Royal Family at the Montreal Olympics, 1976

The entire British Royal Family gathered in Montreal to attend, open, and participate in the 1976 Summer Olympics, which ended on this day in 1976 (45 years ago). The first Olympic games hosted on Canadian soil, the Queen, as Queen and Head of State of Canada, officially opened the Olympic Games, while her daughter, Princess Anne was a member of the British Equestrian Team. Continue reading

Today in Royal History | August 2

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The Birth of Princess Ingeborg of Sweden in 1878

[Emerald Parure | Boucheron Pearl Circle Tiara | Turquoise Star Tiara | Diamond TiaraPearl Brooch]

The Birth of Queen Zein of Jordan in 1916

[Queen Zein’s Diamond Tiara]

The Birth of Queen Emma of the Netherlands in 1858

[The Dutch Royal Tiaras | Sapphire Bow Brooch]

Wedding

The Wedding of Prince Jacques, Duke of Orléans in 1969

The Wedding of Prince Andrej of Yugoslavia and Princess Christina of Hesse in 1956

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The Duke of Edinburgh’s Final Engagement in 2017

The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester at Gloucester Cathedral in 2016

The Royal Family at the Montreal Olympics in 1976

The Funeral of King Ferdinand of Romania in 1927

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Wedding of Pierre Casiraghi and Beatrice Borromeo, 2015

Today marks the Anniversary of the Wedding of Pierre Casiraghi, son of Princess Caroline of Monaco and Hanover, and Beatrice Borromeo, daughter of Don Carlo Ferdinando Borromeo, Count of Arona and Countess Donna Paola Marzotto, who got married on this day in 2015! To mark the day, we are taking a look their the lavish celebrations for their Wedding in Monaco and Italy. Continue reading

Today in Royal History | July 31

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The Death of King Baudouin of Belgium in 1993

The 81st Birthday of Princess Tatiana of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg / Hesse

[Hesse Ears of Wheat Tiara]

The Death of Crown Princess Antonia of Bavaria in 1954

[Bavarian Lover’s Knot Tiara]

The Birth of Grand Duchess Maria-Ana of Luxembourg in 1942

[Pearl Negligee Brooch]

Wedding

The Wedding of the Hon. Margaret Rhodes in 1950

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King of Malaysia’s Installation Banquet in 2019

Prince Rainier and Princess Grace at the Bal des Petits Lits Blancs in 1965

Royal Vacation at Gråsten Palace in 1954

Queen Wilhelmina at Buckingham Palace in 1946

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Today in Royal History | July 30

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The 35th Birthday of Hereditary Princess Ekaterina of Hanover

[Hanoverian Floral Tiara]

The 62nd Birthday of King Abdullah of Malaysia

The Birth of Infanta Pilar, Duchess of Badajoz in 1936

[Infanta Pilar’s Sapphire TiaraThe Jewels of Infanta Pilar of Spain]

The Birth of Lady Brigid Guinness / Princess Frederick of Prussia in 1920

[Von Preussen Tiara]

The Birth of Princess Clémentine, Princess Napoléon in 1872

Wedding

The Wedding of Zara Phillips in 2011

[Princess Andrew’s Meander Tiara]

The Wedding of James Ogilvy in 1988

The Wedding of Prince Hans-Adam of Liechtenstein and Countess Marie Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau in 1967

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The Installation of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia in 2019

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Belgium in 2017

The Funeral of the Shah of Iran in 1980

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Infanta Pilar’s Top Jewels