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Post by Susan » Sat August 31st, 2013, 3:36 am

August 31 in royal history:

August 31, 12 A.D. - Birth of Roman Emperor Caligula at Antium, Italy
Full name: Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caligula

August 31, 1422 - Death of Henry V at Bois-de-Vincennes, France, buried at Westminster Abbey
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_V_of_England

August 31, 1678 – Death of Louis VII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt in Gotha (Germany)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_VII, ... -Darmstadt

August 31, 1724 – Death of Louis I of Spain in Madrid; buried at Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo El Real
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_I_of_Spain

August 31, 1880 - Birth of Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands in The Hague, Netherlands
Full name: Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Marie
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/
_of_the_Netherlands

August 31, 1970 - Birth of Rania Al-Yasin, wife of King Abdullah II of Jordan, in Kuwait City, Kuwait
http://www.queenrania.jo/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_Rania

August 31, 1989 - Princess Anne separates from her first husband Mark Phillips
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/date ... 510877.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Phillips
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne%2C_Princess_Royal

August 31, 1997 - Death of Diana, Princess of Wales in Paris, France; buried at Althorp, Northamptonshire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diana%2C_Princess_of_Wales
http://www.royal.gov.uk/HistoryoftheMon ... round.aspx
http://www.althorp.com/
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Post by Susan » Sun September 1st, 2013, 12:13 am

September 1 in royal history:

September 1, 1651 – Birth of Natalia Kirillovna Naryshkina, second wife of Tsar Alexei of Russia and the mother of Peter the Great
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natalia_Ki ... Naryshkina

September 1, 1711 – Birth of William IV, Prince of Orange born in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_IV ... _of_Orange

September 1, 1715 - Death of Louis XIV of France at the Palace of Versailles; buried at the Basilica of Saint Denis
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cg ... ng%20Louis
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_XIV

September 1, 1878 – Birth of Alexandra of Edinburgh, daughter of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrovna of Russia and granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at Edinburgh Palace, Coburg, Germany
Full name: Alexandra Louise Olga Victoria
Princess Alexandra was the daughter of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrovna of Russia. She married Prince Ernest of Hohenlohe-Langenburg.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_A ... _Edinburgh

September 1, 1922 - Death of Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont, wife of Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, at Hinterris, Tyrol, Austria; buried near the Chapel at Hinterriss
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Helena_of_Waldeck

September 1, 1928 - Ahmet Zog declares Albania a monarchy and proclaims himself king
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahmet_Zogu
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Post by Susan » Mon September 2nd, 2013, 1:54 am

September 2, 31 BC - Octavius Caesar, the future Emperor Augustus, defeats Mark Antony at the Battle of Actium
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Actium
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Antony
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augustus_Caesar

September 2, 1348 - Death of Joan, daughter of Edward III, at Bayonne, France, buried in Bayonne Cathedral
Born in 1335, Joan was the second daughter and third child of Edward III and Philippa of Hainault. Joan was to marry Infante Pedro of Castile, son and heir of Alfonso XI. She set out for Spain where the marriage was to take place in November, 1348. Upon reaching the European mainland, it was discovered that the plague had broken out. Unfortunately, Joan died of the plague and was buried at Bayonne Cathedral.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joan_of_En ... 35-1348%29

September 2, 1753 – Birth of Marie Josephine Louise of Savoy, wife of Louis XVIII of France, at the Royal Palace of Turin (Italy)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie_Jose ... e_of_Savoy

September 2, 1778 – Birth of Louis Bonaparte, King of Holland in Ajaccio, Corsica
Louis was the brother of Napoleon. He married Hortense Beauharnais, the daughter of Napoleon's first wife Josephine by her first marriage. Hortense and Louis were the parents of Napoleon III.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_Bonaparte

September 2, 1838 - Birth of Queen Liliuokalani, the last monarch of Hawaii in Honolulu, Oahu, Kingdom of Hawaii
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liliuokalani
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Post by Susan » Mon September 2nd, 2013, 11:00 pm

September 3 in royal history:

September 3, 1189 - Coronation of Richard I
Richard’s wife Berengaria of Navarre was crowned on May 12, 1191 at the Chapel of St. George in Limasol, Cyprus.
http://www.westminster-abbey.org/our-hi ... /richard-i
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coronation ... sh_monarch
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_I_of_England

September 3, 1499 – Birth of Diane de Poitiers, mistress of Henri II of France at the Château de Saint-Vallier, in Saint-Vallier, France
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diane_de_Poitiers

