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Post by Susan » Wed November 10th, 2010, 1:50 am

November 10 in royal history:

November 10, 1480 - Birth of Bridget of York, daughter of Edward IV, at Eltham Palace, Kent

November 10, 1495 – Death of Dorothea of Brandenburg, wife of two Danish kings, Christopher of Bavaria and Christian I; buried at Roskilde Cathedral

November 10, 1683 - Birth of George II at Schloss Herrenhausen, Hanover, Germany

November 10, 1848 – Death of Christian VIII of Denmark at Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen; buried at Roskilde Cathedral

November 10, 1849 - Birth of Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife, husband of Princess Louise, Princess Royal, at Edinburgh, Scotland
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Post by Susan » Thu November 11th, 2010, 12:14 am

November 11 in royal history:

November 11, 1100 - Wedding of Henry I and (Edith) Matilda of Scotland at Westminster Abbey

November 11, 1599 – Birth of Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg, wife of Gustav II Adolf of Sweden

November 11, 1748 – Birth of 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

November 11, 1869 - Birth of Victor Emmanuel III of Italy

November 11, 1882 - Birth of 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

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.

November 11, 1955 - Birth of Jigme Singye Wangchuk of Bhutan
King Jigme Singye Wangchuk abdicated in 2008 in favor of his son Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck.

November 11, 1981 - Birth of Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg, son of Grand Duke Henri
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Post by Susan » Thu November 11th, 2010, 10:44 pm

November 12 in royal history:

November 12, 1035 - Death of King Canute of England, Denmark and Norway at Shaftesbury, Dorset, England; buried at Winchester Cathedral

November 12, 1094 – Death of Duncan II of Scotland; buried at Dunfermline Abbey, Fife, Scotland

November 12, 1858 – Death of Prince Alois II of Liechtenstein; buried at the Liechtenstein Crypt in Vranov nearby Brno, Czech Republic

November 12, 1918 - Abdication of Emperor Karl I of Austria

November 12, 1929 - Birth of Grace Patricia Kelly, wife of Prince Rainier of Monaco

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 » Sat November 13th, 2010, 1:43 am

November 13 in royal history:

November 13, 1093 – Death of Malcolm III of Scotland near Alnwick; buried at Dunfermline Abbey, Fife, Scotland

November 13, 1143 – Death of Fulk V, Count of Anjou

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. She was divorced and separated from her children (the future George II and Sophia Dorothea, the future wife of King Friedrich Wilhelm I of Prussia) 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

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

November 13, 1929 – Death of Princess Victoria of Prussia, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at Bonn
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.

November 13, 1989 - Death of Prince Franz Josef II of Liechtenstein; buried at the Princely Crypt, Vaduz Cathedral
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Post by Susan » Sat November 13th, 2010, 11:22 pm

November 14 in royal history:

November 14, 1060 – Death of Geoffrey II (the Hammer), Count of Anjou

November 14, 1501 - Wedding of Arthur, Prince of Wales, son of Henry VII, and Katherine of Aragon, daughter of King Ferdinand of Aragon and Queen Isabella of Castile, at Old St. Paul’s Cathedral, London

November 14, 1650 - Birth of William III at Binnenhof Palace, The Hague, Netherlands

November 14, 1687 - Death of Nell Gwyn, mistress of Charles II

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

November 14, 1847 – Birth of Catherine Dolgorukova, morganatic second wife Tsar Alexander II of Russia

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

November 14, 1935 - Birth of King Hussein of Jordan

November 14, 1948 - Birth of Prince Charles, son of Queen Elizabeth II, at Buckingham Palace

November 14, 1956 – Death of Elisabeth of Romania, wife of George II of Greece, in Cannes, France; buried at Hedinger Church in Sigmaringen, Germany

November 14, 1973 - Wedding of Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips at Westminster Abbey
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Post by Susan » Sun November 14th, 2010, 10:07 pm

November 15 in royal history:

November 15, 1527 - Death of Catherine of York, daughter of Edward IV, at Tiverton Castle, Devon; buried at Tiverton Church, Devon

November 15, 1669 - Death of Henrietta, daughter of James II, at St. James Palace; buried at Westminster Abbey

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

November 15, 1895 - Birth of Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia, daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, at Tsarskoe Selo

November 15, 1977 - Birth of Peter Phillips, son of Princess Anne, at St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London

November 15, 2005 – Wedding of Princess Sayako of Japan and Kuroda Yoshiki
Princess Sayako lost her imperial status upon her marriage.
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Post by Susan » Mon November 15th, 2010, 11:38 pm

November 16 in royal history:

November 16, 42 BC - Birth of Roman Emperor Tiberius

November 16, 1093 – Death of Saint Margaret of Scotland, wife of Malcolm III of Scotland

November 16, 1272 - Death of Henry III at the Palace of Westminster; buried at Westminster Abbey

November 16, 1797 – Death of Frederick William II, King of Prussia at Potsdam, Germany; buried at Berlin Cathedral

November 16, 1831 – Death of Augusta Reuss-Ebersdorf, wife of Franz Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
Augusta was the grandmother of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

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
Princess May 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.
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Post by Susan » Wed November 17th, 2010, 12:56 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

November 17, 1558 - Death of Mary I at St. James Palace; buried at Westminster Abbey

November 17, 1592 – Death of Johan III of Sweden at Stockholm Castle; buried at Uppsala Cathedral

November 17, 1755 – Birth of Louis XVIII of France and Navarre

November 17, 1796 - Death of Catherine the Great of Russia at St. Petersburg; buried at the Fortress of Sts. Peter and Paul, St. Petersburg

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

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.

November 17, 1905 – Birth of Astrid of Sweden, first wife of Leopold III of the Belgians

November 17, 1905 – Death of Grand Duke Adolpe of Luxembourg; buried at the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Luxembourg
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Post by Susan » Thu November 18th, 2010, 1:22 am

November 18 in royal history:

November 18, 1661 – Birth of Elisabeth Henriëtte of Hesse-Kassel, wife of Frederick I of Prussia

November 18, 1726 – Birth of Prince Franz Josef I of Liechtenstein

November 18, 1774 – Wilhelmine of Prussia, wife of William I of the Netherlands

November 18, 1851 - Death of Ernest Augustus I of Hanover, son of King George III, at Schloss Herrenhausen, Hanover, Germany; buried at the Chapel of Schloss Herrenhausen, Hanover
Ernest became king of Hanover upon the death of his brother William IV. Hanover had the Salic Law which forbids female succession. So while Victoria succeeded her uncle William on the British throne, she could not succeed to the Hanover throne. William's next brother, Ernest did. Prince Ernst of Hanover is the senior direct male line descendant of George III through his son.

November 18, 1905 - Prince Carl of Denmark elected King of Norway
Carl was the son of King Frederick VIII of Denmark and was the nephew of King George I of Greece, Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom and Empress Marie Feodorovna of Russia. Carl married his first cousin, Princess Maud, daughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom.

November 18, 1940 - Birth of Sultan Qaboos bin Said of Oman

November 18, 1995 - Wedding of Prince Joachim of Denmark and Alexandra Manley
The couple divorced in April, 2005 and have since both remarried.
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Post by Susan » Fri November 19th, 2010, 12:23 am

November 19 in royal history:

November 19, 1600 - Birth of Charles I at Dunfermline Palace, Fife, Scotland

November 19, 1962 - Birth of Prince Wenzel of Liechtenstein, son of Franz Josef II of Liechtenstein

November 19, 1977 - Birth of Lady Davina Windsor, daughter of Richard, the Duke of Gloucester
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