Sunday, 31 December 2000

2016 Calendar

January
Royal Birthdays
8th      Prince Vincent of Denmark
8th      Princess Josephine of Denmark
9th      Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
15th     Marie-Christine, Princess Michael of Kent
20th    Queen Mathilde of Belgium
20th    Sophie, Countess of Wessex
21st     Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway
25th    Princess Charlene of Monaco
30th    King Felipe VI of Spain
30th    King Abdullah II of Jordan
31st     Princess Beatrix of Netherlands 

Royal Events
Christmas/New Years Speeches 
1st  Denmark - New Year's Day Banquet
  •  at Christian VII's Palace, Amalienborg
5th  Denmark - New Year's Reception
  • For Supreme Court’s justices, the Royal Life Guard and the Guard Hussar Regiment
  • For Diplomatic Corp 
6th  Denmark - New Year's Reception
  • Officers from the Defence and the Danish Emergency Management Agency, the I., II. and III. ranking classes, and invited representatives of larger national organizations and royal patronages
6th   Prince George starts school at Westacre Montessori School Nursery.

15- 17th Norway - King Harald V celebrates his Silver Jubilee, 25 years on the throne

16th  Sophie Winkleman (Lady Frederick Windsor) gives birth to the couple's 2nd child, Isabella Alexandra May.
22nd Lichtenstein - State Opening of Parliament  

February
Royal Birthdays
5th       Crown Princess Mary of Denmark
14th     Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein
18th     Stéphanie, Hereditary Grand Duchess of Luxembourg
19th     Prince Andrew, Duke of York
20th     Princess Leonore of Sweden
21st      King Harald V of Norway
22nd     Katharine, Duchess of Kent
23rd     Princess Estelle of Sweden 

Royal Events
5th Bhutan - Queen Jetsun Pema gives birth to 1st child, a son.
12th-21st  Norway - Youth Olympics in Lillehammer
  • Princess Ingrid Alexandra will light the Olympic Flame at Opening Ceremony (12th)
  • Norway, Denmark, and Monaco Royals confirmed to attend. 
14th Luxemborg -  Grand Duke Henri & Grand Duchess Maria Teresa 35th Wedding Anniversary
17th  - Duchess Kate will guest editor of Huffington Post UK for a day
(22nd Netherlands  - annual Ski Holiday photocall in Austria)

March
Royal Birthdays
2nd - Prince Oscar of Sweden 
10th - Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex 
14th - Prince Albert II of Monaco 
22nd - Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg
23rd - Princess Eugenie of York

Royal Events
2nd Sweden - Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden gives birth to 2nd child, Prince Oscar Carl Olof
3rd Sweden - Te Deum service for Prince Oscar
6th - Mothering Sunday  (UK)
7th -  Pitch@Palace 5.0
    14th - Commonwealth Day
    • service at Westminster Abbey
    14th - 19th - Charles and Camilla's Royal Tour of Western Balkans (Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia)
    17th - St. Patrick's Day 
    • Prince William present shamrocks to Irish Guard
    19th- 23rd Prince Harry Royal Tour of Nepal
    22nd Belgium - Brussels bombing
    24th - Royal Maundy Service
    27th - Easter
    April
    Royal Birthdays
    10th - Princess Ariane of the Netherlands (Age 9)
    14th - Marie, Princess of Liechtenstein (Age 76)
    15th - King Philippe of Belgium (Age 56)
    16th - Queen Margrethe II of Denmark (Age 76)
    16th - Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (Age 61)
    19th - Prince Alexander of Sweden (Birth)
    21st - Queen Elizabeth II (Age 90)
    21st - Princess Isabella of Denmark (Age 9)
    27th - King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands (Age 49)
    29th - Infanta Sofía of Spain (Age 9)
    30th - King Carl XVI of Sweden (Age 70)

    Royal Events
    10th -16th Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Tour of India and Bhutan
    16th Denmark - Queen Margrethe's Birthday 
    • Royal Family appearance on balcony of Christian IX's Palace
    • Changing to the Guards
    16th Bhutan Little prince's naming ceremony 
    19th - Princess Sofia of Sweden gives birth to 1st child, Prince Alexander Erik Hubertus Bertil, Duke of Södermanland
    25-30th Sweden King Carl Gustaf's 70th Birthday Celebrations  
    27th Netherlands -  Koningsdag (King's Day)

    May
    Royal Birthdays
    2nd  - Princess Charlotte of Cambridge (Age 1)
    13th - Prince Carl Philip of Sweden  (Age 37)
    17th - Queen Máxima of the Netherlands (Age 45)
    26th -  Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark (Age 48)