September 3, 1851 – Birth of Olga Constantinovna of Russia, wife of George I of Greece, at Pavlovsk Palace near Saint Petersburg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olga_Const ... _of_Russia
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Post by Susan » Wed September 4th, 2013, 12:16 am

September 4 in royal history:

September 4, 1199 - Death of Joan, daughter of Henry II, wife of William II of Sicily, at Fontevrault Abbey, France, buried at Fontevrault Abbey
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joan_of_En ... _of_Sicily
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fontevrault_Abbey

September 4, 1241 – Birth of Alexander III of Scotland in Roxburgh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_III_of_Scotland

September 4, 1557 – Birth of Sophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, wife of Frederick II of Denmark and Norway, in Wismar (Germany)
Sophie was the mother of Anne who married James VI of Scotland/James I of England.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sophie_of_ ... C3%BCstrow

September 4, 1870 – Emperor Napoleon III of France is deposed; Third Republic is declared
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleon_III_of_France

September 4, 1896 – Birth of Aspasia Manos, wife of Alexander I of Greece, in Athens
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aspasia_Manos

September 4, 1948 - Abdication of Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands in favor of her daughter Juliana
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilhelmina ... etherlands
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Post by Susan » Thu September 5th, 2013, 12:06 am

September 5 in royal history:

September 5, 1187 – Birth of Louis VIII of France in Paris
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_VIII_of_France

September 5, 1548 - Death of Catharine Parr, Henry VIII's sixth wife, at Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire, England, buried at St. Mary's Church, Sudeley Castle
After the death of Henry VIII, Catharine Parr married Sir Thomas Seymour.* She died of childbed fever after giving birth to her only child.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katharine_Parr

September 5, 1638 - Birth of Louis XIV of France at Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye
Full name: Louis-Dieudonné
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_XIV

September 5, 1664 - Birth of Lady Charlotte Fitzroy, illegitimate daughter of Charles II by Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland (aka Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlotte_ ... _Lichfield

September 5, 1725 – Wedding of Louis XV of France and Maria Leszczyńska at the Château de Fontainebleau
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_XV_of_France
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maria_Leszczy%C5%84ska

September 5, 1987 – Birth of Pierre Casiraghi, son of Princess Caroline of Monaco, in Monte Carlo
Full name: Pierre Rainier Stefano
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Rai ... _Casiraghi
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Post by Susan » Thu September 5th, 2013, 11:16 pm

September 6 in royal history:

September 6, 1666 – Birth of Tsar Ivan V of Russia in Moscow
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivan_V_of_Russia

September 6, 1860 – Death of George, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz in Neustrelitz (Germany)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georg,_Gra ... g-Strelitz

September 6, 1923 – Birth of Peter II of Yugoslavia in Belgrade, Yugoslavia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_II_of_Yugoslavia

September 6, 1926 - Birth of Claus von Amsberg, husband of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, at the family estate, Haus Dötzingen, near Hitzacker, Germany
Full name: Claus-Georg Wilhelm Otto Friedrich Gerd
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claus_von_Amsberg

September 6, 1940 – Carol II of Romania abdicates and is succeeded by his son Michael
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carol_II_of_Romania
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_of_Romania

September 6, 1997 - Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Funeral_of ... s_of_Wales

September 6, 2006 – Birth of Prince Hisahito of Japan, son of Prince Akishino, at Aiiku Hospital in Tokyo
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_His ... f_Akishino
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/5316266.stm
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Post by Susan » Sat September 7th, 2013, 1:34 am

September 7 in royal history:

September 7, 1151 – Death of Geoffrey V (the Handsome), Count of Anjou in Château-du-Loir, France
Geoffrey was the father of Henry II of England.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geoffrey_of_Anjou

September 7, 1362 - Death of Joan of the Tower, daughter of Edward II, at Hertford Castle, buried at Greyfriars Church, Newgate, London
Joan was the younger daughter and the fourth and youngest child of Edward II and Isabella of France. She was born in the Tower of London and was always known as Joan of the Tower. Joan married David, the son and heir of Robert the Bruce, King of Scots when she was only seven and David was only four. David and Joan had no children and Joan died in 1362 while visiting her brother Edward III.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joan_of_The_Tower

September 7, 1533 - Birth of Elizabeth I at Greenwich Palace, London
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_I
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenwich_Palace

September 7, 1534 - Wedding of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, and Lady Catherine Willoughby
Charles Brandon was the best friend of Henry VIII and the widower of his sister Mary. The marriage to Catherine Willoughby, Charles' ward and 35 years his junior, was a bit of a scandal.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Br ... of_Suffolk
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_Willoughby

