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Old 09-06-2006, 02:46 PM
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my favourite royal is definitely the countess of wessex because she seems to be intelligent, has learnt very much since her wedding, supports the royal family and i think especially her husband abd obviously it was real love they married for.
second would be edward because he seems to be really smart and lovely and has never given up although media didn t like him till he found his wife and had a daughter. slowly they recognize what he s really like i think.

in the past it wouldprobably be queen victoria becuase it s amazing how long she reigned and even a period of time is called after ehr so she has to have been a special kind of person!

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Old 09-06-2006, 05:50 PM
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Princess Marina - an all time favorite! She had such beauty and style....
Queen Alexandra, also for her style and beauty....
Queen Mary, for undying devotion to the Monarchy and for giving the House of Windsor a TRUE ROYAL matriarch.

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Old 09-08-2006, 02:08 AM
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Originally Posted by LLaura
Who is your favorite British royal ever, past or present?

Mine has to be Henry VIII. He has a very interesting history and his 2 daughters were such interesting queens!
My favourite British royal is HM Queen Elizabeth II for her dedication and sacrifices as a wife,mother and Head of State.
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Old 09-08-2006, 10:47 AM
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I think Queen Alexandra. Not only because of her great beauty and her seemingly eternal youth, but she always appeared the picture of grace and dignity, esp. in the face of her cad husband flaunting his mistresses practically in front of her. She also didn't seem to let her physical limitations deter her.
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Old 10-04-2006, 05:37 AM
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There are a lot of people I like (past and present), but The Queen was always my favourite since my childhood days; I absolutely got hooked by her beauty from old photos from the 1940s and 50s. But, of course, she´s always been one of the most remarkable monarchs in Britain and she´s a fantastic sovereign!
But there are also some Royals, who are not that much in the spotlight
or even forgotten(?), like Prince William of Gloucester, his mother Alice
or the present Duke and Duchess of G. who catch my imagination.
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Old 10-04-2006, 09:46 AM
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Queen Elizabeth I, because of her role in shaping England into a leading state.
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Old 10-04-2006, 12:05 PM
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Of all the royals? Diana, bar none, hands down. She was like a bridge between the aloof monarchy and the common person.

Living? Prince William. Luckily, he inherited his mother's compassion and...ahem...good looks.
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Old 10-04-2006, 02:23 PM
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My favourite all time British Royals would be:
  1. Prince Charles, Prince of Wales
  2. Queen Elizabeth II
  3. Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall
  4. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
  5. Anne Boleyn
Queen Elizabeth: "I cannot lead you into battle, I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else, I can give you my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations." God, Save The Queen!
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Old 10-04-2006, 03:42 PM
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My favourite is P. Diana, the other ones seem to live far away from people.
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Old 10-05-2006, 05:59 PM
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I would say Prince Wiliam he is a wonderful guy I still don't know how he keeps some of his private life actually private being that he is such from a famous royal family.And he helps the less forunate too which is a plus.
Patience is a virtue.
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Old 10-05-2006, 06:13 PM
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Canute II the Great...

Because he was the only danish king who has tried to rule England. Believe it or not - in the good old days Denmark was a great power ruling Norway, Sweden, Estonia, Northern Germany, England, Greenland and Iceland. Something really bad must have happend since we are one of the smallest countries in the world today.... !

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Old 10-05-2006, 06:15 PM
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Fav British Royals

My favorite British Royals are (in no particular order)

1) Diana, Princess of Wales
2) Elizabeth I (who did a lot of great things for England...could have turned out a lot worse due to her childhood)
3) George VI
4) Catherine Parr (who managed to survive Henry VIII, established a home for his children, and maintained a strong Protestant faith)
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Old 10-07-2006, 12:47 PM
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my favorite.....Diana, the Princess of Wales and Queen Elizabeth II
If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love. - Diana, Princess of Wales
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Old 10-07-2006, 12:51 PM
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For me it's Queen Elizabeth II, which makes queen so long and she always keeps her head high!
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Old 10-08-2006, 09:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Helena
My favourites are Queen Victoria and her (tragic) daughter Victoria-Adelaide aka Vicky aka the Empress Frederick, very interesting & intelligent women!
It was such a tragedy how Emperor William I of Germany treated his mother so: Albert, if he had been alive, would have been furious!
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Old 10-08-2006, 09:37 PM
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Princess Alexandra of Kent and the Duchess of Gloucester!

Beautiful, loyal, elegant, discreet, supporters of the Crown!
"Love thy neighbor as thyself"
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Old 10-08-2006, 10:11 PM
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Originally Posted by c0_c0nspirators
Katarina Vukcic-Kosaca (1424-1478), the last Queen of Bosnia, ardent Catholic, wife of the Bosnian King Stjepan Tomasevic (1461-1463), is still one of the most beloved personalities among the Croats living in Bosnia.

Her husband was killed by the Ottamans and her children lost to her. She spent the rest of her life in exile trying to help her people and recover her son and daughter. Known as the Black Queen because of her sorrow.

I'm sorry to have to tell you that my mother is Croation born in Mostar Bosnia in 1940 and she had never heard of this queen! Then again she is no where near as interested as I am!
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Old 10-09-2006, 02:54 AM
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Queen Elizabeth II. She personalizes everything that monarchy is about.
"Do what you feel in your heart to be right - for you'll be criticized anyway. You'll be damned if you do, and damned if you don't.''
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"The course of true love never did run smooth " William Shakespeare, 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'
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Old 05-07-2007, 01:51 PM
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My favourite is DIANA. I admire her. Because of her, I became a fan of royality.!

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