Order of the Companions of Honour
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20h ago
Order of the Companions of Honour is an Order of Merit. It is a honor given out by the Monarch of the Commonwealth Realms. (Commonwealth Realms referring to all of the countries the British Monarch is monarch of. Not to be confused with international organization the  Commonwealth  of Nations) This honor is not part of the British Honors Systerm. And has no precedence with in that system and does not come with any title. But Members are entitled to use the post-nominal letters CH. This honor is given by the British monarch on the advice of the governments from the Commonwealth Realms ..read more
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Queen Sofia of Spain - Hospitalization & Serious Health Issues
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by Unknown
2w ago
Zarateman, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons I think anytime a royal is in the hospital or having a major health event, there is public concern. I have compiled this information for the purpose of allowing the public to better understand the royal's health history. All information I share is publicly available information that has been released by the palace. Out of respect for the royals, I don't include any rumors or anything not confirmed by the palace or royals.  2024 Hospitalized with Urinary Infection Hospital Ruber International in Madrid  ..read more
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Balcony Appearance for Monarch's Birthday (Denmark)
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by Unknown
2w ago
Embed from Getty Images Each year, the Denmark Monarch marks their birthday with a balcony appearance with members of the Royal Family. For milestone birthdays there are usually additional events held. Usual Time: 11:50 AM Changing of the Guard Ceremony Noon Royal Family makes Balcony Appearance Which residence this event is held depends on where the Monarch is stay at the time. Amalieborg Palace Complex Purple Other White King Frederik X's Reign King Frederik's birthday is on May 26th, and was held on that day regardless of the day of the week. Year Residence Notes ..read more
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Royal Maundy Coins
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by Unknown
3w ago
Each year during the annual Maundy Thursday Service the Monarch (or their representative) presents Maundy Money to a number of recipients. The Money is divided into 2 purses   The red purse always contains a £5 and a fifty pence commemorative coin. The white purse contains a set of specially minted silver Maundy coins with the equivalent value in pence to the Monarch’s age. (The coins are usually made up of 1p, 2p, 3p, & 4p coins.) The £5 peice is usually a coin commemorating some royal event. The fifty pence coin is commemorating some British Event.  The white purse coin's are u ..read more
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The Rose Ball - Monaco
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by Unknown
1M ago
Embed from Getty Images The Rose Ball (Bal de la Rose) is held every year in March at the Sale des toiles at Sporting Monte Carlo, in Monaco. The event first held in 1954 to launch the party season in Monaco. Princess Grace got involved in the event in 1957. And for the remainder of her live was involved in planning the event.  When the Princess Grace Foundation was created in 1964, the ball became a charity event in support of the foundation. The Rose Hall is hosted by Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer. Since 1983, Princess Caroline has presided over the Princess Grace Foundation and ..read more
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Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland
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1M ago
Palace of Holyrood House where Lord High Commissioner stays Mattias Hill, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons The General Assembly of the a Church of Scotland takes place every year and is usually a week long. The Monarch is represented by a Lord High Commissioner or on rare occasion may attend themselves. The Lord High Commissioner is a purely ceremonial role. They represent the Monarch at the Assembly. Usually the position is given to a senior government official from Scotland. On a rare occasion, a working royal is appointed.  While this position is not directly connected ..read more
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Service of Thanksgiving for King Constantine of Greece (2024)
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2M ago
St. George's Chapel Aurelien Guichard (changes by Rabanus Flavus), CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons A Service of Thanksgiving was held at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle, in Windsor, England, UK on February 27th to mark the life of King Constantine of Greece. Constantine lived in the UK during his exile, and is also a member of the extended British Royal Family.  British Royals Queen Camilla Prince Andrew & Duchess Sarah Princess Beatrice & Edo Mapelli Mozzi Princess Anne & Sir Tim Zara & Mike Tindall Duke & Duchess of Gloucester Lady Sarah ..read more
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State Visits made by King Harald V of Norway
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2M ago
 List of State visit made/received by King Harald V of Norway during his reign.   Color Chart Purple Incoming Yellow Outgoing Year Type Country Head of State Notes 2020s - - - - - - - - May 2024 Incoming Denmark King Frederik 1 February 2024 Incoming Tanzania President Samia Suluhu Hassan May 2023 Incoming Italy President Sergio Mattarella  - November 2021 Incoming Netherlands King Willem-Alexander - February 2020 Outgoing Jordan King Abdullah II 2010s November 2019 Incoming Slovenia President Borut Pahor - June 2019 Incoming Republi ..read more
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Norway State Visits
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by Unknown
2M ago
Banquet Hall at Oslo Royal Palace Photo: Simen Sund, Det Kongelige Hoff List of State Visits King Harald V Back to Norway - Annual Events ..read more
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List of King Frederik X of Denmark's State Visits
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by Unknown
2M ago
Photo: Dennis Stenild, Kongehuset © List of State visit made/received by King Frederik X of Denmark during his reign.   Color Chart Purple Incoming Yellow Outgoing Year Type Country Head of State Notes - - - - May 2024 Outgoing Norway King Harald - May 2024 Outgoing Sweden King Carl Gustaf - Denmark State Visits - Main Page ..read more
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