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Post by Susan » Sat September 22nd, 2012, 12:23 am

September 22 in royal history:

September 22, 1601 – Birth of Anne of Austria, wife of Louis XIII of France, at Benavente Palace, Valladolid, Spain
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_of_Austria

September 22, 1761 - Coronation of George III
George’s wife Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz was crowned with him.
http://www.westminster-abbey.org/our-hi ... oronations
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coronation ... sh_monarch
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_III ... ed_Kingdom

September 22, 1780 - Birth of Prince Alfred, son of George III, at Windsor Castle
The ninth and youngest son and fourteenth child of George III and his wife Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Alfred was probably a "blue baby" and was always in delicate health. He died a month before his second birthday and was buried in the royal vault at Westminster Abbey. He was transferred to the new Royal Tomb House at St. George's Chapel, Windsor shortly after his father's burial there in 1820
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Alf ... at_Britain

September 22, 1840 - Death of Princess Augusta, daughter of George III, at Clarence House, London, buried at St. George's Chapel, Windsor
Augusta was the second daughter and sixth child of George III and Charlotte of Mecklenberg-Strelitz. She was brought up with her sisters under a strict governess. Augusta never married but spent her time attending her mother. When her mother died, Parliament voted her an income of 13,000 pounds. Augusta was the favorite sister of her brother George IV. She was an accomplished musician and composed songs, marches and waltzes and was noted for acts of charity. She lived at Clarence House and died there in 1840.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_A ... at_Britain

September 22, 1828 - Murder of Shaka, African ruler and founder of the Zulu kingdom, by his half-brother Dingan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaka_Zulu

September 22, 1948 - Birth of Mark Phillips, first husband of Princess Anne, in Tetbury, Gloucestershire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Phillips

September 22, 1971 - Birth of Princess Märtha Louise of Norway, daughter of Harald V, in Oslo
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_M ... _of_Norway

September 22, 1984 - Wedding of Astrid of Belgium and Lorenz of Habsburg-Este in Brussels
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astrid,_Pr ... of_Belgium
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archduke_L ... stria-Este
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Post by Susan » Sat September 22nd, 2012, 9:59 pm

September 23 in royal history:

September 23, 63 BC - Birth of Roman Emperor Augustus
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caesar_Augustus

September 23, 1158 - Birth of Geoffrey, Duke of Brittany, son of Henry II
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geoffrey_I ... f_Brittany

September 23, 1535 – Death of Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg, first wife of Gustav I of Sweden, in Stockholm; buried at Uppsala Cathedral
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_ ... -Lauenburg

September 23, 1713 – Birth of Ferdinand VI of Spain at the Real Alcázar de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferdinand_VI

September 23, 1932 - Unification of Hejaz and Nejid into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Abdul Aziz bin Abdul Rahman ibn Faisal Al Saud become the first monarch
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_of_Saud
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ibn_Saud
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Post by Susan » Sun September 23rd, 2012, 11:26 pm

September 24 in royal history:

September 24, 1435 – Death of Isabeau of Bavaria, wife of Charles VI of France, in Paris; buried at Saint Denis Basilica
Isabeau was the mother of two Queens of England: Isabella, the second wife of Richard II and Catherine, the wife of Henry V (and the wife of Owen Tudor).
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isabeau_de_Bavi%C3%A8re

September 24, 1513 – Birth of Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg, first wife of Gustav I of Sweden, in Ratzeburg (Germany)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_ ... -Lauenburg

September 24, 1577 – Birth of Louis V, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt in Darmstadt (Germany)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_V,_L ... -Darmstadt

September 24, 1834 – Death of Pedro IV of Portugal (and Emperor Pedro I of Brazil) at Queluz Palace, Lisbon; first buried at the Monastery of São Vicente de Fora, Lisbon; re-buried in 1972 at the Museu do Ipiranga in São Paulo, Brazil
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedro_I_of_Brazil

September 24, 1950 – Death of Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, Marchioness of Milford Haven, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at Kensington Palace, London; buried at St. Mildred's Church Cemetery, Whippingham on the Isle of Wight
Victoria was the daughter of Princess Alice and Grand Duke Louis IV of Hesse and by Rhine. She married Prince Louis of Battenberg and they are the maternal grandparents of Prince Philip.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_V ... _the_Rhine

