Princess Stéphanie of Belgium, Crown Princess of Austria

by Susan Flantzer The wife of the heir to the Austrian throne who apparently committed suicide with his mistress, Princess Stéphanie of Belgium was born on May 21, 1864 at the Royal Palace of Laeken in Belgium.  Stéphanie Clotilde Louise Herminie Marie Charlotte was the second of the three daughters and the third of the […]

Wedding of Princess Anne and Timothy Laurence

by Susan Flantzer Princess Anne married Timothy Laurence on December 12, 1992, at Crathie Church in Crathie, Scotland near Balmoral Castle. Princess Anne’s Early Life Embed from Getty Images Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise was born at Clarence House in London, England on August 15, 1950. She was the second child of the four children and […]

Princess Charlotte of Belgium, Empress Carlota of Mexico

by Susan Flantzer Princess Charlotte of Belgium (Marie Charlotte Amélie Augustine Victoire Clémentine Léopoldine), who later became Empress of Mexico as the wife of the ill-fated Archduke Maximilian of Austria, Emperor of Mexico, was born at the Castle of Laeken in Belgium on June 7, 1840. She was the only daughter and the youngest of […]

December 11: Today in Royal History

December 11, 1282 – Ambush and killing of Llewellyn ap Gruffydd, Prince of Gwynedd, the last native Prince of Wales Wikipedia: Llewellyn ap Gruffydd December 11, 1472 – Death of Margaret of York, daughter of King Edward IV of England; buried at Westminster Abbey in London, England Wikipedia: Margaret of York December 11, 1709 – Birth […]

Royal Birthdays & Anniversaries: December 10 – December 16

Embed from Getty Images 3rd birthday of Princess Gabriella of Monaco, Countess of Carladès and Hereditary Prince Jacques of Monaco, Marquis of Baux, children of Prince Albert II of Monaco, born at the Princess Grace Hospital Center in Monaco on December 10, 2014 Full names: Gabriella Thérèse Marie and Jacques Honoré Rainier Unofficial Royalty: Princess […]