September 7, 1683 – Birth of Maria Anna of Austria, wife of João V of Portugal, in Linz, Austria
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Anne_of_Austria

September 7, 1731- Death of Eudoxia Lopukhina, first wife of Peter the Great, at Novodevichy Convent in Moscow; buried at Smolensk Cathedral at the Novodevichy Convent in Moscow
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eudoxia_Lopukhina

September 7, 1809 - Death of Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke, Rama I of Siam (Thailand), in Bangkok
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddha_Yodfa_Chulalok

September 7, 1817 – Birth of Louise of Hesse-Kassel, wife of Christian IX of Denmark, in Kassel (Germany)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louise_of_Hesse-Kassel

September 7, 1857 – Birth of Elisabeth of Anhalt, wife of Adolf Friedrich V, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, in Wörlitz, Anhalt (Germany)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_E ... _of_Anhalt

September 7, 1930 – Birth of Baudouin I, King of the Belgians at Stuyvenberg Castle, Belgium
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baudouin_I
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Post by Susan » Sun September 8th, 2013, 12:00 pm

September 8, 1157 - Birth of Richard I at Beaumont Palace, Oxford, England
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_I

September 8, 1209 – Birth of Sancho II of Portugal in Coimbra, Kingdom of Portugal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sancho_II_of_Portugal

September 8, 1299 - Wedding of Edward I of England (2nd marriage) and Margaret of France at Canterbury Cathedral
Edward's beloved first wife Eleanor of Castile died in 1290. Edward was 60 when he married 16 year old Margaret. They had three children.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_o ... ed_1318%29
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_I_of_England

September 8, 1397 - Death of Thomas of Woodstock, Duke of Gloucester, son of Edward III, at the Prince's Inn, Calais, France; buried at the Collegiate Church of the Holy Trinity, Pleshy, England, later reburied at Westminster Abbey
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_of_Woodstock

September 8, 1560 - Suspicious death of Amy Robsart, wife of Robert Dudley, Elizabeth I's favorite, at Cumnor Place, Oxfordshire
http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/external/cum ... obsart.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amy_Robsart
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Dud ... _Leicester

September 8, 1761 – Wedding of George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz in the Chapel Royal of St. James' Palace, London
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_III ... ed_Kingdom
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlotte_ ... g-Strelitz

September 8, 1800 - Death of Ernest Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, in Coburg, Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (Germany)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernst_Fred ... g-Saalfeld

September 8, 1831 - Coronation of William IV
William’s wife Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen was crowned with him.
http://www.westminster-abbey.org/our-hi ... william-iv
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_IV ... ed_Kingdom

September 8, 1960 – Birth of Stefano Casiraghi, second husband of Princess Caroline of Monaco, in Como, Italy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stefano_Casiraghi
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Post by Susan » Mon September 9th, 2013, 12:36 am

September 9 in royal history:

September 9, 1000 – Death of Olaf I of Norway in Svolder, Norway
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olaf_I_of_Norway

September 9, 1087 - Death of William I (the Conqueror) at Hermentrube, Rouen, France; his son William II Rufus becomes king, buried at St. Stephen Abbey, Caen, Normandy, France
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_I_of_England

September 9, 1342 - Wedding of Lionel of Antwerp, Duke of Clarence, son of Edward III, and Lady Elizabeth de Burgh, at the Tower of London
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lionel_of_Antwerp
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_ ... _of_Ulster

September 9, 1513 - Death of James IV of Scotland at the Battle of Flodden Field; a body, thought to be his, lay unburied in Sheen Abbey, Surrey and was lost during the Reformation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Flodden_Field

September 9, 1700 – Birth of Anna Sophie of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, wife of Franz Josias, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, in Rudolstadt (Germnay)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_A ... Rudolstadt

September 9, 1730 - Death of Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Cleveland , illegitimate son of Charles II by Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland (aka Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Fi ... _Cleveland

September 9, 1826 – Birth of Grand Duke Friedrich I of Baden in Karlsruhe (Germany)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friedrich_ ... e_of_Baden

September 9, 1882 - Birth of Henry Charles Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood, husband of Mary, Princess Royal, in London
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Lasc ... f_Harewood

September 9, 2000 - Birth of Victoria de Marichalar, daughter of Infanta Elena of Spain, in Madrid
Full name: Victoria Federica de Todos los Santos de Marichalar y de Borbón
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victoria_F ... orb%C3%B3n
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