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Post by Susan » Wed November 7th, 2012, 11:55 pm

November 9 in royal history:

November 9, 1384 – Birth of Isabella of Valois, second wife of Richard II, at Hotel du Louvre, Paris, France
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isabella_of_Valois

November 9, 1841 - Birth of Edward VII at Buckingham Palace
Full name: Albert Edward
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_VII

November 9, 1866 - Wedding of Tsar Alexander III of Russia and Princess Dagmar of Denmark, daughter of King Christian IX, at the Imperial Chapel of the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_III_of_Russia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maria_Feod ... Denmark%29

November 9, 1918 - Abdication of Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilhelm_II

November 9, 1953 - Death of Abdul Aziz ibn Sa'ud, first king of Saudi Arabia at Ta’if, Saudi Arabia; buried at Al Od Cemetery, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ibn_Saud
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Post by Susan » Thu November 8th, 2012, 12:02 am

November 10 in royal history:

November 10, 1480 - Birth of Bridget of York, daughter of Edward IV, at Eltham Palace, Kent
Bridget became a nun. She was the youngest sister of the Princes in the Tower and Elizabeth of York.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bridget_of_York

November 10, 1495 – Death of Dorothea of Brandenburg, wife of two Danish kings, Christopher of Bavaria and Christian I; buried at Roskilde Cathedral
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothea_of_Brandenburg

November 10, 1683 - Birth of George II at Schloss Herrenhausen, Hanover, Germany
Full name: George Augustus
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_II_of_Great_Britain

November 10, 1848 – Death of Christian VIII of Denmark at Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen; buried at Roskilde Cathedral
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_VIII_of_Denmark


November 10, 1849 - Birth of Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife, husband of Princess Louise, Princess Royal, at Edinburgh, Scotland
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_ ... ke_of_Fife
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Post by Susan » Thu November 8th, 2012, 12:17 am

November 11 in royal history:

November 11, 1100 - Wedding of Henry I and (Edith) Matilda of Scotland at Westminster Abbey
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_I_of_England
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edith_of_Scotland

November 11, 1599 – Birth of Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg, wife of Gustav II Adolf of Sweden
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maria_Eleo ... randenburg

November 11, 1748 – Birth of Charles IV of Spain at the Palace of Portici in Portici, Italy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_IV_of_Spain

November 11, 1861 – Death of Pedro V of Portugal at Lisbon; buried at the Monastery of São Vicente de Fora, Lisbon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedro_V

November 11, 1869 - Birth of Victor Emmanuel III of Italy in Naples, Kingdom of Italy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victor_Emm ... I_of_Italy

November 11, 1882 - Birth of Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden at the Royal Palace in Stockholm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustav_VI_Adolf_of_Sweden

November 11, 1917 – Death of Liliuokalani of Hawaii, last monarch of Hawaii, in Honolulu; buried at Mauna Ala Royal Mausoleum
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liliuokalani_of_Hawaii

November 11, 1953 – Death of Irene of Hesse and by Rhine, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at Herrenhaus Hemmelmark, Eckernförde, Germany
Princess Irene was the daughter of Princess Alice and Grand Duke Louis of Hesse and by Rhine. She married her first cousin Prince Henry of Prussia. Irene was a hemophilia carrier and transmitted the disease to two of her sons.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_I ... d_by_Rhine

November 11, 1955 - Birth of Jigme Singye Wangchuk of Bhutan at Dechenchholing Palace in Thimphu, Bhutan
King Jigme Singye Wangchuk abdicated in 2008 in favor of his son Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jigme_Singye_Wangchuk

November 11, 1981 - Birth of Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg, son of Grand Duke Henri, at the Grand Duchess Charlotte Maternity Hospital in Luxembourg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guillaume% ... Luxembourg
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Post by Susan » Mon November 12th, 2012, 2:30 am

November 12 in royal history:

November 12, 1035 - Death of King Cnut of England, Denmark and Norway at Shaftesbury, Dorset, England; buried at Winchester Cathedral
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canute_the_Great

November 12, 1094 – Death of Duncan II of Scotland; buried at Dunfermline Abbey, Fife, Scotland
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duncan_II

November 12, 1858 – Death of Prince Alois II of Liechtenstein; buried at the Liechtenstein Crypt in Vranov nearby Brno, Czech Republic
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alois_II

November 12, 1918 - Abdication of Emperor Karl I of Austria
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl_of_Austria

November 12, 1929 - Birth of Grace Patricia Kelly, wife of Prince Rainier II of Monaco, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

November 12, 1996 - Birth of Alexander Ogilvy, son of James Ogilvy and grandson of Princess Alexandra of Kent
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Post by Susan » Tue November 13th, 2012, 1:47 am

