Trooping the Colour 2021

The Queen was accompanied by her cousin, the Duke of Kent and Colonel of the Scots Guards as she viewed the Military Parade in the Quadrangle of Windsor Castle to mark Her Majesty’s Official Birthday, on June 12th. The Trooping of the Colour has marked the official birthday of the British Sovereign for over 250 years, but unlike previous years, this year’s grand ceremony in London was cancelled, like last year, due to the ongoing pandemic.

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Today in Royal History | June 12

Feature

The 53rd Birthday of Princess Sibilla of Luxembourg

[Art Deco Tiara | Queen Victoria Eugenie’s Aquamarine Parure]

Wedding

The Wedding of the Duke of Northumberland and Lady Elizabeth Montagu Douglas Scott in 1946

Royal Events OTD

Dutch State Visit to Ireland in 2019 | South Korean State Visit to Norway in 2019

Patron’s Lunch at Buckingham Palace in 2016

King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s Diamond Jubilee Reception in 2006

The Christening of Princess Catharina-Amalia of The Netherlands in 2004

The Abolition of the Italian Monarchy in 1946

Royal Events Today

Trooping the Colour

Duchess of Cambridge and Dr. Jill Biden in Cornwall

The Duchess of Cambridge and Dr. Jill Biden, the First Lady of the United States, visited the Connor Downs Academy in Hayle, West Cornwall on June 11th, and led a roundtable discussion on the importance of early childhood on lifelong outcomes. The visit has taken place during the first day of the G7 Summit, which is being held across this weekend in Cornwall, and the Royal Family are heavily involved with a series of engagements. Continue reading

Queen Fabiola’s Bracelets

Today marks the anniversary of the birth of the late Queen Fabiola of the Belgians, daughter of the Marquess and Marchioness of Casa Riera, Fabiola Fernanda Maria de las Victorias Antonia Adelaïda de Mora y Aragón was born on this day in 1928! Despite the fact that the Belgian Royal Family is known for having the smallest jewellery collection  among the European monarchies, Queen Fabiola was able to assemble a decent jewelry collection, including Tunisian Parure, the Wolfers Necklace Tiara, the Waterfall Brooch, her Aquamarines and the Spanish Wedding Gift Tiara. Today, in honour of the birthday of the late Queen, we are featuring her collection of bracelets.

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Today in Royal History | June 11

Feature

The 53rd Birthday of Hereditary Prince Alois of Liechtenstein

The Birth of Prince Henrik of Denmark in 1934

The Birth of Queen Fabiola of Belgium in 1928

[Spanish Wedding Gift TiaraWaterfall Brooch | Tunisian ParureAquamarines | Bracelets]

The Birth of Princess Olga of Yugoslavia in 1903

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

Royal Events OTD

Duke of Cambridge plays Polo in 2017

Trooping the Colour in 2016

Prince Henrik’s Birthdays

Royal Events Today

Queen’s Grima Ruby Brooch

Today marks the 100th Birthday of the late Duke of Edinburgh, who passed away just a few weeks ago! The Greek Prince who became the hardworking longest serving Prince Consort of the longest-reigning Monarch in British History, the late Duke lived a long and fascinating life, with a strong interest in innovation and design. We have already covered the Queen’s Engagement Ring and splendid Wedding Gift Bracelet, both examples of the Duke’s royal heritage and artistic tastes, and to mark the day today, we are featuring the Queen’s Grima Ruby Brooch, also known as the Scarab Brooch!

100 Facts about the Duke of EdinburghRoyal Relatives of the Duke of Edinburgh

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Royal Relatives of the Duke of Edinburgh

Today marks the 100th Birthday of the late Duke of Edinburgh, who passed away just a few weeks ago! The Greek Prince who became the hardworking longest serving Prince Consort of the longest-reigning Monarch in British History, the late Duke lived a long and fascinating life, and we had originally planned for our ‘100 Facts about the Duke of Edinburgh‘ to be published today (but we had to release it in April), so instead, based off the success of a twitter thread from a few months ago, we are looking at the Royal Relatives of the Duke of Edinburgh. Continue reading

Today in Royal History | June 10

Feature

The 39th Birthday of Princess Madeleine of Sweden

The 45th Birthday of the Prince of Prussia

The Birth of Princess Beatrix of Hohenlohe-Langenburg in 1936

The Birth of Prince Phillip, the Duke of Edinburgh in 1921

[Royal Relatives of the Duke of Edinburgh | 100 Facts about the Duke of Edinburgh]

Wedding

The Wedding of King Abdullah and Queen Rania of Jordan in 1993

The Wedding of Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik of Denmark in 1967

[Queen Margrethe’s Wedding Earrings]

The Wedding of King Michael of Romania and Princess Anne of Bourbon-Parma in 1948

The Wedding of Infanta María Cristina of Spain and Count Marone in 1940

Royal Events OTD

Maserati Royal Charity Polo Trophy in 2018

Queen’s 90th Birthday Thanksgiving Service in 2016

Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik’s 25th Wedding Anniversary in 1992

The Duke and Duchess of Kent at Empire Ball in 1935

Royal Events Today

Royal Relatives of the Duke of Edinburgh