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Old 01-29-2012, 05:50 PM
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I prefer old and classical than weird names, which sound as if they were taken from the moon.

Polish equivalent of this name (Antonina) is quite popular now here.
Yes, indeed. But Antoinette is too old and too unpopular in France.
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Old 01-29-2012, 05:53 PM
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Many congratulations to the Duke & Duchess! Welcome Antoinette!!!! What a lovely name, one of my favorites!
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Old 01-29-2012, 06:03 PM
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Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Vendome! Just curious, do Gaston and Antoinette only have one name each?
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Old 01-29-2012, 06:22 PM
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Gaston's full name is Gaston Louis Antoine Marie. Probably we'll have to wait until Antoinette's christening to know if she'll have more names and what the names will be.
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Antoinette is a lovely name, even if it is old fashioned. A happy start to the new year for the family.
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Old 01-30-2012, 09:25 AM
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The first pictures of little Antoinette:

Prince Jean de France - Naissance
http://princejeandefrance.fr/wp-cont...issance-42.jpg
http://princejeandefrance.fr/wp-cont...aissance21.jpg

Such a beautiful little girl!
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Nice of them not to make us wait !!! They are lovely !
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Old 01-30-2012, 10:09 AM
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Was she born in Vienna ?
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My first tought was yes. But In fact Philomena's father lives in Austria. He's very sick and the whole family went to Austria. I just find it very strange that they travelled with a newborn. But, I can understand it if her father is about dying.
Guess the Christening wouldn't be as soon as Gastons in that case...

Sweet pictures indeed. Prince Gaston is sooo cute :)
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Old 01-30-2012, 05:07 PM
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Aw, she's adorable and I think Antoinette is a lovely name, really beautiful.

(A belated) Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Vendôme and little Gaston.
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My first tought was yes. But In fact Philomena's father lives in Austria. He's very sick and the whole family went to Austria. I just find it very strange that they travelled with a newborn. But, I can understand it if her father is about dying.
If I recall correctly, Jean and Philomena have spent the Christmas festivities in Vienna, where also Jean's sister Marie lives; so I guess they are still in Austria since then.
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If I recall correctly, Jean and Philomena have spent the Christmas festivities in Vienna, where also Jean's sister Marie lives; so I guess they are still in Austria since then.
I thought I read on the website of "noblesse et royautés" they travelled till Austria... But you may be right. My apologizes if I was wrong :)
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Eurohistory: A French Royal Baptism in Vienna
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Thanks for the update!
Duke and Duchess of Vendome have got lovely children.
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Aww Little Antoinette is such a cute little baby! So sweet, thanks for posting-
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The full name of the little princess is Antoinette Léopoldine Jeanne Marie .

Gotha d'hier et d'aujourd'hui 2: Baptême à Vienne de la princesse Antoinette Léopoldine Jeanne Marie d'Orléans, fille du duc et de la duchesse de Vendôme
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Point de Vue *.:.* Sommaire
Current issue of "Point de vue" has a small foto on its cover with new princess.
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Noblesse & Royautés » Baptême de la princesse Antoinette, fille du duc et de la duchesse de Vendôme
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They sure had the baptism very soon after the birth almost as if there was a rush? Normally baptisms occur a few months after birth.
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It was reported that Philomena's father is very sick. Maybe they wanted that he will attend the christening.
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