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Post by Susan » Sun June 19th, 2011, 9:48 pm

June 20 in royal history:

June 20, 840 - Death of Louis I of France (the Pious)

June 20, 1235 – Wedding of Isabella, daughter of King John, and Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, at Wurms Cathedral, Germany

June 20, 1389 - Birth of John, Duke of Bedford, son of Henry IV

June 20, 1605 – Death of Feodor II of Russia

June 20, 1667 - Death of James, Duke of Cambridge, son of James II, at Richmond Palace; buried at Westminster Abbey

June 20, 1818 – Death of Hedwig Elizabeth Charlotte of Holstein-Gottorp, wife of Charles XIII of Sweden; buried at Riddarholm Church in Stockholm

June 20, 1837 - Death of William IV at Windsor Castle; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle

June 20, 1856 – Death of Prince Florestan I of Monaco; buried at Saint Nicholas Cathedral, Monaco

June 20, 1946 - Birth of Birgitte Eva van Deurs, wife of Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, at Odense, Isle of Funen, Denmark
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Post by Susan » Mon June 20th, 2011, 11:32 pm

June 21 in royal history:

June 21, 1040 – Death of Fulk III (the Black), Count of Anjou

June 21, 1221 – Wedding of Joan, daughter of King John, to King Alexander of Scotland, at York Minster

June 21, 1377 - Death of Edward III at Sheen Palace, Surrey; buried at Westminster Abbey

June 21, 1646 - Birth of Marie Françoise of Nemours, wife of Afonso VI of Portugal and his brother Pedro II of Portugal

June 21, 1713 - Birth of Princess Caroline Elizabeth, daughter of George II, at Schloss Herrenhausen, Hanover

June 21, 1806 – Wedding of Christian VIII of Denmark (first marriage) and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

June 21, 1818 – Birth of Ernst II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Ernest was the brother of Prince Albert, Queen Victoria’s husband.

June 21, 1982 - Birth of Prince William at St. Mary's Hospital, London
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Post by Susan » Tue June 21st, 2011, 10:18 pm

June 22 in royal history:

June 22, 1000 – Birth of Robert I the Magnificent, Duke of Normandy
Robert was the father of William the Conqueror.

June 22, 1658 – Birth of Louis VII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt

June 22, 1911 - Coronation of George V
George’s wife Mary of Teck was crowned with him.
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Post by Susan » Wed June 22nd, 2011, 9:50 pm

June 23 in royal history:

June 23, 1703 – Birth of Maria Leszczyńska of Poland, wife of Louis XV of France

June 23, 1763 - Birth of Marie Josèphe Rose de Tascher de la Pagerie, first wife of Napoleon better known as Josephine, on Martinique in the West Indies

June 23, 1894 - Birth of Edward VIII at White Lodge, Richmond Park, Surrey
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Post by Susan » Fri June 24th, 2011, 12:52 am

June 24 in royal history:

June 24, 1293 – Birth of Joan of Burgundy, first wife of Philip VI of France

June 24, 1311 – Birth of Philippa of Hainault, wife of Edward III, at Valenciennes, Flanders

June 24, 1314 - Robert I of Scotland defeats the English in the Battle of Bannockburn

June 24, 1348 - Birth of William of Windsor, son of Edward III, at Windsor Castle

June 24, 1509 - Coronation of Henry VIII
Henry VIII’s first wife Catherine of Aragon was crowned with him.

June 24, 1768 – Death of Maria Leszczynska of Poland, wife of Louis XV of France

June 24, 1860 – Birth of Mercedes of Orléans, first wife of Alfonso XII of Spain
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Post by donroc » Fri June 24th, 2011, 1:26 am

June 24:

824 -- Count Bernard of Barcelona and Septimania (possibly the 2nd Nasi of Narbonne) wed the exceptional and literate Dhuoda.

