British Royal Births, Marriages, Deaths and Other Important Events

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JANUARY
January 1, 1511 – Birth of Henry, Duke of Cornwall, son of Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon, at Richmond Palace, Surrey
January 1, 1766 – Death of James Francis Edward Stuart, the Old Pretender, at Rome, Italy; buried at St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican
January 1, 1801 – Union of Great Britain and Ireland creating the United Kingdom
January 1, 1877 – Queen Victoria is proclaimed Empress of India

January 3, 1437 – Death of Catherine of Valois, wife of Henry V, at Abbey of St. Saviour, Bermondsey, London; buried at Westminster Abbey
January 3, 1981 – Death of Princess Alice of Albany, Countess of Athlone, the last surviving grandchild of Queen Victoria, at Kensington Palace; buried at Frogmore, Windsor

January 4, 871 – Battle of Reading; King Ethelred of Wessex is defeated by a Danish invasion army
January 4, 1698 – Most of the Palace of Whitehall in London, the main residence of English monarchs, destroyed by fire
January 4, 1931 – Death of Louise, Princess Royal, daughter of Edward VII, at Portman Square, London; buried at Mar Lodge Chapel, Braemar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

January 5, 1066 – Death of Edward the Confessor at the Palace of Westminster; buried at Westminster Abbey
January 5, 1209 – Birth of Richard, Earl of Cornwall, son of King John, at Winchester Castle
January 5, 1827 – Death of Frederick, Duke of York, son of George III, at Rutland House, Arlington Street, London; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle

January 6, 1066 – Harold Godwinson chosen to succeed Edward the Confessor as King of England
January 6, 1367 – Birth of Richard II at Bordeaux, Gascony, France
January 6, 1540 – Wedding of Henry VIII and Anne of Cleves, his fourth wife, at Palace of Placentia in Greenwich, London

January 7, 1114 – Wedding of Maud, daughter of Henry I, and Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor at Mainz, Germany
January 7, 1239 – Wedding of Eleanor, daughter of King John, and Simon de Montfort, Earl Leicester at Kings Chapel, Palace of Westminster
January 7, 1355 – Birth of Thomas of Woodstock, Duke of Gloucester, son of Edward III, at Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire, England
January 7, 1430 – Death of Philippa of England, daughter of Henry IV and wife of Eric VII of Denmark, at the Convent of Valdstena, Linkoping, Sweden; buried at the Convent of Valdstena
January 7, 1536 – Death of Catherine of Aragon, first wife of Henry VIII, at Kimbolton Castle; buried at Peterborough Cathedral
January 7, 1796 – Birth of Princess Charlotte of Wales, only child of George IV, at Carlton House, London

January 8, 1107 – Death of King Edgar of Scotland at Edinburgh; buried at Dunfermline Abbey, Fife
January 8, 1297 – Wedding of Elizabeth of Rhuddlan, daughter of Edward I, and Count John I of Holland at Ipswich Priory Church, Suffolk
January 8, 1864 – Birth of Prince Albert Victor (Eddy), son of Edward VII, at Frogmore House, Windsor

January 9, 1982 – Birth of Catherine Elizabeth Middleton, wife of Prince William, at Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading
January 9, 1988 – Wedding of George, Earl of St. Andrews, son of the Duke of Kent, and Sylvana Tomaselli at the Leith Register Office, Edinburgh, Scotland

January 10, 1840 – Death of Princess Elizabeth, daughter of George III, at Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany; buried at the Mausoleum of the Landgraves, Homburg, Germany
January 10, 1893 – Wedding of Princess Marie of Edinburgh, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, and the future King Ferdinand I of Romania at Sigmaringen Castle, Germany

January 12, 1759 – Death of Anne, Princess Royal, daughter of George II and wife of Prince William IV of Orange-Nassau, at The Hague, Netherlands; buried at Nieuwe Kerke at Delft, Netherlands
January 12, 1912 – Death of Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife, husband of Princess Louise, Princess Royal, at Assuan, Egypt; buried at the Mar Lodge Chapel, Braemar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
January 12, 1974 – Death of Princess Patricia of Connaught, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at Ribsden Holt, Windlesham, Surrey; buried at Frogmore, Windsor

January 13, 858 – Death of King Aethelwulf of Wessex at Stambridge, Wessex; first buried at Steyning Church, then the Old Minster, Winchester, remains now at Winchester Cathedral
January 13, 1669 – Birth of Henrietta Stuart, daughter of James II, at Whitehall Palace, London
January 13, 1883 – Birth of Prince Arthur of Connaught, grandson of Queen Victoria, at Windsor Castle

January 14, 1236 – Wedding of Henry III and Eleanor of Provence at Canterbury Cathedral
January 14, 1772 – Death of Princess Mary, daughter of George II, at Hanau, Germany; buried at the Reformed Church in Hanau
January 14, 1892 – Death of Prince Albert Victor (Eddy), eldest son of Edward VII, at Sandringham House, Norfolk; buried in the Albert Memorial Chapel at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle

January 15, 1478 – Wedding of Richard, Duke of York, son of Edward IV, and Lady Anne Mowbray at St. Stephen’s Chapel, Palace of Westminster
January 15, 1535 – Henry VIII assumes the title of Supreme Head of the Church of England
January 15, 1559 – Coronation of Elizabeth I
January 15, 1882 – Birth of Princess Margaret of Connaught, daughter of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at Bagshot Park, Surrey
January 15, 1945 – Birth of Baroness Marie-Christine von Reibnitz, wife of Prince Michael of Kent, at Karlsbad, now Karlovy Vary in the Czech Republic

January 16, 1245 – Birth of Edmund Crouchback, Earl of Lancaster and Leicester, son of Henry III, at London, England
January 16, 1942 – Death of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, son of Queen Victoria, at Bagshot Park, Surrey; buried at Frogmore, Windsor
January 16, 2016 – Birth of Isabella Alexandra May Windsor, daughter of Lord Frederick Windsor, at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital

January 17, 2014 – Birth of Mia Grace Tindall, daughter of Zara Phillips Tindall, at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital

January 18, 1486 – Wedding of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York, daughter of Edward IV, at Westminster Abbey
January 18, 1919 – Death of Prince John, son of George V, at Wood Farm, Wolferton, Norfolk; buried at Sandringham Church, Norfolk

January 20, 1382 – Wedding of Richard II and Anne of Bohemia at St. Stephen’s Chapel, Palace of Westminster
January 20, 1649 – Charles I brought to trial in Westminster Hall
January 20, 1896 – Death of Prince Henry of Battenberg, husband of Princess Beatrice, at sea from malaria caught in Africa during the Ashanti War; buried at St. Mildred’s Church, Whippingham, Isle of Wight
January 20, 1936 – Death of George V at Sandringham House, Norfolk, England; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle
January 20, 1965 – Birth of Sophie Rhys Jones, wife of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, at Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford

January 22, 1260 – Wedding of Beatrice, daughter of Henry III, and John of Dreux, Earl of Richmond at the Abbey of St Denis, Paris, France
January 22, 1382 – Wedding of Richard II (first marriage) and Anne of Bohemia at Westminster Abbey
January 22, 1689 – Parliament invites William and Mary to become joint sovereigns
January 22, 1831 – Birth of Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein, husband of Princess Helena, at Augustenburg, Denmark
January 22, 1901 – Death of Queen Victoria at Osborne House, Isle of Wight; buried at the Royal Mausoleum, Frogmore, Windsor

January 23, 1045 – Wedding of Edward the Confessor and Edith of Wessex, daughter of Godwin, Earl of Wessex
January 23, 1570 – Assassination of James Stewart, Earl of Moray, Regent of Scotland, illegitimate son of James V; buried at St. Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh
January 23, 1820 – Death of Edward, Duke of Kent, son of George III and father of Queen Victoria, at Sidmouth, Devon, England; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle
January 23, 1874 – Wedding of Prince Alfred, son of Queen Victoria, and Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrovna, daughter of Tsar Alexander II of Russia, at the Winter Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia

January 24, 1121 – Wedding of Henry I (2nd marriage) and Adeliza of Louvain
January 24, 1328 – Wedding of Edward III and Philippa of Hainault at York Minster

January 25, 1308 – Wedding of Edward II and Isabella of France, at Boulogne Cathedral, France
January 25, 1327 – Edward II is deposed in favor of his son Edward III
January 25, 1533 – Wedding of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, his second wife, at the Palace of Westminster, London
January 25, 1858 – Wedding of Victoria, Princess Royal, daughter of Queen Victoria, and future German Emperor Frederick III at the Chapel Royal, St. James Palace, London

January 27, 1773 – Birth of Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, son of George III at Buckingham Palace

January 28, 1457 – Birth of Henry VII at Pembroke Castle, Wales
January 28, 1547 – Death of Henry VIII at Whitehall Palace, London; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle

January 29, 1820 – Death of George III at Windsor Castle; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle
January 30, 1649 – Charles I is beheaded at the Palace of Whitehall; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle

January 31, 1788 – Death of Charles Edward Stuart, known as Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Young Pretender at Palazzo Muti, Rome; buried at St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican

FEBRUARY
February 1, 1168 – Wedding of Matilda, daughter of Henry II, and Henry the Lion, Duke of Saxony at Minden Cathedral, Saxony, Germany
February 1, 1327 – Coronation of Edward III
February 1, 1587 – Elizabeth I signs Mary, Queen of Scots’ death warrant
February 1, 1707 – Birth of Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales, son of George II and father of George III, at Hanover, Germany

February 2, 1237 – Death of Joan, Lady of Wales, wife of Llywelyn the Great, Prince of Wales and Gwynedd, at Garth Celyn,  Aber Garth Celyn in Wales; her coffin can be seen in Beaumaris parish church, Anglesey, Wales
February 2, 1503 – Birth of Katherine Tudor, daughter of Henry VII, at the Tower of London
February 2, 1626 – Coronation of Charles I
February 2, 1650 – Birth of Nell Gwynn, actress and mistress of Charles II, in London
February 2, 1687 – Death of Anne Sophia, daughter of Queen Anne
February 2, 1990 – Wedding of Marina Ogilvy, daughter of Princess Alexandra of Kent, and Paul Mowatt at St. Andrew’s Church, Ham, Surrey

February 3, 1014 – Death of Sweyn I Forkbeard of Denmark, Norway, and England, in Gainsborough, England; buried at Roskilde Cathedral
February 3, 1276 – Wedding of Edmund Crouchback, Earl of Lancaster, son of Henry III, and Blanche of Artois at Paris, France
February 3, 1399 – Death of John of Gaunt, son of Edward III, at Leicester Castle; buried at Old St. Paul’s Cathedral (tomb destroyed in the Great Fire of London)

February 4, 1495 – Wedding of Anne of York, daughter of Edward IV, and Thomas Howard, (the future) 3rd Duke of Norfolk at Greenwich Palace, London

February 5, 1811 – George, Prince of Wales becomes Prince Regent as George III’s mental health deteriorates
February 5, 1999 – Birth of Arthur Chatto, son of Lady Sarah Armstrong-Jones and grandson of Princess Margaret
February 6, 1665 – Birth of Queen Anne at St. James’ Palace
February 6, 1685 – Death of Charles II at Whitehall Palace, London; buried at Westminster Abbey
February 6, 1899 – Death of Prince Alfred of Edinburgh, grandson of Queen Victoria, at Sanitorium Martinnsbrunn in Gratsch bei Meran (Merano) in Tyrol, Italy; buried at Friedenstein Castle Church, Gotha, Germany
February 6, 1952 – Death of George VI at Sandringham House, Norfolk, England; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle

February 7, 1102 – Birth of Matilda of England (Maud), daughter of Henry I, mother of Henry II, probably in Winchester
February 7, 1301 – Edward of Caernarvon (later Edward II) becomes the first English Prince of Wales
February 7, 1542 – Catherine Howard, Henry VIII’s fifth wife, is condemned to death

February 8, 1587 – Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots at Fotheringay Castle; buried first at Peterborough Cathedral, moved to Westminster Abbey by her son King James I
February 8, 1687 – Death of Mary, daughter of Queen Anne
February 8, 1772 – Death of Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, wife of Frederick, Prince of Wales and mother of George III at Carlton House, London; buried at Westminster Abbey
February 8, 1952 – Elizabeth II proclaimed Queen

February 9, 1671 – Birth of Catherine, daughter of James II, at Whitehall Palace
February 9, 2002 – Death of Princess Margaret, daughter of George VI, sister of Elizabeth II, at King Edward VII Hospital, London; cremated, ashes buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor
February 9, 2021 – Birth of August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, son of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank, at Portland Hospital, London

February 10, 1134 – Death of Robert Curthose, Duke of Normandy, eldest son of William the Conqueror, at Cardiff Castle, Wales; buried at Gloucester Cathedral
February 10, 1567 – Death of Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley, second husband of Mary, Queen of Scots, when his house in Edinburgh blows up; buried at Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh
February 10, 1840 – Wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha at the Chapel Royal, St. James’ Palace
February 10, 2005 – Engagement of Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles announced

February 11, 1466 – Birth of Elizabeth of York, daughter of Edward IV, wife of Henry VII, at Westminster Palace
February 11, 1503 – Death of Elizabeth of York, wife of Henry VII, daughter of Edward IV, at the Tower of London; buried at Westminster Abbey

February 12, 1554 – Execution of Lady Jane Grey at the Tower of London; buried at St. Peter ad Vincula, Tower of London

