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The Death Of Princess Maria Margarita Of Bourbon-Two Sicilies

  January 25, 2014 at 11:48 am by

Princess Maria Margarita of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, the daughter of Prince Gabriel of Borbon-Two-Sicilies and his second wife, Princess Cecilia Lumbomirska, died on January 15 in Madrid aged 79. Princess Maria Margherita was born on 16 November 1934 in Warsaw, Poland. On 11 June 1962, she married Luis Gonzaga Maldonado y Gordon in Jerez de la Frontera. She has three daughters; Maria Margarita (born in 1963), Maria Claudia (born in 1965) and Maria … Continue reading

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Princess Birgitta of Sweden’s 77th Birthday

  January 21, 2014 at 6:16 pm by

Princess Birgitta of Sweden celebrated her birthday on January 19. Princess Birgitta was born on 19 January 1937 at Haga Palace in Stockholm, Sweden. Her parents are Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten and Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. She has four siblings; Princess Margaretha, Princess Désirée, Princess Christina and King Carl XVI Gustaf. In 1959, Princess Birgitta met her future husband Prince Johann Georg of Hohenzollern at a … Continue reading

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The Countess of Wessex’s 49th Birthday

  January 21, 2014 at 1:51 am by

The Countess of Wessex, Sophie, celebrated her 49th birthday on January 20. Sophie Rhys Jones was born on 20 January 1965 in Oxford, England. She is the second child and first daughter of Christopher Bournes Rhys Jones and his wife, Mary O’Sullivan. Sophie has an elder brother, David. She grew up in Brenchley, Kent, in England and attended Dulwich Preparatory School and Kent College. She later trained to be a … Continue reading

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Princess Madeleine Of Sweden To Give Birth In New York

  January 19, 2014 at 2:13 am by

The Royal Court has announced that Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland will give birth to her daughter in New York City instead of Sweden, which was her parent’s wishes. As the little princess will be born in North America, she may not have succession rights based on future arrangements (to be in line for the Swedish Throne, a royal must be raised in Sweden.) Here is the announcement … Continue reading

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The Duchess of Cambridge’s 32nd Birthday

  January 10, 2014 at 12:31 am by

The Duchess of Cambridge celebrated her 32nd birthday on January 9. It is not known how Kate will celebrate her birthday, but many magazines and newspapers have been speculating about her celebrations. The Duchess of Cambridge (née Catherine [better known as "Kate"] Elizabeth Middleton) was born on 9 January 1982 at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Berkshire, England. Her parents are Michael and Carole (née Goldsmith) Middleton and her siblings … Continue reading

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Duke of Cambridge Begins 10 Week Study Course at St John’s College, Cambridge

  January 8, 2014 at 4:56 am by

On January 7, The Duke of Cambridge, Prince William, began a 10 week course in agricultural management at St John’s College at Cambridge University. The course is organized by The Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership. During the course, William will be participating in lectures with other PhD students, in some classes. The course has been designed to help him prepare with managing the Duchy of Cornwall estate once he inherits … Continue reading

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A Royal Christmas

  January 5, 2014 at 2:59 am by

On Christmas Day 2013, members of the British Royal Family attended an early morning and morning service at St. Mary Magdalene Church near Sandringham, Norfolk. The Queen and her husband Prince Philip are expected to stay at Sandringham until February 6. The early morning service is a private affair, but the morning service is more public – members of the public can watch the royals walk to church and hand … Continue reading

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Princess Alexandra, The Hon. Lady Ogilvy’s 77th Birthday

  December 31, 2013 at 3:28 am by

Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy celebrated her 77th birthday on Christmas Day 2013. Princess Alexandra was born on Christmas Day 1936 at No. 3 Belgrave Square in London, England and is the only daughter and second eldest child of Prince George, Duke of Kent and his wife, Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark. She is also a granddaughter of King George V and Queen Mary. She has two brothers; … Continue reading

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Queen Silvia’s 70th Birthday

  December 27, 2013 at 5:04 am by

On 23 December 2013, Queen Silvia celebrated her 70th birthday. Silvia’s birthday was celebrated with a gala performance at the Oscars Theatre in Stockholm, Sweden on 20 December. On the day of her birthday, the flag was flown at the Royal Palace in Stockholm and a salute also took place. Queen Silvia (née Silvia Renate Sommerlath) was born in Heidelberg, Germany on 23 December 1943. She is the younger child … Continue reading

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What to expect at 2013′s Christmas at Sandringham

  December 24, 2013 at 2:53 am by

It has been said that 30 members of the Royal Family will be celebrating their Christmas with the Queen and Prince Philip at Sandringham, in Norfolk. Because of the large number of guests, some royals have been asked to sleep in the Servant’s Quarters and the servants have been asked to sleep elsewhere. Amongst those sleeping in the Servant’s Quarters will be the Viscount and Viscountess Linley and their two … Continue reading

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Viscount Severn’s 6th Birthday

