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Old 09-26-2008, 06:35 PM
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Prince Jean, Duke of Vendôme: engagement & pre-wedding info - Nov 2008 / May 2009

prince jean of France, duke of Vendôme will soon get engaged with a young spanish aristocrat; They were seen together at the trianon openinf party in Versailles a few days ago
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Old 09-26-2008, 07:05 PM
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What happy news! Congratulations to the prince, his fiancee and their families. By the way, is Prince Jean, Prince Jean Christophe by any chance? He is a very handsome young man...
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Old 09-26-2008, 09:19 PM
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Wonderful news! Congratulations to them. I hope that we will get to see photos (there is nothing better than a royal wedding!).
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Old 09-27-2008, 01:22 AM
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It will be great to see a French royal wedding, I don't think that I have ever seen one, from memory. I wish the couple lots of happiness.
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Old 09-27-2008, 03:45 AM
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What happy news! Congratulations to the prince, his fiancee and their families. By the way, is Prince Jean, Prince Jean Christophe by any chance? He is a very handsome young man...
No, Prince Jean Christophe is a Bonaparte, of the former Imperial family of France while prince Jean, Duke of Vendome is an Orleans, a descendant from the last king of the French.
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Old 09-27-2008, 04:30 AM
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It will be great to see a French royal wedding, I don't think that I have ever seen one, from memory. I wish the couple lots of happiness.
Only 3 months Jean's cousin Prince Charles-Philippe married Duchess Diana of Cadaval. But as the bride was from Portugal the Wedding took place there. And in 1999 Jean's brother Eudes married Marie-Liesse de Rohan-Chabot but the celebrations where scaled down because of the death of the late Comte de Paris (he died on the day of the cvil marriage).
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Old 09-27-2008, 09:34 AM
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Let's hope it doesn't end like his engagement to Tatiana d'Oldenburg !
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Old 09-27-2008, 02:14 PM
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The new duchesse de Vendôme might be Philomena de Tornos.

That is to say, she is the lady who accompanied Jean to the Petit Trianon

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Old 09-30-2008, 08:00 PM
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I do not want to rain on anyone's parade but are we assuming they will marry because they showed up together at the Trianon??
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Old 10-01-2008, 12:51 AM
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That was what I was wondering Odette, glad you bet me to pointing it out though! (Lol)
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The news of the forthcoming engagement was posted by a member who has very high credibility.
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Pix of her are in current Point de Vue and she is extremely good looking
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Old 10-01-2008, 01:25 PM
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The news of the forthcoming engagement was posted by a member who has very high credibility.

I am glad to hear that. He seems like a very charismatic well bred man and he deserves to be happy.
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Old 10-03-2008, 02:46 AM
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could someone tell me about her ancestry please?
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Old 10-08-2008, 04:22 AM
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This time I hope he does marry and haves happiness with her.
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Old 11-29-2008, 07:45 AM
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The Count of Paris just announced officially the engagement of his son Jean, Duc de Vendome to Dona Philomena de Tornos y Steinhart.

Source: Philippe Delorme on Regalis Genealogia
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Old 11-29-2008, 10:21 AM
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Well I am delighted : I hope Point de Vue will give us a good article about it, though nowadays they are more interested in people
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Old 11-29-2008, 11:13 AM
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Gotha.fr has the info :

Le gotha, le site officiel de Stéphane Bern - Royal News

"HRH Prince Henri d'Orléans, Comte de Paris and Duc de France, and the Duchess of Montpensier are delighted to announce the engagement of their son, HRH the Duc de Vendôme with Dona Philomena de Tornos y Steinhart. Paris, 28th November 2008."
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Old 11-29-2008, 10:07 PM
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Congratulations to the couple. I saw a picture of them at the auction at Christie's. She looks like a lovely lady. Good fortune to them!
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Wonderful news! Congratulations to them! Have any announcements regarding wedding date and location been made yet?
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