August 11: Today in Royal History

Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

August 11, 1081 – Birth of Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor, in Goslar, Saxony (Germany)
Holy Roman Emperor Henry V was the first husband of Empress Matilda/Maud, daughter of King Henry I of England and mother of King Henry II of England.
Wikipedia: Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor

August 11, 1467 – Birth of Mary of York, daughter of King Edward IV of England, at Windsor Castle
Wikipedia: Mary of York

August 11, 1952 – 16-year-old Prince Hussein Ibn Talal is proclaimed King of Jordan
Unofficial Royalty: King Hussein I of Jordan

August 11, 1968 – Birth of Mabel Martine Wisse Smit, widow of Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau, in Pijnacker, the Netherlands
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau