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Old 09-10-2017, 09:25 AM
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We knew nothing about them before.
Why did they decide to put Miss Maud in the same School as Prince George. I saw Lord Frederick not that happy to see the press.


They would have sent her there because it's a good school that suits them
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We knew nothing about them before.
Why did they decide to put Miss Maud in the same School as Prince George. I saw Lord Frederick not that happy to see the press.
I wouldn't say we knew nothing; there were lots of pictures of their wedding at Hampton Court.

Since Maud and George are the same age, I think it's probable that both sets of parents discussed potential schools beforehand, since we know they see each other on occasion.
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Old 09-10-2017, 10:17 AM
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For those in London, approximately how many preschools would have been under serious consideration for Prince George? Perhaps a handful? In my previous town, there were only 2 considered top tier - and that was where you’d find the children of wealth and fame. I would imagine George/Catherine and Frederick/Sophie were probably looking at the same pool of schools. Is that a fair assumption?
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Old 09-10-2017, 10:18 AM
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We knew nothing about them before.
Why did they decide to put Miss Maud in the same School as Prince George. I saw Lord Frederick not that happy to see the press.
Why shouldn't they send Maud to the same school as George? I doubt if Fred was "not happy to see the press" since he must have expected press attention, when G was starting school on the same day as his daughter.. and he hasnt' been averse to press attention in the past anway.
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Old 09-10-2017, 10:57 AM
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Why does it have to be Maud in the same school as George? Frederick and Sophie could have decided ages ago to send Maud to Thomas'.

Everyone expected George to go somewhere else.
Good point and Thomas' takes girls whereas some of the other schools suggested for George were boys only so it's very possible that Maud was going here anyway before the Cambridges had decided for George.
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Why does it have to be Maud in the same school as George? Frederick and Sophie could have decided ages ago to send Maud to Thomas'.

Everyone expected George to go somewhere else.
Yes, indeed. Especially considering some of the top preschools in London, you have to put your kids name down years in advance. Unless you are someone like Prince George. Its highly likely the decision to send Maude there was decided quite some time before.
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Old 12-02-2017, 09:35 PM
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Lady Frederick Windsor was in serious car accident 10 days ago-
Sophie Winkleman seriously injured in car crash with suspected broken back – Royal Central

I hope she and any other passengers will get well soon.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...urt-crash.html
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Old 12-02-2017, 09:53 PM
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Possible broken back that doesn't sound good. Wow sending good thoughts to her on her recovery
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Old 12-02-2017, 10:25 PM
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I hope Lady Fredrick and all those involved in the accident are ok. While there may be only six comments on this article, most of them have several hundred upvotes, one of them has 500 upvotes, the most I've ever seen for a royal article. People must really like and care for Sophie.
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Old 12-02-2017, 10:47 PM
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Best wishes to Sophie for a complete & quick recovery.
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Old 12-02-2017, 10:50 PM
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I wish Lady Frederic a speedy recovery.
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According to the Mail on Sunday, Ms Winkleman was sitting in the back seat of a chauffeur-driven car another vehicle swerved into the car while trying to avoid a deer.
Four ambulance crews and an air ambulance were dispatched to the scene where Ms Winkleman was treated and admitted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.
She was later transferred to London’s Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.
The accident happened ten days ago, and members of her family including Prince Michael have visited her in hospital.
A phone call that no one ever expects or wishes to receive. I've received more than my share and I would not wish it on anyone. I hope that all who were injured recover quickly and thoroughly.
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Old 12-03-2017, 04:33 AM
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Is it their daughter that is at school with George? Or have I got the wrong one
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Old 12-03-2017, 04:42 AM
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Yes their dautgher Maud is at G's school. THey have another daughter, who is about 1 or 2. Sophie was in "Two and a half men" when Charlie Sheen left.. (it was terrible then but I've watched a few eps with her...
Now she and her family are based in the UK again....
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Oh poor little children so sad hope she makes a full recovery
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Old 12-03-2017, 07:57 AM
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I hope we will get news soon....
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How shocking ,wishing Sophie the very best following that terrible accident.
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Old 12-03-2017, 08:36 AM
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sounds like a very dramatic accident. from what i see the other driver swivelled when he was trying to avoid hitting a deer on the road and hit sophie's car. she was being driven by a chaffeur. all 3 drivers and passengers appear to have injuries but it sounds like all are recoverable injuries and none are life-threatening in any way, so it is just more about the painful, slow recovery process than anything else.
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We have over 1 million deer in my state. Drivers hitting deer is common (I've hit 2 in the last 20 years).

Drivers are told often don't swerve! The accident is almost always worse when you swerve to avoid the deer.


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Old 12-03-2017, 10:18 AM
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That's really bad news. That sounds as if it will be a very long recovery. Hope she will recover completely and no longer in pain.
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