Royal Birthday: Princess Margaretha Mrs Ambler

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden's oldest sister celebrates her 84th birthday on 31 October 2018. Princess Margaretha Désirée Victoria of Sweden was born in 1934 at the Haga Palace, near Stockholm, during the reign of her great-grandfather, Gustaf V. She was Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten and Princess Sybille of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha’s…

Leonor, Princess of Asturias, Celebrates 13th Birthday

The heir-presumptive to the Spanish throne becomes a teenager on Wednesday, 31 October 2018. Princess Leonor, the eldest daughter of Spain’s King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia, was born in 2005 at the Ruber International Hospital in Madrid, at 1:47 am. Her grandparents King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia were chosen as godparents at her…

Henry VII (1485-1509): The Businessman King

Henry VII brought peace, prosperity and national pride to England. His reign ended the bloody Wars of the Roses. He became an outstandingly successful English king. He was born in Pembroke Castle on 28 January 1457. He survived thanks to his mother’s care during the Wars of the Roses. There was little likelihood of ever…

George II of Great Britain (1727-1760)

George II was the last British monarch to lead troops into battle, whilst many great social and political changes occurred during his reign. He was born Georg August on 30 October 1683 (Old Style) at Herrenhausen Palace, Hanover, the eldest of two children born to Crown Prince Georg of Hanover and Sophia Dorothea of Celle.…

Exhibition, A Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex

Visitors to Windsor Castle can see a special exhibition with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s wedding outfits on display for a limited time. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex recorded a video, especially for visitors to the exhibition, discussing their plans for the wedding, including the choice of outfits, music and flowers. A great…

Invictus Games Sydney 2018 Closing Ceremony

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex gave rousing speeches at the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 closing ceremony after seven exciting days of embracing the healing power of sport. Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove and Lady Cosgrove, Governor of New South Wales David Hurley, Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Premier Gladys Berejiklian joined the 500 competitors, their family…

Prince Harry’s Speech In Tonga

Prince Harry gave a speech at a formal banquet hosted by King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u on Thursday, 25 October 2018, with traditional Tongan entertainment. Transcript Your Majesties, Your Excellencies, distinguished guests. Mālō e lelei. My wife and I are incredibly honoured to be your guests at this very special occasion in such a…

Tamworth Regional Council Flys Invictus Games Sydney 2018 Flag

Tamworth Regional Council is flying the Invictus Games 2018 flag at Ray Walshe House for the duration of the Invictus Games in Sydney. According to the Northern Daily Leader, veterans and their families attended a flag-raising ceremony on Friday, 20 October 2018. Prince Harry created the Invictus Games in 2014, an international adaptive multi-sport event,…