Her Majesty Margareta, Custodian of the Romanian Crown is this week on a four-day long visit to the United Kingdos with her husband Prince Radu of Romania. It’s the latest in a long line of visits between the two families.
The first visit of the Royal Family of Romania to London took place in 1874 when Sovereign Prince Carol I and Princess Elizabeth met with the Prince and Princess of Wales, later King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra. The first British royal visit to Romania took place at Peles Castle, in 1888, when the future King Edward VII was the guest of King Carol I. The most recent Romanian royal visits to Great Britain took place in December 2018 and December 2019.
This visit saw a very special meeting between Her Majesty Margareta, Custodian of the Romania, Prince Radu and The Queen who welcomed them to Windsor Castle. The meeting, on November 24th 2021, followed a trip to the Royal Defence College. The college was also visited by the Romanian Royal Family in February 2017, and the members of the college visited Elisabeta Palace in May 2018.
The first day of the visit also included a trip to the Mansion House where they were welcomed by the current Lord Mayor of London. Prince Radu was also the guest of the British Paralympic Association.