The Royal Forums Coat of Arms


Join The Royal Forums Today
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #481  
Old 02-26-2014, 02:11 PM
cristine's Avatar
Nobility
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: , Brazil
Posts: 285
I don't think it's a big issue the fact that Leonore is a princess, a duchess and is a HRH. King Carl Gustav maybe thinks that is better to have a line of succession with more people. We don't know if Victoria will have other child ou children or how many kids Carl Philip will have so maybe is necessary to secure the future of the Royal family. When Victoria was born the law needed to change to assecure the succession. So maybe Carl Gustav doesn't want to have any risk again.
__________________

__________________
  #482  
Old 02-26-2014, 02:12 PM
Commoner
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Boston, United States
Posts: 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Princess B View Post
It seems I'm the only one happy that the baby is a HRH Princess...
I'm happy about it too. Now Sweden just needs to make sure Daniel is king consort someday.

With Estelle, many thought the name was too unusual and unexpected. Now Leonore is seen as the opposite.
__________________

__________________
  #483  
Old 02-26-2014, 02:19 PM
LadyFinn's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Southwest, Finland
Posts: 25,011
Chris has spoken with Expressen's photographer in New York and told that there was many names they thought about. But he could just say that was a joint decision. Leonore is a name which they like very much of. Lilian is taken for granted and Maria comes from his mother.
Chris O'Neill berättar om valet av namn Nyheter Expressen

I think Leonore is as unexpected as Estelle, but much more boring.
__________________
  #484  
Old 02-26-2014, 02:22 PM
Viv's Avatar
Viv Viv is offline
Courtier
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Funen, Denmark
Posts: 756
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lady Marmalade View Post
The names are so pretty...but to be honest, I am surprised the baby is an HRH and Princess. Her father chose to retain his name without a title... so her title will descend from her mother only... interesting...and modern. I am curious as to why the baby is an HRH...but God bless to them all.
Again: Because Princess Leonore is needed in the line of succession!
IMO Swedish poster HBG91 explains it so well and with all due respect I think that we should relate to what the King of Sweden resolves rather that what we may find appropriate!

viv
__________________
  #485  
Old 02-26-2014, 02:27 PM
Lee-Z's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Heerlen, Netherlands
Posts: 2,463
Had never guessed "Leonore" but quite like it and it's easy to pronounce in several languages, so that can't be bad with her life ahead
(reminds me of the poem "The Raven", which i really like, so maybe that helps my opinion )
__________________
  #486  
Old 02-26-2014, 02:36 PM
cristine's Avatar
Nobility
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: , Brazil
Posts: 285
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cris M View Post
True. In my entire life, I met only one brazilian Leonor, and her father was a portuguese.

You know, we have a Princess Eleonora on our Imperial Family, she's married to the Prince of Ligne and lives in Belgium. I think she was named after one of her maternal aunts, from the Bavarian Royal Family.
Eleonora sounds better than Leonore. I prefer names that ended with a, sound more feminine and strong. At least this baby is called Maria, what fills all these requirements :)
__________________
  #487  
Old 02-26-2014, 02:36 PM
Viv's Avatar
Viv Viv is offline
Courtier
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Funen, Denmark
Posts: 756
Quote:
Originally Posted by Countessmeout View Post
If she removes herself by converting to catholocism or the parents choose later not raise her in Sweden, that is another issue. But there is no need for the king to make a choice to remove her from succession.
That's not what I'm saying! Princess Leonore has to be schooled in Sweden if she has to remain in the line of succession. That entails that her parents will follow suit, I suppose!
Now, if they for some reason decide not to move to Sweden, maybe because their 'spares' won't be needed when the times comes, then little Leonore will be educated in the United States or wherever the family choose to live. And in case Princess Leonore is not educated in Sweden, she cannot remain in the line of succession! It's as simple as that!

viv
__________________
  #488  
Old 02-26-2014, 02:43 PM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Christchurch, New Zealand
Posts: 714
Very pretty and dignified names that will "wear well" her whole life long.
__________________
  #489  
Old 02-26-2014, 02:52 PM
mattep74's Avatar
Nobility
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Vasteras, Sweden
Posts: 456
WHY??? Not that i care about the name, but dutchy of Gotland? Gotland now gets nr 4 and there is some regions that have much less than them and should have been in turn
__________________
-------------------------------------------------
"My feelings are all over the place." Prince Daniel express his feelings after announcing the birth of his daughter Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary
  #490  
Old 02-26-2014, 02:55 PM
Viv's Avatar
Viv Viv is offline
Courtier
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Funen, Denmark
Posts: 756
Quote:
Originally Posted by mattep74 View Post
WHY??? Not that i care about the name, but dutchy of Gotland? Gotland now gets nr 4 and there is some regions that have much less than them and should have been in turn
Would you prefer Duchess of Skåne, Halland and Blekinge ?