February 13, 858 – Death of Kenneth I of Scotland (Kenneth MacAlpin) at Forteviot, Perthshire, Scotland; buried at Isle of Iona, Scotland
February 13, 1177 – Wedding of Joan of England, daughter of Henry II, and William II the Good, King of Sicily at Palermo, Sicily
February 13, 1542 – Execution of Catherine Howard, Henry VIII’s fifth wife, at the Tower of London; buried at St. Peter ad Vincula, Tower of London
February 13, 1662 – Death of Princess Elizabeth, daughter of James I, wife of Elector Frederick V of Palatinate, at Leicester House, London; buried at Westminster Abbey
February 13, 1689 – William III and Mary II take the throne together

February 14, 1317 – Death of Marguerite of France, second wife of Edward I, at Marlborough Castle, Wiltshire; buried at Grey Friars Church, Newgate, London
February 14, 1400 – Murder of deposed Richard II at Pontefract Castle; buried at Westminster Abbey
February 14, 1613 – Wedding of Princess Elizabeth, daughter of James I, and Frederick V of Palatinate at Chapel Royal, Whitehall Palace, London

February 16, 1337 – Birth of William of Hatfield, son of Edward III, at Hatfield House, Hertfordshire

February 17, 1718 – Death of Lady Charlotte FitzRoy, illegitimate daughter of Charles II by Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland  (aka Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine)
February 17, 1718 – Death of Prince George William, son of George II, at Kensington Palace; buried at Westminster Abbey
February 17, 1861 – Birth of Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont, wife of Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, at Arolsen, Waldeck, Germany

February 18, 1478 – Execution of George, Duke of Clarence, who opposed his brother Edward IV, in the Tower of London; buried at Tewkesbury Abbey, Gloucester
February 18, 1516 – Birth of Mary I at Greenwich Palace

February 19, 1594 – Birth of Henry, Prince of Wales, son of James I, at Stirling Castle, Scotland
February 19, 1960 – Birth of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, at Buckingham Palace

February 20, 1547 – Coronation of Edward VI
February 20, 1867 – Birth of Louise, Princess Royal, daughter of Edward VII, at Marlborough House, London

February 21, 1437 – Assassination of James I of Scotland at the Monastery of the Friars Preachers, Perth, Scotland; buried at the Carthusian Monastery, Perth
February 21, 1499 – Birth of Edmund, Duke of Somerset, son of Henry VII, at Greenwich Palace, London

February 22, 1371 – Death of David II of Scotland at Dundonald Castle; buried at Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh
February 22, 1933 – Birth of Katharine Worsley, wife of the Duke of Kent, at Hovingham Hall, Yorkshire

February 23, 1447 – Death of Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester, son of Henry IV, at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk; buried at St. Albans Abbey, Hertfordshire
February 23, 1511 – Death of Henry, Duke of Cornwall, son of Henry VIII, at Richmond Palace, Surrey; buried at Westminster Abbey
February 23, 1779 – Birth of Prince Octavius, son of George III, at Buckingham Palace
February 23, 1960 – Death of Alexander, Marquess of Carisbrooke, grandson of Queen Victoria, at Kensington Palace; cremated and ashes buried at St. Mildred’s Church, Whippingham, Isle of Wight

February 24,  616 – Death of King Ethelbert of Kent
February 24, 1774 – Birth of Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge, son of George III at Buckingham Palace
February 24, 1981 – Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer’s engagement announced

February 25, 1246 – Death of Dafydd ap Llywelyn, Prince of Wales, Prince of Gwynedd, Prince of Southern Powys at Garth Celyn; buried at Aberconwy Abbey
February 25, 1308 – Coronation of Edward II
February 25, 1570 – Elizabeth I excommunicated by Pope Pius V
February 25, 1601 – Execution of Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex and favorite of Elizabeth I, in the Tower of London for high treason
February 25, 1661/2 – Birth of Lady Anne FitzRoy, acknowledged by Charles II as his child by Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland (aka Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine), at Westminster
February 25, 1883 – Birth of Princess Alice of Albany, the last surviving grandchild of Queen Victoria, at Windsor Castle
February 25, 1885 – Birth of Princess Alice of Battenberg, mother of Prince Philip, wife of Prince Andrew of Greece, at Windsor Castle

February 26, 1275 – Death of Margaret, daughter of Henry III, wife of King Alexander III of Scotland, at Cupar Castle, Fife, Scotland; buried at Dunfermline Abbey, Fife, Scotland
February 26, 1869 – Birth of Prince Albert of Schleswig-Holstein, grandson of Queen Victoria, at Frogmore House, Windsor
February 26, 1959 – Death of Alexandra, Duchess of Fife, daughter of Alexander Duff, Duke of Fife and Princess Louise, Princess Royal, daughter of Edward VII, at Avenue Road, London; buried at Mar Lodge Chapel, Braemar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

February 27, 1919 – Wedding of Princess Patricia of Connaught, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, and The Honorable Alexander Ramsay, third son of the Earl of Dalhousie, at Westminster Abbey

February 28, 1155 – Birth of Henry the Young King, son of Henry II, at Bermondsey Palace, Surrey
February 28, 1922 – Wedding of Mary, Princess Royal, daughter of George V, and Henry, Viscount Lascelles (later 6th Earl of Harewood) at Westminster Abbey

February 29, 1964 – Birth of James Ogilvy, son of Princess Alexandra of Kent, at the Thatched House Lodge, Richmond Park

MARCH
March 1, 1244 – Death of Gruffydd ap Llywelyn, illegitimate son of Llywelyn Fawr (the Great) of Wales, while trying to escape from the Tower of London; buried at Aberconwy Abbey in 1248
March 1, 1372 – Wedding of Edmund of Langley, son of Edward III,  and Isabella of Castile at Wallingford
March 1, 1683 – Birth of Caroline of Ansbach, wife of George II, at Ansbach, Germany
March 1, 1955 – Birth of Timothy Laurence, second husband of Princess Anne, at Camberwell, London
March 1, 1970 – Birth of The Honorable Serena Alleyne Stanhope, wife of David Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley (son of Princess Margaret), at Limerick, Ireland
March 1, 1980 – Birth of Lady Rose Windsor, daughter of Richard, Duke of Gloucester, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, London

March 2, 1316 – Birth of Robert II of Scotland at Paisley Abbey, Renfrewshire in Scotland
March 2, 1619 – Death of Anne of Denmark, wife of James I, at Hampton Court Palace, Richmond; buried at Westminster Abbey
March 2, 1936 – Death of Victoria Melita of Edinburgh, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at Amorbach, Germany; first buried at the Ducal Mausoleum in Coburg, Germany, her remains were transferred to the Grand Ducal Mausoleum at the Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg Russia in 1995
March 2, 2003 – Birth of Eloise Taylor, daughter of Lady Helen Taylor (daughter of HRH The Duke of Kent), in London

March 3, 1515 – Wedding of Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VII and sister of Henry VIII, and Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk at Paris, France
March 3, 1528 – Wedding of Margaret Tudor, daughter of Henry VII and sister of Henry VIII, and Henry Stewart, Lord Methven
March 3, 1778 – Birth of Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife of Ernest, Duke of Cumberland, King of Hanover, at Hanover, Germany

March 4, 1238 – Death of Joan of England, daughter of King John, at Havering-atte-Bower, Essex, England; buried at Tarrant Crawford Abbey, Dorset
March 4, 1821 – Death of Princess Elizabeth of Clarence, daughter of William IV, at St. James Palace; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle

March 5, 1133 – Birth of Henry II in Le Mans, Anjou, France
March 5, 1324 – Birth of David II of Scotland at Dunfermline Palace, Fife, Scotland
March 5, 1723 – Birth of Princess Mary, daughter of George II, at Leicester House, London

March 6, 1340 – Birth of John of Gaunt, son of Edward III, in Ghent, Belgium

March 7, 1578 – Death of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox, daughter of Margaret Tudor and mother of Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley; buried in the Henry VII Chapel at Westminster Abbey
March 7, 1930 – Birth of Antony Armstrong-Jones, husband of Princess Margaret, in London

March 8, 1137 – Death of Adela of Normandy, daughter of William the Conqueror, at Marcigny-sur-Loire, France; buried at the Church of the Holy Trinity, Caen, France
March 8, 1702 – Death of William III at Kensington Palace; buried at Westminster Abbey

March 9, 1566 – Murder of David Rizzio, Italian secretary of Mary, Queen of Scots, in her presence at the Palace of Holyrood; buried at Canongate Kirkyard, Edinburgh

March 10, 1863 – Wedding of Edward VII and Alexandra of Denmark at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor
March 10, 1964 – Birth of Prince Edward at Buckingham Palace

March 11, 1278 – Birth of Mary of Woodstock, daughter of Edward I, at Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire

March 12, 1637 – Birth of Lady Anne Hyde, first wife of James, Duke of York (later James II), at Cranbourne Lodge, Windsor

March 13, 1879 – Wedding of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, son of Queen Victoria, and Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor
March 13, 1948 – Death of Princess Helena Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at Fitzmaurice Place, Berkeley Square, London; buried at Frogmore, Windsor

March 14, 1917 – Death of Louise Margaret of Prussia, wife of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, at Clarence House, London, buried at Frogmore, Windsor

March 15, 1275 – Birth of Margaret of England, daughter of Edward I, at Windsor Castle

March 16, 1485 – Death of Anne Neville, wife of Richard III, at Palace of Westminster; buried at Westminster Abbey
March 16, 1861 – Death of Victoria, Duchess of Kent, mother of Queen Victoria, at Frogmore House, Windsor; buried at the Duchess of Kent’s Mausoleum at Frogmore, Windsor

March 17, 1040 – Death of King Harold I (Harefoot) at Oxford, England; buried at St. Clement Danes Church, London
March 17, 1058 – Death of King Lulach of Scotland at Essie, Strathbogie, Scotland; buried on the Isle of Iona, Scotland
March 17, 1473 – Birth of James IV of Scotland at Stirling Castle, Scotland
March 17, 1886 – Birth of Princess Patricia of Connaught, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at Buckingham Palace

March 18, 979 – Death of Edward the Martyr at Corfe Castle, Dorset; buried at Wareham Abbey, Dorset
March 18, 1496 – Birth of Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VII, at Richmond Palace, Surrey
March 18, 1848 – Birth of Princess Louise, daughter of Queen Victoria, at Buckingham Palace
March 18, 1986 – Engagement of Prince Andrew to Sarah Ferguson announced by Buckingham Palace

March 19, 1286 – Death of Alexander III of Scotland at Kinghorne, Fife; buried at Dunfermline Abbey, Fife, Scotland
March 19, 1749 – Birth of Princess Louisa Anne of Wales, daughter of Frederick, Prince of Wales, at Leicester House, London
March 19, 1976 – Separation of Princess Margaret and the Earl of Snowdon, after 16 years of marriage
March 19, 1992 – Separation of the Duke and Duchess of York announced by Buckingham Palace

March 20, 1413 – Death of Henry IV in the Jerusalem Chamber at Westminster Abbey; buried at Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent
March 20, 1469 – Birth of Cecily of York, daughter of Edward IV, at the Palace of Westminster
March 20, 1974 – Kidnap attempt is made on Princess Anne in The Mall near Buckingham Palace

March 21, 1871 – Wedding of Princess Louise, daughter of Queen Victoria, to John Campbell, Lord Lorne later Duke of Argyll, at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor

March 22, 1421 – Death of Thomas, Duke of Clarence, son of Henry IV, at the Battle of Baugé, France; buried at Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent

March 23, 1429 – Birth of Margaret of Anjou, wife of Henry VI, at Pont-à-Mousson, Lorraine, France
March 23, 1990 – Birth of Princess Eugenie of York at Portland Hospital, London

March 24, 1275 – Death of Beatrice of England, daughter of Henry III, at London, England; buried at Greyfriars Church, Newgate, London
March 24, 1603 – Death of Elizabeth I at Richmond Palace; buried at Westminster Abbey
March 24, 1953 – Death of Mary of Teck, wife of George V, at Marlborough House, London; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle

March 25, 1005 – Death of Kenneth III of Scotland at the Battle of Monzievaird; buried at Iona
March 25, 1306 – Robert Bruce crowned King of Scots at Scone
March 25, 1734 – Wedding of Anne, Princess Royal, daughter of George II, and Prince William IV of Orange at Chapel Royal, St. James Palace

March 26, 1687 – Birth of Sophia Dorothea, daughter of George I, at Hanover, Germany
March 26, 2015 – Succession to the Crown Act (2013) comes into effect, establishing gender-blind succession

March 27, 1625 – Death of James I at Theobold’s Park, Hertfordshire; buried at Westminster Abbey
March 27, 1819 – Birth and death of Princess Charlotte of Clarence, daughter of William IV, at Fürstenhof Palace, Hanover, Germany
March 27, 1837 – Death of Maria Fitzherbert, morganatic wife of George IV, at Brighton, Sussex; buried at St. John the Baptist’s Church, Kemp Town, Brighton

March 28, 1884 – Death of Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, son of Queen Victoria, at Villa Nevada, Cannes, France; buried in the Albert Memorial Chapel at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle
March 28, 1965 – Death of Mary, Princess Royal, Countess of Harewood, daughter of George V, at Harewood House, Leeds, Yorkshire; buried at Harewood House

March 29, 2012 – Birth of Isla Elizabeth Phillips, daughter of Peter Phillips, granddaughter of Princess Anne, and great-granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II

