Royal Birthdays for today, April 22nd:
Isabel I, Queen of Castile and León, 1451
Maria Anna Ferdinanda, Austrian Archduchess, 1770
Marie Valerie, Archduchess of Austria, 1868
Margaret of Prussia, Landgravine of Hesse, 1872
Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, 1906
"Daddy was not at home when you got dressed so it went a little wrong with this loop."
King Frederik IX and Queen Ingrid of Denmark visiting the United Kingdom in 1951. They were greeted by the British Royal Family at the train station.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visiting Uluru
The “Royal Mob” at the occassion of Ernst of Hesse's marriage to Victoria Melita.
"There exists a famous set of photographs that were taken during the wedding festivities. It seemed as if it there were more Queen Victoria descendants and crowned heads, crowded on steps at the rear of the Edinburgh Palais, in order to mark the occassion, than ever before…. The princial photographer was the Coburg court photographer, Professor Uhlenhut. He took many of the pictures and had about thirty of the guests sitting in all kinds of poses and combination.These photographs were circulated all over Europe…" (Ilana D. Miller, Four Graces)