    Royal Events
    Mother's Day (1st Spain) (8th Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands, Liechtenstein) (29th Sweden) 
    2nd Prince Harry visit Toronto, Canada to official launch 2017 Invictus Games
    4th-13th  Prince Harry visit Flordia, USA for 2016 Invictus Games + Sentebale Cup
    5th  Duchess Catherine appears on British Vogue for 100th Anniversary 
    10th  Buckingham Palace Garden Party
    12th - 15th   Queen's 90th Birthday Celebrations (Windsor Horse Show) at Windsor Castle
    17th Norway - National Day
    18th UK -  State Opening of Parliament 
    19th - Buckingham Palace Garden Party
    23rd- 25th -  Charles and Camilla's Royal Tour of Northern Ireland and Ireland
    24th - 28th - RHS Chelsea Flower Show  
    • Queen and members of the Royal Family visit Monday 23rd
    24th - Buckingham Palace Garden Party
    27th Sweden - Prince Oscar's Christening
    27th Jordan - 70th Independence Day

    June
    Royal Birthdays
    10th - Princess Madeleine of Sweden (Age 34)
    10th - Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (Age  95)
    11th - Prince Henrik of Denmark  (Age 82)
    11th - Alois, Hereditary Prince of Liechtenstein (Age 48)
    15th - Prince Nicolas of Sweden (Age 1)
    20th - Brigitte, Duchess of Gloucester (Age 70)
    21st - Prince William, Duke of Cambridge 
    (Age 34)
    26th - Princess Alexia of the Netherlands (Age 11)
    27th - Christopher O'Neill of Sweden  (Age 42)

    Royal Events
    (5th Father's Day: Denmark)
    6th Sweden -  National Day
    10th - Service of Thanksgiving at St. Paul's Cathedral 
    11th - Trooping the Colour 
    12th - The Patron Lunch
    (12th Mother's Day: Luxembourg)
    (12th Father's Day: Belgium)
    13th - Order of the Garter Service
    13th Sweden - Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia's 1st Wedding Anniversary
    14-18th - Royal Ascot
    17 - 28th  Norway -  King Harald and Queen Sonja's Silver Jubilee Tour
    (18th Father's Day: Netherlands, UK)
    19th Sweden - King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia's 40th Wedding Anniversary 
    23rd Luxembourg -  National Day
    23rd UK - Brexit Vote
    26th Spain -  Election
    27th - July 10th Wimbledon 
    31st - Somme Centenary commemorations 

    July
    Royal Birthdays
    4th      Prince Michael of Kent (Age 74)
    4th      Queen Sonja of Norway (Age 79)
    14th    Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden (Age 39)
    17th    Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (Age 69)
    20th    Crown Prince Haakon of Norway (Age 43)
    22nd   Prince George of Cambridge (Age 3)

    Royal Events
    June 27th - 10th - Wimbledon 
    1st - Somme Centenary Commemorations 
    1st/2nd Monaco - Prince Albert and Princess Charlene's 5th Wedding Anniversary 
    2nd - Queen Address Scottish Parliament
    4th Luxembourg - Prince Felix and Princess Claire announced they are expecting their 2nd child
    5th - Holyrood Palace Garden Party
    14th Sweden - Victoriadagen
    (19th: Pippa Middleton announces her engagement)
    21st Belgium - National Day

    August
    Royal Birthdays
    8th     Princess Beatrice of York (Age 28)
    15th      Princess Anne (Age 66)
    19th      Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway (Age 43)
    26th     Duke of Gloucester (Age 72) 
    31st       Queen Rania of Jordan (Age 46)

    Royal Events
    1st Romania - Queen Anne passed away
    5th Norway - Princess Märtha Louise & Ari Behn announce divorce
    13th Romania - Queen Anne's Funeral
    15th Liechtenstein - National Day
    25th Norway - Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit 15th wedding anniversary 

    September
    Royal Birthdays
    11th    Queen Paola of Belgium (Age 79)
    15th    Prince Harry (Age 32)
    15th    Prince Daniel of Sweden (Age 43)
    15th    Queen Letitia of Spain (Age 44)

    Royal Events
    7th-18th -  Paralympics 
    19th-25th UK - Countess of Wessex, D of E Challenge
    20th Netherlands - Prinsjesdag (Prince's Day)/State Opening of Parliament
    24th - October 1st - Cambridge Tour of Canada

