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Old 01-08-2018, 09:18 AM
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I am speaking about the actual Generation..
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Old 01-08-2018, 01:44 PM
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Not completely debilatating (fortunately) but Lady Louise Windsor was born with Esotropia which required medical treatment.
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Old 01-08-2018, 06:13 PM
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I am speaking about the actual Generation..
Infanta Margarita is alive. She is the aunt of the current king of Spain.
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What was the reason of her blindness? Did her mother catch some disease while pregnant with her?
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Old 01-08-2018, 07:00 PM
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From Princess Christina is known that her mother did catch rubella when she visited a troop ship which made a long journey from Netherlands East-Indies (now Indonesia) to the Netherlands.

About the Infanta Doña Margarita I can only find she was born blind when her parents were in exile in Rome. Neither in Spanish nor in English articles I can google a possible cause for her blindness.

When there is no infection, no genetic disorder, it can just be a matter of the eyes not well-developed as a foetus. Or the eyes are perfectly fine but the part of the brain which regulates the vision is not working. Or the eyes and the brains are completely in order but the nerves do not transmit vision impulses from the eye to the brain. It is so complex, it is a wonder vision works perfectly well for 99% of the babies.
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Old 01-09-2018, 02:37 AM
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The now born royals are all healty , cute , loving and rich.
i'm just not sure what "cute" and " rich" has to do with disability (or no disability)
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Old 01-09-2018, 07:12 AM
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Yes I am happy to see all the new born Royals without any disability .
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And Ginevra van Eilinkhuizen, daughter of Prince Amedeo of Savoy & Kyara van Eilinkhuizen?
She is 11 years old and has Down's syndrome.
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And Ginevra van Eilinkhuizen, daughter of Prince Amedeo of Savoy & Kyara van Eilinkhuizen?
She is 11 years old and has Down's syndrome.
Oh yes, you are right indeed. That was a scandal for the House of Aosta when the Duke did not meet his obligations.

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In what sense? Didn't he officially recognize her as his daughter?
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Old 01-09-2018, 11:48 AM
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It seems the Duke promised the mother to care for the child. When the Duke did not meet his promise, a DNA-test was agreed. After clarity from this test, the Duke still avoided his obligations. In the end the mother had to go to Justice to make the Duke to fulfill his paternal obligations. All by all a very ungentlemanlike attitude, unworthy the House of Savoia-Aosta.
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So he doesn't pay child support to maintain her?
I see that care for such a child is relatively expensive, but he is wealthy, isn't he?
Especially giving the fact that his other children are already adult and independent.

Ungentlemanlike attitude, no matter what the lineage of the father is.
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Old 01-09-2018, 06:04 PM
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So he doesn't pay child support to maintain her?
I see that care for such a child is relatively expensive, but he is wealthy, isn't he?
Especially giving the fact that his other children are already adult and independent.

Ungentlemanlike attitude, no matter what the lineage of the father is.
The Duke pays for the care of his disabled daughter, but he only started to do so when he was forced by the Court of Justice.

On 2005 the Duke had an affair with Ms Kyara van Ellinkhuizen, a Dutch film producer. Back then Ms Van Ellinkhuizen was 38 years old. Unintentedly there was a pregnancy. It seems Ms Van Ellinkhuizen has known the Duke since puberty and had a crush on him since. Already during pregnancy Ms Van Ellinkhuizen contacted lawyers and sought publicity (a TV interview), for she intended to safeguard the (then) future baby.

Probably this caused the Duke to act like stung by a wasp: this publicity sought by Ms Van Ellinkhuizen brought the Duke's marriage with the Duchess in rocky waters because of this affair.

On March 19th 2006 Ms Kyara van Ellinkhuizen gave birth to a daughter at the Clinica Mangiagalli in Milan on 19 March. She received the names Ginevra Maria Gabriella. The Duke of Aosta visited mother and child at hospital. He acknowledged his paternity after a positive DNA test.

So all by all the Duke did (and does) his obligations but it was the unwillingness to do so which was sort of a scandal. Not very cavaliere, so to say. But that is more than a decade ago, so time has done its work.

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Amedeo padre di Ginevra. Lo dice il Dna - Corriere della Sera
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