Saltoun Tiara

Happy Birthday to Flora Fraser, 21st Lady Saltoun, who turns 90 today! The Chief of Clan Fraser who was the only holder of a Lordship in the House of Lords, Lady Saltoun is a fascinating figure who was married to Queen Victoria’s great-grandson, a member of the extended British Royal Family, and also much closely related to the Swedish, Danish and Greek Royal Families. To mark the day, not only are we we learning about Lady Saltoun, but also featuring her Tiara (which has been in the pipeline for almost five years).

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Today in Royal History | October 18

Feature

The Death of Princess Gina of Liechtenstein in 1989

[Hapsburg Fringe Tiara | Sapphire Parure | Diamond Choker]

The 90th Birthday of Lady Saltoun

[Saltoun Tiara]

Royal Events OTD

Princess of Asturias Awards in 2019

Stortingsmiddag 2019 

Olympic Reception at Buckingham Palace in 2016

Swedish Royal Wedding Dresses Exhibition in 2016

Banquet at Nepalese Embassy in 1960

The Wedding Gala of Prince Gustav Adolf of Sweden and Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha in 1932

The Funeral of King Alexander of Yugoslavia in 1934

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Today in Royal History | October 17

Feature

The Death of Emperor Puyi of China in 1967

The Birth of Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna in 1853 

[Bolin Ruby Tiara | Fringe Tiara]

Royal Events OTD

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Lahore in 2019

British State Visit to Malaysia in 1989

British State Banquet at the Royal Palace of Madrid in 1988

The British State Visit to the Vatican in 1980

The Queen in Quebec in 1977

The Thai State Visit to Luxembourg in 1960

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Princess of Asturias Awards 2020

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain were joined by the Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofia in Oviedo this week to preside over the 2020 Princess of Asturias Awards, to deliver a series of prizes to individuals, entities or companies from around the world who make notable achievements in the sciences, humanities, and public affairs. Established in 1980, the Princess of Asturias Foundation is a private non-profit institution, whose objectives are to contribute to the exaltation and promotion of how many scientific, cultural and humanistic values ​​are universal heritage and consolidate their links to the Principality of Asturias. This was the first year the Princess has attended. Continue reading

Today in Royal History | October 16

Feature

The Death of Princess Olga of Yugoslavia in 1997

[Diamond Kokoshnik TiaraBoucheron Diamond Tiara|Emerald Earrings | Ruby Parure]

The Death of Queen Farida of Egypt in 1988

[Queen Farida’s Diamond Peacock Tiara]

The Death of Princess Theodora, Margravine of Baden in 1969

[Baden Sunburst Tiara | Baden Ruby Wreath Tiara]

The Birth of King Zahir Shah of Afghanistan in 1914

The Execution of Queen Marie Antoinette in 1793

Wedding

The Wedding of Rafael de Medina, Duke of Feria in 2010

Royal Events OTD

Duke and Duchess of Sussex in Australia in 2018

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry at Charities Forum Event in 2017

Banquet on Royal Yacht Britannia in 1986

Spanish State Visit to Sweden in 1979

Inauguration of Pope John Paul II in 1978

Royal Events Today

Princess of Asturias Awards

[2017 | 2018 | 2019]