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Post by Susan » Wed October 10th, 2012, 12:25 am

October 10 in royal history:

October 10, 1344 - Birth of Mary of Waltham, daughter of Edward III, at Waltham, Hampshire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Plantagenet

October 10, 1361 - Wedding of Edward, Prince of Wales (Black Prince), son of Edward III, and Joan, Countess of Kent at Windsor Castle
Joan was the daughter of Edmund of Woodstock, son of Edward I.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_the_Black_Prince
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joan_of_Kent

October 10, 1741 – Birth of Charles II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz in Mirow (Germany)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_II ... g-Strelitz

October 10, 1830 - Birth of Isabella II of Spain in Madrid
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isabella_II_of_Spain

October 10, 1903 – Birth of Prince Charles of Belgium, Prince Regent of Belgium in Brussels
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Charles_of_Belgium

October 10, 1952 - Wedding of Princess Yori of Japan, daughter of Emperor Hirohito, and Takamasa Ikeda
Princess Yori is one of the five daughters of Emperor Hirohito and is a sister of the current Emperor Akihito. Upon marriage, Princess Yori lost her royal status and became known as Mrs. Takamasa Ikeda.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atsuko_Ikeda
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Post by Susan » Thu October 11th, 2012, 12:21 am

October 11 in royal history:

October 11, 1159 - Death of William of Blois, Count of Boulogne, son of King Stephen, at Toulouse, France; buried at the Hospital of Montmorillon, Poitou, France
Born in 1134, William was the third and youngest son and the fourth child of King Stephen and Matilda of Boulogne. In 1149, he married Isabelle, the 12 year old daughter and heiress of William de Warrenne, the 3rd Earl of Warrenne and Surrey. When his elder brother Eustace died in 1153, William succeeded him as Count of Boulogne, his mother's country. Upon the death of his father in 1154, William made no attempt to oppose the succession of Henry II. William died at the siege of Toulouse
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_of_Blois

October 11, 1671 - Birth of Frederick IV of Denmark at Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_IV_of_Denmark

October 11, 1721 – Death of Prince Anton Florian of Liechtenstein; buried at the Liechtenstein Crypt in Vranov nearby Brno, Czech Republic
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anton_Flor ... chtenstein

October 11, 1727 - Coronation of George II
George’s wife Caroline of Ansbach was crowned with him.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_II_of_Great_Britain

October 11, 1850 – Death of Louise-Marie of Orleans, wife of Leopold I of Belgium, at Ostend, Belgium; buried at the Royal Crypt in the Church of Our Lady in Laeken, Belgium
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louise-Mar ... l%C3%A9ans

October 11, 1916 – Death of Otto I of Bavaria at Schloss Fürstenried in Munich, Germany; buried at St. Michael's Church, Munich
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otto_of_Bavaria

October 11, 1927 - Birth of Josephine-Charlotte of Belgium, wife of Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg, at the Royal Palace in Brussels
Full name: Josephine-Charlotte Ingeborg Elisabeth Marie-José Marguerite Astrid
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_J ... of_Belgium

October 11, 1963 – Birth of Prince Faisal bin Al Hussein of Jordan, son of King Hussein and his second wife Princess Muna Al Hussein
Prince Faisal is the brother of King Abdullah II.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Fai ... Al_Hussein

October 11, 1982 - Tudor ship the Mary Rose is raised near Portsmouth, England
http://www.maryrose.org/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Rose

October 11, 1969 - Birth of Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands, son of Queen Beatrix, in Utrecht, The Netherlands
Full name: Constantijn Christof Frederick Aschwin
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Con ... etherlands

October 11, 1995 - Birth of Princess Luisa Maria of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria, daughter of Princess Astrid of Belgium, at the University Clinic St. Luc, Woluwe-St-Lambert/Sint-Lambrechts-Woluwe, Belgium
Full Name: Luisa Maria Anna Martine Pilar
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_L ... stria-Este
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Post by Susan » Thu October 11th, 2012, 11:31 pm

October 12 in royal history:

October 12, 1459 – Lancastrians score a victory at the Battle of Ludford Bridge
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ludford_Bridge

October 12, 1537 - Birth of Edward VI at Hampton Court Palace
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_VI

October 12, 1664 – Birth of Praskovia Fyodorovna Saltykova, wife of Tsar Ivan V of Russia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Praskovia_Saltykova

October 12, 1730 – Death of Frederick IV of Denmark and Norway; at Odense Palace, buried at Roskilde Cathedral
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_IV_of_Denmark

October 12, 1798 – Birth of Pedro IV of Portugal (Emperor Pedro I of Brazil) at Queluz Palace, Lisbon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedro_I_of_Brazil

October 12, 1810 - Wedding of Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen
The public was invited to attend the event which became an annual celebration later known as Oktoberfest.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oktoberfest
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ludwig_I_of_Bavaria
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Therese_of ... burghausen

