The Royal Maundy Service, Prince Philip’s new record, Queen Margrethe’s birthday, condolences following the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral.
Royal Maundy Service
Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Eugenie attend the Royal Maundy Service at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle on Thursday, 18
Queen’s Birthday Stamps, 2019
Australia Post has issued a new stamp to mark Queen Elizabeth II’s 93rd Birthday on 21 April 2019.
Now available at post offices and the Australia Post online shop.
Prince Philip’s New Record
Prince Philip has passed another milestone in British Royal History.
Queen Margrethe’s 79th Birthday
Queen Margrethe celebrated her 79th birthday at Marselisborg Palace in Aarhus with an appearance with the Crown Prince Family to greet well-wishers.
Video: Kongehuset ©
Condolences for Notre Dame
Queen Elizabeth II, the Prince of Wales and King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden sent their condolences to French President Emmanuel Macron following the devastating blaze at Notre Dame Cathedral on Monday, 15 April 2019.
Did you know Notre Dame has some beehives on its roof? We have some good news …
Coronations and Royal Weddings At Notre Dame
Construction on Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris began in 1160 and has played an important part in French history, including the Coronation of an English king during the Hundred Years’ War.
Find out, in this week’s podcast, about some past royal weddings which took place at the Cathedra.
Royal Birthdays This Week
14 April – Princess Marie-Agläe of Liechtenstein, 1973
15 April – King Philippe of Belgium, 1960
16 April – Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, 1940
16 April – Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg, 1955
16 April – Princess Eléonore of Belgium, 2008
17 April – Prince Maurits of the Netherlands, 1968
Forthcoming Royal Visits
Denmark – Queen Margrethe II will visit Estonia on 15 and 16 June 2019, to mark 800 years since Dannebrog, according to legend, descended from the sky and helped the Danish king Valdemar the Victorious win control over northern Estonia.
Great Britain – The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will visit Germany from 7 to 10 May 2019.