March 30, 1231 – Wedding of Richard, Earl of Cornwall (son of King John) and Lady Isabella Marshal, at Fawley Church, Buckinghamshire
March 30, 2002 – Death of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, wife of George VI, mother of Elizabeth II, at Royal Lodge, Windsor; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle

March 31, 1671 – Death of Lady Anne Hyde, first wife of James, Duke of York (later James II), at St. James Palace, London; buried at Westminster Abbey
March 31, 1751 – Death of Frederick, Prince of Wales, son of George II and father of George III, at Leicester House, London; buried at Westminster Abbey
March 31, 1900 – Birth of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, son of George V, at York Cottage, Sandringham

APRIL
April 1, 1204 – Death of Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Henry II, at Fontevrault Abbey, Maine-et-Loire, France; buried at Fontevrault Abbey near Chinon, France

April 2, 1272 – Death of Richard, Earl of Cornwall, son of King John, at Berkhamsted Castle in Hertfordshire; buried at Hailes Abbey
April 2, 1502 – Death of Arthur, Prince of Wales, son of Henry VII, at Ludlow Castle, Shropshire; buried at Worcester Cathedral

April 3, 1043 – Edward the Confessor crowned at Winchester Cathedral

April 4, 1366 – Birth of Henry IV at Bolingbroke Castle
April 4, 1406 – Death of Robert III of Scotland at Rothesay Castle; buried at Paisley Abbey, Renfrewshire
April 4, 1793 – Wedding of Prince Augustus, son of George III, and Lady Augusta Murray at Rome, Italy in violation of the Royal Marriages Act

April 6, 1199 – Death of Richard I of England (the Lionheart) at the Siege of Chalus in France after he is struck by an arrow; buried at Fontevrault Abbey near Chinon, France
April 6, 1871 – Birth of Prince John, son of King Edward VII at Sandringham House, Norfolk
April 6, 1889 – Death of Augusta of Hesse-Kassel, wife of Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge, at St. James Palace; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle
April 6, 1979 – Birth of Lord Frederick Windsor, son of Prince Michael of Kent, at St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London

April 7, 1818 – Wedding of Princess Elizabeth, daughter of George III, and Landgrave Frederick VI of Hesse-Homburg, at the Private Chapel, Buckingham Palace
April 7, 1853 – Birth of Prince Leopold, son of Queen Victoria, at Buckingham Palace
April 7, 1871 – Death of Prince John, son of King Edward VII at Sandringham House, Norfolk

April 8, 1795 – Wedding of George, Prince of Wales (later George IV) and Caroline of Brunswick at St. James Palace

April 9, 1269 – Wedding of Edmund Crouchback, Earl of Leicester (son of Henry III) and Aveline de Forz at Westminster Abbey
April 9, 1413 – Coronation of Henry V
April 9, 1483 – Death of Edward IV at the Palace of Westminster; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle
April 9, 1484 – Death of Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales, son of Richard III, at Middleham Castle; buried at the parish church at Sheriff Hutton
April 9, 1649 – Birth of James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth, 1st Duke of Buccleuch, illegitimate son of Charles II by Lucy Walter, in Rotterdam, Netherlands
April 9, 2005 – Wedding of Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles at the Guildhall in Windsor
April 9, 2021 – Death of Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle

April 10, 1472 – Birth of Margaret of York, daughter of Edward IV, at Windsor Castle
April 10, 1512 – Birth of James V of Scotland at Linlithgow Palace

April 11, 1240 – Death of Llywelyn Fawr (the Great), Prince of Gwynedd, Prince of Southern Powys at the Abbey of Aberconwy, buried at the Abbey of Aberconwy
April 11, 1373 – Birth of Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March
April 11, 1689 – Coronation of William III and Mary II

April 13, 862 – Death of Donald I of Scotland; buried at Iona
April 13, 1275 – Death of Eleanor, daughter of King John, at Montargis Abbey, France; buried at Montargis Abbey

April 14, 1857 – Birth of Princess Beatrice, daughter of Queen Victoria, at Buckingham Palace
April 14, 1867 – Birth of Prince Christian Victor of Schleswig-Holstein, grandson of Queen Victoria, at Windsor Castle

April 16, 1942 – Death of Alexandra of Edinburgh, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at Schwäbisch-Hall, Württemburg, Germany

April 17, 1423 – Wedding of John, Duke of Bedford, and Anne of Burgundy at Troyes Cathedral, France

April 19, 1390 – Death of Robert II of Scotland at Dundonald Castle; buried at Scone Abbey

April 20, 1884 – Birth of Princess Beatrice of Edinburgh, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at Eastwell Park, Kent

April 21, 1509 – Death of Henry VII at Richmond Palace, Richmond, Surrey, England; buried at Westminster Abbey
April 21, 1843 – Death of Augustus, Duke of Sussex, son of George III, at Kensington Palace; buried at Kensal Green Cemetery, London
April 21, 1926 – Birth of Elizabeth II at 17 Bruton Street, London, W1, England

April 22, 1355 – Death of Eleanor of Woodstock, daughter of Edward II, at Deventer Abbey, Gueldres, now in the Netherlands; buried at Deventer Abbey
April 22, 1433 – Wedding of John, Duke of Bedford, son of Henry IV, and Jacquetta of Luxembourg at Bishop’s Palace, Thérouenne, France
April 22, 1957 – Birth of Daniel Chatto, husband of Lady Sarah Armstrong-Jones, daughter of Princess Margaret

April 23, 1016 – Death of Æthelred II (the Unready) at London, England; buried at (old) St. Paul’s Cathedral (destroyed in the Great Fire of London)
April 23, 1124 – Death of Alexander I of Scotland at Stirling Castle; buried at Dunfermline Abbey, Fife, Scotland
April 23, 1151 – Death of Adeliza of Louvain, second wife of Henry I, at Afflighem, Flanders; buried at the Abbey of Afflighem
April 23, 1224 – Wedding of Eleanor, daughter of King John, and William Marshal, 2nd Earl of Pembroke
April 23, 1307 – Death of Joan of Acre, daughter of Edward I, at Clare, Suffolk, England; buried at Clare Priory
April 23, 1348 – Order of the Garter is founded
April 23, 1445 – Wedding of Henry VI and Margaret of Anjou at Titchfield Abbey in Hampshire
April 23, 1661 – Coronation of Charles II
April 23, 1685 – Coronation of James II
April 23, 1702 – Coronation of Queen Anne
April 23, 1922 – Death of Lord Leopold Mountbatten, grandson of Queen Victoria, at Kensington Palace; buried at the Royal Burial Grounds at Frogmore
April 23, 1981 – Birth of Lady Gabriella Windsor, daughter of Prince Michael of Kent, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London
April 23, 2018 – Birth of Prince Louis, son of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London

April 24, 1558 – Wedding of Mary, Queen of Scots and Francis, Dauphin of France, at Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris
April 24, 1963 – Wedding of Princess Alexandra of Kent and The Honorable Angus Ogilvy, son of the 12th Earl of Airlie, at Westminster Abbey
April 24, 1986 – Death of Wallis, Duchess of Windsor at Bois de Boulogne, Paris, France; buried at Frogmore, Windsor

April 25, 1284 – Birth of Edward II at Caernarvon Castle in Wales
April 25, 1776 – Birth of Princess Mary, daughter of George III, at Buckingham Palace
April 25, 1843 – Birth of Princess Alice, daughter of Queen Victoria, at Buckingham Palace
April 25, 1897 – Birth of Mary, Princess Royal, daughter of George V, at Marlborough House, London

April 26, 1721 – Birth of William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, son of George II, at Leicester House, London
April 26, 1923 – Wedding of Albert, Duke of York, the future George VI, and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon at Westminster Abbey

April 27, 1882 – Wedding of Prince Leopold, son of Queen Victoria, to Princess Helena of Waldeck at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor

April 28, 1442 – Birth of Edward IV at Rouen, France
April 28, 1964 – Birth of Lady Helen Windsor, daughter of the Duke of Kent, at Coppins, a country house in Iver, Buckinghamshire

April 29, 2011 – Wedding of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine Middleton at Westminster Abbey

April 30, 1290 – Wedding of Joan of Acre, daughter of Edward I, and Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucester at Westminster Abbey
April 30, 1662 – Birth of Mary II at St. James’ Palace
April 30, 1857 – Death of Princess Mary, daughter of George III, at Gloucester House, Piccadilly, London; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle

MAY
May 1, 1118 – Death of Edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I, at the Palace of Westminster; buried at Westminster Abbey
May 1, 1464 – Wedding of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville at Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire
May 1, 1707 – Acts of Union takes effect: Kingdom of England & Kingdom of Scotland form the United Kingdom of Great Britain
May 1, 1850 – Birth of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, son of Queen Victoria, at Buckingham Palace
May 1, 1964 – Birth of Lady Sarah Armstrong-Jones, daughter of Princess Margaret, at Kensington Palace in London

May 2, 1816 – Wedding of Princess Charlotte of Wales and Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld at Carlton House, London
May 2, 1831 – Wedding of Prince Augustus, son of George III, and Cecilia Underwood at Great Cumberland Place, London in contravention of the Royal Marriages Act
May 2, 1914 – Death of John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, husband of Princess Louise, at Kent House, Cowes, Isle of Wight; buried at Kilmun Collegiate Church in Kilmun, Scotland
May 2, 2015 – Birth of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, daughter of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, at St Mary’s Hospital, London

May 3, 1152 – Death of Matilda of Boulogne, wife of King Stephen, at Hedingham Castle, Essex, England; buried at Faversham Abbey, Kent
May 3, 1257 – Death of Katherine, daughter of Henry III, at Windsor Castle; buried at Westminster Abbey
May 3, 1415 – Birth of Cecily Neville, mother of Edward IV and Richard III, at Raby Castle, Durham
May 3, 1446 – Birth of Margaret of York, sister of Edward IV and Richard III, wife of Charles I, Duke of Burgundy, at Fotheringay Castle, England
May 3, 1783 – Death of Prince Octavius, son of George III, at Kew Palace, Surrey; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle
May 3, 1870 – Birth of Helena Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at Frogmore House, Windsor
May 3, 1986 – Birth of Jack Brooksbank, husband of Princess Eugenie of York

May 4, 1471 – Death of Edward, Prince of Wales, only child of Henry VI and Margaret of Anjou, at the Battle of Tewkesbury; buried at Tewkesbury Abbey, Gloucester

May 5, 1316 – Death of Elizabeth of Rhuddlan, daughter of Edward I, at Quendon, Essex; buried at Waltham Abbey, Essex
May 5, 1661 – Death of Charles, Duke of Cambridge, son of James II, at Whitehall Palace; buried at Westminster Abbey

May 6, 1268 – Birth of Henry, son of Edward I, at Windsor Castle
May 6, 1737 – Death of Lady Barbara FitzRoy, acknowledged by Charles II as his child by Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland  (aka Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine), died and buried at the English Priory of St. Nicholas, at Pontoise in Normandy
May 6, 1910 – Death of Edward VII at Buckingham Palace; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle
May 6, 1960 – Wedding of Princess Margaret and Antony Armstrong-Jones at Westminster Abbey
May 6, 2019 – Birth of Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, son of Prince Henry (Harry), Duke of Sussex, at Portland Hospital, London

May 7, 1718 – Death of Mary of Modena, second wife of James II, at Château St. Germain-en-Laye, Paris, France; buried at the Abbey of Visitation of St. Mary, Chaillot, France
May 7, 1767 – Birth of Frederica of Prussia, wife of Prince Frederick, Duke of York, at Charlottenburg, Berlin, Prussia
May 7, 1818 – Wedding of Prince Adolphus, son of George III, and Princess Augusta of Hesse-Kassel at Kew Palace, Surrey

May 8, 1559 – Act of Supremacy defines Elizabeth I as the Supreme Governor of the Church of England
May 8, 1670 – Birth of Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans, illegitimate son of Charles II by Nell Gwynne
May 8, 1736 – Wedding of Frederick, Prince of Wales, son of George II, and Augusta of Saxe-Gotha at Chapel Royal, St. James Palace

May 10, 1726 – Death of Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans, illegitimate son of Charles II by Nell Gwynne. in Bath, England; buried at Westminster Abbey
May 10, 1775 – Death of Caroline Mathilda of Wales, wife of Christian VII of Denmark, sister of George III, at Celle, Germany; buried at Stadtkirche St. Marien in Celle

May 11, 973 – King Edgar crowned at Bath Abbey
May 11, 1366 – Birth of Anne of Bohemia, first wife of Richard II

May 12, 1191 – Wedding of Richard I and Berengaria of Navarre at the Chapel of St. George, Limassol, Cyprus
May 12, 1686 – Birth of Anne Sophia, daughter of Queen Anne, at Windsor Castle
May 12, 1876 – Birth of Frederick Harald of Schleswig-Holstein, grandson of Queen Victoria, at Cumberland Lodge, Windsor
May 12, 1937 – Coronation of George VI

May 13, 1359 – Wedding of John of Gaunt, son of Edward III, and Blanche of Lancaster at Reading Abbey, Berkshire
May 13, 1629 – Birth and death of Charles, Duke of Cornwall, son of Charles I, at Greenwich Palace, London; buried at Westminster Abbey

May 14, 2002 – Birth of Margarita Armstrong-Jones, daughter of Viscount Linley, in London