    October
    Royal Birthdays
    9th     Duke of Kent (Age 81)
    15th   Prince Christian of Denmark (Age 11)
    15th   Sarah, Duchess of York (Age 57)
    25th   Princess Elizabeth of Belgium (Age 15)
    28th   Hereditary Princess Sophie of Liechtenstein (Age 49)
    31st    Princess Leonor of Spain (Age 11)

    Royal Events
    September 24th - 1st- Cambridge Tour of Canada
    (2nd Father's Day: Luxembourg)
    4th Denmark State Opening of Parliament 
    11th - Duchess Catherine makes first solo overseas visit to the Netherlands 
    12th  Spain - Fiesta Nacional de España (National Day of Spain)
    13th Bhutan - King Jigme Khesar & Queen Jetsun of Bhutan's 5th Wedding Anniversary 
    13th Thailand - King Bhumibol passes away
    30th Spain - Deadline to form a new Government (or else 3rd election)

    November
    Royal Birthdays
    2nd     Queen Sofia of Spain (78)
    8th      Lady Louise Windsor (Wessex) (13)
    11th    Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg (35)
    14th    Prince Charles (68)
    28th    Prince Liam of Luxembourg  (Birth)

    Royal Events
    1st-3rd UK - Colombia State Visit
    11th - Remembrance Day
    12th - Festival of Remembrance
    13th - Remembrance Sunday 
    (13th Father's Day: Sweden, Norway)
    15th Belgium -  Koningsfeest (King's Feast)
    16th-17th - Prince William in Vietnam for Wildlife conference
    19th  Monaco - National Day of Monaco
    28th Luxembourg Princess Claire has 2nd child

    December
    Royal Birthdays
    3rd         Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway (11)
    6th          Princess Sofia of Sweden (32)
    7th          Princess Catharina-Amalia of Netherlands (13)
    10th        Princess Gabriella of Monaco (2)
    10th        Crown Prince Jacques of Monaco (2)
    18th        Viscount James Windsor (Wessex) (9)
    23rd       Queen Silvia of Sweden (73)
    25th        Princess Alexandra (80)

    Royal Events
    1st Thailand - Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn ascends to the Throne
    6th - Royal Variety Performance (Charles and Camilla will be attending)
    9th Bhutan - King Jigme Khesar 10th anniversary of Succession
    8th Sweden - Noble Prize Concert 
    10th  Norway -  Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony and Banquet  
              Sweden -  Nobel Prize Ceremony and Banquet
    11th Norway - Nobel Peace Prize Concert
             Sweden -  Royal Banquet for the Nobel Laureates at Palace
    17th  Bhutan -  National Day of Bhutan
    20th UK - Queen's Annual Royal Family Christmas Lunch
    24th  Christmas Eve
    • Christmas Eve Speeches
      • King Felipe VI of Spain 
      • King Philippe of Belgium
    25th  Christmas Day
    • Christmas Day Speeches 
      • Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain 
      • King Carl Gustaf of Sweden
      • King Willem-Alexander of Netherlands
    31st   New Years Eve 
    • New Years Eve Speeches
      • Queen Margrethe of Denmark
      • Prince Albert of Monaco
      • King Harald V of Norway

    Wednesday, 6 December 2000

    Zara Tindall - Bio


    I'm working on filling in all of the bios, very very slowly.  Updates to Come.  
    Full Name: Zara Anne Elizabeth Tindall

    Birth: 15 May 1981 at St Mary's Hospital in London, England

    Country: United Kingdom

    Monarchs during life: Queen Elizabeth

    Relationship to current monarch: Grand Daughter

    Place in line of succession:
    • At Birth: 6th in Line of Succession, after Prince Edward, Princess Anne, and Peter Phillips
    • Current: 16th in Line of Succession, after brother Peter and his two kids. 
    Religion: Church of England
    • Christening: 27 July 1981
        • Prince Andew 
        • Countess of Lichfiel
        • Lady Helen Stewart
        • Andrew Parker Bowles
        • Hugh Thomas
    • God Children: 
      • Prince George (Nephew)
    Family:
    • Parents: 
    • Marriage: Mike Tindall
    • Children:
      • Mia Grace Tindall (2014)
      • Miscarriage (December 2016)
    Schooling: -

    Job: Equestrian rider

    Residence: -

    Causes:  u

    Video of them speaking:-

    Quotes:-

    Back to British Royals - (Main Page)

    Tuesday, 17 October 2000

    Resolved Wild Predictions (2015-2017)

    This started as my predictions for #RoyalBaby2 in 2015, but have now expanded beyond that. 

    For the list of Current Predictions

    I am currently 53 for 65 or 82% correct. 

