Spain

The Wedding of Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano and Prince Felipe of Spain

Today is King Felipe and Queen Letizia's 16th wedding anniversary! Let's take a look back at their wedding, which was the first royal wedding of an heir to the throne in Spain for nearly a century. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'kUnfywf-TZd250fF7PKA0g',sig:'Y6uivX3P6Iwpw-5wueobmdVm3LyoDpBL49-80La39Qc=',w:'594px',h:'393px',items:'98055347,450810642,450810332,98055317,50885869',caption: true ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false })}); We'll start off with the co- stars of the show, the… Continue reading The Wedding of Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano and Prince Felipe of Spain

Spain

Random Royaling – Order of the Civil Merit

King Felipe and Queen Letizia, accompanied by Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofia, attended the Order of the Civil Merit (Orden del Mérito Civil) ceremony at the Royal Palace. Established by King Alfonso XIII of Spain in 1926, the order rewards civic virtues of officers in service for the State. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'Qnq9hLkLTdZDmm1EvNYOSQ',sig:'yDjEfMzcVgFUZ-Q8WNdBma3HqJy1of66k1XoIy7LCqs=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1156920373,1156918597,1156918867,1156919888,1156918846',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360:… Continue reading Random Royaling – Order of the Civil Merit

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Order of the Garter–more fun!

The appointment of the Knights and Ladies of the Garter is in The Queen's gift, without Prime Ministerial advice. Queen Elizabeth has appointed Felipe VI, King of Spain, a Stranger Knight in 2017 and Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands as a Stranger Knight in 2018.  As we all know, both Kings attended this year's Garter… Continue reading Order of the Garter–more fun!

Britain

Brit Brief – Order of the Garter

The hofdames can already feel the excitement building for this year's Order of the Garter ceremonies. In addition to the usual pomp and the appearance of the senior Windsors, both King Felipe and King Willem-Alexander will be invested. The proceedings will be held at St. George’s Chapel. We will bring you all the details in… Continue reading Brit Brief – Order of the Garter