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Old 02-11-2013, 08:31 PM
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Love the picture of all the future female monarchs.
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Old 02-11-2013, 08:36 PM
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The picture with all the females is amazing
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Old 02-12-2013, 04:51 AM
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Any idea what the logic was behind changing the law on names?
As far as i remember it was because many people had quiet a string of names and in official docemtns it needed a lot of space to list them all.
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Old 02-12-2013, 07:39 AM
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A double-name shouldn´t be an issue,but in the past some royals had a dozen second names to honour all of their relatives,in UK male royals carry four names but only one first name.For non-royals I find it quite beautiful to have one first name,one second name and one family name like Franklin Delano Roosevelt-the second name is usually abbreviated to one letter.

The royals have chosen charming names for their offspring which I wouldn´t like to be changed.Well,...maybe Estelle but I am sure I will get used to it!My favourite names are Amalia and Leonor-unique,short,beautiful sound
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Old 02-12-2013, 08:43 AM
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im quite happy for the choosen names of the future female monarchs and their siblings, it reflets the parent's taste and personality and we've got many unique, beautiful and diferent names (Catharina-Amalia, Leonor, Ingrid Alexandra/Isabella, Gabriel, Eleonore, Vincent, Sofia, Josephine, Ariane). well im getting used to Estelle little by little, but its because of the girl herself...
if William and Catherine have a girl, i hope they use a traditional yet beautiful name!

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Aiko is not a future monarch, unless her male cousin dies and Japan changes its constitution, while all the girls on the wallpaper are heiresses apparent and future monarchs.
nope, not all are heiresses apparent, Leonor is a heiress presumptive and thus she will be the only presumptive crown princess in Europe.

unfortunately, Aiko isnt allowed to become the first female Monarch in Japan by her own right. if Hisahito wasnt born, maybe they would consider changing the succession law, since there was no Prince in the family.
not now, but eventually in the future, their salic law might be changed if not into eldest-child law regardless of gender but at least into male-preference (allowing girls to inherit the throne if theres no male siblings)
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Old 02-12-2013, 12:21 PM
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The picture with all the females is amazing
I have to agree.
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Old 02-13-2013, 08:17 AM
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Wonderful wallpaper,Monarchist Aussie!Thanks for sharing:-)
I just wanted to say we should also include Japans future royal:Princess Aiko!
She has the most difficult role to fulfil/the most complicated background in my view especially with the IHA who is very restricting.What do you think?
Much as I'd love to include Princess Aiko, she doesn't currently qualify to succeed. Which is something I've always found strange given that although Japan is traditionally a patriarchal society, the royal family derives its right to rule by virtue of their divine ancestor the GODDESS Amaterasu! One would have thought a female monarch occupying the Chrysanthemum throne in the image of her divine ancestor would be preferred.
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I didn't realise Leonor was still presumptive.
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Old 02-13-2013, 09:38 AM
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I didn't realise Leonor was still presumptive.
Spain still employs Male Primogeniture meaning that a son born to the Princes of Asturias ill will, in theory, be ahead of his sisters in the succession line.
However, in practice, it is all but certain that should the Princess of Asturias give birth to a son, the law will be changed to Equal Primogeniture, allowing Leonor to succeed. In fact, when Princess Letizia was expected her second child, they announced beforehand it was a girl not to rush the Government into adopting the changes.
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the fact that japan has had empresses in the past makes aiko's situation all the more frustrating.
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Old 07-19-2013, 11:35 PM
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I personally don't think we will see any additional children from Felipe and Letiza, I would of love a couple more because they have such beautiful children, but I think unless an accident happens that nursery is closed.
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Old 08-13-2013, 06:30 PM
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So far we have Elisabeth, Amalia, Ingrid, Leonor and Estelle. I wonder if Charlene and Albert's first baby and Stephanie and Guillaume's first baby will be a girl, I actually want a boy for both of them, so that Europe can be more balanced.

Here are the future Female monarchs, but I added the boys as well (even outside Europe):
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If Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway marries a nobleman of Norway, would his nobility title be included with their children's royalty title?
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If Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway marries a nobleman of Norway, would his nobility title be included with their children's royalty title?
I did not think that there are any titles in Norway, other than the royal family
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Here are the future Female monarchs, but I added the boys as well (even outside Europe):
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Crown Prince Moulay Hassan and Prince Hisahito will be the most prepared for their roles.
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I don't see how it's possible to be more prepared than Princess Elisabeth of Belgium, Duchess of Brabant will be. She is now 13 years old and has been carrying out public engagements since she was about 11. Just a couple of months ago she commemorated the anniversary of the start of WWI with a speech she delivered in flawless French, German and Dutch.

A speech she had written herself.
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So far we have Elisabeth, Amalia, Ingrid, Leonor and Estelle. I wonder if Charlene and Albert's first baby and Stephanie and Guillaume's first baby will be a girl, I actually want a boy for both of them, so that Europe can be more balanced.

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I don't see how it's possible to be more prepared than Princess Elisabeth of Belgium, Duchess of Brabant will be. She is now 13 years old and has been carrying out public engagements since she was about 11. Just a couple of months ago she commemorated the anniversary of the start of WWI with a speech she delivered in flawless French, German and Dutch.

A speech she had written herself.
Crown Prince Moulay Hassan has been doing the same. No one sees it as something extraordinary. Some of his engagements (visiting soldiers, singing a visitor's book) are undertaken by the older royals in Europe.
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I agree, little Moulay Hassan is wonderful. But he is not a Future Female Monarch.
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Old 01-11-2015, 10:51 PM
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I did not speak of future female monarchs. I just looked at the compilation of all children, who might ascend the throne, and stated my opinion.
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