November 13,1093 - Death of Malcolm III, King of Scots at the Battle of Alnwick; buried at Dunfermline Abbey
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malcolm_III_of_Scotland

November 13, 1143 – Death of Fulk V, Count of Anjou at Acre in the Holy Land; buried at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fulk_I_of_Jerusalem

November 13, 1312 - Birth of Edward III at Windsor Castle
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_III
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windsor_castle

November 13, 1726 - Death of Sophia Dorothea of Celle, divorced wife of George I, after 32 years of imprisonment at Castle of Ahlden, Hanover, Germany; buried at Stadtkirche St. Marien, Celle, Germany
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sophia_of_Celle
Sophia Dorothea was separated from her children when they were 11 and 7. She never saw then again.

November 13, 1801 – Birth of Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria, wife of Frederick William IV of Prussia, in Munich, Germany
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elisabeth_ ... of_Bavaria

November 13, 1810 – Death of Marie Josephine Louise of Savoy, wife of Louis XVIII of France, in exile at Hartwell House in Buckinghamshire, England; buried at the Cathedral of Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie_Jose ... e_of_Savoy

November 13, 1907 - Birth of Giovanna of Italy, wife of Boris III of Bulgaria, in Rome, Italy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giovanna_of_Bulgaria

November 13, 1929 – Death of Princess Victoria of Prussia, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at the Hospital of St. Francis in Bonn, Germany; buried at Schloss Friedrichshof, Kronberg im Taunus, Germany
Princess Victoria, known in the family as Moretta, was the daughter of Victoria, Princess Royal and Kaiser Frederick III of Germany. She married Prince Adolf zu Schaumburg-Lippe. After his death, she made a controversial marriage to Alexander Zoubkov.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_V ... of_Prussia

November 13, 1989 - Death of Prince Franz Josef II of Liechtenstein; buried at the Princely Crypt, Vaduz Cathedral
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franz_Jose ... chtenstein
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Post by Susan » Wed November 14th, 2012, 1:31 am

November 14, 1060 – Death of Geoffrey II (the Hammer), Count of Anjou at Saint-Nicolas d'Angers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geoffrey_II_of_Anjou

November 14, 1501 - Wedding of Arthur, Prince of Wales, son of Henry VII, and Catherine of Aragon, daughter of King Ferdinand of Aragon and Queen Isabella of Castile, at Old St. Paul’s Cathedral, London
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur%2C_Prince_of_Wales
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_of_Aragon

November 14, 1650 - Birth of William III at Binnenhof Palace, The Hague, Netherlands
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_III_of_England

November 14, 1687 - Death of Nell Gwyn, mistress of Charles II, in London; buried at the Church of St Martin-in-the-Fields in London
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nell_Gwyn

November 14, 1734 - Death of Louise Renée de Penancoët de Kérouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth, mistress of Charles II
Among Louise's descendants are Diana, Princess of Wales; Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall; and Sarah, Duchess of York.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louise_de_ ... Portsmouth

November 14, 1847 – Birth of Catherine Dolgorukova, morganatic second wife Tsar Alexander II of Russia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_Dolgorukov

November 14, 1866 – Death of Miguel I of Portugal in exile in Karlsruhe, Germany; buried first in the Franciscan abbey in Klein Engelberg, Germany, since 1967 in the Monastery of São Vicente de Fora, Lisbon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miguel_I

November 14, 1935 - Birth of King Hussein of Jordan in Amman
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_Hussein
http://www.kinghussein.gov.jo/office.html

November 14, 1948 - Birth of Prince Charles, son of Queen Elizabeth II, at Buckingham Palace
Full name: Charles Philip Arthur George
http://www.princeofwales.gov.uk/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles%2C_Prince_of_Wales

November 14, 1956 – Death of Elisabeth of Romania, wife of George II of Greece, in Cannes, France; buried at Hedinger Church in Sigmaringen, Germany
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elisabeth_of_Romania

November 14, 1973 - Wedding of Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips at Westminster Abbey
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_A ... cess_Royal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Phillips
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Post by emr » Wed November 14th, 2012, 11:39 pm

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Post by Susan » Thu November 15th, 2012, 1:07 am

November 15, 1498 – Birth of Eleanor of Austria, wife of Manuel I of Portugal and second wife of Francis I of France
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eleanor_of_Austria

