Countess Mountbatten dies, the Grenfell Fire tragedy, Prince Philip celebrates his 96th birthday, a Royal Golden Anniversary and Princess Charlene writes an article about water safety.
Vale Countess Mountbatten (1924-2017)
Prince Charles’ beloved godmother Countess Mountbatten passed away at her home on 13 June 2017.
Grenfell Tower Visit
On Friday, 16 June, the Queen and Prince William met with residents, the community, emergency services and volunteers involved in the Grenfell Tower tragedy earlier this week.
Prince Philip Celebrates 96th Birthday
Prince Philip celebrated his 96th birthday with quiet celebrations at Windsor Castle on 10 June 2017.
A 41-gun salute was fired from the Tower of London and the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery rode horses in Hyde Park.
The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery rode horses across Parade Ground at Hyde Park to mark the Duke of Edinburgh’s 96th birthday pic.twitter.com/ZJOArSA7Fw
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) June 10, 2017
Danish Royal Golden Wedding Anniversary
Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik of Denmark celebrated 50 years of marriage on 10 June 2017.
Princess Margrethe married Henri Marie Jean André de Laborde de Monpezat on 10 June 1967 at Holmens Kirk (Navy Church) in Copenhagen. He became HRH Prince Henrik following the wedding.
Princess Charlene: Day of the African Child
Read Princess Charlene’s article in Monaco Life.
Read more about the Princess Charlene of Monaco foundation.