Sunday, May 4, 2014

This Week's Royal Recap of the Royals You Love: April 28-May 4, 2014

Belgium

-King Philippe & Queen Mathilde visited the royal family of Sweden on Tuesday {Photos}. On Wednesday, they arrived in Norway for another official visit {Photos}.

Dubai

-Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein celebrated her 40th birthday on Saturday.

Denmark

-Prince Henrik celebrated his 5th birthday on Sunday.

-Princess Benedikte of Denmark, Princess of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg celebrated her 70th birthday on Tuesday.

-Princess Nathalie Xenia Margarete Benedikte of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg celebrated her 39th birthday on Friday.

Great Britain

-Queen Elizabeth II  & Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh visited International Greetings UK Limited,  toured the Print Hall and Display Showroom, visited the United World College of the Atlantic, on Wednesday {Source}

-Queen Elizabeth II held a Council meeting  with her Council on Monday {Source}

-Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh visited the Royal Air Force Defense Radar Museum on Monday {Source}

-The Prince Charles of Wales & Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall attended the funeral of Mr. Mark Shand on Thursday {Source}
Also attending were The Duchess of Cornwall's children, Laura Lopes and Thom Parker-Bowels

-The Prince Charles of Wales visited Ballater Caravan Park, and attended a reception for Gordon Highlanders Museum on Monday {Source}.

-The Prince Andrew, The Duke of York met with the former and newly appointed Masters of the Honourable Company of Air Pilots, met with the Chief Executive of the Outward Bound Trust and attended a reception for the Cumberland Cup on Thursday {Source}.

-The Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex & Sophie, The Countess of Wessex visited  Stonehenge Visitors' Centre and the Stones at Amesbury, attended the rededication of Airman's Cross near Amesbury, visited the Parish Church of St. Thomas and St. Edmund, and opened the Wessex Gallery at Salisbury Museum, attended  The Royal Wessex Yeomanry Employer Engagement Reception, attended the Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry Dinner on Thursday {Source}.

-The Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex held a meeting of the Worshipful Company of Haberdashers, attended a luncheon to mark the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games and held a meeting of the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association on Monday  {Source}  On Wednesday, the Queen's youngest son attended The Prince Philip Trust Race Day at Ascot Racecourse {Source}.

-Sophie, The Countess of Wessex visited Wiltshire South Guide Centre and opened the new Newcastle-under-Lyme service centre for the NSPCC on Thursday {Source}{Photos}.

-The Princess Anne, The Princess Royal visited Colston's Girls' School, opened the Kingsfisher School and opened the Supported Living Apartments on Monday  {Source}.  On Tuesday, the Queen's only daughter attended a board meeting of the British Olympic Association, presented several honors as President of the City and Guilds of London Instute, held and audience with the Chief Executive and Director of Voluntary Service Overseas UK  {Source}

-The Princess Anne, The Princess Royal & Sir Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence attended the Founding Museum Dinner on Tuesday {Source}. On Wednesday, the Queen's only daughter visited the Multimodal Exhibition 2014 at the National Exhibition Centre, attended the Fortieth Anniversary Charity Race Day at Ascot Racecourse and attended a dinner for Livability{Source}. On Thursday, she held an investiture at Buckingham Palace and audience with the Prime Minister of Japan, visited the London Mentoring Service & London Probation Trust {Source}

-Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge & Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge celebrated thier 3rd wedding anniversary on Tuesday.

-Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge & Prince Harry of Wales attended the wedding festivities of Guy Pelly and Elizabeth Wilson on  Thursday, Friday, and Saturday {Photos}{Photos}

-Prince Harry of Wales attended the launch of the Invictus Games selection process at Tedworth House on Tuesday {Photos}

 -Autumn Patrica Kelly Philips celebrated her 36th birthday on Saturday.

-Princess Beatrice of York attended the launch of the Virgin STRIVE Challenge on Wednesday {Photos}
-The Lady Sarah Frances Elizabeth Chatto celebrated her 50th birthday on Thursday.

-Prince Richard, The Duke of Gloucester
 visited Poplar Boys and Girls Club, visited Spotlight, attended a Benefactors' Dinner for Ambition UK on Tuesday {Source}.On Wednesday, the Queen's cousin visited the Woodland Trust, and opened  Apple Trees Care and Reablement Centre {Source}. On Thursday, he met with the Chairman and Director of the Somme Association {Source}

-Birgitte, The Duchess of Gloucester met with the former and current president of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies on Tuesday {Source}. On Wednesday, she visited Thorpe Hall Hospice, and unveiled the Computerised Tomography Scanner at Papworth Hospital {Source}.

-Prince Edward, The Duke of Kent attended the Eve of Investiture Dinner for United Grand Lodge of England on Tuesday {Source}. On Wednesday, the Queen's cousin  attended the Grand Lodge's Annual Investiture and Grand Festival {Source}. On Thursday, he visited St. Edmund's Girls' School {Source}.

