Thursday, 30 April 2020

Luxembourg Royal Baby Watch (2020)

Born: May 10th, 2020

Sex: Boy

Birth Location: Grand Duchess Charlotte Maternity Hospital, Luxembourg

Parents: TRH The Hereditary Grand Duke & Hereditary Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (AKA Prince Guillaume & Princess St├ęphanie)

Name:  Charles Jean Philippe Joseph Marie Guillaume.

Title: HRH Prince Charles of Luxembourg

Line of Succession: 2nd (& can not get pushed down by any future birth)

Future Monarch: Yes (Luxembourg succession is the eldest child, regardless of gender, per 2011 decree.)

Press Release from Palace: Yes [Link]

Press Conference/Photocall: Prince Guillaume recorded a statement outside the hospital. [Link]

Public Celebrations: 21 Gun Salute, virtual congratulations book, bell ringing, etc.

First Photo of Baby: We got a glimpse of the little Prince in photos of Grand Duke Henri & Grand Duchess Maria Teresa's video chat to meet their grandson. [Link]

Honors: 
  • Will be made a Grand Cross of Order of Adolphe of Nassau & Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Gold Lion of the House of Nassau at birth. 



Saturday, 25 April 2020

Royal Attendance at National Parade of Queen's Scouts (2000-Present)

Each year, the Queen, or a member of the Royal Family on her behalf, reviews the National Parade of Queen's Scouts at Windsor Castle. Afterward, they attended the National Scout Service at St. George's Chapel. The event is held on the Sunday closest to St. George's Day.

Queen - Patron of the Scout Association (1952-Present)
Duke of Kent - Joint President of the Scout Association (1975-Present)
Duchess of Cambridge - Joint President of the Scout Association (2020-Present)

Years attended by Patron/President are marked in Yellow. 

YearRoyal
2020s
2029
-
2028
-
2027
-
2026
-
2025
-
2024
-
2023
-
2022
-
2021
Canceled Due to Coronavirus Pandemic
2020
Canceled Due to Coronavirus Pandemic
2010s
2019
Duke of Kent
2018
Princess Beatrice
2017
Duke of Kent
2016
Prince Micheal of Kent
2015
Duchess of Gloucester
2014
Duke of Kent
2013
Duchess of Cambridge
2012
The Queen
2011
?
2010
Prince Charles
2000s
2009
?
2008
Duke of Kent
2007
The Queen & Prince Philip
2006
?
2005
?
2004
Duke of Kent
2003
No Royal
2002
Queen & Prince Philip (Queen's birthday)
2001
Duke of Kent
2000
No Royal
1990s
1999
No Royal
1998
?
1997
The Queen
1996
?
1995
Prince Philip
1994
Duchess of Kent
1993
Duke of Kent
1992
The Queen
1991
Queen Mum
1990
?

Royals attending Anzac Day Service (2010-Present)

ANZAC Day pays tribute to all Australians and New Zealanders who have served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peace keeping operations. ANZAC Day marks the anniversary of the first landings at Gallipoli in 1915.

This list looks at the three annual events attended by members of the Royal Family &

Year Dawn Service at AUS Memorial Cenotaph Westminster Abbey Service Other
2020
Canceled
Duke of Kent
Canceled Canceled None
2019
Duke of Gloucester Duke of Gloucester Duchess Kate
Prince Harry
Duke of Gloucester
Sir Tim Laurence
Prince William
in New Zealand
2018
Prince Harry
Meghan Markle
Prince Harry
Prince William
Prince Harry
Meghan Markle
Prince Charles in France
2017
Prince Andrew
Prince Andrew
2016
Prince Harry 
Prince Harry 
Prince Harry 
2015
Princess Anne
Sir Tim Laurence
Queen
Prince Philip
Prince William
Queen
Prince Philip
Prince Charles &
Prince Harry in Gallipoli
2014

Duke of GloucesterCambridges in Australia
2013
Duke of Kent Duke of Gloucester Prince Micheal of Kent
2012
Duke of Gloucester
Duke of Kent
Duke of Kent
2011
2010
Duke of Gloucester

Note: 
  • 2015 - 100th Anniversary of the first ANZAC landing at Gallipoli
  • 2016 - 100th Anniversary of ANZAC Day 
  • 2018 - 100th Anniversary of ANZAC day in Villers-Bretonneux, France
  • 2020 - Commemorations were canceled due to the Coronavirus Pandemic