September 24, 1994 - Wedding of Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg and Sibilla Weiller at the Palace of Versailles
The civil service was held on September 8, 1994 and the church service was held on September 24, 1994.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Gui ... Luxembourg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_S ... Luxembourg
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Post by Susan » Mon September 24th, 2012, 11:44 pm

September 25 in royal history:

September 25, 1506 – Death of Philip I of Castile (the Handsome), husband of Juana I of Castile at Burgos, Castile; buried at the Capilla Real in Granada
Supposedly Philip’s wife refused to have his remains buried and traveled with his coffin. Philip’s remains were laid to rest in 1509.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_the_Handsome

September 25, 1697 – Birth of Franz Josias, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld in Saalfeld, Saxe-Saalfeld (Germany)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franz_Josi ... g-Saalfeld

September 25, 1744 – Birth of Frederick William II of Prussia at Stadtschloss, Berlin, Prussia (Germany)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_ ... of_Prussia

September 25, 1826 – Death of Frederica of Baden, former wife of Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden, at Lausanne, Switzerland; buried at the Crypt of the Grand Dukes in Pforzheim, Baden, Germany
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederica_of_Baden

September 25, 1968 - Birth of Prince Friso of the Netherlands, son of Queen Beatrix, in Utrecht
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Joh ... etherlands

September 25, 1983 - Death of former King Leopold III of the Belgians at Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, Belgium; buried at the Royal Vault at the Church of Our Lady in Laeken, Belgium
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leopold_III_of_Belgium
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Post by Susan » Tue September 25th, 2012, 11:21 pm

September 26 in royal history:

September 26, 1087 - Coronation of William II
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_II_of_England

September 26, 1810 - Jean Baptiste Bernadotte becomes heir to the Swedish throne
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_XIV_of_Sweden
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swedish_Act_of_Succession

September 26, 1870 - Birth of Christian X of Denmark at Charlottenlund Palace in Gentofte Municipality near Copenhagen
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_X

September 26, 2000 - Birth of Princess Salma of Jordan, daughter of King Abdullah II, in Amman
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_S ... bdullah_II
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Post by Susan » Wed September 26th, 2012, 11:21 pm

September 27 in royal history:

September 27, 1601 - Birth of Louis XIII of France at the Château de Fontainebleau
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_XIII_of_France

September 27, 1657 – Birth of Sophia Alekseyevna, Regent of Russia, daughter of Tsar Alexei I of Russia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sophia_Alekseyevna

September 27, 1781 – Birth of William I of Württemberg in Lüben (Poland)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_I_ ... Crttemberg

September 27, 1760 – Death of Maria Amalia of Saxony, wife of Charles III of Spain; buried at the Monastery of San Lorenzo El Real in El Escorial
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maria_Amalia_of_Saxony

September 27, 1788 – Death of Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, first wife of Frederick I of Württemberg, at Koluvere Manor, Kullamaa near Reval, Estonia; buried at the Church of Kullamaa in Lääne County, Estonia
Augusta’s husband was violent towards her. She was offered refuge from Catherine the Great of Russia, mother-in-law of her husband’s sister, at her imperial estate in Estonia. It is there that Augusta died.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augusta_of ... %C3%BCttel

September 27, 1922 - Abdication of Constantine I of Greece
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constantine_I_of_Greece

September 27, 1967 - Death of Prince Felix Yussupov, one of the assassins of Rasputin, husband of Princess Irina Alexandrovna, in Paris, France; buried at Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois Russian Cemetery near Paris
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Felix_Yussupov

September 27, 1996 - Birth of Princess Iman of Jordan, daughter of King Abdullah II, in Amman
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_I ... l_Abdullah
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Post by Susan » Thu September 27th, 2012, 11:46 pm

September 28 in royal history:

September 28, 1663 - Birth of Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Grafton, illegitimate son of King Charles II by Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland (aka Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Fitz ... of_Grafton

September 28, 1745 - "God Save the King" sung for the first time at the Drury Lane Theatre, London
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/God_Save_the_King

September 28, 1828 – Birth of Antoinette de Mérode-Westerloo, wife of Charles III of Monaco, in Brussels, Belgium
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antoinette ... -Westerloo

September 28, 1863 – Birth of Carlos I of Portugal in Lisbon, Kingdom of Portugal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carlos_I_of_Portugal

