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View Poll Results: Who is the nicest royal Mother-in-Law?
Queen Paola of Belgium 7 2.15%
Empress Michiko of Japan 3 0.92%
Queen Margrethe of Denmark 58 17.85%
Queen Noor of Jordan 7 2.15%
Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom 20 6.15%
Princess Marie of Liechtenstein 2 0.62%
Queen Sabika of Bahrain 0 0%
Queen Sofía of Spain 90 27.69%
Queen Sonja of Norway 28 8.62%
Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg 21 6.46%
Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands 76 23.38%
Queen Anne-Marie of Greece 5 1.54%
Queen Anne of Romania 1 0.31%
Queen Saleha of Brunei 3 0.92%
Other (please specify) 4 1.23%
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Old 11-20-2008, 02:17 PM
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Queen Beatrix and queen sofia .

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Old 11-23-2008, 12:44 PM
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Anna Marie of Greece.

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Old 11-23-2008, 12:49 PM
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Queen Sofía and also queen Beatrix
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Old 11-23-2008, 02:09 PM
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Sonja, Sofía and Beatrix.
The Empress of Japan also must be an excellent mother-in-law.
And Silvia of Sweden isn´t a mother-in-law yet, but I´m sure that she will be fantastic!!
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Old 11-23-2008, 03:24 PM
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I think Queen Sofia of Spain is the nicest Royal Mother in Law. She's a great mother & a great queen!
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Old 01-24-2010, 01:35 PM
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Queen Elizabeth of the UK!
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Old 01-24-2010, 08:30 PM
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Queen Sofia

I think it is Queen Sofia of Spain
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Old 01-24-2010, 10:56 PM
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Queen Margrethe for me - I love the way she interacts with Mary. They seem to have a lot of fun together and a warm relationship.
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Old 04-30-2010, 06:10 AM
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Originally Posted by sirhon11234 View Post
The Queen and the Princess of Wales' relationship wasn't bad they were on speaking terms before the Princess died.
What you need to remember here was that whereas the Queen is a country person at heart, Diana was much more a town/city person. Their different personalities caused friction because HM always believes that duty must take precedence over personal feelings: a belief that neither Charles nor Diana shared. Now Diana did have a sense of duty but she interpreted it in her own way, which went against the establishment. There was also the difference in the upbringings of the Queen and those of Diana and Sarah.

Sarah had a sense of fun but she didn't seem able to judge when things had gone too far.

The Queen was kind to Diana: bending rules, excusing indiscretions, overlooking outbursts, noting grievances and making allowances for illness, so I think HM is the nicest royal mother-in-law I know enough about to comment on.
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Old 04-30-2010, 11:27 AM
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I'd say Queen Elizabeth as well. The Queens Beatrix, Sofia, Margrethe, Silvia and Sonja, the Grand Duchess Maria Teresa and Empress Michiko seem nice really nice too but I think the Queen makes the best mother-in-law. I think there's more to her than what we see.
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Old 05-14-2010, 11:57 AM
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Queen Margrethe, Queen Sofia and Queen Sonja.
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Old 05-25-2010, 11:55 PM
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Queen Margarethe really seems to be a sweet mother-in-law. Mary and Marie have nothing but good things to say about her. She seems like a good person too, I think they're lucky to have a mother-in-law like her.

I think Silvia will be a good mom-in-law.
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Old 05-26-2010, 12:26 PM
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I cannot decide which mother in law is the "nicest", because we don't really know how they are in private. All I can say is that I always enjoy seeing the Queen Beatrix and Princess Margriet with their daughters in law. They always look confortable with each other and always seem very happy and relaxed.
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Old 05-26-2010, 04:03 PM
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I voted Queen Margrethe, because I know that she have a warm & lovely relationship to her daughters-in-law Marie & Mary (& Countess Alexandra when she was married to P Joachim). I know that especially her & Mary get along very well & their relationship seems so amazing.
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Old 05-26-2010, 10:46 PM
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It's hard for me to choose one because nearly all of them seem like wonderful mothers-in-law.

I think Margriet, Beatrix, and Margrethe are enjoying having daughters now after raising only boys - especially Margriet; I can't imagine having 4 sons and no girls!
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Old 06-27-2010, 03:56 PM
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Since last week we have a new royal member in her role as "mother-in-law". I think that Queen Silvia will be a fantastic mother in law and a great help to Daniel. They both seem to get along very well.
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Old 07-02-2010, 01:56 PM
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I have to go with Queen Elizabeth II because she put up with so much bad press from one DIL without comment.
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:12 PM
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Difficult choise. I don't know and therefore I have not vote jet. Maybe Princess Margriet
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:14 PM
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Her Majesty,Queen Sofia of Spain
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:21 PM
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based on what i read everywhere and what ive seen on videos and pictures, is definately Queen Beatrix (the amazing trio with WA and Maxima) and Queen Sofia (always love when i see Sofia and Letizia smiling and laughing at each other, especially hugging each other^^).

other 3 that i think are nice as well are Queen Silvia, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa (LOVE her with Stephanie) and Empress Michiko (a pity that she has a few votes, she actually is known to be a great mother-in-law and friend to Masako and has helped her over the years because of depression, as Michiko herself had depression before)

i know this is about mother-in-law, but Prince Henrik is a great father-in-law of Mary!!!!!!

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