May 15, 1536 – Trial of Anne Boleyn
May 15, 1567 – Wedding of Mary, Queen of Scots and James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell at Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh, Scotland
May 15, 1981 – Birth of Zara Phillips, daughter of Princess Anne, at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, London

May 16, 1721-2 – Death of Lady Anne FitzRoy, acknowledged by Charles II as his child by Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland (aka Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine); buried at Linsted, County Kent

May 17, 1220 – Coronation of Henry III
May 17, 1536 – Execution of Anne Boleyn’s supposed lovers, George Boleyn, Mark Smeaton, Henry Norris, Francis Weston and William Brereton
May 17, 1768 – Birth of Caroline of Brunswick, wife of George IV, at Brunswick, Germany
May 17, 2008 – Wedding of Peter Phillips, son of Princess Anne, and Autumn Kelly at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor

May 18, 1152 – Wedding of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine at Bordeaux Cathedral, Bordeaux, France
May 18, 1797 – Wedding of Charlotte, Princess Royal, daughter of George III, and King Frederick I of Württemberg, at Chapel Royal, St. James Palace

May 19, 1359 – Wedding of Margaret of Windsor, daughter of Edward III, and John Hastings, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, at Reading Abbey, Berkshire
May 19, 1536 – Execution of Anne Boleyn in the Tower of London; buried at St. Peter ad Vincula, Tower of London
May 19, 1744 – Birth of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife of George III, at Mirow, Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Germany
May 19, 2018 – Wedding of Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Miss Meghan Markle at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle

May 21, 1471 – Murder of Henry VI in the Tower of London; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle
May 21, 1662 – Wedding of Charles II and Catherine of Braganza at St Thomas à Becket Church, Portsmouth
May 21, 1889 – Birth of Prince Leopold of Battenberg, grandson of Queen Victoria, at Windsor Castle

May 22, 1127 – Wedding of Empress Maud, daughter of Henry I, and Count Geoffrey V of Anjou, at Le Mans Cathedral
May 22, 1409 – Death of Blanche, daughter of Henry IV, at Neustadt, Alsace, Germany; buried at the Church of St Mary, Neustadt, Alsace
May 22, 1667 – Death of Charles, Duke of Kendal, son of James II; buried at Westminster Abbey
May 22, 1770 – Birth of Princess Elizabeth, daughter of George III, at Buckingham Palace

May 23, 1482 – Death of Mary of York at age 14, daughter of Edward IV, at Greenwich Palace, London; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle
May 23, 1947 – Death of Henry Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood, husband of Mary, Princess Royal, at Harewood House, Leeds, Yorkshire; buried at Harewood House

May 24, 1141 – Birth of Malcolm IV of Scotland
May 24, 1153 – Death of David I of Scotland at Carlisle, Cumbria; buried at Dunfermline Abbey, Fife, Scotland
May 24, 1819 – Birth of Queen Victoria at Kensington Palace

May 25, 1553 – Wedding of Lady Jane Grey and Lord Guildford Dudley at Durham House, London
May 25, 1846 – Birth of Princess Helena, daughter of Queen Victoria, at Buckingham Palace

May 26, 946 – Death of Edmund I (the Magnificent) at Pucklechurch, Dorset; buried at Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset
May 26, 1867 – Birth of Princess Victoria Mary of Teck, wife of George V, at Kensington Palace
May 26, 1990 – Birth of Zenouska May Mowatt, daughter of Marina Ogilvy and granddaughter of Princess Alexandra of Kent, in London

May 27, 1199 – Coronation of King John
May 27, 1541- Execution of Margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, at the Tower of London; buried at St. Peter ad Vincula, Tower of London
May 27, 1723 – Death of Charles Lennox, 1st Duke of Richmond and 1st Duke of Lennox, 1er Duc d’ Aubigny, illegitimate son of Charles II by Louise de Kérouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth
May 27, 1848 – Death of Princess Sophia, daughter of George III, at Vicarage Place, Kensington, London; buried at Kensal Green Cemetery, London

May 28, 1368 – Wedding of Lionel of Antwerp, Duke of Clarence and Violante Visconti at Church of St Maria Maggiore, Milan, Italy
May 28, 1660 – Birth of George I at Leineschloss, Osnabruck, Hanover, Germany
May 28, 1957 – Birth of Sylvana Palma Tomaselli, wife of George Windsor, Earl of St. Andrews, in Placentia, Newfoundland in Canada
May 28, 1972 – Death of the Duke of Windsor, former King Edward VIII, at Bois de Boulogne, Paris; buried at Frogmore, Windsor

May 29, 1630 – Birth of Charles II at St. James’s Palace
May 29, 1818 – Wedding of Edward, Duke of Kent, son of George III and Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saafeld, at Schloss Ehrenburg, Coburg in Germany

May 30, 1536 – Wedding of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour at York Place (Whitehall), London
May 30, 1713 – Birth of Princess Caroline, daughter of George II, at Herrenhausen Palace in Hanover, Germany

May 31, 1443 – Birth of Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII, at Bletsoe Castle, Bedfordshire
May 31, 1495 – Death of Cecily Neville, mother of Edward IV and Richard III, at Berkhamsted Castle, Hertfordshire; buried at St Mary and All Saints Church, Fotheringhay

JUNE
June 1, 1300 – Birth of Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I, at the Manor House in Brotherton, North Yorkshire
June 1, 1533 – Coronation of Anne Boleyn

June 2, 1420 – Wedding of Henry V and Catherine of Valois at Troyes Cathedral, France
June 2, 1685 – Birth of Mary, daughter of Queen Anne, at Whitehall Palace
June 2, 1953 – Coronation of Elizabeth II

June 3, 1865 – Birth of George V at Marlborough House, London
June 3, 1937 – Wedding of Edward, Duke of Windsor and Wallis Simpson at Château de Candé, near Tours, France

June 4, 1394 – Death of Mary de Bohun, first wife of Henry IV, at Peterborough Castle; buried at the Church of St Mary de Castro, Leicester
June 4, 1394 – Birth of Philippa of England, daughter of Henry IV, wife Eric of Pomerania, King of Denmark, Norway and Sweden, at Peterborough Castle
June 4, 1738 – Birth of George III at Norfolk House, St. James Square, London
June 4, 1993 – Birth of Christian Mowatt, son of Marina Ogilvy, grandson of Princess Alexandra of Kent, in London
June 4, 2021 – Birth of Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, daughter of Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan Markle, in Santa Barbara, CA

June 5, 1296 – Death of Edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III, in London, England; buried in Westminster Abbey
June 5, 1341 – Birth of Edmund of Langley, son of Edward III, at King’s Langley, Hertfordshire
June 5, 1771 – Birth of Ernest Augustus I of Hanover, Duke of Cumberland, son of George III, at Buckingham Palace

June 7, 1329 – Death of Robert I of Scotland (Robert the Bruce) at Cardoss Castle, Firth of Clyde, Scotland; buried at Dunfermline Abbey, Fife, Scotland
June 7, 1394 – Death of Anne of Bohemia, first wife of Richard II, at Sheen Palace, Surrey; buried at Westminster Abbey
June 7, 1520 – Henry VIII and Francis I of France meet at the Field of Cloth of Gold

June 8, 1042 – Death of King Harthacnut at Lambeth, London; buried at Winchester Cathedral
June 8, 1376 – Death of Edward, Prince of Wales, known as the Black Prince, son and heir of Edward III, at the Palace of Westminster; buried at Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent
June 8, 1492 – Death of Elizabeth Woodville, wife of Edward IV, at St Saviour’s Abbey, Bermondsey, London; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle
June 8, 1714 – Death of Dowager Electress Sophia of Hanover, granddaughter of James I and mother of George I, at Schloss Herrenhausen, Hanover, Germany; buried at the Chapel of Schloss Herrenhausen, Hanover
June 8, 1961 – Wedding of Edward, Duke of Kent and Katharine Worsley at York Minster

June 9, 1923 – Death of Princess Helena, daughter of Queen Victoria, at Schomberg House, Pall Mall, London; buried at Frogmore, Windsor

June 10, 1437 – Death of Joan of Navarre, wife of Henry IV, at Havering Palace in London; buried at Canterbury Cathedral
June 10, 1688 – Birth of James Francis Edward Stuart, “The Old Pretender,” at St. James Palace
June 10, 1921 – Birth of Prince Philip at Villa Mon Repos in Corfu, Greece
June 10, 1974 – Death of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester at Barnwell Manor, Northamptonshire; buried at Frogmore, Windsor

June 11, 1183 – Death of Henry the Young King, son of Henry II, at Martel Castle, Turenne, France; buried at Rouen Cathedral, France
June 11, 1456 – Birth of Anne Neville, daughter of the 16th Earl of Warwick, wife of Richard III, at Warwick Castle
June 11, 1488 – Death of James III of Scotland at Milltown, Bannockburn; buried at Cambuskenneth Abbey, Stirlingshire, Scotland
June 11, 1509 – Wedding of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon at Grey Friars Church, Greenwich, England
June 11, 1727 – Death of George I at Leineschloss, Osnabruck, Hanover, Germany; buried at Chapel Schloss Herrenhausen, Hanover

June 12, 1701 – Act of Settlement gives the British crown to Sophia, Electress of Hanover and her Protestant heirs

June 13, 1625 – Wedding of Charles I and Henrietta Maria of France, daughter of Henry IV of France, at St. Augustine’s Church, Canterbury, England

June 15, 1330 – Birth of Edward, the Black Prince, son of Edward III, father of Richard II, at Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire
June 15, 1519 – Birth of Henry Fitzroy, Henry VIII’s illegitimate son at the Priory of St Lawrence at Blackmore, Essex

June 16, 1269 – Wedding of Richard, Earl of Cornwall, son of King John, and Beatrix of Falkenberg at Kaiserslautern, Germany
June 16, 1332 – Birth of Isabella of England, daughter of Edward III, at Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire
June 16, 1644 – Birth of Princess Henrietta-Anne, daughter of Charles I, at Bedford House, Exeter

June 17, 1239 – Birth of Edward I at the Palace of Westminster

June 18, 1269 – Birth of Eleanor of England, daughter of Edward I, at Windsor Castle
June 18, 1269 – Birth of Eleanor of England, daughter of Edward I, at Windsor Castle
June 18, 1536 – Death of Henry Fitzroy, Henry VIII’s illegitimate son at St. James’ Palace, buried at St. Michael the Archangel Church, Framlingham, Suffolk
June 18, 1662 – Birth of Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Cleveland, illegitimate son of Charles II by Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland (aka Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine)
June 18, 2018 – Birth of Lena Elizabeth Tindall, daughter of Zara Phillips Tindall, at Stroud General Hosptial

June 19, 1282 – Death in childbirth of Eleanor de Montfort, wife of Prince Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, granddaughter of King John, at Abergwyngregyn; buried at the Franciscan Friary of Llanfaes, Anglesey
June 19, 1500 – Death of Edmund Tudor, Duke of Somerset, son of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York; buried at Westminster Abbey
June 19, 1566 – Birth of James VI of Scotland (later James I of England), son of Mary, Queen of Scots, at Edinburgh Castle
June 19, 1896 – Birth of Bessiewallis Warfield, wife of the Duke of Windsor, at Square Cottage at Monterey Inn, a resort hotel in Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania
June 19, 1999 – Wedding of Prince Edward and Sophie Rhys Jones at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor

June 20, 1235 – Wedding of Isabella (daughter of King John) and Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, at Wurms Cathedral, Germany
June 20, 1389 – Birth of John, Duke of Bedford, son of Henry IV
June 20, 1667 – Death of James, Duke of Cambridge, son of James II, at Richmond Palace; buried at Westminster Abbey
June 20, 1837 – Death of William IV at Windsor Castle; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle
June 20, 1946 – Birth of Birgitte Eva van Deurs, wife of Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, at Odense, Isle of Funen, Denmark

June 21, 1221 – Wedding of Joan, daughter of King John, to Alexander II of Scotland, at York Minster
June 21, 1377 – Death of Edward III at Sheen Palace, Surrey; buried at Westminster Abbey
June 21, 1713 – Birth of Princess Caroline Elizabeth, daughter of George II, at Schloss Herrenhausen, Hanover
June 21, 1982 – Birth of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge at St. Mary’s Hospital, London

June 22, 1911 – Coronation of George V

June 23, 1894 – Birth of Edward VIII at White Lodge, Richmond Park, Surrey

June 24, 1291 – Death of Eleanor of Provence, wife of Henry III, at Amesbury; buried at the Abbey of St Mary and St Melor in Amesbury
June 24, 1311 – Birth of Philippa of Hainault, wife of Edward III, at Valenciennes, Flanders (now in France)
June 24, 1348 – Birth of William of Windsor, son of Edward III, at Windsor Castle
June 24, 1509 – Coronation of Henry VIII

June 25, 1242 – Birth of Beatrice of England, daughter of Henry III, at Bordeaux, Gascony, France
June 25, 1533 – Death of Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York, sister of Henry VIII, wife of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, at Westhorpe Hall, Suffolk, England; originally buried in the Abbey at Bury St. Edmunds, reburied at St. Mary’s Church in Bury St. Edmunds
June 25, 1900 – Birth of Prince Louis of Battenberg (later Earl Mountbatten), great-grandson of Queen Victoria, uncle of Prince Philip, at Frogmore House

