Princess Mathilde Dame Grand Cross in the Order of the Holy Sepulchre

  June 17, 2010 at 12:15 pm by

View image at hbvl.be

The newspapers of Sud Presse report that last Ffriday Princess Mathilde was installed as a Dame Grand Cross in the order of the Holy Sepulchre. The ceremony happened with only a few people present. The order of the Holy Selpulchre is a prestigious Catholic order that wants to spread Catholicism in the world. the Vatican has to approve of all the new members the order is inviting. The order traces its roots to Duke Godfrey of Bouillon, principal leader of the first crusade.

The order has 22.000 members world wide. Between 360 and 370 of them are living in Belgium. Some royal members were/are: King Alphonso XIII of Spain, the Duke of Calabria, King Juan Carlos I, the Prince of Asturias, the late Count of Barcelona, the Belgian Kings Leopold II, Albert I, Baudouin and Albert II, Queen Paola and the Duke of Brabant.

Filed under Belgian Royals
Tagged , , .

Related posts:

  1. Albert II receives Cyclo-Cross Riders in Audience
  2. New Titles for Grand-Ducal Family
  3. Audiences with the Grand Duke and Duchess
  4. Grand Duke Henri Swears In His New Government
  5. Archduchess Fransesca Receives Golden Order of Merit

One Response to Princess Mathilde Dame Grand Cross in the Order of the Holy Sepulchre

  1. Emmnauel Sant says:

    Princesss Mathilda is another elegant lady and a shining examle of motherhood and family life.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Royal News to your Email

Royal News Delivered to your Email!

You can get the latest Royal News right in your inbox. Just sign up below and we will send you an email when the latest royal news is posted.

Close [X]