    Resolved:
    Pre-Royal Baby2:
    • Catherine will undertake at another engagement, sometime in March, before the baby is born. (Quite Correct)
    • Catherine or at least William will attend this year's Irish Guards's St. Patricks Day Parade (Correct)
      • This will be Kate's Last Public Official Engagement Till the Birth of #RoyalBaby2 (Wrong)
    • The Cambridges will not release a photo this year (2015) for Mothering Sunday.  (Correct)
    Royal Baby 2:
    • The Birth will take place at the Lindo Wing at St. Mary's Hospital. (Correct)
    • William will be present at the birth. (Correct)
    • #RoyalBaby2 will be a girl. (Correct)
    • Brown Hair (Correct)
    • Brown Eyes  (Wrong)
    • #RoyalBaby2 will be born on a Tuesday, (Wrong)
    • #RoyalBaby2 will be named Charlotte. (Correct)
    • If the Baby is not Born By Wednesday April 22nd, William will not attend his engagement on April 25th. (Wrong)
    • William and Catherine will return to Anmer Hall shortly after the birth (Correct)
    • They will not hire a 2nd nanny (Correct)
    • The Royal Baby 3 will not be born till sometime after one of the following "Royal" wedding  (Correct)
        • Pippa Middleton & James Matthew
          • (I made this way back in 2015, before they got anywhere near serious)
        • James Middleton & Donna Air
        • Princess Eugenie & Jack Brooksbank
        • Catherine will be pregnant at the same time some other Royal/Pippa is  (Correct, Princess Madeleine of Sweden)
        Official Photos:
        • Someone close to the couple will take the first official photo of #RoyalBaby2 (Correct)
          • This photo or some photo released in the 1st 6 months will be taken by Catherine.  (Correct)
        • The first official photograph of Princess Charlotte will be taken at Anmer Hall (Correct)
          • Taken in May (Correct)
        • The Cambridge's will either not release a "new" photo for Prince George's birthday or will release one from Princess Charlotte's Christening (Correct)
        • The Cambridge's will releases an Official Photo(s) for Christmas in 2015. (Correct)
          • Prince William will be holding Princess Charlotte.  (Wrong)
        • If George and Charlotte accompany William and Catherine on the Canada tour, they will release an official photo ahead of time.  (Wrong)
        Princess Charlotte's Christening:
        • Princess Charlotte's Christening will take place before the Queen goes on Summer Holiday (Correct)
          • Christening will take place at St. James Palace (Wrong)
          • Neither Harry, Pippa, Beatrice or Eugenie will be Godparents (Correct)
          • A member of Diana's Family will be a Godparent. (Correct)
        • Another Christening Photo (not the original 4) will be released (or spotted) by the end of the year (Correct)
        Other:
        • British Monarchy's new twitter handle @RoyalFamily isn't going to last a year. (Very Correct)
          • They changed it some 20 minutes later
          • (This was in Reference to the first time @British Monarchy changed their Twitter Handle)
        • Harry will return from his 3 months in Africa, by his Birthday, September 15th  (Correct)
        • Prince Harry will become Patron of a Charity or Organization that assists Wounded Veterans.  (Correct)
        • Either William or Catherine will attend the annual 100 Women in Hedgefund Gala in October in support of Art Room (Correct)
        • Princes William and Harry will attend the England vs. Wales match on September 26th. (Correct)
        • Prince Harry will attend Rugby World Cup Final  (Correct)
        • By end of 2017, Catherine will take one of the Queen's old Patronages (Correct. Queen passed on a few, announced in Dec 2016)
        Catherine will return from Royal Baby 2 Maternity Leave: 
        • In September  (Correct)
        • 1 of her first 5 engagements 
          • Will be attended with Prince William.  (Correct)
          • Another will be in support of either Action on Addiction, Sport Aid or the National History Museum. (Correct)
        2016
        • Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden will give birth to have boy (Correct)
          • Born in March (Correct)
        • Princess Sofia of Sweden will give birth to have girl (Wrong)
        • Prince George and Princess Charlotte will both appear on the Balcony of Trooping the Colours  (Correct)
        • Catherine will become Patron of another Charity or Organization (Correct)
        • Duchess Catherine will not become Patron of All England Club (AKA Wimbledon) this summer. (Correct)
          • (The Queen did pass down the patronages in December 2016)
        • Princess Anne will attend the Rio 2016 Olympics (Correct)
          • The Cambridges will not attend the Rio 2016 Olympics (Correct)
          • Prince Edward will attend the Rio 2016 Paralympics (Correct)
        • Catherine will undertake her first solo trip abroad (Correct)
        • Cambridge will take Prince George and Princess Charlotte on tour of Canada (Correct)
        • Prince William will officially open the new National Memorial Arboretum Visitor Centre in Staffordshire. (Correct)
        • Princess Eugenie will not announce her engagement in 2016 (Correct)
        Pippa Middleton's Wedding:
        • People to Attend:
          • Prince Harry (Correct)
          • Zara & Mike Tindall  (Wrong)
          • Princess Eugenie & Beatrice (Half correct, just Eugenie)
          • A few of Pippa's Exs (Correct) 
          • At least one of William's Exs (Correct)
        • Sometime before 
          • Pippa's wedding she will give an interview to the press (Not about the Wedding)
          • The Middleton's will make some complaint about the press (Correct)
          • One of James's family members will let something slip to the press (Wrong)
        • Duchess Catherine, & Prince George will participate in the wedding in some way (Correct)
        • Pippa will wear white (Correct)
          • The dress will be designed by a British designer (Correct)
          • One of the "Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue" will come from Kate (Sort of..... Earrings were from Kate's wedding. Half point)
        • Someone important is going to show up not wearing a hat  (Wrong)

