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Old 12-27-2013, 01:10 AM
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We should also remember that had she been male, Margrethe would have been named Christian. By naming her son Frederick she's continuing the tradition of alternating monarchs and establishing herself as Christian.
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Viscount Linley's Children

Charles Patrick Inigo

Charles: is after the Prince of Wales.
Patrick: is the patron saint of Ireland - Charles's mother was born in Limerick.
Inigo: is after Inigo Jones, who is said to be Linley's hero.

Margarita Elizabeth Rose Alleyne

Margarita: is a diminutive of Margaret, her paternal grandmother's name.
Elizabeth: I assume is after the Queen Mother, although I'm not 100 % sure as it could be after HM.
Rose: was personally selected by Margarita's brother Charles.
Alleyne: is a name in her mother's family.

I know they're not really royal!

HM (Elizabeth II)

I remember hearing that she was actually named after Elizabeth I, and not The Queen Mother like I assumed.
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Old 12-27-2013, 10:42 PM
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Alleyne is also Serena's own middle name.
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Old 12-28-2013, 09:43 AM
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Yes I know; which is why I said "a name in her mother's family" for Alleyne. The other reason was because I knew that either the Viscountess's mother/grandmother shared the same name, but wasn't sure which.
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Old 12-28-2013, 11:53 AM
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We should also remember that had she been male, Margrethe would have been named Christian. By naming her son Frederick she's continuing the tradition of alternating monarchs and establishing herself as Christian.
She and Prince Henrike have also said that the saw it as a possibility that the numbers of the Frederik's and Christian's would be the same. Because until now the number of the Christian's is one higher then the Fredederik's. But as it is now Margrethe II. will be succeeded by Frederik X. wo will be succeeded by Christian XI.
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Yes I know; which is why I said "a name in her mother's family" for Alleyne. The other reason was because I knew that either the Viscountess's mother/grandmother shared the same name, but wasn't sure which.
Name of Serena's mother is Virginia Alleyne, grandmother's name was Dorothy Alleyne. So it looks like female line tradition.
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Princess Elisabeth was named after an anscestor, who became a saint. I would have to look up the story, but it was a lady who was born in the house of Hesse (Brabant?). GD Elisabeth of Russia was named for the same lady.
Prince Charles of Hesse and by Rhine lived from 1809 to 1877.
In 1836, he married Princess Elisabeth of Prussia (1815-1885).
This Princess Elisabeth is the ancestress and great-grandmother of Princess Elisabeth of Hesse, daughter of Ernest Louis.
Prince Oskar (Oscar) of Prussia was the fifth son of Emperor Wilhelm II of Prussia.
Wilhelm named his son Oskar after Oscar II, King of Sweden.
Was Prince Philip of Greece named after Prince Philip of Hesse?
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Viscount Linley's Children

Charles Patrick Inigo

Charles: is after the Prince of Wales.
Patrick: is the patron saint of Ireland - Charles's mother was born in Limerick.
Inigo: is after Inigo Jones, who is said to be Linley's hero.

Margarita Elizabeth Rose Alleyne

Margarita: is a diminutive of Margaret, her paternal grandmother's name.
Elizabeth: I assume is after the Queen Mother, although I'm not 100 % sure as it could be after HM.
Rose: was personally selected by Margarita's brother Charles.
Alleyne: is a name in her mother's family.

I know they're not really royal!

HM (Elizabeth II)

I remember hearing that she was actually named after Elizabeth I, and not The Queen Mother like I assumed.
Rose was also Princess Margaret's middle name.
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Crown Prince Wilhelm of Germany (1882-1951) was Friedrich Wilhelm Victor Augustus Ernst.
Friedrich: After Emperor Friedrich III of Germany
Wilhelm: After Emperors Wilhelm I and II of Gdermany
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Not exactly. It was more a naming tradition, denoting his place as first born son. His father and grandfather were both Frederick William. His great grandfather who was alive when he was born was William. But that is because Kaiser William was a second son. His older brother was Frederick William. The kaiser's father and grandfather both held the name as well. He broke the six generation tradition when he named his eldest son William.

Victor he shared in common with his father, and was likely in honor of his grandmother Victoria. Augustus was a family name, but the masculine form of his own mothers name.
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Luis Filipe, Prince Royal of Portugal (1887-1908) was the son of King Carlos I of Portugal.
He was Luis Filipe Maria Carlos Amélio Francisco Victor Manuel Antonio Laurenço Miguel Rafael Gabriel Gonzaga Xavier Francisco de Assis Bento.
Luis was after his paternal grandfather, King Luis I of Portugal.
Filipe came from his maternal grandfather, Prince Ferdinand Philippe.
Maria is in honor of the Virgin Mary.
Carlos is after his father, King Carlos I.
Amélio is after his mother, Queen Amélie.
Manuel is after King Manuel I of Portugal.
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