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1959 – Sarah Margaret Ferguson was born on October 15th in Marylebone, London, England. Daughter of Major Ronald Ivor Ferguson and Susan Mary Wright. 1985 – Invited to a house party at Windsor Castle to celebrate the Royal Ascot horse races. Her romance with Prince Andrew began. 1986 – Became engaged to Prince Andrew on ..

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1947 – She was born Camilla Shand on the 17th day of July this year in London, England.   1970 – Early this year, she met Britain’s Prince Charles and both became romantic partners.   1973 – She ended up marrying not the prince, but instead she was married to Army captain Andrew Parker-Bowles in ..

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1791 – She who was given the Latin baptismal name of Maria Ludovica Leopoldina Francisca Theresa Josepha Lucia was born on the 12th day of December this year at Vienna, Austria.   1810 – She was married on the 11th day of March of this year to Napoleon by proxy, with a subsequent ceremony-taking place ..

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Maria Theresa Walburga Amalia Christina was the last ruler belonging to the House of Habsburg. She the only female member of the Hapsburg family to be a ruler in their 650 year dynasty. Maria Theresa was born on May 13th 1717 in the Hofburg Palace in Vienna, Austria, where she also died. She was the ..

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1122 – She was born this year in England. She was raised in one of Europe’s most cultured courts, the birthplace of courtly love. By all accounts, Eleanor was the apple of her father’s eye, which made sure she had the best education possible.   1137 – She became the Duchess of Aquitaine this year, ..

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1905 – Astrid, Queen of Belgium, Princess Astrid Sofia Lovisa Thyra of Sweden, born on the 17th of November. She was the third daughter of Prince Carl, Duke of Westrogothia, and his wife Princess Ingeborg of Denmark. Astrid was the Queen consort of Léopold III of the Belgians. 1926 – Married Léopold on the 4th ..

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1477 – Born on the 25th of January in Breton, France. 1481 – She was officially promised in marriage to Edward, Prince of Wales, son of Edward IV of England. 1490 – Her marriage with Maximilian, which took place at Rennes by proxy on the 19th of December, gained Anne the title Queen of the ..

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1901 – Born on June 18th in Peterhof (now Petrodvorets), Russia . The youngest daughter of Nicholas II, Anastasia became extremely famous for numerous claimants, who had been popping up in the West after the murder of the Russian Tsar family. 1917 – Nicholas abdicated the throne and was placed under house arrest at the ..

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