Sunday, June 8, 2014

The Royal Recap of the Royals You Love: June 2-8, 2014


-Archduchess Ildikó Mária Walburga celebrated her 12th birthday on Friday.


-King Philippe, Queen Mathilde, Princess Elisabeth, The Duchess of Brabant, Prince Gabriel, Prince Emmanuel & Princess Eléonore attended the final practice session before they leave for the World Cup of the Belgian Football Team on Saturday {Photos}

-King Philippe & Queen Mathilde attended the 70th anniversary celebrations of D-Day on Friday {Source}

-King Philippe held and audience with the N-VA chairman on Tuesday {Photos}.

-King Albert II celebrated his 80th birthday on Friday.

-Princess Astrid, Archudchess of Austria-Este celebrated her 52nd birthday on Thursday.


Queen Jetsun celebrated her 24th birthday on Wednesday.


-Queen Margarethe II  attended the 70th anniversary celebrations of D-Day on Friday {Photos}

-Prince Joachim celebrated his 45th birthday on Saturday.

-Ludwig Christian Mikael Rosanes af Rosenborg celebrated his 14th birthday on Thursday.

Great Britain

-Queen Elizabeth II & Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh attended to an official 3-day visit to France from Thursday to Saturday{Photos}.

-Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Michael of Kent & Princess Michael of Kent attended the Investec Derby Festival on Saturday {Photos}.

-Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince Charles of Wales, Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall, Sophie, The Countess of Wessex, Prince Edward, The Duke of Kent & Princess Alexandra of Kent, The Hon. Lady Ogilvy attended a garden party at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday {Photos}.

-Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex, The Princess Anne, The Princess Royal, Prince Richard, The Duke of Gloucester, Birigitte, The Duchess of Gloucester, Prince Edward, The Duke of Kent & Princess Alexandra of Kent, The Hon. Lady Ogilvy attended a reception for recently retired and newly appointed Lord-Lieutenants on Monday {Source}

-Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince Charles of Wales, Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall, The Hon. Charles Armstrong-Jones, Arthur Robert Nathaniel Chatto attended the State Opening of Parliament on Wednesday {Photos}

-The Prince Charles of Wales & Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall met with veterans of the Glider Pilot Regiment,laid a wreath at the Glider Pilot Memorial,  visited 70th Power Boat Squadron and viewed powerboats involved in the Normandy Landings, attended a Lunch for veterans given by The Parachute Regiment at Ranville on Friday {Source}.

-The Prince Charles of Wales visited the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, King Edward VI School,Shakespeare Hospice, Warwick School,Warwick Castle  and attended a performance of Henry IV Part 1 on Monday {Source}. On Wednesday, the future King attended a Prince's Charities' International Sustainability Unit Meeting and a dinner for The Prince's Charities' International Sustainability Unit {Source}. On Thursday, the future King  presented a bust of Major Jack Watson MC to the Commune of Ranville,  viewed a parachute drop by British, American, French and Canadian Armed Forces at Ranville, attended a Memorial Service to commemorate the actions of Airborne Forces and the 1st Canadian Parachute and  attended a Reception at Bréville-les-Monts. Battalion {Source}

-Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall met with Canadian Veterans on Juno Beach during the D Day 70 Commemoration on Thursday {Photos}. On Friday, the future consort met veterans and serving members of the Regiment of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canadaand subsequently toured the Juno Beach Centre {Source}.

-The Prince Andrew, The Duke of York held a meeting of the  Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award Committee, met with the CEO of the Lakefield College School Foundation, and attended a dinner for the UK-China Business Leaders Summit on Monday {Source}. On Wednesday, the Queen's third child met with the Minister President of Lower Saxony and visited the State Exhibition, "the Hanoverians on Britain's Throne 1714-1837" at the Lower Saxony State Museum, attended a luncheon, named a rose George I, and attended the Queen's Birthday Party {Source}. On Friday, the Queen's younger son visited Bayview School,  attended a Reception for The Queen's York Rangers (1st American Regiment) and the Trooping of the new Guidon at Blue Barracks {Source}.

-The Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex attended the 25th anniversary celebrations of the Polish Independence on Wednesday {Source}. On Friday, the Queen's youngest child met with the British Ambassador to Poland and the President of Poland, and visited the British School of Warsaw {Source}.

-Sophie, The Countess of Wessex attended the 20th anniversary of the Children With Special Needs Foundation Reception on Monday {Source}. On Wednesday, the Queen's younger daughter-in-law opened the new outdoor sports facilities at Treloar School and College  {Source}. On Friday, she  attended the Royal Cornwall Show  {Source}.

-The Princess Anne, The Princess Royal  launched Healthy Eating Week for Schools at Portsmouth Academy for Girls, attended a D-Day 70th  Services Offshore Regatta, and the 50th anniversary of Hornet Services Sailing Club Reception on Monday {Source}. On Wednesday, she  visited Firths Voe Lighthouse, Lunna Holm Lighthouse, Out Skerries Lighthouse,  and Mousa Lighthouse  {Source}. On Thursday, the Queen's only daughter attended a Drumhead Service on Southsea Common on Thursday {Source}

-Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge attended the launch of the new SkillForce Junior Prince's Award and attended a video skills session at Bradford Foyer on Wednesday {Source}.

-Prince Richard, The Duke of Gloucester met with the Chairman and Chief Executive of the Greenwich Foundation and attended the Annual General Meeting and Reception of the Crown Agents Foundation on Wednesday  {Source}.