        Saturday, 14 October 2000

        Addresses for Former Monarchies (Europe + Rest of World)

        This is just Former Monarchies. If you are looking for an address for a current monarchy, look here

        This in no way a complete list. This is mostly just addresses for Royals I've been asked to find, so I haven't written to most of these. If you are trying to find an address for a Royal Family not on this list, just ask. I will try to find it for you. 

        Be Aware Not Everyone on this List Replies to Letters. 

        Albania 

        P.O. Box Nr. 8170,
        Tirana, ALBANIA


        Bulgaria

        Vrana Palace 
        "Tsarigradsko Shosse" Blvd.
        9th kilometer, 1184 Sofia
        BULGARIA

        Brazil

        There are two branches of the Brazilian royal family, who claim to be the rightful Heirs:

        Vassouras Branch (Head: Prince Luiz of Orléans-Braganza)

        R. Itápolis, 873 - Pacaembu 
        01245-000 São Paulo/SP 
        BRAZIL

        Petrópolis Branch (Head: Prince Pedro Carlos of Orléans-Braganza)

        No address found

        Bourbon-Two Sicilies

        Royal Secretariat
        Via Sistina 121,
        00187 Rome (RM)
        ITALY

        Greece

        P.O.Box 51577, 
        145 03, Athens, 
        GREECE

        Habsburg-Lorraine

        Karl von Habsburg and Family

        Casa Austria 
        A-5081 Anif 
        Austria

        Hohenzollern

        Princely Swabian Branch

        Sigmaringen Castle-Schloss Sigmaringen 
        Karl Anton Platz 8
        72488 Sigmaringen
        GERMANY

        Royal Prussian Branch
        (See Prussia)

        Orléans

        Address for Prince Jean, Duke of Vendôme

        Association Gens de France
        2 square d’Aumale
        F-28100 Dreux

        FRANCE

        Prussia 

        Burg Hohenzollern
        Burg Hohenzollern
        D-72379 Burg Hohenzollern
        GERMANY

        (Yeah, Burg Hohenzollern gets repeated a few times. It's the name of the castle, and the mountain and the area. Write the address as is.)

        Romania

        Palatul Elisabeta
        Sos. Kiseleff 28
        011347, Bucuresti 1
        ROMANIA

        Savoy 
        There are two decent of the Savoy royal family, who claim to be the rightful Heirs:

        Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples Branch

        I don't have an address for the Family has a whole. But Vittorio's son, Emmanuelle Filiberto's address is:

        Segreteria privata
        50a, Chemin du Vieux-Vésenazz 
        1222 Vésenaz Geneva
        SWITZERLAND

        Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta Branch

        Tenuta San Rocco
        via di Meliciano 14
        52029 – Castiglion Fibocchi AR
        ITALY

        Saxony
        The family has both a Germany and Switzerland address:

        Neumarkt 12
        D-01067 Dresden
        GERMANY

        Av. de Sully 102
        CH-1814 La Tour de Peilz
        SWITZERLAND 

        Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg

        Schloss, Goetheplatz 8
        57319 Bad Berleburg
        GERMANY 

        Serbia


        Office of HRH Crown Prince Alexander
        The Royal Palace 11040 Belgrade
        SERBIA


        Wurtemberg 


        Schloss Friedrichshafen
        Schlossstraße 1 – 6
        88045 Friedrichshafen
        GERMANY