November 15, 1527 - Death of Catherine of York, daughter of Edward IV, at Tiverton Castle, Devon; buried at Tiverton Church, Devon
Born in 1479, Catherine was the sixth daughter of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville. She was the sister of Elizabeth of York (wife of Henry VII) and the "Little Princes in the Tower." At the age of 16, she married William Courtenay. William was imprisoned by Henry VII for his alleged participation in the Earl of Suffolk's rebellion. He was attainted in 1504 and was unable to inherit the earldom of Devon upon his father's death. In 1511, his attainder was reversed and the next day he was created Earl of Devon. He died a month later. Catherine took a vow of chastity and died at Tiverton in Devon. She is buried at the church in Tiverton where her only surviving son, Henry, Marquess of Exeter, built a chapel and tomb dedicated to her memory.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_of_York

November 15, 1669 - Death of Henrietta, daughter of James II, at St. James Palace; buried at Westminster Abbey
Born in January, 1669 Henrietta was the third daughter and seventh child of James and Anne Hyde. She was buried in the Henry VII Chapel at Westminster Abbey.
http://www.genealogics.org/getperson.ph ... 3&tree=LEO

November 15, 1853 – Death of Maria II of Portugal in childbirth at the Necessidades Palace, Lisbon; buried at the Monastery of São Vicente de Fora, Lisbon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maria_II

November 15, 1895 - Birth of Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia, at Tsarskoe Selo
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Duch ... _of_Russia

November 15, 1977 - Birth of Peter Phillips, son of Princess Anne, at St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London
Full name: Peter Mark Andrew
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/date ... 539937.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Mark_Andrew_Phillips

November 15, 2005 – Wedding of Princess Sayako of Japan and Kuroda Yoshiki
Princess Sayako lost her imperial status upon her marriage.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4437386.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sayako_Kuroda
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuroda_Yoshiki
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Post by Susan » Fri November 16th, 2012, 1:34 am

November 16, 42 BC - Birth of Roman Emperor Tiberius in Rome
http://www.roman-emperors.org/tiberius.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiberius

November 16, 1093 – Death of Saint Margaret of Scotland, wife of Malcolm III of Scotland, at Edinburgh Castle, Scotland; buried at Dunfermline Abbey, Scotland
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Margaret_of_Scotland

November 16, 1272 - Death of Henry III at the Palace of Westminster; buried at Westminster Abbey
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_III_of_England

November 16, 1797 – Death of Frederick William II, King of Prussia at Potsdam, Germany; buried at Berlin Cathedral
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_ ... of_Prussia

November 16, 1831 – Death of Augusta of Reuss-Ebersdorf, wife of Franz Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, in Coburg (Germany)
Augusta was the grandmother of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augusta_Reuss-Ebersdorf

November 16, 1878 – Death of Marie of Hesse and by Rhine, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at Neues Palais, Darmstadt, Germany; buried at Mausoleum of Rosenhöhe, Hessen-Darmstadt
Marie was the daughter of Princess Alice of the United Kingdom and Grand Duke Louis of Hesse and by Rhine. She died of diphtheria at age four. Her mother succumbed to the same disease a few of weeks later.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_M ... _the_Rhine
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Post by Susan » Sat November 17th, 2012, 1:34 am

November 17 in royal history:

November 17, 1534 - Parliament passes the Act of Supremacy making Henry VIII the Supreme Head of the Church of England
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Act_of_Supremacy_1534

November 17, 1558 - Death of Mary I at St. James Palace; buried at Westminster Abbey
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_I_of_England

November 17, 1592 – Death of Johan III of Sweden at Stockholm Castle; buried at Uppsala Cathedral
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_III_of_Sweden

November 17, 1755 – Birth of Louis XVIII of France and Navarre at the Palace of Versailles, France
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_XVIII

November 17, 1796 - Death of Catherine the Great of Russia at St. Petersburg; buried at the Fortress of Sts. Peter and Paul, St. Petersburg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_the_Great

November 17, 1818 – Death of Charlotte of Mecklenberg-Strelitz, wife of George III, at Kew Palace, Surrey; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlotte_ ... g-Strelitz

November 17, 1893 – Death of Alexander of Battenberg, the first prince (knyaz) of modern Bulgaria, at Graz, Austria; buried at the Battenberg Mausoleum in Sofia, Bulgaria
Alexander reigned from April 29, 1879 to September 7, 1886.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_of_Battenberg

November 17, 1905 – Birth of Astrid of Sweden, first wife of Leopold III of the Belgians, in Stockholm
Full name: Astrid Sofia Lovisa Thyra
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astrid_of_Sweden

November 17, 1905 – Death of Grand Duke Adolpe of Luxembourg; buried at Schlosskirche (“Castle Church”) in Weilburg, Germany since 1953
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolphe%2C ... Luxembourg
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