October 12, 1837 –Death of Wilhelmine of Prussia, wife of William I of the Netherlands, at Noordeinde Palace in The Hague; buried at Nieuwe Kerk in Delft
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilhelmine ... 74-1837%29

October 12, 1894 – Birth of Elisabeth of Romania, wife of George II of Greece, at Peleş Castle in Sinaia, Romania
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elisabeth_of_Romania
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Post by Susan » Sat October 13th, 2012, 12:55 am

October 13 in royal history:

October 13, 54 - Death of Roman Emperor Claudius, probably from poison; buried at the Mausoleum of Augustus
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claudius_I

October 13, 1162 - Birth of Eleanor, daughter of Henry II, at Domfront Castle, Normandy
Eleanor was the second daughter of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine. In 1179, she married King Alfonso VIII of Castile. The marriage was a happy one and produced four sons and eight daughters.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonora_of_Aquitaine

October 13, 1399 - Coronation of Henry IV
Henry’s second wife Joan of Navarre was crowned on February 26, 1403. His first wife Mary de Bohun died in childbirth before he became king.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_IV_of_England

October 13, 1453 - Birth of Edward, Prince of Wales, son of Henry VI, at the Palace of Westminster
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_of_Westminster

October 13, 1825 – Death of Maximilian I of Bavaria at Nymphenburg Palace, near Munich; buried at Theatinerkirche (St. Kajetan) in Munich
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maximilian_I_of_Bavaria

October 13, 1900 – Birth of Ghislaine Marie Francoise Dommanget, wife of Louis II of Monaco, in Reims, France
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghislaine_ ... _Dommanget

October 13, 1943 - Wedding of Princess Teru of Japan, daughter of Emperor Hirohito, and Prince Higashikuni Morihiro, grandson of Emperor Meiji
Princess Teru was the eldest sister of the present Emperor Akihito.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shigeko_Higashikuni
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Higashikuni_Morihiro

October 13, 2011 - Wedding of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan and Jetsun Pema
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wedding_of ... etsun_Pema
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jigme_Khes ... _Wangchuck
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jetsun_Pema
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Post by Susan » Sun October 14th, 2012, 1:44 am

October 14 in royal history:

October 14, 1066 - Death of Harold II at the Battle of Hastings; buried at Waltham Abbey, Essex
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_II_of_England
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hastings

October 14, 1217 – Death of Isabella of Gloucester, first wife of King John (marriage was annulled); buried at Canterbury Cathedral
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isabel_of_Gloucester

October 14, 1274 - Death of Henry, son of Edward I, at Merton, Surrey; buried at Westminster Abbey
Henry was the second son of Edward I and his first wife Eleanor of Castile. He died at age seven and was buried at Westminster Abbey.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_of_England

October 14, 1404 – Birth of Marie of Anjou, wife of Charles VII of France, in Angers, France
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie_of_Anjou

October 14, 1499 – Birth of Claude of France, daughter of Louis XII of France and first wife of Francis I of France, at Romorantin-Lanthenay in France
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claude_of_France

October 14, 1574 – Birth of Anne of Denmark, daughter of Frederik II of Denmark, wife of James VI of Scotland/James I of England, at Skanderborg Castle, Jutland, Denmark
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_of_Denmark

October 14, 1586 - Mary, Queen of Scots goes on trial for conspiracy against Elizabeth I
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary%2C_Qu ... cots#Trial

October 14, 1630 - Birth of Electress Sophia of Hanover at Wassenaer Court, The Hague, Holland
In 1701, the British succession was settled upon Sophia and her Protestant heirs by the Act of Settlement. Her mother Elizabeth was the eldest daughter of King James I. Sophia died six weeks before Queen Anne. Had she survived Anne, Sophia would have been queen. Instead her son ascended the throne as King George I.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sophia_of_Hanover

October 14, 1631 – Death of Sophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, wife of Frederik II of Denmark, at the Palace of Nykøbing Slot on the island of Falster, Denmark; buried at Roskilde Cathedral
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sophie_of_ ... C3%BCstrow

October 14, 1633 - Birth of James II at St. James's Palace
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_II_of_England

October 14, 1784 – Birth of Ferdinand VII of Spain at El Escorial, Madrid, Spain
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferdinand_VII

October 14, 1938 - Birth of Farah Diba, wife of Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, last Shah of Iran; in Tehran, Iran
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farah_Diba
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Post by Susan » Sun October 14th, 2012, 9:39 pm

October 15 in royal history:

October 15, 1795 – Birth of Frederick William IV of Prussia at the Crown Prince's Palace, Berlin
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_ ... of_Prussia

October 15, 1874 – Birth of Prince Alfred of Edinburgh, at Buckingham Palace
Full name: Alfred Alexander William Ernest Albert
Alfred was the son of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrovna of Russia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Alfred_of_Edinburgh

October 15, 1893 – Birth of Carol II of Romania at Peleş Castle in Sinaia, Romania
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carol_II

October 15, 1959 - Birth of Sarah Ferguson at 27 Welbeck Street, Marylebone, London
Full name: Sarah Margaret
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah%2C_Duchess_of_York