June 26, 1830 – Death of George IV at Windsor Castle; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor
June 26, 1962 – Birth of George Windsor, Earl of St. Andrews, son of Edward, Duke of Kent

June 27, 1743 – George II, the last British monarch to lead troops in battle, commanded part of his army in the Battle of Dettingen in the War of Austrian Succession
June 27, 1889 – Wedding of Princess Louise, Princess Royal, daughter of Edward VII, and Alexander Duff, 6th Earl Fife, at the Private Chapel, Buckingham Palace

June 28, 1189 – Death of Matilda, daughter of Henry II, at Brunswick, Germany; buried at the Cathedral of St. Blasius, Brunswick
June 28, 1461 – Coronation of Edward IV
June 28, 1491 – Birth of Henry VIII at Greenwich Palace
June 28, 1716 – Death of George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland,  illegitimate son of Charles II by Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland  (aka Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine)
June 28, 1740 – Wedding of Princess Mary, daughter of George II, and Landgrave Frederick II of Hesse-Cassel at Cassel, Germany
June 28, 1757 – Death of Princess Sophia Dorothea, daughter of George I, wife of Frederick I of Prussia, at Monbijou Palace, Berlin
June 28, 1838 – Coronation of Queen Victoria

June 29, 1509 – Death of Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII, in the Deanery of Westminster Abbey; buried in the Henry VII Lady Chapel in Westminster Abbey

June 30, 1670 – Death of Henrietta-Anne of England, daughter of Charles I, wife of Philippe duc d’Orléans, at the Palace of St. Cloud, Paris; buried at St. Denis Basilica, France
June 30, 1978 – Wedding of Prince Michael of Kent and Baroness Marie-Christine von Reibnitz at the Rathaus, Vienna, Austria

JULY
July 1, 1862 – Wedding of Princess Alice, daughter of Queen Victoria, and Grand Duke Louis IV of Hesse and by Rhine at Osborne House, Isle of Wight
July 1, 1961 – Birth of The Honorable Diana Spencer at Park House, Sandringham, Norfolk
July 1, 1969 – Investiture of Prince Charles as Prince of Wales at Caernarvon Castle
July 1, 1999 – Birth of Charles Armstrong-Jones, son of Viscount Linley, in London

July 2, 1017 – Wedding of Cnut the Great and Emma of Normandy
July 2, 1492 – Birth of Elizabeth, daughter of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York

July 4, 1666 – Birth of Charles, Duke of Kendal, son of James II, at St. James Palace, London, England
July 4, 1942 – Birth of Prince Michael of Kent at Coppins, Iver, Buckinghamshire

July 5, 1321 – Birth of Joan of the Tower, daughter of Edward II, at the Tower of London
July 5, 1866 – Wedding of Princess Helena, daughter of Queen Victoria, and Christian of Schleswig-Holstein at the Private Chapel, Windsor Castle

July 6, 1189 – Death of Henry II at Chateau Chinon, France, buried at Fontevrault Abbey near Chinon
July 6, 1249 – Death of Alexander II of Scotland at the Isle of Kerrera in the Inner Hebrides’ Scotland, buried at Melrose Abbey
July 6, 1402 – Wedding of Blanche of England, daughter of Henry IV,  and Ludwig III, Elector Palatine at Cologne Cathedral, Germany
July 6, 1483 – Coronation of Richard III
July 6, 1553 – Death of Edward VI at Greenwich Palace, London, England, buried at Westminster Abbey
July 6, 1868 – Birth of Princess Victoria, daughter of Edward VII, at Marlborough House, London, England
July 6, 1893 – Wedding of George, Duke of York (later George V) and Mary of Teck, at the Chapel Royal, St. James Palace

July 7, 1307 – Death of Edward I at Burgh-by-Sands, near Carlisle, buried at Westminster Abbey
July 7, 1537 – Death of Madeleine de Valois, first wife of James V of Scotland, buried at Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh

July 8, 975 – Death of Edgar the Peaceable at Winchester, England, buried at Glastonbury Abbey
July 8, 1249 – Death of Alexander II, King of Scots at the Isle of Kerrera; buried at Melrose Abbey
July 8, 1290 – Wedding of Margaret, daughter of Edward I, and John II, Duke of Brabant, at Westminster Abbey, London
July 8, 1332 – Death of Mary of Woodstock, daughter of Edward I, at Amesbury Abbey, Wiltshire, buried at Amesbury Abbey
July 8, 1337 – Death of William of Hatfield, son of Edward III, buried at York Minster
July 8, 1850 – Death of Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge, son of George III, at Cambridge House, Piccadilly, London; buried at Kensal Green Cemetery, London
July 8, 1972 – Wedding of Prince Richard of Gloucester and Birgitte van Deurs, at St. Andrew Church, Barnwell, Northampton

July 9, 1982 – Michael Fagan breaks into Buckingham Palace, and confronts Queen Elizabeth II while sitting on her bed

July 10, 1451 – Birth of King James III of Scotland
July 10, 1553 – Lady Jane Grey proclaimed Queen of England, beginning her reign as the “The Nine Days’ Queen”
July 10, 1711 – Birth of Princess Amelia, daughter of George II, at Schloss Herrenhausen, Hanover, Germany

July 11, 1274 – Birth of Robert I of Scotland (Robert the Bruce) at Turnberry Castle in Ayrshire, Scotland
July 11, 1663 – Birth of James, Duke of Cambridge, son of James II, at St. James Palace, London, England
July 11, 1751 – Birth of Caroline Matilda of Wales at Leicester House, London, daughter of Frederick, Prince of Wales, sister of George III, wife of Christian VII of Denmark
July 11, 1818 – Wedding of William IV and Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen at Kew Palace
July 11, 2011 – Death of George Lascelles, 7th Earl of Harewood, son of Mary, Princess Royal, first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II, at Harewood House near Leeds

July 12, 1472 – Wedding of Richard III and Anne Neville, daughter of Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick (date uncertain, no source for place)
July 12, 1543 – Wedding of Henry VIII and Catherine Parr, his sixth wife, at Hampton Court Palace, Richmond, England
July 12, 1905 – Birth of Prince John, youngest son of George V, at York Cottage, Sandringham

July 13, 1266 – Birth of John, son of Edward I, at Windsor Castle
July 13, 1807 – Death of Henry Stuart, Cardinal Duke of York and King Henry IX to the Jacobites, at Frascati, Italy, buried in St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City
July 13, 1966 – Death of Beatrice of Edinburgh, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at Sanlucar de Barrameda, Spain; buried at the convent of the Capuchin Fathers at Sanlúcar de Barrameda

July 14, 1994- Wedding of Lady Sarah Armstrong-Jones and Daniel Chatto, at St. Stephen Walbrook, London

July 15, 1685 – Execution of James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth, 1st Duke of Buccleuch, illegitimate son of Charles II by Lucy Walter, for treason at Tower Hill; buried at  the Chapel Royal of St. Peter ad Vincula, Tower of London

July 16, 1377 – Coronation of Richard II
July 16, 1557 – Death of Anne of Cleves at Chelsea Old Palace, buried at Westminster Abbey
July 16, 1672 – Birth of Lady Barbara FitzRoy, acknowledged by Charles II as his child by Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland  (aka Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine), at Cleveland House in St Martin in the Fields, London, England

July 17, 1328 – Wedding of Joan of the Tower, daughter of Edward II, and David II of Scotland, at Berwick-on-Tweed, Northumberland
July 17, 1917 – House of Windsor established by royal proclamation
July 17, 1947 – Birth of Camilla Rosemary Shand, wife of Prince Charles, at King’s College Hospital, London
July 17, 2020 – Wedding of Beatrice of York, granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II, and Eduardo Mapelli Mozzi

July 18, 1938 – Death of Marie of Edinburgh, wife of King Ferdinand I of Romania, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at Peles Castle, Sinaia, Romania, buried at the Monastery of Curtea de Arges, Romania
July 18, 1992 – Wedding of Lady Helen Windsor, daughter of HRH The Duke of Kent, and Timothy Taylor at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle

July 19, 1415 – Death of Philippa of Lancaster, daughter of John of Gaunt, wife of João  I of Portugal, at Sacavem, Portugal; buried at Batalha Monastery, Leiria
July 19, 1821 – Coronation of George IV
July 19, 1822 – Birth of Princess Augusta of Cambridge, wife of Friedrich Wilhelm, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, at the Palace of Montbrillant, Hanover (Germany)
July 19, 1884 – Birth of Prince Charles Edward, Duke of Albany, grandson of Queen Victoria, at Claremont House, Esher, Surrey
July 19, 2008 – Wedding of Lady Rose Windsor, daughter of HRH The Duke of Gloucester, and George Gilman, at the Queen’s Chapel in St. James’s, Palace, London

July 20, 1346 – Birth of Margaret of Windsor, daughter of Edward III, at Windsor Castle

July 22, 1210 – Birth of Joan of England, daughter of King John, at Gloucester, England
July 22, 1816 – Wedding of Princess Mary, daughter of George III, and Prince William, Duke of Gloucester, her first cousin, at the Private Chapel, Buckingham Palace
July 22, 1896 – Wedding of Princess Maud, daughter of Edward VII, and Prince Carl of Denmark, later King Haakon VII of Norway, at the Private Chapel, Buckingham Palace
July 22, 2013 – Birth of Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge, son of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, at St Mary’s Hospital, London

July 23, 1885 – Wedding of Princess Beatrice, daughter of Queen Victoria, to Prince Henry of Battenberg, at St. Mildred’s Church, Whippingham, Isle of Wight
July 23, 1986 – Wedding of Prince Andrew, Duke of York and Sarah Ferguson, at Westminster Abbey

July 24, 1567 – Mary, Queen of Scots forced to abdicate her throne to her 1-year-old son James VI
July 24, 1689 – Birth of William, Duke of Gloucester, son of Queen Anne, at Hampton Court Palace, Richmond, England

July 25, 1554 – Wedding of Mary I and Philip II of Spain at Winchester Cathedral
July 25, 1603 – Coronation of James I
July 25, 1797 – Birth of Augusta of Hesse-Kassel, wife of Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge, at Rumpenheim Castle, Kassel (Germany)
July 25, 1860 – Birth of Louise Margaret of Prussia, wife of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, at Marmorpalais, Potsdam, Germany
July 25, 1970 – Birth of Lord Nicholas Windsor, son of the Duke of Kent, at University College Hospital, London

July 26, 1958 – Debutantes presented at the British royal court for the last time

July 27, 1365 – Wedding of Isabella, daughter of Edward III, and Enguerrand VII de Courcy, Earl of Bedford, at Windsor Castle
July 27, 1889 – Wedding of Princess Louise, daughter of Edward VII, and Alexander Fife, 6th Earl Fife, at the Private Chapel in Buckingham Palace

July 28, 1540 – Execution of Thomas Cromwell, Henry VIII’s advisor, at Tower Hill, London
July 28, 1540 – Wedding of Henry VIII and Catherine Howard, his fifth wife, at Hampton Court Palace, Richmond, England
July 28, 1683 – Wedding of Queen Anne and George of Denmark, son of Frederick III of Denmark, at the Chapel Royal, St. James Palace
July 28, 1684 – Death of  Charlotte Jemima Henrietta Maria FitzRoy, illegitimate daughter of Charles II by Elizabeth Killigrew; buried at Westminster Abbey
July 28, 1996 – Birth of Samuel Chatto, son of Lady Sarah Armstrong-Jones

July 29, 1565 – Wedding of Mary, Queen of Scots and Henry, Lord Darnley, at Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh, Scotland
July 29, 1588 – Defeat of the Spanish Armada in the Battle of Gravelines by the English Navy
July 29, 1672 – Birth of Charles Lennox, 1st Duke of Richmond and 1st Duke of Lennox, 1er Duc d’ Aubigny, illegitimate son of Charles II by Louise de Kérouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth
July 29, 1981 – Wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer at St. Paul’s Cathedral, London

July 30, 1126 – Death of Abbess Cecilia, daughter of William I, at the Abbey of the Holy Trinity in Caen, Normandy; buried at the Abbey of Holy Trinity, Caen
July 30, 1700 – Death of William, Duke of Gloucester, son of Queen Anne, at Windsor Castle, buried at Westminster Abbey
July 30, 1900 – Death of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, son of Queen Victoria, at Schloss Rosenau, Coburg, Germany; buried in the ducal family’s mausoleum in Coburg Cemetery
July 30, 1988 – Wedding of James Ogilvy, son of Princess Alexandra of Kent, and Julia Rawlinson at St. Mary the Virgin, Saffron Waldon, Essex
July 30, 2011 – Wedding of Zara Phillips, daughter of Princess Anne, and Mike Tindall at the Canongate Kirk in Edinburgh, Scotland

July 31, 1966 – Birth of Marina Ogilvy, daughter of Princess Alexandra of Kent, at Thatched House Lodge in Richmond upon Thames in London
July 31, 2004 – Wedding of Lady Davina Windsor, daughter of the Duke of Gloucester, and Gary Lewis, at Kensington Palace, London

AUGUST
August 1, 1402 – Death of Edmund of Langley, Duke of York, son of Edward III, at Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, buried at the Church of the Medicant Friars, Kings Langley
August 1, 1714 – Death of Queen Anne at Kensington Palace, buried at Westminster Abbey; George, Elector of Hanover succeeds her as George I

August 2, 1100 – Suspicious death of William II in the New Forest, buried at Winchester Cathedral