-Princess Alexandra of Kent, The Hon. Lady Ogilvy began a visit to the United Arab Emirates on Monday {Source}. On Tuesday, she attended a meeting of SightSavers, and attended a reception at the UAE Embassay for the UK {Source}. On Wednesday, she  attended the United Arab Emirates Conference on Saving Sight {Source}. On Thursday, she attended a meetign of the Zayed Foundation, and ameeted at the Palace of Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan {Source}.

-Prince Michael of Kent & Princess Michael of Kent attended the opening of the exhibition, Der Weg zur Krone: Das Koenigreich Hannover und seine Herrscher (The Road to the Crown: The Kingdom of Hanover and Its Rulers) on Wednesday {Video}
-The Lady Helen Mariana Lucy Taylor celebrated her 50th birthday on Monday.

German

-Prince Ernst August of Hanover attended the opening of the exhibition, Der Weg zur Krone: Das Koenigreich Hannover und seine Herrscher (The Road to the Crown: The Kingdom of Hanover and Its Rulers) on Wednesday {Video}


-Hereditary Prince Hubertus and Hereditary Princess Kelly of Saxe-Coburg & Coburg welcomed a baby girl named and titled Her Highness Princess Katharina Victoria Elizabeth Cheryl of Saxe-Coburg & Coburg on Wednesday {Source}.

Greece

-Crown Prince Pavlos & Crown Princess Marie-Chantal attended the opening of the exhibition, Der Weg zur Krone: Das Koenigreich Hannover und seine Herrscher (The Road to the Crown: The Kingdom of Hanover and Its Rulers) on Wednesday {Video}

Jordan

-Queen Rania presided over meeting with representatives from the National Council for Family Affairs on Monday {Source}.

Luxembourg

-Grand Duke Henri, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa, Prince Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke & Princess Stephanie, Hereditary Grand Duchess were present at the festivities for the 175th anniversary of the independence of Luxembourg on Tuesday {Video, starting at 2:10}

Monaco

-Prince Albert II attended the Commemoration of the battle of Camarón on Thursday {Photos}.

-Princess Charlene attended the Colleagues’ 26th Annual Spring Luncheon at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel where she was honored with this year’s “Champion of Children” Award on Tuesday {Source}{Photos}.

-Andrea Albert Pierre Casiraghi attended the UEFA Champions League semi-final second leg match between Chelsea and Club Atletico de Madrid on Thursday {Source}.

-Pierre Rainier Stefano Casiraghi participated in the Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup 2014 on Saturday {Photos}

-Pauline Grace Maguy Ducruet celebrated her 20th birthday on Sunday.

-Melanie-Antoinette de Massy attended the 2014 Monaco Dog Show on Sunday {Source}
Melanie is the Vice President of the Canine Society of Monaco and is the 1st cousin 1x removed from Prince Albert.

Norway

-King Harald, Queen Sonja, Crown Prince Haakon,  & Crown Princess Mette-Marit attended an official visit by the Royal Couple of Belgium to Norway on Wednesday {Photos}.

-Maud Angelica Behn celebrated her 11th birthday on Tuesday.

Spain

-King Juan Carlos I attended the swearing in ceremony of the new Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment on Monday {Source}.

-Queen Sofia attended the celebrations of the 700th anniversary of Exeter College at Oxford University on Tuesday {Source}. On Wednesday, the Spanish Queen inaugaurarted the Biblioteca Reina Sofia during a visit to the Instituto Cervantes de Londres {Source}. On Friday, the Spanish Queen presided over the 2nd edition of the Marcial Sánchez Barcaiztegui Award {Source}.

-Prince Felipe of Asturias, Princess Letizia of Asturias, Infanta Leonor & Infanta Sofía attend the commemoration of the XXV anniversary of the graduation of the XLI promotion at the Base Aérea de San Javier on Friday {Source}.

-Prince Felipe of Asturias attended a meeting of the Scientific Council of the Elcano Royal Institute of International and Strategic Studies on Tuesday {Source}.

-Princess Letizia of Asturias attended a Workshop on Nutrition and NAOS Strategy on Monday {Source}. On Wednesday, the future Spanish Queen visited Maria Moliner Public School on the occasion of the educational project, "Rare Diseases Federito"{Source}.

-Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo attended day 3 of the Madrid leg of the Global Champions Tour on Sunday {Photos}

-Infanta Sofia of Spain celebrated her 7th birthday on Tuesday.

-Don Miguel Urdangarín y Bórbon celebrated his 12th birthday on Wednesday.

-Pablo Fernández-Sastrón y Gómez-Acebo celebrated his 19th birthday on Sunday.


Sweden

-King Carl XVI Gustaf celebrated his 68th birthday on Wednesday.

-King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria& Prince Daniel visited with the King and Queen of Belgium  on Tuesday {Photos}.

-King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Princess Estelle & Prince Carl Philip gathered in the inner courtyard of the Royal Palace to attend the celebrations of the the King's 68th birthday on Wednesday {Video}.

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