-Prince Edward, The Duke of Kent met with the chairman of St. Mungo's Community Housing Association Limited  on Wednesday  {Source}.

-Christian Alexander Mowatt celebrated his 21st birthday on Wednesday.


-Grand Duke Henri attended the 70th anniversary celebrations of D-Day on Friday {Photos}

-Prince Felix celebrated his 30th birthday on Tuesday.


-Prince Albert II opened the Grace Kelly: Style Icon exhibit, met with members of the Dutch government, and attended a gala in his honor during a two-day official visit to The Netherlands on Tuesday and Wednesday {Source}.

-Princess Stephanie visited the offices of Fight Aids Monaco on Friday {Photos}.

-Andrea Albert Pierre Casiraghi celebrated his 30th birthday on Sunday.

-Charlotte Marie Pomeline Casiraghi  attended the Gucci Cosmetics launch party on Wednesday {Photos}.

-Baron Jean-Léonard Taubert-Natta de Massy celebrated his 40th birthday on Tuesday.

The Netherlands

-King Williem-Alexander awarded the medal of Honor for Arts and Science to Marte Röling on Wednesday {Source}. On Thursday, the Dutch king met with with some truck drivers and two transport operators {Source}.

-King Williem-Alexander, Queen Maxima & Princess Beatrix opened the Palace Symposium "The City in the 21st Century" on Monday {Source}. On Wednesday, the Dutch trio attended the opening of the Grace Kelly: Style Icon exhibit and attended a gala in honor of Prince Albert II of Monaco's official visit {Source}.

-King Williem-Alexander, Queen Maxima, Princess Catharina Amalia of Oranje, Princess Alexia, Princess Ariane & Princess Beatrix attended the wedding of Maxima's youngest brother, Juan, to Andrea Wolf on Saturday {Photos}
It appears that Princess Catharina-Amalia of Oranje, Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane were bridesmaids for their uncle's wedding {Source}. 

-Countess Leonore van Oranje-Nassau, Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg celebrated her 8th birthday on Tuesday.

-Countess Eloise van Oranje-Nassau, Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg celebrated her 12th birthday on Sunday.


-King Harald V attended the 70th anniversary celebrations of D-Day on Friday {Source}


-King Juan Carlos I & Prince Felipe of Asturias attended the 200th anniversary celebrations of the establishment of the Royal and Military Order of San Hermenegildo on Tuesday {Source}.

-King Juan Carlos I announced his intentions to abdicate on Monday {Source}{Video}. On Wednesday, the soon-to-be former Spanish monarch presided over the "Kingdom of Spain" Award for Business Career and presided over the traditional celebration of the Feria de San Isidro {Source}{Source}. On Thursday, he presided over the 2013 La Caixa Scholarship Ceremony and presided over the annual meeting of the Board of the Carolina Foundation{Source}{Source}.

-Queen Sofia met with the UN Secretary-General on Tuesday {Photos}. On Wednesday, she attended the Path to Peace Presentation {Photos}.

-Prince Felipe of Asturias & Princess Letizia of Asturias presided over the "Prince of Viana" Cultural Award 2014 ceremony on Wednesday {Source}. On Thursday, the soon-to-be Spanish monarch and his consort presided over the Spanish European Business Awards for the Environment Business 2013/2014 {Source}.

-Prince Felipe of Asturias presided over the opening of the meeting of the European Network of SME Envoys on Friday {Source}.

-Princess Letizia of Asturias presided over the 1st annual Spanish National Fashion Awards on Friday {Source}.

-Doña Irene Urdangarín y Bórbon celebrated her 9th birthday on Thursday.


-King Carl XVI Gusaf, Queen Siliva, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Princess Estelle, Prince Carl Philip, Princess Madeleine, Christopher Paul O'Neil & Princess Leonore attended to the Swedish National Day Celebrations on Friday {Source}. On Sunday, the family appeared together again for the baptism of Princess Leonore {Source}

-King Carl XVI Gustaf & Queen Silvia attended the Marianne & Sigvard Bernadotte Art Awards 2014 on Monday {Source}. On Tuesday, the royal couple held audiences with the ambassadors to the honorary counsels in Africa {Source}.

-King Carl XVI Gustaf, Crown Princess Victoria & Prince Daniel hosted lunch for the newly-appointed CEO of Business Sweden on Tuesday {Source}.

-King Carl XVI Gustaf met with ambassadors from Germany and Brazil on Wednesday{Source}.

-Queen Silvia attended the International Conference on Childhood free from corporal punishment - changing policies and legislation on Tuesday {Source}.

-Crown Princess Victoria presented the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award on Monday {Source}. On Sunday, she became a godmother once again, this time to her niece, Princess Leonore  {Source}.

-Prince Daniel visited Samhall on Thursday {Source}.

-Prince Carl Philip presided over the opening of the World Bioenergy 2014 Conference on Tuesday {Source}.

-Princess Madeleine & Christopher Paul O'Neil celebrated their 1st wedding anniversary on Sunday.

-Princess Leonore Lilian Maria was christened on Sunday {Source}. The following were included as her godparents {Source}:

  • Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden (maternal aunt)
  • Mrs. Tatiana d'Abo (paternal aunt)
  • Count Ernst Abensperg und Traun (paternal uncle)
  • Mr. Patrick Sommerlath (maternal 1st cousin 1x removed)
  • Miss Louise Gottlieb (friend of her mother's )
  • Miss Alice Bamford (friend of her father's)

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