August 3, 1271 – Death of John, son of Edward I, at Wallingford Castle, Berkshire, buried in Westminster Abbey
August 3, 1460 – Death of James II of Scotland at Roxburgh Castle, buried at Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh

August 4, 1338 – Death of Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I, died and buried at the Abbey of Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
August 4, 1514 – 2nd Wedding of Margaret Tudor, daughter of Henry VII, and Archibald Douglas, Earl of Angus, at Kinnoul Church
August 4, 1900 – Birth of The Honorable Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, wife of George VI, mother of Elizabeth II
August 4, 1981 – Birth of Miss Meghan Markle, fiancée of Prince Harry of Wales

August 5, 1100 – Coronation of Henry I
August 5, 1301 – Birth of Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent, son of Edward I, at Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire
August 5, 1901 – Death of  Victoria, Princess Royal, Queen Victoria’s eldest daughter, wife of German Emperor Frederick III, at Friedrichshof, Krönberg-Taunus, Germany, buried at Friedenskirche, Potsdam, Germany

August 6, 1820 – Death of Frederica of Prussia, wife of Frederick, Duke of York, at Oatlands Park, Weybridge, Surrey, England, buried at Weybridge Churchyard, Surrey
August 6, 1844 – Birth of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle
August 6, 1845 – Birth of John Campbell, Marquess of Lorne, husband of Princess Louise, at Stafford House, London
August 6, 1994 – Birth of Columbus Taylor, son of Lady Helen Windsor

August 7, 1282 – Birth of Elizabeth of Rhuddlan, daughter of Edward I, at Rhuddlan Castle, Wales
August 7, 1783 – Birth of Princess Amelia, daughter of George III, at Royal Lodge, Windsor, Berkshire, England
August 7, 1821 – Death of Caroline of Brunswick, estranged wife of George IV, at Brandenburg House, Hammersmith, London, buried at the Cathedral of St. Blasius, Brunswick, Germany

August 8, 1503 – Wedding of Margaret Tudor, daughter of Henry VII, and James IV of Scotland, at Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh
August 8, 1963 – Birth of Timothy Taylor, husband of Lady Helen Windsor
August 8, 1988 – Birth of Princess Beatrice of York, daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, at Portland Hospital, London

August 9, 1902 – Coronation of Edward VII after a six week delay due to his emergency appendectomy

August 10, 1520 – Birth of Madeleine of Valois, first wife of James V of Scotland, at Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
August 11, 1467 – Birth of Mary of York, daughter of Edward IV, at Windsor Castle

August 12, 1762 – Birth of George IV at St. James’s Palace
August 12, 1872 – Birth of Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at Cumberland Lodge, Windsor

August 13, 1090 – Death of Constance of Normandy, daughter of William the Conqueror, buried at St. Melans near Rhedon in France
August 13, 1792 – Birth of Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, wife of William IV, at Meiningen, Thuringia (Germany)

August 14, 1040 – Death of Duncan I of Scotland at Pitgaveny near Elgin, Scotland; buried on the Isle of Iona, Scotland
August 14, 1479 – Birth of Catherine of York, daughter of Edward IV, at Eltham Palace

August 15, 1057 – Death of Macbeth, King of Scots at Scone; buried on the Isle of Iona, Scotland
August 15, 1316 – Birth of John of Eltham, Earl of Cornwall, son of Edward II, at Eltham Palace, Kent
August 15, 1369 – Death of Philippa of Hainault, wife of Edward III, at Windsor Castle, buried at Westminster Abbey
August 15, 1950 – Birth of Princess Anne at Clarence House
August 15, 2013 – Birth of Maud Windsor, daughter of Lord Frederick Windsor, at Los Angeles, California

August 16, 1763 – Birth of Frederick, Duke of York, son of George III, at St. James Palace, London, England

August 17, 1153 – Death of Eustace of Boulogne, son of King Stephen, at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, buried at Faversham Abbey, Kent
August 17, 1153 – Birth of William, Count of Poitiers, son of Henry II, at Normandy, France
August 17, 1473 – Birth of Richard, Duke of York, son of Edward IV, at the Dominican Friary, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
August 17, 1786 – Birth of Viktoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saafeld, wife of Edward, Duke of Kent; mother of Queen Victoria, at Coburg, Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (Germany)
August 17, 1820 – Opening of trial of Queen Caroline, estranged wife of George IV

August 19, 1186 – Death of Geoffrey, Duke of Brittany, son of Henry II, at Paris, France, buried in Notre Dame, Paris
August 19, 1274 – Coronation of Edward I
August 19, 1284 – Death of Alfonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I, at Windsor Castle, buried at Westminster Abbey
August 19, 1596 – Birth of Princess Elizabeth, daughter of James I, at Falkland Palace, Fife, Scotland

August 20, 1783 – Death of Prince Alfred, son of George III, at Windsor Castle, buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle

August 21, 1765 – Birth of William IV at Buckingham House
August 21, 1930 – Birth of Princess Margaret, daughter of George VI, at Glamis Castle

August 22, 1358 – Death of Isabella de France, wife of Edward II, at Castle Rising, Norfolk, England, buried at Grey Friars Church, Newgate, London
August 22, 1485 – Death of Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field, buried at Grey Friars Abbey, Leicester; Henry VII becomes king
August 22, 1642 – English Civil War begins when Charles I calls Parliament and its soldiers traitors and raises his standard against the Parliamentarian Army in Nottingham
August 22, 1705 – Wedding of George II and Caroline of Ansbach at Schloss Herrenhausen, Hanover, Germany

August 24, 1198 – Birth of Alexander II of Scotland in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland
August 24, 1200 – Wedding of King John and Isabella of Angouleme at Bordeaux, France
August 24, 1507 – Death of Cecily of York, daughter of Edward IV, at Quarr Abbey, Isle of Wight, England, buried at Quarr Abbey
August 24, 1995 – Birth of Lady Amelia Windsor, daughter of George Windsor, Earl of St. Andrews, at Rosie Hospital in Cambridge, United Kingdom

August 25, 1482 – Death of Margaret of Anjou, wife of Henry VI, at Château de Dampiere, Anjou, France, buried at St. Maurice’s Cathedral, Angers
August 25, 1942 – Death of George, Duke of Kent, son of George V and brother of George VI, when a military plane taking him to Iceland, crashed in Scotland, buried at Frogmore, Windsor

August 26, 1819 – Birth of Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, husband of Queen Victoria, at Schloss Rosenau, Coburg, Germany
August 26, 1944 – Birth of Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester at Barnwell Manor, Northamptonshire

August 27, 1968 – Death of Princess Marina, wife of George, Duke of Kent, at Kensington Palace, buried at Frogmore, Windsor
August 27, 1979 – Assassination of Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Prince Philip’s uncle and a great-grandson of Queen Victoria, at Mullaghmore, County Sligo in the Republic of Ireland; buried at Romsey Abbey

August 28, 1972 – Death of Prince William of Gloucester in an airplane accident at an air show at Halfpenny Green, near Wolverhampton, buried at Frogmore, Windsor
August 28, 1996 – Divorce of the Prince and Princess of Wales

August 29, 1189 – Wedding of King John and Isabel of Gloucester, at Marlborough Castle, Wiltshire
August 29, 1815 – Wedding of Ernest, Duke of Cumberland, son of George III, and Frederica of Mecklenberg-Strelitz, at Carlton House, London

August 31, 1422 – Death of Henry V at Bois-de-Vincennes, France, buried at Westminster Abbey
August 31, 1989 – Princess Anne separates from her first husband Mark Phillips
August 31, 1997 – Death of Diana, Princess of Wales in Paris, France; buried at Althorp, Northamptonshire

SEPTEMBER
September 1, 1878 – Birth of Alexandra of Edinburgh, daughter of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrovna of Russia and granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at Edinburgh Palace, Coburg, Germany
September 1, 1922 – Death of Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont, wife of Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, at Hinterris, Tyrol, Austria; buried near the Chapel at Hinterriss

September 2, 1348 – Death of Joan, daughter of Edward III, at Bayonne, France, buried in Bayonne Cathedral

September 3, 1189 – Coronation of Richard I

September 4, 1199 – Death of Joan, daughter of Henry II, wife of William II of Sicily, at Fontevrault Abbey, France, buried at Fontevrault Abbey
September 4, 1241 – Birth of Alexander III of Scotland in Roxburgh

September 5, 1548 – Death of Catharine Parr, Henry VIII’s sixth wife, at Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire, England, buried at St. Mary’s Church, Sudeley Castle
September 5, 1664 – Birth of Lady Charlotte Fitzroy, illegitimate daughter of Charles II by Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland

September 6, 1997 – Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales

September 7, 1362 – Death of Joan of the Tower, daughter of Edward II, at Hertford Castle, buried at Greyfriars Church, Newgate, London
September 7, 1533 – Birth of Elizabeth I at Greenwich Palace, London

September 8, 1157 – Birth of Richard I at Beaumont Palace, Oxford, England
September 8, 1299 – Wedding of Edward I of England (2nd marriage) and Margaret of France at Canterbury Cathedral
September 8, 1397 – Death of Thomas of Woodstock, Duke of Gloucester, son of Edward III, at the Prince’s Inn, Calais, France; buried at the Collegiate Church of the Holy Trinity, Pleshy, England, later reburied at Westminster Abbey
September 8, 1761 – Wedding of George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz in the Chapel Royal of St. James’ Palace, London
September 8, 1831 – Coronation of William IV
September 8, 2022 – Death of Queen Elizabeth II, at Balmoral Castle, Scotland
September 8, 2022 – Accession of King Charles III, son of Elizabeth II

September 9, 1087 – Death of William I (the Conqueror) at Hermentrube, Rouen, France; his son William II Rufus becomes king, buried at St. Stephen Abbey, Caen, Normandy, France
September 9, 1342 – Wedding of Lionel of Antwerp, Duke of Clarence, son of Edward III, and Lady Elizabeth de Burgh, at the Tower of London
September 9, 1513 – Death of James IV of Scotland at the Battle of Flodden Field; a body, thought to be his, lay unburied in Sheen Abbey, Surrey and was lost during the Reformation
September 9, 1730 – Death of Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Cleveland , illegitimate son of Charles II by Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland
September 9, 1882 – Birth of Henry Charles Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood, husband of Mary, Princess Royal, in London

September 10, 1167 – Death of Empress Maud, daughter of Henry I, mother of Henry II, at the Abbey of Notre Dame des Prés, Rouen; buried in Rouen Cathedral, Rouen, France
September 10, 1669 – Death of Henrietta Maria of France, wife of Charles I, at Château St. Colombes, Paris, France; buried at St. Denis Basilica, near Paris

September 12, 1369 – Death of Blanche of Lancaster, first wife of John of Gaunt, mother of Henry IV, of the plague at Bolingbroke Castle, Lindsey; buried at Old St Paul’s Cathedral
September 12, 1938 – Death of Prince Arthur of Connaught, son of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and grandson of Queen Victoria, at 41 Belgrave Square, London; buried at Frogmore, Windsor

September 13, 1410 – Death of Isabella of Valois, second wife of Richard II, at Château de Blois, France, buried at the Church of the Celestines, Paris
September 13, 1940 – German bombs fall on Buckingham Palace while George VI is in residence

September 14, 1336 – Death of John of Eltham, Duke of Cornwall, son of Edward II, at Perth, Scotland, buried in Westminster Abbey
September 14, 1435 – Death of John, Duke of Bedford, son of Henry IV, at Joyeux Repos, Rouen, Normandy, buried at Rouen Cathedral, Rouen
September 14, 1495 – Death of Elizabeth Tudor, daughter of Henry VII, at Eltham Palace, Kent, buried at Westminster Abbey
September 14, 1667 – Birth of Edgar, Duke of Cambridge, son of James II, at St. James Palace, London, England
September 14, 1928 – Birth of The Honorable Angus Ogilvy, husband of Princess Alexandra of Kent, in London

September 15, 1666 – Birth of Sophia Dorothea of Celle, wife of George, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (later George I), at Celle Castle, Germany
September 15, 1984 – Birth of Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex at St. Mary’s Hospital, London

September 16, 1386 – Birth of Henry V at Monmouth Castle, Wales
September 16, 1701 – Death of James II in exile at the Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye near Paris; buried at the Chapel of Saint Edmund in the Church of the English Benedictines in the Rue St. Jacques in Paris; his tomb and remains were destroyed during the French Revolution

September 20, 1486 – Birth of Arthur, Prince of Wales, son of Henry VII, at St. Swithin’s Priory, Winchester, England

September 21, 1327 – Death of Edward II at Berkeley Castle, buried at Gloucester Cathedral
September 21, 1411 – Birth of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, claimant to the English throne, father of Edward IV and Richard III

September 22, 1761 – Coronation of George III
September 22, 1780 – Birth of Prince Alfred, son of George III, at Windsor Castle
September 22, 1840 – Death of Princess Augusta, daughter of George III, at Clarence House, London, buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor
September 22, 1948 – Birth of Mark Phillips, first husband of Princess Anne, in Tetbury, Gloucestershire

September 23, 1158 – Birth of Geoffrey, Duke of Brittany, son of Henry II

September 24, 1950 – Death of Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, Marchioness of Milford Haven, daughter of Princess Alice  and granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at Kensington Palace, London; buried at St. Mildred’s Church Cemetery, Whippingham on the Isle of Wight

