Royal News: Saturday 24 June 2017

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Wedding of King Frederik IX of Denmark and Princess Ingrid of Sweden

by Emily McMahon Crown Prince Frederik (the future King Frederik IX of Denmark) married Princess Ingrid of Sweden on May 24, 1935 at Stockholm Cathedral (Storkyrkan) in Stockholm, Sweden. Frederik’s Family Frederik, born on March 11, 1899, at Sorgenfri Palace near Copenhagen, Denmark, was the eldest son of the future King Christian X of Denmark […]

Wedding of King Albert II of Belgium and Donna Paola Ruffo di Calabria

by Scott Mehl Embed from Getty Images On July 2, 1959, King Albert II of Belgium, then the Prince of Liège, married Paola Ruffo di Calabria in Brussels. The civil ceremony was held at the Town Hall, followed by the religious ceremony at the Cathedral of Saint Michael and Saint Gudula. Albert’s Early Life Prince […]

Royal News: Thursday 22 June 2017

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Wedding of King George VI of The United Kingdom and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon

by Susan Flantzer Prince George, Duke of York (the future King George VI of the United Kingdom) and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon were married on April 26, 1923 at Westminster Abbey in London, England. Prince Albert’s Family HRH Prince Albert Frederick Arthur George was born on December 14, 1895, the anniversary of the death in 1861 […]

Wedding of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and Claus von Amsberg

by Emily Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands and Claus von Amsberg were married on March 10, 1966 in a civil ceremony at the City Hall in Amsterdam in the Netherlands and a religious ceremony at the Westkerk also in Amsterdam. Beatrix’s Family Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard was born at Soestdijk Palace in Baarn, Netherlands, on January […]

June 22: Today in Royal History

June 22, 1000 – Birth of Robert I the Magnificent, Duke of Normandy in Normandy (France) Robert was the father of William the Conqueror. Wikipedia: Robert I the Magnificent June 22, 1658 – Birth of Ludwig VII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt in Darmstadt (Germany) Wikipedia: Ludwig VII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt June 22, 1911 – Coronation of […]