August 24: Today in Royal History

King Ferdinand I of Romania; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

August 24, 1103 – Death of Magnus III of Norway in battle near River Quoile in Ulster, Ireland; buried near St. Patrick’s Church in Downpatrick, Ulster, Ireland
Wikipedia: King Magnus III of Norway

August 24, 1113 – Birth of Geoffrey V (the Handsome), Count of Anjou
Geoffrey was the father of King Henry II of England.
Wikipedia: Geoffrey V, Count of Anjou

August 24, 1198 – Birth of King Alexander II of Scotland in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland
Wikipedia: King Alexander II of Scotland

August 24, 1200 – Wedding of King John of England and Isabella of Angouleme in Bordeaux, France
Unofficial Royalty: Isabella of Angouleme, Queen of England
Unofficial Royalty: King John of England

August 24, 1507 – Death of Cecily of York, daughter of King Edward IV of England, at Quarr Abbey on the Isle of Wight, England; buried at Quarr Abbey
Wikipedia: Cecily of York

August 24, 1772 – Birth of King Willem I of the Netherlands at Huis ten Bosch in The Hague, The Netherlands
Unofficial Royalty: King Willem I of the Netherlands

August 24, 1865 – Birth of King Ferdinand I of Romania at Sigmaringen Castle (Germany)
Unofficial Royalty: King Ferdinand I of Romania

August 24, 1945 – Death of Stéphanie of Belgium, wife of Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria; buried at Pannonhalma Benedictine Archabbey in Hungary
Wikipedia: Stéphanie of Belgium

August 24, 1995 – Birth of Lady Amelia Windsor, daughter of George Windsor, Earl of St. Andrews, at Rosie Hospital in Cambridge, United Kingdom
Full name: Amelia Sophia Theodora Mary Margaret
Wikipedia: Lady Amelia Windsor