Sweden’s new princess, Crown Princess Mette-Marit on sick leave, Meghan Markle joins Queen Elizabeth II for the  Commonwealth Day Service, a royal visit to Canada and the French King who thought he was made of glass.

Princess Adrienne of Sweden

Princess Madeleine and Christopher O’Neill’s third child is a girl born on 9 March 2018 in Stockholm.

The first photo was taken at Danderyd Hospital. Photo: Mr Christopher O’Neill

King Carl Gustaf announces his latest granddaughter’s name and title on Monday, 12 March.

Leonore and Nicolas welcoming their little sister home ❤

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Proud mother Princess Madeleine posted new photos of her dear little girl, at one week old, on Instagram on Friday, 16 March.

One week old today!

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Crown Princess Mette-Marit

Norway’s Crown Princess will take sick leave following minor surgery, after cancelling official engagements.

HRH The Crown Princess. Photo: Jørgen Gomnæs / The Royal Court.

We wish HRH The Crown Princess a very speedy recovery.

Commonwealth Day Service

Ms Meghan Markle joins her fiance Prince Harry, Queen Elizabeth and other members of the Royal Family at Westminister Abbey on Monday, 12 March.

Hashtags: #CommonwealthDay #OurCommonwealth

Belgian Royal Visit To Canada

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde visit Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal, including a state dinner at Rideau Hall and World War I commemorations.

Royal History: The Glass King

Did you know Charles VI of France thought he was made of glass?

Charles VI by the painter known as the Master of Boucicaut,1412.

Find out also in this week’s show about his two daughters who married into the English Royal Family and why he disinherited his eldest-surviving son, the Dauphin?

Also This Week

Mothering Sunday in Great Britain

A new photograph featuring Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh, was released for Mothers’ Day, or Mothering Sunday, on Sunday, 11 March 2018.

It was taken in the gardens at Frogmore House in 1965.

Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States.

However, Norwegians celebrate Mothers Day on the second Sunday in February.

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