September 26, 1087 – Coronation of William II

September 28, 1663 – Birth of Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Grafton, illegitimate son of King Charles II by Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland
September 28, 1745 – “God Save the King” sung for the first time at the Drury Lane Theatre, London

September 29, 1240 – Birth of Margaret, daughter of Henry III, at Windsor Castle
September 29, 1328 – Birth of Joan of Kent, wife of Edward, the Black Prince, mother of Richard II
September 29, 1388 – Birth of Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence, son of Henry IV
September 29, 1766 – Birth of Charlotte, Princess Royal, daughter of George III, at Buckingham Palace

September 30, 1399 – Richard II abdicates; Henry IV becomes king
September 30, 1992 – Birth of Lady Marina-Charlotte Windsor, daughter of the Earl of St. Andrews, at the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge

OCTOBER
October 1, 959 – Death of King Eadwig at Gloucester, England, buried in Winchester Cathedral
October 1, 1207 – Birth of Henry III at Winchester Castle
October 1, 1361 – Death of Margaret, daughter of Edward III, buried at Abingdon Abbey, Oxfordshire
October 1, 1553 – Coronation of Mary I

October 2, 1452 – Birth of Richard III at Fotheringay Castle

October 3, 1283 – Execution of David ap Gruffydd, Prince of Gwynedd, Wales; in Shrewsbury, England
October 3, 1891 – Birth of Prince Maurice of Battenberg, son of Princess Beatrice and grandson of Queen Victoria, at Balmoral Castle, Scotland

October 5, 1658 – Birth of Maria Beatrice of Modena, second wife of James II, at Ducal Palace, Modena, Italy
October 5, 1858 – Birth of Prince Henry of Battenberg, husband of Princess Beatrice, at Milan, Italy

October 6, 1828 – Death of Charlotte, Princess Royal, daughter of George III, at Ludwigsburg Palace, Stuttgart, Germany; buried in the royal vault at Ludwigsburg Palace Church

October 7, 1363 – Death of Lionel of Antwerp, Duke of Clarence, son of Edward III, at Alba, Piedmont, Italy; buried at the Clare Priory, Suffolk, England

October 8, 1515 – Birth of Margaret Douglas, daughter of Margaret Tudor, mother of Henry, Lord Darnley; at Harbottle Castle in Northumberland
October 8, 1993 – Wedding of Viscount Linley, son of Princess Margaret, and The Honorable Serena Alleyne Stanhope at St. Margaret’s, Westminster

October 9, 1514 – Wedding of Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VII, and Louis XII of France, at Abbeville Cathedral, France
October 9, 1690 – Death of Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Grafton, illegitimate son of Charles II by Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland
October 9, 1709 – Death of Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland, mistress of Charles II, at Chiswick Mall, Chiswick
October 9, 1935 – Birth of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent at 3 Belgrave Square, London, England

October 10, 1344 – Birth of Mary of Waltham, daughter of Edward III, at Waltham, Hampshire
October 10, 1361 – Wedding of Edward, Prince of Wales (Black Prince), son of Edward III, and Joan, Countess of Kent at Windsor Castle

October 11, 1159 – Death of William of Blois, Count of Boulogne, son of King Stephen, at Toulouse, France; buried at the Hospital of Montmorillon, Poitou, France
October 11, 1982 – Tudor ship the Mary Rose is raised near Portsmouth, England

October 12, 1537 – Birth of Edward VI at Hampton Court Palace
October 12, 2018 – Wedding of Princess Eugenie, daughter of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, to Mr. Jack Brooksbank at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor

October 13, 1162 – Birth of Eleanor, daughter of Henry II, at Domfront Castle, Normandy
October 13, 1399 – Coronation of Henry IV

October 14, 1066 – Death of Harold II at the Battle of Hastings; buried at Waltham Abbey, Essex
October 14, 1574 – Birth of Anne of Denmark, wife of James VI of Scotland/James I of England, at Skanderborg Castle, Jutland, Denmark
October 14, 1586 – Mary, Queen of Scots goes on trial for conspiracy against Elizabeth I
October 14, 1633 – Birth of James II at St. James’s Palace

October 15, 1874 – Birth of Prince Alfred of Edinburgh, son of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and grandson of Queen Victoria, at Buckingham Palace
October 15, 1959 – Birth of Sarah Ferguson at 27 Welbeck Street, Marylebone, London

October 17, 1680 – Death of Charles FitzCharles, 1st Earl of Plymouth, illegitimate son of Charles II by Catherine Pegge; in Tangier, Morocco; buried at Westminster Abbey
October 17, 1853 – Birth of Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrovna of Russia, wife of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, at Tsarskoe-Selo, Russia

October 18, 1541 – Death of Margaret Tudor, daughter of Henry VII, wife of James IV of Scotland, Archibald Douglas and Henry Stewart and sister of Henry VIII, at Methven Castle, Perthshire, Scotland; buried at the Carthusian Abbey of St John, Perth, Scotland

October 19, 1216 – Death of King John at Newark Castle; buried at Worcester Cathedral

October 20, 1714 – Coronation of George I

October 21, 1449 – Birth of George, Duke of Clarence, son of Richard, Duke of York and brother of Edward IV and Richard III, at Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland

October 22, 1660 – Birth of Charles, Duke of Cambridge, son of James II, at Worcester House, London, England

October 24, 1537 – Death of Jane Seymour, Henry VIII’s third wife, from childbirth complications at Hampton Court Palace, Richmond, England; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle
October 24, 1887 – Birth of Victoria Eugénie of Battenberg, daughter of Princess Beatrice and granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at Balmoral Castle, Scotland
October 24, 1974 – Birth of Alexander, Earl of Ulster, son of Prince Richard, the Duke of Gloucester

October 25, 1154 – Death of King Stephen at Dover Castle, Kent; buried at Faversham Abbey, Kent; Henry II ascends to the throne, the first of the Angevin kings
October 25, 1415 – Henry V defeats the French at the Battle of Agincourt
October 25, 1586 – Death sentence passed on Mary, Queen of Scots
October 25, 1760 – Death of George II at Kensington Palace; buried at Westminster Abbey

October 26, 899 – Death of Alfred the Great; buried at Hyde Abbey, Winchester
October 26, 1406 – Wedding of Philippa, daughter of Henry IV, and Eric VII of Denmark at Lund, Sweden
October 26, 1717 – Death of Catherine Sedley, mistress of James II, in Bath, England
October 26, 1944 – Death of Princess Beatrice, last surviving child of Queen Victoria, at Bantridge Park, Balcombe, Sussex, England; buried at St. Mildred’s Church, Whippingham, Isle of Wight

October 27, 940 – Death of King Athelstan at Gloucester, England; buried at Malmesbury Abbey, Wiltshire, England
October 27, 1401 – Birth of Catherine of Valois, wife of Henry V, at the Hôtel Saint-Pol, a royal palace in Paris
October 27, 1914 – Death of Prince Maurice of Battenberg, son of Princess Beatrice and grandson of Queen Victoria, during World War I at Zonnebeke, Ypres, Belgium; buried at the at Ypres Town Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium

October 28, 1708 – Death of George of Denmark, husband of Queen Anne at Kensington Palace; buried in Westminster Abbey
October 28, 1917 – Death of Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein, husband of Princess Helena, at Schomberg House, Pall Mall, London; buried at Frogmore, Windsor
October 28, 1964 – Birth of Julia Caroline Rawlinson, wife of James Ogilvy and daughter-in-law of Princess Alexandra in Cambridge, UK

October 29, 1875 – Birth of Marie of Edinburgh, daughter of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at Eastwell Park, Kent, England
October 29, 1900 – Death of Prince Christian Victor of Schleswig-Holstein, son of Princess Helena and grandson of Queen Victoria, at Pretoria, South Africa during the Boer War; buried in the Pretoria Cemetery, South Africa
October 29, 2004 – Death of Princess Alice, Dowager Duchess of Gloucester at Kensington Palace; buried at Frogmore, Windsor

October 30, 1485 – Coronation of Henry VII

October 31, 1214 – Death of Eleanor, daughter of Henry II, at the Abbey of Las Huelgas, Burgos, Castile; buried at the Abbey of Las Huelgas
October 31, 1396 – Wedding of Richard II (2nd marriage) and Isabella of Valois, who was six years old, at St. Nicholas’ Church, Calais, France
October 31, 1765 – Death of William, Duke of Cumberland, son of George II, at Upper Grosvenor Street, London, England; buried at Westminster Abbey
October 31, 1786 – Death of Princess Amelia Sophia, daughter of George II, at Cavendish Square, London, England; buried at Westminster Abbey
October 31, 1955 – Princess Margaret announces she won’t marry Peter Townsend

NOVEMBER
November 1, 1254 – Wedding of Edward I and Eleanor of Castile at the Abbey of Santa María la Real de Las Huelgas in Castile (Spain)

November 2, 1083 – Death of Matilda of Flanders, wife of William the Conqueror, at Caen, Normandy; buried at Holy Trinity Abbey, Caen, Normandy
November 2, 1160 – Wedding of Henry the Young King and Marguerite of France, daughter of King Louis VII, at Neubourg, Normandy
November 2, 1470 – Birth of Edward V in sanctuary at Westminster Abbey
November 2, 1475 – Birth of Anne of York, daughter of Edward IV, at the Palace of Westminster
November 2, 1483 – Execution of Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, in Salisbury
November 2, 1709 – Birth of Anne, Princess Royal, daughter of George II, at Schloss Herrenhausen, Hanover, Germany
November 2, 1767 – Birth of Edward, Duke of Kent, son of George III, at Buckingham Palace
November 2, 1777 – Birth of Princess Sophia, daughter of George III, at Buckingham Palace
November 2, 1810 – Death of Princess Amelia, daughter of George III, at Augusta Lodge, Windsor; buried at St George’s Chapel, Windsor

November 3, 1717 – Birth of Prince George William, son of George II, at St. James Palace
November 3, 1961 – Birth of David Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley, son of Princess Margaret, at Clarence House

November 4, 1393 – Wedding of Edmund of Langley, Duke of York (son of Edward III) and Joan Holland
November 4, 1631 – Birth of Mary, Princess Royal, daughter of Charles I, at St. James Palace, London
November 4, 1677 – Wedding of William III and Mary II at St. James Palace, London

November 5, 1605 – The Gunpowder Plot, conceived by Guy Fawkes and 10 accomplices, to kill King James I and all members of Parliament is scheduled by planting gunpowder under Parliament.  The conspirators were tried, convicted, and beheaded.
November 5, 1726 – Death of Lady Mary Tudor, illegitimate daughter of Charles II by Mary ‘Moll’ Davis, in Paris, France

November 6, 1429 – Coronation of Henry VI
November 6, 1612 – Death of Henry, Prince of Wales, son of James I, at St. James Palace, London; buried at Westminster Abbey
November 6, 1817 – Death of Princess Charlotte of Wales, only child of the Prince of Wales (later George IV), in childbirth after delivering a stillborn son, at Claremont House, Esher, Surrey; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle
November 6, 1935 – Wedding of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, and Lady Alice Montagu-Douglas-Scott at the Private Chapel, Buckingham Palace

November 8, 1768 – Birth of Princess Augusta Sophia, daughter of George III, at Buckingham Palace
November 8, 2003 – Birth of Lady Louise Windsor, daughter of Prince Edward, at Frimley Park Hospital, Surrey

November 9, 1384 – Birth of Isabella of Valois, second wife of Richard II, at Hotel du Louvre, Paris, France
November 9, 1841 – Birth of Edward VII at Buckingham Palace

November 10, 1480 – Birth of Bridget of York, daughter of Edward IV, at Eltham Palace, Kent
November 10, 1683 – Birth of George II at Schloss Herrenhausen, Hanover, Germany
November 10, 1849 – Birth of Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife, husband of Princess Louise, Princess Royal, at Edinburgh, Scotland

November 11, 1100 – Wedding of Henry I and (Edith) Matilda of Scotland at Westminster Abbey

November 12, 1035 – Death of King Cnut of England, Denmark and Norway at Shaftesbury, Dorset, England; buried at Winchester Cathedral
November 12, 1094 – Death of Duncan II of Scotland; buried at Dunfermline Abbey, Fife, Scotland
November 12, 1996 – Birth of Alexander Ogilvy, son of James Ogilvy and grandson of Princess Alexandra of Kent

November 13, 1093 – Death of Malcolm III, King of Scots at the Battle of Alnwick; buried at Dunfermline Abbey
November 13, 1312 – Birth of Edward III at Windsor Castle
November 13, 1726 – Death of Sophia Dorothea of Celle, divorced wife of George I, after 32 years of imprisonment at Castle of Ahlden, Hanover, Germany; buried at Stadtkirche St. Marien, Celle, Germany

November 14, 1501 – Wedding of Arthur, Prince of Wales, son of Henry VII, and Catherine of Aragon, daughter of King Ferdinand of Aragon and Queen Isabella of Castile, at Old St. Paul’s Cathedral, London
November 14, 1650 – Birth of William III at Binnenhof Palace, The Hague, Netherlands
November 14, 1687 – Death of Nell Gwyn, mistress of Charles II, in London; buried at the Church of St Martin-in-the-Fields in London
November 14, 1948 – Birth of King Charles III, son of Queen Elizabeth II, at Buckingham Palace
November 14, 1973 – Wedding of Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips at Westminster Abbey

