The Royal Forums Coat of Arms


Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #141  
Old 11-12-2005, 01:51 PM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Houston, United States
Posts: 853
They generally aren't, but Amalia is a special case as the heir. Most of them are baptised in the private chapel at Het Loo, and the only thing the public sees is the arrival and departure of guests and the few photos released to the public.
__________________

__________________
Kelly D
Reply With Quote
  #142  
Old 02-06-2007, 10:43 PM
corazon's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: -In some dark place-, Argentina
Posts: 2,080
I see this photo posted here, was deleted?
is the best photo of amalia's christening, very very sweet
http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b7...imaoficial.jpg
__________________

__________________
Today the world has embraced new royal Princesses in the form of Mary of Denmark and Maxima of the Netherlands. But it's questionable whether even these hugely popular, increasingly glamorous future Queens will ever capture the world's imagination in the same way as Diana.
As Mario acknowledges: "She really was a true Princess".
-www.theroyalist.net-
Reply With Quote
  #143  
Old 02-26-2007, 08:06 PM
Principessa Cano's Avatar
Gentry
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Victoria, Canada
Posts: 85
Can anyone tell me why, if her name is Catharina Amalia, everyone calls her Amalia and not Catharina?
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #144  
Old 02-26-2007, 08:10 PM
ZandraRae's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Nashville, United States
Posts: 570
I believe Principessa Cano, that it is just a preference. I have also heard when they said both of the names together. I guess it is just what you prefer.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #145  
Old 02-26-2007, 08:32 PM
Sister Morphine's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: North Carolina, United States
Posts: 2,726
Quote:
Originally Posted by Principessa Cano
Can anyone tell me why, if her name is Catharina Amalia, everyone calls her Amalia and not Catharina?

Some people prefer to go by their middle names, or some people are named first for a family member or someone of importance to the family and their middle name is more personal or more unique, and the family calls them that. My friend's name is Elizabeth Marie, but she goes by Marie. My cousin was named after a family member, ironically the same one I was named after, so I'm Beth Ann and she's Beth Alexandra. So, she's Alex.
__________________
"The grass was greener / The light was brighter / The taste was sweeter / The nights of wonder / With friends surrounded / The dawn mist glowing / The water flowing / The endless river / Forever and ever........ "
Reply With Quote
  #146  
Old 02-27-2007, 12:26 PM
Verde Esmeralda's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Posts: 853
Quote:
Originally Posted by corazon
I see this photo posted here, was deleted?
is the best photo of amalia's christening, very very sweet
http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b7...imaoficial.jpg
Yes corazon, that photo is simply beautiful. Where can we get it from?
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #147  
Old 02-27-2007, 12:30 PM
MissSaga's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Manhattan, United States
Posts: 943
So, she was 6 months old when she got christened ?
__________________
Why do all good things come to an end ?
Reply With Quote
  #148  
Old 06-23-2007, 07:09 PM
Fie's Avatar
Fie Fie is offline
Gentry
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: , Belgium
Posts: 66
I would like to add a few things... Amalia didn't enter the church together with her parents and the others because she wasn't "necessary" at the moment for the introduction and everything else. At that moment she was being looked after in a side room. It's a very old costom to keep a baby as out of the christing spot untill some minutes before the christening is going to take place. It's done for the sole purpose of keeping the baby happy and keeping the time that the baby needs to behave in public (no need for a crying baby in the middle of service) as short as possible. And I guess it's also done to give the child extra attention... Anyway, that's why Amalia was carried into the church later on during the service.

Her full name is "Catharina-Amalia" but she is called "Amalia" as the Dutch have something called a "roepnaam". That "roepnaam" of "calling name" is the name used daily... Same happened with her father: he was officially called "Willem-Alexander" but in private he's called "Alexander" or even "Alex".

Another example is prince Harry. His official first name is "Henry" but Princess Diana found that name to stiff for daily use and demanded her son to be called "Harry".
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #149  
Old 06-23-2007, 07:53 PM
janos614's Avatar
Aristocracy
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: New York, United States
Posts: 207
She was such a cute baby! Those cheeks!
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #150  
Old 06-23-2007, 11:12 PM
Royal Highness
TRF Author
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Posts: 1,734
Oh, yes...Those cheeks. Sadly, she doesn't have "those cheeks" any more, since she is beginning to grow-up. Of course, I love her apareance right now. She is not a baby any more. But I'm sure we all will miss her "babysh" look...and yes, "those cheeks".

Vanesa.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #151  
Old 09-01-2007, 11:29 AM
acdc1's Avatar
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: somewhere in, United States
Posts: 1,813
Didn't Princess Laurentien carry Amalia into the church?
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #153  
Old 09-12-2010, 10:44 PM
Esmerelda's Avatar
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: London, United Kingdom
Posts: 1,215
A video. It was quite funny when Amalia yawned..

__________________
Reply With Quote
  #154  
Old 05-23-2012, 10:07 AM
Josefine's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: , Sweden
Posts: 9,225
in this christning i loved how the godparents gave some wisdom words to the baby.
__________________

Reply With Quote
Reply


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
Princesses Catharina-Amalia, Alexia and Ariane, News 2 (June - December 2007) Anna_R Current Events Archive 189 12-08-2007 11:46 AM
Princesses Catharina-Amalia, Alexia and Ariane, News 1 (September 2005 - June 2007) Josefine Current Events Archive 229 06-09-2007 09:43 AM
Princess Catharina-Amalia, News and Pictures 3 (Dec 2005 - July 2006) Victoria1999 Current Events Archive 186 07-01-2006 12:10 PM
Princess Catharina-Amalia, News and Pictures 2 (January - December 2005) Gabriella Current Events Archive 201 12-07-2005 06:14 PM
Princess Catharina-Amalia, News and Pictures 1 (December 2003 - January 2005) karolinabraganza Current Events Archive 334 01-08-2005 12:57 PM




Popular Tags
belgium brussels carl philip charlene chris o'neill crown prince frederik crown princess mary crown princess mette-marit crown princess victoria current events engagement fashion genealogy germany grand duke henri hohenzollern infanta sofia jordan king carl xvi gustav king constantine ii king felipe king felipe vi king harald king juan carlos king philippe king willem-alexander letizia luxembourg nobility official visit olympics ottoman pieter van vollenhoven poland president hollande president komorowski prince albert prince albert ii prince carl philip prince constantijn prince daniel prince floris prince pieter-christiaan princess aimee princess anita princess ariane princess beatrix princess charlene princess laurentien princess madeleine princess margriet princess marilene princess mary queen fabiola queen letizia queen mathilde queen maxima queen rania queen silvia queen sofia royal royal fashion russia sofia hellqvist spain state visit sweden the hague wedding winter olympics 2014



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:09 PM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014
Jelsoft Enterprises

Royal News Delivered to your Email!

You can get the latest Royal News right in your inbox.

unsusbcribe at anytime with one click

Close [X]