October 15, 2005 – Birth of Prince Christian of Denmark, son of Crown Prince Frederik, at Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen
Full name: Christian Valdemar Henri John
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Chr ... of_Denmark
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Post by Susan » Mon October 15th, 2012, 11:43 pm

October 16 in royal history:

October 16, 1430 - Birth of James II of Scotland at Holyrood Abbey in Edinburgh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_II_of_Scotland

October 16, 1673 - Birth of Lady Mary Tudor, illegitimate daughter of Charles II by Mary 'Moll' Davis
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lady_Mary_Tudor

October 16, 1751 – Birth of Frederika Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt, second wife of Frederick William II of Prussia, in Prenzlau (Germany)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederika_ ... -Darmstadt

October 16, 1793 - Execution of Marie Antoinette of France at the Place de la Révolution, Paris; originally buried in a mass grave near the location of today's La Madeleine church, reburied at the Basilica of St. Denis
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie_Antoinette

October 16, 1914 - Birth of Zahir Shah, King of Afghanistan, in Kabul, Afghanistan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zahir_Shah
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Post by Susan » Wed October 17th, 2012, 12:24 am

October 17 in royal history:

October 17, 1521 - Henry VIII becomes "Defender of the Faith" (Some sources say October 11. This may be Old Style/New Style dating difference.)
Pope Leo X conferred the title "Defender of the Faith" on Henry VIII for attacking Martin Luther's views on the sacraments. The title was taken away from Henry when he was excommunicated. In 1544, the Parliament of England conferred the title, "Defender of the Faith", on the monarch and his successors.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fidei_defensor

October 17, 1680 - Death of Charles FitzCharles, 1st Earl of Plymouth, illegitimate son of Charles II by Catherine Pegge; in Tangier, Morocco; buried at Westminster Abbey
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Fi ... f_Plymouth

October 17, 1768 – Death of Louis VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt in Darmstadt (Germany)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_VIII ... -Darmstadt

October 17, 1819 – Birth of Friedrich Wilhelm, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz in Neustrelitz (Germany)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friedrich_ ... g-Strelitz

October 17, 1853 - Birth of Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrovna of Russia, daughter of Tsar Alexander II, wife of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, at Tsarskoe-Selo, Russia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Duch ... _of_Russia

October 17, 1967 – Death of Henry Pu Yi, last Emperor of China, in Beijing, China; first buried at Babaoshan Revolutionary Cemetery, moved to the Eastern Qing Mausoleum near Beijing in 1996
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Pu_Yi
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Post by Susan » Wed October 17th, 2012, 11:02 pm

October 18 in royal history:

October 18, 1469 - Wedding of Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile at the the Palacio de los Vivero in Valladolid (Spain)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferdinand_II_of_Aragon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isabella_I_of_Castile

October 18, 1538 – Death of Germaine of Foix, second wife of Ferdinand II of Aragon; buried at the Convent San Miguel de los Reyes in Valencia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Germaine_of_Foix

October 18, 1541 - Death of Margaret Tudor, daughter of Henry VII, wife of James IV of Scotland, Archibald Douglas and Henry Stewart and sister of Henry VIII, at Methven Castle, Perthshire, Scotland; buried at the Carthusian Abbey of St John, Perth, Scotland
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Tudor

October 18, 1804 - Birth of Mongkut, Rama IV of Siam at Thonburi Palace, Thonburi, Siam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongkut

October 18, 1831 - Birth of Frederick III, German Emperor and King of Prussia, husband of Princess Victoria, Princess Royal, at Neues Palais, Potsdam, Germany
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friedrich_ ... zollern%29

October 18, 1921 – Death of Ludwig III of Bavaria at Nádasdy Castke in Sárvár, Hungary; buried at the Frauenkirche, Munich
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ludwig_III_of_Bavaria
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Post by Susan » Fri October 19th, 2012, 12:22 am

October 19 in royal history:

October 19, 1216 - Death of King John at Newark Castle; buried at Worcester Cathedral
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_of_England

October 19, 1658 – Birth of Adolf Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz in Grabow (Germany)
Adolf Frederick was the grandfather of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife of George III of the United Kingdom.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolf_Fred ... g-Strelitz

October 19, 1851 – Death of Princess Marie-Thérèse-Charlotte of France, daughter of Louis XVI, at Frohsdorf, Austria; buried at the Franciscan Monastery church of Kostanjevica in Görtz, then in Austria, now the Slovenian city of Nova Gorica
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_M ... -Charlotte

October 19, 1889 – Death of Luís I of Portugal at Cascais, Portugal; buried at the Monastery of São Vicente de Fora, Lisbon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lu%C3%ADs_I

October 19, 1963 - Birth of Prince Laurent of Belgium, son of King Albert II, at Château de Belvédère, Laeken, Belgium
Full name: Laurent Benoît Baudouin Marie
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laurent%2C ... of_Belgium
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