Tuesday, May 31, 2011

May 28

May 28


Prince Louis/Luis of Bourbon, Duke of Burgundy   {2010} [twin] (son of Prince Louis Alphonse/Luis Alfonso of Bourbon, Duke of Anjou)

Prince Alphonse/Alfonso of Bourbon, Duke of Berry   {2010} [twin] (son of Prince Louis Alphonse/Luis Alfonso of Bourbon, Duke of Anjou)
(the twins are pictured here with their parents & older sister)


1503   King James IV of Scotland & Princess Margaret Tudor of England are married according to a Papal Bull by Pope Alexander VI.  A Treaty of Everlasting Peace between Scotland & England signed on that occasion results in a peace that lasts 10 years.
1533   The Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer declares the marriage of King Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn valid.
2008   The first meeting of the Constituent Assembly of Nepal formally declares Nepal a republic, ending the 240-year reign of the Shah dynasty.


1371   Jean II "the Fearless", Duke of Burgundy (d.1419)
1524   Selim II, Ottoman Sultan (d.1574)

1660   King George I of Great Britain & Ireland, Prince-Elector of Hanover, Duke of Brunswick (d.1727)


1357   King Afonso IV of Portugal

1509   Caterina Sforza, Countess of Forli

1750   Emperor Sakuramachi of Japan

1940   Prince Friedrich Karl of Hesse, Landgrave of Hesse

1972   The Duke of Windsor, former King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland, Emperor of India

1989   Kazuko Takatsukasa, former Princess Taka of Japan (sister of Emperor Akihito of Japan)
(pictured here with her husband on her wedding day in 1950)

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