Trooping the colour 1936 Celebrating the 42nd birthday of King Edward VIII/2012 celebrating the 86th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II

12 Aug   9 notes

Royal Selfies 

3 Generations portraits: Sweden: Crown Princess Victoria, King Carl XVI Gustaf and Princess Estelle. Great Britain: Queen Elizabeth II, the Prince of Wales, the Duke of Cambridge and Prince George. Netherlands: (then) Queen Beatrix, the (then) Prince of Orange and Princess Catharina-Amalia.

Her Majesty The Queen will attend a service of commemoration at Crathie Kirk.

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh will attend a service of commemoration at Sandringham Church.

HRH The Duke of Rothesay (as The Prince of Wales is known in Scotland) will attend a national service of commemoration for the Commonwealth in Glasgow, followed by a wreath laying in George Square.

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall will attend the Vigil of Prayer service in Westminster Abbey.

HRH The Duke Cambridge, accompanied by HRH The Duchess of Cambridge, will attend a service of remembrance hosted by the Government of Belgium at Liege. TRHs will subsequently travel to St Symphorien Military Cemetery, a Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery in Mons, Belgium, for a UK commemorative event.

HRH Prince Henry of Wales will attend the “Step Short” commemorative event in Folkestone. HRH will subsequently join The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Symphorien Military Cemetery in Mons.

HRH The Earl of Wessex, accompanied by HRH The Countess of Wessex, will attend a service of commemoration at Guildford Cathedral.

HRH The Princess Royal will attend a service of commemoration in the WWI memorial chapel in Carisbrooke Castle on the Isle of Wight.

HRH The Duke of Kent will open an exhibition of First World War photography at an event supported by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and the Imperial War Museum.

HRH The Duke of Gloucester, accompanied by HRH The Duchess of Gloucester, will attend a service of commemoration in Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff.


All four Ladies were pregnant at the same time

Princess Alexandra was pregnant with James Ogilvy (29 February 1964)

Queen Elizabeth II with Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex (born 10 March 1964)

The Duchess of Kent with Lady Helen Taylor (born 28 April 1964)

Princess Margaret with Lady Sarah Chatto (1 May 1964)

A golden jubilee for four Windsor offspring 

Happy Birthday to The Lady Rose Victoria Birgitte Louise Gilman (née Windsor; born 1 March 1980)

01 Mar   7 notes

Windsor men in the Irish Guards Mounted Officer’s uniform, in Guard of Honour Order

07 Jan   140 notes

My pet peeve with the BRF is that they always offer the husbands a title instead of the Royal daughter. Like why can´she have a title, it doesn´t even have to be inherited by her children. 

26 Dec   10 notes