826 -- In a ceremony at Mainz, Louis the Pious sponsored the baptism of Danish King Harald Klak, his wife, court, and 400 Danes.
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Post by Susan » Sat June 25th, 2011, 12:53 am

June 25 in royal history:

June 25, 1242 - Birth of Beatrice of England, daughter of Henry III, at Bordeaux, Gascony, France

June 25, 1483 - Edward V declared illegitimate by Parliament

June 25, 1533 - Death of Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York, sister of Henry VIII, wife of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, at Westhorpe Hall, Suffolk, England; originally buried in the Abbey at Bury St. Edmunds, reburied at St. Mary’s Church in Bury St. Edmunds

June 25, 1667 – Wedding of Christian V of Denmark and Charlotte Amelia of Hesse-Cassel

June 25, 1755 – Birth of Wilhelmina Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt, first wife of the future Tsar Paul I of Russia

June 25, 1864 – Death of William I of Württemberg at Schloss Rosenstein, Stuttgart, Germany; buried at the Württemberg Mausoleum, Stuttgart

June 25, 1870 - Abdication of Isabella II of Spain in favor of her 12 year old son, Alfonso XII

June 25, 1900- Birth of Prince Louis of Battenberg, great grandson of Queen Victoria, uncle of Prince Philip, at Frogmore House
Full name: Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas
Louis was the son of Prince Louis of Battenberg and Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, a granddaughter of Queen Victoria. In 1917, when the British Royal Family stopped using German titles, his father Prince Louis of Battenberg became the Marquess of Milford-Haven and the family name became Mountbatten. Louis then used the courtesy title Lord Louis Mountbatten. He was subsequently created Viscount Mountbatten of Burma and then Earl Mountbatten of Burma.
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Post by Susan » Sat June 25th, 2011, 12:56 am

June 26 in royal history:

June 26, 1291 – Death of Eleanor of Provence, wife of Henry III, at Amesbury Abbey, Wiltshire; buried at the Convent Church, Amesbury

June 26, 1575 – Birth of Anne Catherine of Brandenburg, first wife of the Christian IV of Denmark

June 26, 1760 – Birth of Prince Johann I Josef of Liechtenstein

June 26, 1830 - Death of George IV at Windsor Castle; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor

June 26, 1878 – Death of María de las Mercedes d'Orléans y Borbón, first wife of Alfonso XII of Spain, at the Palacio Real de Madrid; originally buried at El Escorial, reburied at the Cathedral of la Almudena in Madrid in 2000

June 26, 1880 – Birth of Natalia Sergeyevna Sheremetyevskaya, wife of Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia

June 26, 1899 - Birth of Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia, daughter of Tsar Nicholas II

June 26, 1922 – Death of Prince Albert I of Monaco in Paris; buried at Saint Nicholas Cathedral, Monaco

June 26, 1962 - Birth of George Windsor, Earl of St. Andrews, son of Edward, Duke of Kent

June 26, 2005 – Birth of Princess Alexia of the Netherlands, daughter of Crown Prince Willem-Alexander
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Post by Susan » Sun June 26th, 2011, 11:40 pm

June 27 in royal history:

June 27, 1462 – Birth of Louis XII of France

June 27, 1550 – Birth of Charles IX of France

June 27, 1743 - George II, the last British monarch to lead troops in battle, commanded part of his army in the Battle of Dettingen in the War of Austrian Succession

June 27, 1889 - Wedding of Princess Louise, Princess Royal, daughter of Edward VII, and Alexander Duff, 6th Earl Fife, at the Private Chapel, Buckingham Palace
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Post by Susan » Mon June 27th, 2011, 11:33 pm

June 28 in royal history:

June 28, 1189 - Death of Matilda, daughter of Henry II, at Brunswick, Germany; buried at the Cathedral of St. Blasius, Brunswick

June 28, 1461 - Coronation of Edward IV
Edward’s wife Elizabeth Woodville was crowned on May 26, 1465.

June 28, 1491 - Birth of Henry VIII at Greenwich Palace

June 28, 1716 - Death of George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, illegitimate son of Charles II by Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland (aka Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine)

June 28, 1740 - Wedding of Princess Mary, daughter of George II, and Landgrave Frederick II of Hesse-Cassel at Cassel, Germany

June 28, 1757 - Death of Princess Sophia Dorothea, daughter of George I, wife of Frederick I of Prussia, at Monbijou Palace, Berlin

June 28, 1838 - Coronation of Queen Victoria

June 28, 1914 - Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, and his wife Sophie in Sarajevo, by Serb nationalist, Gavrilo Prinzip, starting World War I; both are buried at Artstetten Castle, Austria

June 28, 1975 – Wedding of Princess Christina of the Netherlands and Jorge Guillermo
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