  December 20, 2013 at 12:00 am by

On 17 December 2013, the Viscount Severn celebrated his sixth birthday. James, Viscount Severn was born on 17 December 2007 at Frimley Park Hospital in Surrey, England. He is the only son and youngest child of The Earl and Countess of Wessex. He has an elder sister, Lady Louise, who was born on 8 November 2003. In 2008, he was admitted to Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital as he had … Continue reading

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Victoria, Daniel and Estelle Get Into The Festive Spirit

  December 14, 2013 at 10:26 am by

On 13 December, the Royal Court released new photos of Princess Estelle and her parents. Earlier in the morning, Estelle and her mother were seen at the St. Lucia Morning which was held at the Royal Mews in Stockholm. The photos, which showed Estelle and her parents making gingerbread biscuits, were taken in the family’s residence, Haga Palace. Estelle wore a pretty navy patterned dress complete with a cute red … Continue reading

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Swedish Royals Attend 2013 Nobel Prize Awards

  December 10, 2013 at 10:16 pm by

On December 10, King Carl Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Prince Daniel, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Christina attended the Nobel Prize Awards. Also present were Countess Bettina Bernadotte and her husband Philipp Haugg. The Nobels are in memory of the Prizes’ founder, Alfred Nobel, and are a tradition for the Swedish Royal Family since 1901. Usually, Crown Princess Victoria and Princess Madeleine attend the ceremony, but due to other reasons were … Continue reading

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Swedish Royals Attend Official Dinner in Stockholm

  December 5, 2013 at 12:06 am by

On 3 December, King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel and Prince Carl Philip attended an official dinner at The Royal Palace in Stockholm, Sweden. Princess Madeleine and her husband Chris O’Neill were not present as they are living in New York. Those invited were representatives from the Swedish diplomatic corps, the Swedish parliament, the Swedish government agencies, Swedish science associations, Swedish sports associations and Swedish … Continue reading

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Lady Amelia Windsor Makes Her Début At The Ball Des Débutantes

  December 2, 2013 at 3:09 pm by

Lady Amelia Windsor, the daughter of the Earl and Countess of St Andrews, made her début into society at the Ball des Débutantes in Paris. Also in attendance were Kyra Kennedy, President John F. Kennedy’s great-niece; Akshita Bhanjdeo, a member of India’s Bhanja Dynasty; Monica Urquijo Zobel, an It Girl from the Philippines; Rebecca Eu, the daughter of a Chinese healthcare company chief; and Francesca Packer Barham, the granddaughter of … Continue reading

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Prince William Attends Gala At Kensington Palace In Aid Of Centrepoint

  November 29, 2013 at 3:01 am by

Prince William attended The Winter White Gala at Kensington Palace on the evening of Tuesday 25 November 2013. Also in attendance were singers Taylor Swift and Jon Bon Jovi. The gala was in aid of Centrepoint, of which William is patron. Kate was not present as she was looking after the couple’s four-month-old son, Prince George. The future King, Taylor Swift and Jon Bon Jovi sang “Livin’ On A Prayer”, … Continue reading

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Prince Harry Begins South Pole Trek

  November 22, 2013 at 10:55 pm by

On November 22, Prince Harry began his trek to the South Pole with Walking with the Wounded, of which he is patron. Harry and his team were due to fly to Antarctica on November 20, but due to poor weather, they had to stay behind in South Africa until it was safe enough to fly. Joining the Prince is a group of 12 celebrities and injured servicemen, amongst them are … Continue reading

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Two Birthdays In The British Royal Family

  November 20, 2013 at 9:58 pm by

On November 14 and 15, the Prince of Wales and his nephew Peter Philips celebrated their birthdays. Charles turned 65 whilst Peter turned 36. Prince Charles celebrated his 65 birthday in Sri Lanka, where he received a birthday cake with an iced “Happy 65th Birthday” message. He also had a group of Sri Lankan school children sing happy birthday to him. The Duchess of Cornwall was interviewed on the occasion … Continue reading

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It’s a Girl for Archduke Imre and Archduchess Kathleen

  November 16, 2013 at 7:01 pm by

Archduke Imre and Archduchess Kathleen of Austria welcomed their first child, a girl, on November 11, 2013. The little Archduchess’s full name is Maria Stella. Archduke Imre was born on December 8, 1985 and is the eldest son and second eldest child of Archduke Carl Christian of Austria (himself the son of Archduke Carl Ludwig of Austria and Princess Yolande of Ligne) and his wife, Archduchess Marie Astrid of Austria, … Continue reading

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British Royals At Remembrance Day

  November 13, 2013 at 10:16 am by

On November 10, The Queen, Prince Philip, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry, The Countess of Wessex, Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence, the Duke of Kent, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester and Princess Alexandra attended a service at the Cenotaph in London. Also present were Britain’s past and present Prime Ministers; David Cameron, Gordon Brown, Tony Blair and John Major. The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, Deputy Prime … Continue reading

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