Off To School They Go! Vincent and Josephine of Denmark Begin Primary School

  August 15, 2017 at 2:04 pm by

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark with their youngest children, Vincent and Josephine

Denmark’s Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine had their first day of primary school on Monday. The six-year-old twins posed for the media with their parents, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, outside Frederik VIII’s Palace, Amalienborg before they departed for the Tranegård School in Hellerup. The two youngsters showed slightly different emotions about the new stage in the lives: Princess Josephine was her ever gregarious self, smiling brightly for the … Continue reading

Jordan’s Crown Prince Graduates from Sandhurst

  August 11, 2017 at 7:37 pm by

The Jordanian Royal Family

Proud parents King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan attended on Friday the Sovereign’s Parade at the Royal Military Academy of Sandhurst. The couple witnessed the graduation parade of their eldest son, Crown Prince Hussein, who officially completed a year of intensive military training at the prestegious Academy. Prince Hussein, 23, is currently holding the rank of first lieutenant in the Jordanian Armed Forces. He graduated last year from … Continue reading

Queen Maxima’s Father, Jorge Zorreguieta, Passes Away

  August 9, 2017 at 5:53 am by

Jorge Zorreguieta

The Dutch Royal Court announced this morning that Jorge Zorreguieta, the father of Queen Maxima, passed away on August 8th in Buenos Aires. He had been suffering from a form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma for some time. The Queen was in Buenos Aires alongside her mother and siblings for her father’s last moments. Mr Zorreguieta was 89 years old. King Willem-Alexander and the couple’s three daughters, Princesses Catharina-Amalia, Alexia and Ariane, … Continue reading

Princess Anne and Family at the Festival of British Eventing

  August 7, 2017 at 7:24 am by

Mia Tindall and Princess Anne

Over the weekend, the Princess Royal was joined by her children and granddaughter Mia Tindall as she attended the Festival of British Eventing at Gatcombe Park in Gloucestershire. Little Mia was seen running around, full of energy, at the event, getting cuddles and kisses from her mother and uncle Peter Phillips. Zara was one of the competitors at the event. The Festival of British Eventing is an equestrian event that occurs each … Continue reading

Crown Prince Frederik Celebrates With Denmark’s Runner-Up Soccer Stars

  August 6, 2017 at 5:06 pm by

Crown Prince Frederik

Denmark’s Crown Prince Frederik made the trip down to The Netherlands on Sunday, to attend the final of the  2017 UEFA Women’s Championship that was played between The Netherlands and Denmark. Unfortunately for the Prince, the host nation defeated the Danish side 4-2 in the match at De Grolsch Veste in Enschede. Prince Frederik spent time with the Danish team afterwards, congratulating them on their success. H.K.H. Kronprinsen med det danske kvindelandshold kort tid … Continue reading

Florals In Palma For Queen Letizia During Official Dinner

  August 4, 2017 at 7:52 pm by

Queen Letizia

Spain’s Queen Letizia was stunning in a gold floral embellished sheath dress this evening as she and her husband, King Felipe VI, hosted a dinner for members of the Balearic community at the Royal Palace of La Almudaina. The red, green and purple florals on her sleeveless dress worked perfectly with the location, and Letizia paired it with a pair of red block heels and gold floral earrings. 500 guests from … Continue reading

Prince Henrik Won’t Be Buried At Roskilde Cathedral, Court Confirms

  August 4, 2017 at 8:43 am by

Prince Henrik of Denmark

In a surprising statement on Thursday, the Danish Royal Court announced that Prince Henrik has changed his mind and will no longer be buried at Roskilde Cathedral next to his wife of fifty years, Queen Margrethe II. “It is correct that Prince Henrik has decided that he will not be buried at Rskilde Cathedral, as it was planned. It is no secret that the Prince for many years has been unhappy with … Continue reading

Duke of Edinburgh Performs Final Royal Engagement

  August 2, 2017 at 4:12 pm by

The Duke of Edinburgh

On August 2, the Duke of Edinburgh met with the Royal Marines as the Captain General for his last official engagement before he retires. It is exactly sixty-four years since Prince Philip was appointed as the Captain General of the Royal Marines after his late father-in-law, George VI. Prince Philip spoke to members of the Royal Marines, telling them “you should all be locked up”. Corporal Jamie Thompson said “it’s special … Continue reading

Spanish Royals Pose For The Media Ahead of Summer Vacation in Mallorca

  July 31, 2017 at 6:27 pm by

The Spanish Royal Family

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain along with their two daughters, the Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofia, had their annual summer photo session at Marivent Palace on the island of Palma de Mallorca on Monday. The family of four met the waiting media in the courtyard of the Palace, posing for photographs with the Palace’s sandstone walls providing a lovely backdrop. Both Leonor and Sofia wore flowy smock dresses – … Continue reading

Prince Sverre Magnus Breaks Ankle During Summer Holiday

  July 31, 2017 at 6:18 pm by

Prince Sverre Magnus

Norway’s Prince Sverre Magnus has suffered a bicycle accident while on holiday in Dvergsøya, the island in Kristiansandsfjorden where the Crown Princely Family spends part of their summer holidays each year.  “I can confirm that Prince Sverre Magnus has broken his ankle after being unlucky when he was riding a bike,” the Royal Court’s Assistant Communications Manager, Sven Gjeruldsen, confirmed to VG over the weekend. No other details were given.