Hejsan!
Viv
__________________
  #491  
Old 02-26-2014, 03:02 PM
sancakli70's Avatar
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Ludwigsburg, Germany
Posts: 1,239
Why she is a princess? Is sweden like jordan?
__________________
Allah (c.c.) bless the Jordanian Royal Family
  #492  
Old 02-26-2014, 03:09 PM
Aristocracy
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: ...., Netherlands
Posts: 249
Lovely name! I'm surprised she is 'treated' the same way as Estelle: a HRH and a Princess and a Duchess! However, this is lovely, IMO!
I just love the way the Swedish announce the name: very official, with a couple of pics. Hopefully we have some other babies in Sweden soon!
__________________
  #493  
Old 02-26-2014, 03:27 PM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Washington, D.C., United States
Posts: 347
Not my favorite name choice, but I haven't liked many of the names attached to the royal children (from any country) in recent years. At least she's not a Savannah or an Isla...
__________________
  #494  
Old 02-26-2014, 03:41 PM
MarNoe's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Utah, United States
Posts: 739
Quote:
Originally Posted by LadyGabrielle View Post
I am just so happy for the whole family. Forget about not liking the name or the fact she has a title. Be happy for this beautiful little girl and her parents and the family. Just saying.
Amen!

And she really is a beautiful baby! Now I guess we just have to be patient for a picture of Leonore with her cousin Estelle.
__________________
  #495  
Old 02-26-2014, 03:49 PM
Imanmajed's Avatar
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Posts: 1,805
Quote:
Originally Posted by LadyGabrielle View Post
I am just so happy for the whole family. Forget about not liking the name or the fact she has a title. Be happy for this beautiful little girl and her parents and the family. Just saying.
I agree with you fully!
__________________
ماجد (engl. translation: Majid)


  #496  
Old 02-26-2014, 03:51 PM
LadyFinn's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Southwest, Finland
Posts: 25,011
Gallery from the cabinet meeting
IBL Bildbyrå
__________________
  #497  
Old 02-26-2014, 04:03 PM
betina's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Posts: 579
Quote:
Originally Posted by mattep74 View Post
WHY??? Not that i care about the name, but dutchy of Gotland? Gotland now gets nr 4 and there is some regions that have much less than them and should have been in turn
What do you mean that Gotland gets number 4? As far as I know, the duchy in use now are:

Carl Gustaf: Jämtland
Victoria and Daniel: Västergötland
Estelle: Östergötland
Carl Philip: Värmland
Madeleine: Hälsingland och Gästrikland
Leonore: Gotland
__________________
  #498  
Old 02-26-2014, 04:06 PM
betina's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Posts: 579
Quote:
Originally Posted by LadyFinn View Post
Gallery from the cabinet meeting
IBL Bildbyrå
It may be Victorias dress/shirt but she looks pregnant again :-)
__________________
  #499  
Old 02-26-2014, 04:06 PM
Archduchess Zelia's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Posts: 2,532
I don't understand why there's so much negativity towards the name. I like it a lot. I love that she only received three names as she wont be a major royal in the future (if only they avoided making her a Princess as well), I had definitely seen that coming. Leonore is nice - I like the subtle reference, intentional or not, to the last reigning Queen of Sweden, Ulrika Eleonora. I knew they wouldn't put Lilian in the first name spot, but I quite like it in the middle. Maria was quite expected, but I am slightly bummed that they didn't put Silvia in there as well.

As for the duchy, I certainly didn't see Gotland coming. It's nice. I think Uppland or Medelpad would have been nicer, but Gotland is decent as well.

Quote:
Originally Posted by betina View Post
What do you mean that Gotland gets number 4?
Perhaps mattep74 means that Gotland has been created four times now. Though technically the two first holders were Lords of Gotland rather than Dukes.
__________________
"I am Denmark's first female Prime Minister. But you know what? I won't be the last."
— Helle Thorning-Schmidt, former Prime Minister of Denmark

  #500  
Old 02-26-2014, 04:09 PM
Cris M's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Niterói, Brazil
Posts: 847
Quote:
Originally Posted by betina View Post
It may be Victorias dress/shirt but she looks pregnant again :-)
I agree.

And I hope it's not a fault of the dress!!
__________________

__________________
Closed Thread

Tags
birth, chris o'neill, princess madeleine


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Princess Lilian of Sweden Jewellery Josefine Royal Jewels 200 09-12-2017 06:16 AM
P. Maria Laura, P. Joachim, P. Luisa Maria and P. Laetitia Maria FAQ LadyK Princess Astrid, Archduke Lorenz and Family 61 07-04-2017 03:57 PM
Baby Girl for Constantijn & Laurentien - Leonore Marie Irene Enrica: June 3, 2006 Royalsa Prince Constantijn, Princess Laurentien and Family 208 10-02-2006 07:13 PM
September 2005 Newsletter: Featuring Princess Lilian of Sweden GrandDuchess Picture of the Month, Special Features, Blogs and Articles 16 08-30-2005 12:42 PM




Popular Tags
antony armstrong-jones birthday books carl gustaf chris o'neill crown prince frederik crown princess elisabeth crown princess mary crown princess victoria current events denmark duke of cambridge duke of edinburgh earl of snowdon europe family general news grand duke jean guillaume hereditary grand duchess stéphanie hereditary grand duke guillaume historical infanta cristina infanta leonor infanta sofia iñaki urdangarín james bond king felipe king felipe vi king philippe king willem-alexander letizia liechtenstein margherita monarchy news prince alexander prince carl philip prince daniel prince emmanuel prince felix prince gabriel prince harry prince nicholas prince oscar princess beatrice princess claire of luxembourg princess estelle princess leonore princess madeleine princess of asturias princess sofia princess victoria queen elizabeth ii queen letizia queen letizia casual outfits queen letizia daytime fashion queen letizia fashion queen margerthe queen mathilde queen maxima queen silvia queen sofia shaikh zayed bin hamdan bin zayed al nahyan state visit stephanie sweden swedish royal family tiara victoria



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:33 AM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017
Jelsoft Enterprises