Today in Royal History | May 12

Feature

The Birth of Countess Gunnila Bernadotte af Wisborg in 1923

[Countess Gunnila Bernadotte’s Tiara]

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The Funeral of Baron Niclas Silfverschiöld in 2017

Charity Ball in Athens in 1952

The Christening of Princess Beatrix of The Netherlands in 1938

The Coronation of King George VI in 1937

[Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation Rivière]

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Christie’s Magnificent Jewels | 12 May 2021

Queen Máxima’s Tanzanite Suite

Today in Royal History | May 11

Feature

The 63rd Birthday of the Duchess of Northumberland

[The Duchess of Northumberland’s Tiaras]

The 70th Birthday of Princess Basma bint Talal of Joran

[Queen Zein’s Diamond Tiara | Princess Muna’s Diamond Scroll Tiara]

The 79th Birthday of Princess Irene of Greece

[Greek Pearl and Diamond Necklace Tiara | Queen Sophie’s Diamond Circle Tiara | Princess Irene’s Pendant]

Wedding

The Wedding of Prince Carlos, Duke of Calabria and Princess Anne d’Orléans in 1965

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The Duchess of Cambridge in Luxembourg in 2017

Crown Prince Frederik’s Pre-Wedding Dinner in 2004

Princess Märtha Louise’s Confirmation in 1986

Concert at Royal Albert Hall in 1934

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Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels | 11 May 2021

State Opening of Parliament

Today in Royal History | May 10

Feature

The 1st Birthday of Prince Charles of Luxembourg

The 43rd Birthday of Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco

[Moroccan Royal Tiaras]

Wedding

The Wedding of Archduke Otto von Habsburg and Princess Regina of Saxe-Mainingen in 1951

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Birth of Prince Charles of Luxembourg in 2020

King Harald and Queen Sonja’s 80th Birthday Gala | Lunch in 2017

The British State Visit to Japan in 1975

The Liberation Gala at Royal Theatre in Copenhagen in 1945

Banquet at the American Embassy in London in 1939

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Hohenzollern Sapphire Parure

Today in Royal History | May 9

Feature

The Birth of Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna/Princess Kira of Prussia in 1909

[Prussian Meander Tiara | Prussian Clover Coronet]

The Birth of Empress Zita of Austria in 1892

[Diamond Tiara]

Wedding

The Wedding of the Duke of Hohenberg and Princess Elisabeth of Luxembourg in 1956

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The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall in Greece in 2018

King Harald and Queen Sonja’s 80th Birthday Banquet in 2017

The Prince and Princess of Wales in Japan in 1986

The Wedding Gala of Archduke Otto von Habsburg and Princess Regina of Saxe-Meiningen in 1951

The Accession of Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1949

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Today in Royal History | May 8

Feature

The 18th Birthday of Crown Prince Moulay Al-Hassan of Morocco

The 62nd Birthday of the Dowager Duchess of Westminster

[The Duchess of Westminster’s Tiaras | Westminster Myrtle Wreath Tiara]

The Birth of Princess Elisabeth of Denmark in 1935

[Sapphire Tiara | Sapphire Pendant]

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VE Day 75th Anniversary in 2020

VE Day 50th Anniversary in 1995

The Danish State Visit to Britain in 1951

The Royal Family on VE Day in 1945

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Today in Royal History | May 7

Feature

The Death of Princess Hedwige of Bourbon-Parma in 1986

[Chaumet Bourbon-Parma Tiara]

Royal Events OTD

The Closing of the Octave of Our Lady of Luxembourg in 2018

The Prince and Princess of Wales in Canada in 1986

Summit Dinner at Buckingham Palace in 1977

The Anglo-Danish Society’s Jubilee Dinner in 1974

Princess Margaret in Nice in 1966

The Luxembourg State Visit to the Vatican in 1965

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Today in Royal History | May 6

Feature

The 2nd Birthday of Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor

The Death of Crown Princess Cecilie of Prussia in 1954

[Prussian Meander Tiara | Fabergé Tiara]

The Death of King Edward VII in 1910

Wedding

The Wedding of Princess Margaret in 1960

The Wedding of the Marquess of Hartington and Kathleen Kennedy in 1944

The Wedding of King Farouk of Egypt in 1951

Royal Events OTD

The Heads of State Banquet at the Guildhall in 1995

The British State Visit to Norway in 1981

The Christening of Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia in 1981

King George V’s Silver Jubilee in 1935

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Today in Royal History | May 5

Feature

The Birth of Empress Eugénie of France in 1826

[Empress Eugénie’s Pearl Tiara | Empress Eugenie’s Emeralds | Andean Emerald Cross | French Crown Pearl Brooch]

The Death of Emperor Napoleon in 1821

Wedding

The Wedding of Infanta Pilar in 1967

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The Coronation of King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand in 1950

The British State Visit to Austria in 1969

The Queen at the Vatican in 1961

‘Magtens Smykker’ in Koldinghus

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Today in Royal History | May 4

Feature

The 12th Birthday of Prince Henrik of Denmark

The Birth of Princess Katherine of Greece in 1913

Royal Events OTD

The Funeral of Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg in 2019

The Coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand in 2019

Emperor Naruhito’s Accession Audience in 2019

The Duke of Edinburgh to RetireOrder of Merit Service in 2017

The Wedding Ball of Infanta Pilar of Spain in 1967

British Empire Exhibition in London in 1935

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British Royal Titles

Today in Royal History | May 3

Feature

The Death of Archduchess Rosemary of Austria, Princess of Tuscany in 2001

[Empress Marie-Louise’s Topaz Parure]

The 35th Birthday of Jack Brooksbank

The 43rd Birthday of Autumn Phillips

The 47th Birthday of Princess Haya bint Al Hussein

[Queen Alia’s Cartier Tiara]

The Birth of Princess Helena Victoria in 1870

[Honeysuckle Tiara]

Royal Events OTD

The Danish State Visit to Britain in 1974

The Opening of the Festival of Britain in 1951

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