Now that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to her first child today here is an interesting report from Historic Royal Palaces entitled, Royal Babies and Births. And, finally, here is a collection of archival footage from the British Pathé regarding several royal births. Please click here to watch.
It was announced by Kensington Palace that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge has delivered a healthy baby boy weighing 8pounds 6 ounces at 4:24 London time. His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge was present during the birth. Mother and child are doing well and will remain in the hospital overnight. Her Majesty… Read More It’s A Boy for TRHs The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge!! (UPDATES & VIDEOS)
His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex arrived in the seaside town of Torquay in county Devon this afternoon to official open the newly restored Torquay Academy. Click here to watch a video. Click here for more information about today’s event.
On July 22, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan participated in a meeting with the “…committee in charge if developing the Foster Care Guidebook. Her Majesty also toured a foster home, run by Al Hussein Social Institute, and met with a foster family in Amman.”
A day after his investiture as king of the Belgians His Majesty King Philippe held an audience with Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo at the Palais de Bruxelles. His Majesty also attended two receptions at the Palais this afternoon where he received members of the Judiciaire and the Cour des Comptes as well as the… Read More News Regarding His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium. (VIDEOS)
On Monday, July 22, 2013, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan visited the Public Security Department in Amman, Jordan. During the visit General Tawfiq Tawalbeh informed His Majesty on the “…efforts to develop performance of staff of police units especially those who work on problem solving crimes…” according to Petra News. Later in the… Read More His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan Visits the Public Security Department in Amman. (VIDEO)
Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway arrived at the Oslo Domkirke this afternoon to attend a service in remembrance of the victims of the July 22, 2011, terrorist attacks. Norwegian-born, Anders Behring Breivik, the perpetrator behind the attacks, blew up two government buildings in Oslo killing six people. Breivik… Read More TRHs Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway Attend a Memorial Service in Oslo. (VIDEOS)
On July 22, 2013, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales visited the National Railway Museum in York to celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Mallard steam locomotive. According to the BBC News, the Mallard set a record in 1938 as the “…world’s fastest steam locomotive at 126 miles per hour, a record that remains… Read More HRH The Prince of Wales Visits the National Railway Museum in York. (VIDEOS)
On the morning of July 22, 2013, His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain presided over a meeting of the Consejo de Jefes de Estado Mayor in Madrid. Basically, today’s event was an important yet incredibly boring meeting with the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Spanish military.
On Monday, July 22, 2013, Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan boarded a train in Tokyo headed towards the Fukushima Prefecture in northeastern Japan to begin their two-day visit to the region. This will be the third visit for Their Imperial Majesties to the area since Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster caused… Read More TIMs Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan Begin Their Two-Day Visit to the Fukushima Prefecture. (VIDEOS)