September 28, 1865 – Birth of Amélie of Orleans, wife of Carlos I of Portugal, in Twickenham, United Kingdom
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Am%C3%A9lie_of_Orleans

September 28, 1907 – Death of Grand Duke Friedrich I of Baden at his summer residence at the island of Mainau, Germany
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friedrich_ ... e_of_Baden
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Post by Susan » Sat September 29th, 2012, 12:51 am

September 29 in royal history:

September 29, 1240 - Birth of Margaret, daughter of Henry III, at Windsor Castle
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_of_England

September 29, 1328 – Birth of Joan of Kent, wife of Edward, the Black Prince, mother of Richard II
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joan_of_Kent

September 29, 1360 – Death of Joanna of Auvergne, wife of John II of France, at Chateau d'Argilly; buried at Saint Denis Basilica
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joanna_I_of_Auvergne

September 29, 1388 – Birth of Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence, son of Henry IV
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_of_ ... f_Clarence

September 29, 1560 – Death of Gustav I of Sweden at Stockholm Palace; buried at Uppsala Cathedral
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustav_I_of_Sweden

September 29, 1766 - Birth of Charlotte, Princess Royal, daughter of George III, at Buckingham Palace
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlotte% ... Crttemberg

September 29, 1833 – Death of Ferdinand VII of Spain in Madrid; buried at the Monastery of San Lorenzo El Real in El Escorial
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferdinand_VII

September 29, 1853 – Birth of Princess Thyra of Denmark, daughter of Christian IX, at the Yellow Palace, Copenhagen
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Thyra_of_Denmark

September 29, 1898 – Death of Louise of Hesse-Kassel, wife of Christian IX of Denmark, at Bernstorff Castle; buried at Roskilde Cathedral
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louise_of_Hesse-Kassel

September 29, 1999 - Birth of Juan Urdangarín, son of Infanta Cristina of Spain, in Barcelona, Spain
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juan_Valen ... orb%C3%B3n

September 29, 2006 - Wedding of Prince Louis of Luxembourg and Tessy Antony at the parish church in Gilsdorf, Luxembourg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Louis_of_Luxembourg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_T ... Luxembourg

September 29, 2008 – Emma Tallulah Behn, daughter of Princess Märtha Louise, at the family home in Lommedalen, Norway
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emma_Tallulah_Behn
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Post by Susan » Sat September 29th, 2012, 11:28 pm

September 30 in royal history:

September 30, 1399 - Richard II abdicates; Henry IV becomes king
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_II_of_England
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_IV_of_England

September 30, 1811 – Birth of Augusta of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, wife of William I, German Emperor, in Weimar (Germany)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augusta_of_Saxe-Weimar

September 30, 1898 - Birth of Princess Charlotte of Monaco, mother of Prince Rainier III, in Constantine, French Algeria (Algeria)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_C ... _of_Monaco

September 30, 1972 - Birth of Ari Behn, husband of Princess Märtha Louise of Norway, in Århus, Denmark
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ari_Behn

September 30, 1992 - Birth of Lady Marina-Charlotte Windsor, daughter of the Earl of St. Andrews (son of HRH The Duke of Kent), at the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lady_Marin ... te_Windsor
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Post by Susan » Sun September 30th, 2012, 10:58 pm

October 1 in royal history:

October 1, 959 - Death of King Eadwig at Gloucester, England, buried in Winchester Cathedral
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edwy

October 1, 1207 - Birth of Henry III at Winchester Castle
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_III_of_England

October 1, 1361 - Death of Margaret, daughter of Edward III, buried at Abingdon Abbey, Oxfordshire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_P ... f_Pembroke

October 1, 1553 – Coronation of Mary I
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_I_of_England

October 1, 1868 - Death of Mongkut, Rama IV of (Siam) at the Grand Palace, Krung Thep, Siam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongkut

October 1, 1919 – Death of Charlotte of Prussia, Duchess of Saxe-Meiningen, at Baden-Baden, Germany
Charlotte was the daughter of Victoria, Princess Royal and Kaiser Frederick III of Germany. She married her second cousin Duke Bernhard II of Saxe-Meiningen.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlotte% ... -Meiningen

October 1, 1969 - Birth of Prince Nikolaos of Greece, son of King Constantine II, in Rome, Italy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Nik ... nd_Denmark
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