerort in Tensta
Swedish Royal Court: Board meeting of H.M. The King’s Jubilee Fund
Swedish Royal Court: The King presents the Vega Medal and the Gold Wahlberg Medal

UK
Daily Mail: ‘Is this the voice of Richard III’s ghost?’: listen to the spooky sounds recorded by ghoul hunters beside the bed where legend says king spent his last night alive
Daily Mail: Lady in lace: Duchess of Cambridge keeps her cool in white dress by Australian designer for visit to Sydney’s Royal Easter Show with William
Daily Mail: Spin King’s royal delight: Shane Warne meets Prince William…but it’s just a look-a-like
Daily Record: In pictures: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge marvel at Blue Mountains in Australia
Evening Standard: Royal tour drama: two men arrested for ‘acting suspiciously’ just metres from William and Kate
Getty: The Queen & Duke of Edinburgh Attend Royal Maundy Service At Blackburn Cathedral
Hello!: Prince William meets Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott
Hello!: Prince William and Duchess Kate take in Australia’s stunning scenery amid security scare
Hello!: William and Kate pose for selfies with excited fans
Hello!: William and Kate meet with residents of bushfire-stricken area
Mirror: Royal Tour 2014: Live updates as William and Kate visit the Royal Easter Show in Sydney
Mirror: 9 brilliantly bold Kate Middleton print dresses
Guardian: Knights and dames: PM has power to bestow honours on non-Australians
Guardian: Royals visit fire-ravaged Blue Mountains community
Guardian: Guardian Australia readers on…the royals down under
WA Today: Prince William joins Tony Abbott for tea and a chat in Sydney
SBS: Royals highlight of Easter Show
China Daily: Royals marvel at Blue Mountains
Horticulture Week: Duchess opens UK Wine Research Centre at Plumpton
The Gulf Today: Royals meet wildfire survivors
USA Today: Voices: Royals leave republicans in the dust down under
Time: Get Away From There, Prince William
ABC.net.au: Royal visit: Prince William and Catherine head to Bear Cottage children’s hospice
ITV: Royal Wedding fund given to local children’s charities
ITV: Princess Anne attends youth sailing competition
Us Weekly: Prince William Remembers Princess Diana in Australia as His Son George Channels His Baby Romper Look
E!Online: Kate Middleton Meets Little Princess and Helps Plant a Tree With Prince William
Examiner: Duchess Kate dress sells out in 8 minutes flat in whirlwind of virtual shoppers

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