The Royal Forums Coat of Arms


Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #1  
Old 02-28-2008, 06:52 AM
Marengo's Avatar
Administrator
Royal Blogger, TRF Author
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posts: 19,400
Archduke Karl and Grand Duchess Catherina as King & Queen?

I am reading Adam Zamoyski's excellent 'Rites of Peace' at the moment and it is stated that Lord Aberdeen received intelligence that Tsar Alexander I of Russia and Emperor Franz I of Austria were planning a marriage of Franz' son, the Duke of Teschen to Grand Duchess Catherine Pavlovna, Alexanders sister 9later mother of our Queen Sophie). The couple would become King and Queen of The Netherlands...

I was wondering in what advanced state this plan was? As Alexander I actually offered part of The Netherlands to Denmark at one point I am not so surprised. Luckily there was England who wanted a strong Northern neigbour for France.
__________________
TRF Rules and FAQ
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Archduke Karl Peter von Habsburg & Princess Alexandra von Wrede 1998 Elsa M. Weddings: Non-Reigning Houses & Nobility 12 02-13-2018 04:46 PM
Archduke Karl of Austria & Baroness Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza 1993 mtbcm Weddings: Non-Reigning Houses & Nobility 33 09-05-2016 02:05 PM
Death and Funeral of HI&RH Archduke Karl Ludwig (1918-2007) Marengo The Imperial House of Austria 27 11-10-2009 08:50 AM
Grand Duke Henri & Grand Duchess Maria Teresa, Current Events 4 (February-June 2006) Alexandria Current Events Archive 196 06-04-2006 02:14 AM
Grand Duke Jean and the late GD Joséphine-Charlotte, News 1 (May 2003 - April 2005) Jalmey Current Events Archive 117 04-14-2005 12:12 PM




Popular Tags
camilla caracciolo carl gustaf chris o'neill crown princess victoria current events denmark family fashion felipe and letizia general news hereditary grand duchess stéphanie hereditary grand duke guillaume hereditary princess sophie infanta cristina infanta leonor infanta sofia iñaki urdangarín james bond king felipe king felipe and queen letizia current events king felipe vi king juan carlos king philippe king willem-alexander letizia lord snowdon meghan markle news norwegian royal family porphyria prince alexander prince charles prince daniel prince gabriel prince guillaume prince harry prince harry of wales prince louis prince nicholas prince oscar princess beatrice princess estelle princess leonore princess madeleine princess of asturias princess victoria queen letizia queen letizia casual outfits queen letizia daytime fashion queen letizia fashion queen mary of teck queen mathilde queen maxima queen maxima daytime fashion queen sofia royal ancestry royal geneology royal wedding shaikh zayed bin hamdan bin zayed al nahyan state visit stephanie sweden swedish royal family theatre victoria waldeck wedding windsor wedding working visit



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:45 PM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2018
Jelsoft Enterprises