100 Years On: Royals Mark Centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele

  July 31, 2017 at 5:05 pm by

Royals at the Battle of Passchendaele anniversary

On July 31, the Prince of Wales, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Vice Admiral Tim Laurence and King and Queen of the Belgians attended commemorations of the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele at the Tyne Cot ceremony near Ypres. Prince Charles gave a speech during the ceremony, where he said “we remember it is not only for the rain that fell, the mud that weighed down the living and swallowed the … Continue reading

The Cambridges Commemorate the Hundredth Anniversary of the Battle of Passschendaele

  July 30, 2017 at 2:56 pm by

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the King and Queen of the Belgians

On July 30, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a commemoration service on the one hundredth anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele, which was held in Belgium at the Menin Gate in Ypres. They were joined by King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of the Belgians as well as British Prime Minister Theresa May; also present was Princess Anne’s husband Tim Laurence. The Battle of Passchendaele was the third battle at Ypres … Continue reading

Duke of Cambridge Leaves the East Anglian Air Ambulance

  July 27, 2017 at 3:15 pm by

Prince William

On July 27, Prince William had his final shift as an Air Ambulance pilot in East Anglia, writing that he had a “profound respect” for air ambulance pilots and those in the air ambulance team. William is leaving his air ambulance job in order to take up more engagements on behalf of his grandparents, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip. He worked with his team in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk, providing … Continue reading

On This Day: Death of Otto – A Greek King, A Bavarian Prince

  July 26, 2017 at 3:00 am by

King Otto of Greece

Today is the 150th anniversary of the death of Otto, the Bavarian Prince who reigned as King of the Hellenes from 1832 to 1862. Prince Otto Friedrich Ludwig of Bavaria was born on June 1, 1815 at Mirabell Palace in Salzburg; his parents were the future King of Bavaria, Ludwig I, and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen. In 1832, after Greece gained independence from the Ottoman Empire, the Great Powers (Great Britain, France and … Continue reading

Queen Silvia Awarded The Bavarian Order of Merit

  July 24, 2017 at 4:49 pm by

Queen Silvia

Sweden’s Queen Silvia was awarded with the Bavarian Order of Merit on Monday in a ceremony at the Prinz-Carl-Palais in Munich. The Order was presented by Bavaria’s Ministerpräsident Horst Seehofer, who decided to honour the Queen with the Order because of her “international social commitment and special connection to Bavaria”. Queen Silvia – who was joined at the ceremony by King Carl XVI Gustaf as well as Prince Leopold and Princess Ursula … Continue reading

An Engagement is Announced – in Serbia!

  July 24, 2017 at 2:31 pm by

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The Royal Family of Serbia have today announced the engagement of His Royal Highness Prince Philip and Ms Danica Marinkovic, a graphic designer and visual artist, who is the daughter of Mr Milan Marinkovic-Cile and Mrs Beba Marinkovic. Prince Philip is the second son of Crown Prince Alexander and his first wife, Princess Dona Maria da Gloria, Duchess de Segorbe.  He was educated in the United Kingdom at the King’s School in Canterbury and gaining … Continue reading

Windsor100: Monarch Profile – Elizabeth II

  July 23, 2017 at 3:30 am by

Queen Elizabeth II

Monarch: Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom Full Name: Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Reign: February 6, 1952 – present Coronation: June 2, 1953 Date and Place of Birth: April 21, 1926 – 17 Brunton Street, Mayfair, London Parents: George VI of the United Kingdom and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon Spouse: Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten (The Duke of Edinburgh) Children: Charles, Prince of Wales; Anne, Princess Royal; Prince Andrew, Duke of York; Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex Five Facts about Her Majesty – She is the … Continue reading

Palace Profile: Abdeen Palace

  July 23, 2017 at 3:00 am by

Abdeen Palace, Cairo

Location: Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt Built: 1863 to 1872 Architect: De Curel Del Rosso and Rousseau of France Commissioned By: Isma’il Pasha, Khedive of Egypt and Sudan Style: Neoclassical Rooms: Approximately 500 On The Palace Grounds: Several museums are housed within the Palace – the Museum of Arms, the Presidential Gifts Museum, the Documents Museum, the Decorations and Medals Hall, and the Royal Silverware Museum Current Owner: The Egyptian State Current Use: Official residence and main workplace of H.E. The President of … Continue reading

New Photos As Denmark’s Prince Felix Turns Fifteen

  July 22, 2017 at 2:50 am by

Prince Felix of Denmark

Prince Felix of Denmark, the younger son of Prince Joachim and his first wife the Countess of Frederiksborg, today celebrates his fifteenth birthday. To mark the day, the Danish Royal Court has released a series of photographs of the birthday boy and his elder brother, Prince Nikolai. The three photos were taken by favourite court photographer Steen Brogaard. The Prince is eight in line to the Danish throne.

A Toothy Grin For Prince George Ahead of His Birthday

  July 21, 2017 at 10:36 pm by

Prince George of Cambridge

Kensington Palace has released this evening a new portrait of Prince George to mark his fourth birthday tomorrow. The young prince is shown at his home, Kensington Palace, smiling broadly for the camera. Chris Jackson took the photo last month. “The Duke and Duchess are delighted to share a new official portrait of Prince George to mark his 4th birthday tomorrow. TRH are very pleased to share this lovely picture, and would … Continue reading

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