November 15, 1527 – Death of Catherine of York, daughter of Edward IV, at Tiverton Castle, Devon; buried at Tiverton Church, Devon
November 15, 1669 – Death of Henrietta, daughter of James II, at St. James Palace; buried at Westminster Abbey
November 15, 1977 – Birth of Peter Phillips, son of Princess Anne, at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, London

November 16, 1093 – Death of Saint Margaret of Scotland, wife of Malcolm III of Scotland, at Edinburgh Castle, Scotland; buried at Dunfermline Abbey, Scotland
November 16, 1272 – Death of Henry III at the Palace of Westminster; buried at Westminster Abbey

November 17, 1558 – Death of Mary I at St. James Palace; buried at Westminster Abbey
November 17, 1818 – Death of Charlotte of Mecklenberg-Strelitz, wife of George III, at Kew Palace, Surrey; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle

November 18, 1851 – Death of Ernest Augustus I of Hanover, son of King George III, at Schloss Herrenhausen, Hanover, Germany; buried at the Chapel of Schloss Herrenhausen, Hanover

November 19, 1600 – Birth of Charles I at Dunfermline Palace, Fife, Scotland
November 19, 1977 – Birth of Lady Davina Windsor, daughter of Prince Richard, the Duke of Gloucester; at St. Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, London

November 20, 1737 – Death of Caroline of Ansbach, wife of George II, at St. James Palace; buried at Westminster Abbey
November 20, 1925 – Death of Alexandra of Denmark, wife of Edward VII, at Sandringham House, Norfolk; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle
November 20, 1938 – Death of Maud of the United Kingdom, daughter of Edward VII and wife of King Haakon VII of Norway, at London; buried at the Royal Mausoleum in Akershus Fortress, Norway
November 20, 1947 – Wedding of Elizabeth II and Philip of Greece at Westminster Abbey
November 20, 1992 – Fire seriously damages Windsor Castle November 20, 1995 – BBC Television broadcasts the Panorama interview with the Princess of Wales who admits being unfaithful to the Prince of Wales

November 21, 1682 – Wedding of George I and Sophia Dorothea of Celle at Celle Castle Chapel, Germany
November 21, 1761 – Birth of Dorothea Jordan, mistress of William IV, near Waterford, Ireland
November 21, 1840 – Birth of Victoria, Princess Royal, Queen Victoria’s eldest child, at Buckingham Palace

November 22, 1515 – Birth of Marie of Guise, wife of James V of Scotland, at Bar-le-Duc, Lorraine, France

November 23, 1243 – Wedding of Richard, Earl of Cornwall (son of King John) and Sanchia of Provence at Westminster Abbey
November 23, 1503 – Death of Margaret of York, wife of Charles I, Duke of Burgundy and sister of Edward IV and Richard III, in Mechlin, Flanders
November 23, 1511 – Death of Anne of York, daughter of Edward IV; buried at Church of St. Michael the Archangel, Framlingham, Suffolk
November 23, 1589 – Wedding of James I and Anne of Denmark at the Old Bishop’s Palace in Oslo, Norway
November 23, 1886 – Birth of Prince Alexander of Battenberg, son of Princess Beatrice and grandson of Queen Victoria, at Windsor Castle

November 24, 1273 – Birth of Alfonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I, at Bordeaux, France

November 25, 1034 – Death of Malcolm II of Scotland at Glamis Castle; buried at Isle of Iona, Scotland
November 25, 1120 – Death of William the Aetheling, Duke of Normandy, son and heir of Henry I, on the White Ship
November 25, 1253 – Birth of Katherine, daughter of Henry III, at the Palace of Westminster
November 25, 1314 – Death of John Balliol, King of Scots at his family’s château at Hélicourt in France; probably buried at St. Waast at Bailleul-sur-Eaune
November 25, 1609 – Birth of Henrietta Maria of France, wife of Charles I, at Hotel du Louvre, Paris, France
November 25, 1638 – Birth of Catherine of Braganza, wife of Charles II, at Vila Viçosa, Lisbon, Portugal
November 25, 1876 – Birth of Victoria Melita of Edinburgh, daughter of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at San Antonio Palace, Malta

November 26, 1869 – Birth of Princess Maud, daughter of Edward VII, at Marlborough House, London
November 26, 1992 – British government announces that Queen Elizabeth II had volunteered to start paying taxes on her personal income

November 27, 1640 – Birth of Barbara Villiers (later Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland), mistress of Charles II, in the parish of St. Margaret’s, Westminster, London
November 27, 1833 – Birth of Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge in Hanover, Germany

November 28, 1290 – Death of Eleanor of Castile, wife of Edward I, at Harby, Nottinghamshire; buried at Westminster Abbey
November 28, 1489 – Birth of Margaret Tudor, daughter of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York, at the Palace of Westminster
November 28, 1706 – Wedding of Sophia Dorothea, daughter of George I, and Frederick William I of Prussia at Berlin, Prussia

November 29, 1338 – Birth of Lionel of Antwerp, Duke of Clarence, son of Edward III, at Antwerp, Brabant
November 29, 1934 – Wedding of Prince George, Duke of Kent, son of George V, and Princess Marina of Greece at Westminster Abbey

November 30, 1016 – Death of Edmund II (Ironside); buried at Glastonbury Abbey
November 30, 1705 – Death of Catherine of Braganza, wife of Charles II, at Bemposta Palace, Lisbon, Portugal; buried at Belém Monastery, Lisbon
November 30, 1719 – Birth of Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, Princess of Wales, mother of George III, in Gotha, Germany

DECEMBER
December 1, 1135 – Death of Henry I at St. Denis-le-Fermont, France; buried at Reading Abbey, Berkshire
December 1, 1241 – Death of Isabella, daughter of King John, at Foggia, Naples; buried at the Cathedral of Andria, Sicily
December 1, 1844 – Birth of Alexandra of Denmark, wife of Edward VII at the Yellow Palace, Copenhagen

December 2, 1849 – Death of Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, wife of William IV, at Bentley Priory, Stanmore, Middlesex; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle
December 2, 1988 – Birth of Edward, Baron Downpatrick, son of the Earl of St. Andrews and grandson of the Duke of Kent

December 3, 1935 – Death of Princess Victoria, daughter of King Edward VII, at Coppins, Iver, Buckinghamshire; buried at Frogmore, Windsor
December 3, 1939 – Death of Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, daughter of Queen Victoria, at Kensington Palace; cremated and ashes buried at Frogmore, Windsor

December 4, 1214 – Death of William I “the Lion” of Scotland at Stirling, Scotland; buried at Arbroath Abbey, Arbroath, Scotland

December 5, 1671 – Death of Catherine, daughter of James II, at St. James Palace; buried at Westminster Abbey
December 5, 1969 – Death of Princess Alice of Battenberg, mother of Prince Philip at Buckingham Palace; first buried in the Royal Crypt at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, reburied in 1988 at the Convent of Saint Mary Magdalene in Gethsemane on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem (near her aunt Grand Duchess Elizabeth Fyodorovna of Russia)

December 6, 1421 – Birth of Henry VI at Windsor Castle

December 7, 1545 – Birth of Henry, Lord Darnley, son of Matthew Stuart, 4th Earl of Lennox and Margaret Douglas (daughter of Margaret Tudor), at Temple Newsham, Yorkshire, England
December 7, 1724 – Birth of Princess Louise, daughter of George II, at Leicester House, St. Martin’s, London

December 8, 1542 – Birth of Mary, Queen of Scots at Linlithgow Palace
December 8, 1956 – Death of Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein, daughter of Princess Helena and granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at 10 Fitzmaurice Place, Berkeley Square, London; buried at Frogmore, Windsor

December 9, 1165 – Death of Malcolm IV of Scotland at Jedburgh Castle; buried at Dunfermline Abbey, Fife, Scotland
December 9, 1992 – Separation of the Prince and Princess of Wales announced by British Prime Minister John Major

December 10, 1394 – Birth of James I of Scotland at Dunfermline Palace, Fife, Scotland
December 10, 1820 – Birth of Princess Elizabeth of Clarence, daughter of William IV, at St. James Palace
December 10, 1936 – Edward VIII signs the Instrument of Abdication

December 11, 1282 – Ambush and killing of Llewellyn ap Gruffydd, Prince of Gwynedd, the last native Prince of Wales
December 11, 1472 – Death of Margaret of York, daughter of Edward IV; buried at Westminster Abbey
December 11, 1743 – Wedding of Princess Louisa, daughter of George II, to Frederik V of Denmark at Altona, Hamburg, Germany
December 11, 1936 – Abdication of Edward VIII; his brother George VI becomes king

December 12, 1212 – Death of Geoffrey, Archbishop of York, illegitimate son of Henry II; died and buried at the Priory of Saint Michael at Grandmont in Normandy
December 12, 1574 – Birth of Anne of Denmark, wife of James I, at Skanderborg Castle in Skanderborg, Denmark
December 12, 1992 – Wedding of Princess Anne and Captain Timothy Laurence at Crathie Church, Ballater, Scotland

December 13, 1470 – Wedding of Edward, Prince of Wales, son of Henry VI and Anne Neville
December 13, 1906 – Birth of Princess Marina of Greece, wife of Prince George, Duke of Kent, at Nicholas Palace, Athens, Greece

December 14, 1542 – Death of James V of Scotland at Falkland Palace, Fife; buried at Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh; his six day old daughter Mary becomes Queen of Scots
December 14, 1861 – Death of Prince Albert, husband of Queen Victoria, at Windsor Castle; buried at the Royal Mausoleum, Frogmore, Windsor
December 14, 1878 – Death of Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, wife of Grand Duke Louis IV of Hesse and by Rhine, daughter of Queen Victoria, at Neues Palais, Darmstadt, Germany; buried at the Mausoleum of Rosenhöhe, Hessen-Darmstadt
December 14, 1895 – Birth of George VI at York Cottage, Sandringham, Norfolk

December 15, 1785 – Wedding of George, Prince of Wales (future George IV) and Maria Fitzherbert at Park Lane, Mayfair, London
December 15, 1994 – Birth of Flora Ogilvy, daughter of James Ogilvy, granddaughter of Princess Alexandra of Kent, in Edinburgh, Scotland

December 16, 1485 – Birth of Catherine of Aragon, daughter of Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castile, first wife of Henry VIII, mother of Mary I, at Alcala de Henares, Spain

December 17, 2007 – Birth of James, Viscount Severn, son of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, at Frimley Park Hospital, Surrey, England

December 18, 1941 – Birth of Prince William of Gloucester, son of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, in Barnet, Hertfordshire, England

December 19, 1154 – Coronation of Henry II
December 19, 1751 – Death of Princess Louisa, daughter of George II, wife of King Frederik V of Denmark, at Christiansborg Castle, Copenhagen, Denmark; buried at Roskilde Cathedral

December 20, 860 – Death of King Ethelbad of Wessex; buried at Sherborne Abbey, Dorset
December 20, 1902 – Birth of Prince George, Duke of Kent, son of George V, at York Cottage, Sandringham, Norfolk

December 23, 1230 – Death of Berengaria of Navarre, wife of Richard I, at L’Epau Abbey, Le Mans, Anjou, France; originally buried at L’Epau Abbey, later moved to Le Mans Cathedral, Le Mans, Anjou

December 24, 1167 – Birth of King John at Beaumont Palace, Oxford, England
December 24, 1598 – Birth of Margaret, daughter of James I, at Dalkeith Palace, Scotland
December 24, 1660 – Death of Mary, Princess Royal, daughter of Charles I, wife of William II of Orange, mother of King William III, at Whitehall Palace, London; buried at Westminster Abbey

December 25, 1066 – Coronation of William the Conqueror
December 25, 1153 – Treaty of Westminster signed allowing Stephen to keep the crown of England under the condition that Henry of Anjou, son of Stephen’s cousin Empress Maud, becomes his heir.
December 25, 1901 – Birth of Lady Alice Montagu-Douglas-Scott, wife of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, at Montagu House, London
December 25, 1936 – Birth of Princess Alexandra of Kent at 3 Belgrave Square, London, England

December 26, 1135 – Coronation of King Stephen
December 26, 1251 – Wedding of Margaret, daughter of Henry III, and Alexander III of Scotland at York Minster
December 26, 1996 – Birth of Cassius Taylor, son of Lady Helen Windsor and grandson of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent
December 26, 2004 – Death of Sir Angus Ogilvy, husband of Princess Alexandra of Kent, at Kingston Hospital, London; buried at Frogmore, Windsor

December 28, 1635 – Birth of Princess Elizabeth, daughter of Charles I, at St. James’s Palace, London
December 28, 1665 – Birth of George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, illegitimate son of Charles II  by Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland
December 28, 1694 – Death of Queen Mary II at Kensington Palace; buried at Westminster Abbey
December 28, 1757 – Death of Princess Caroline, daughter of George II, at St. James Palace; buried at Westminster Abbey

December 29, 1170 – Murder of Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, in Canterbury Cathedral
December 29, 2010 – Birth of Savannah Anne Kathleen Phillips, daughter of Peter Phillips, granddaughter of Princess Anne, and first great-grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II, at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital

December 30, 1460 – Death of Richard, Duke of York (father of Edward IV and Richard III) and his son Edmund, Duke of Rutland at the Battle of Wakefield; buried at Collegiate Church of Fotheringhay, Northamptonshire

December 31, 1705 – Death of Catherine of Braganza, wife of Charles II, at Bemposta Palace in Lisbon, Portugal; buried at the Jerónimos Monastery, in Belém, Lisbon, Portugal

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