Monthly Archives: July 2013

THE PRINCE OF WALES AND DUCHESS OF CORNWALL AT THE SANDRINGHAM FLOWER SHOW

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall visited the Sandringham Flower Show on July 31, 2013.  During his visit, Prince Charles was photographed with an impressive looking eagle named Zephyr.  Photos by Getty Images.

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THE BELGIAN ROYAL FAMILY COMMEMORATES THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF KING BAUDOUIN

The Belgian royal family commemorated the twentieth anniversary of the death of King Baudouin by attending a Mass in Brussels at the Cathedrale des Saints-Michel-et-Gudule on July 31, 2013.  In attendance were the country’s new monarchs, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde; Prince Lorentz and Princess Astrid; Prince Laurent and Princess Claire; King Albert, and his wife, Queen Paola; and King Baudouin’s widow, Queen Fabiola.  Baudouin was King of the Belgians from 1951 until his death in 1993 and was succeeded by his brother, Albert II, who in turn, abdicated ten days ago in favor of his son, Philippe.  Photos by Getty Images.

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DANISH ROYALS AT GRASTEN CASTLE

The Danish royal family granted a summer photo shoot at Grasten Castle on July 26, 2013.  Among those present were Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, and her husband, Prince Henrik, along with their sons, Prince Frederik and Prince Joachim, with their respective wives and children.  Also present were the sisters of Queen Margrethe, Princess Benedikte and Queen Anne -Marie of Greece.  Photos by Getty Images.

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SPANISH ROYALS IN SUPPORT OF THE VICTIMS OF THE TRAIN DISASTER

King Juan Carlos, Queen Sofia, Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia visited Santiago de Compostela, the site of a horrific train crash that killed close to 80 people and injured over 130.  The royal family visited this part of northwest Spain to lend their support to the victims, their families, survivors, and those who helped the victims of the train crash that occurred on July 24.  Photos by Getty Images.

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THE PRINCESS ROYAL AT ASCOT RACECOURSE

The Princess Royal attended in Ascot, England, the Betfair Weekend King George Day and Summer Garden Party on July 27, 2013 at Ascot Racecourse.  While there, the princess awarded the winning trophy to jockey Johnny Murtagh who rode Novellist to win in The King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes.  Photos by Getty Images.

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THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE SHOW OFF THEIR SON TO THE WORLD

The Duchess of Cambridge left St. Mary’s Hospital in Paddington on July 23, 2013, a day after giving birth to a her first child, a son.  Accompanied by the Duke of Cambridge, the new mother, dressed in a blue and white polka-dot dress, was all smiles.  Facing a barrage of media, Catherine and William answered questions from them with William joking that his son has more hair than him.  He also said that he and Catherine had not yet decided on a name for the infant prince.  The Duke of Cambridge carried his infant son in a car seat and placed him in a waiting car.  William then drove off with his wife and son, headed for Kensington Palace.  Photos by Bauer Griffin and PacificCoastNews.

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A SON IS BORN TO THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE

A  son has been born to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.  The baby, born at 4:24 p.m. BST at St. Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, London, the same hospital where Prince William was born in 1982, weighed 8 lbs. 6 oz., and is third in line to the throne.  The official announcement was posted on an easel outside Buckingham Palace states, and stated that the duchess was safely delivered of a son and that both mother and child are well.   It was announced that “The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry and members of both families have been informed and are delighted with the news.”  Photos by PacificCoastNews.

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