The Royal Forums Coat of Arms


Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #141  
Old 01-28-2019, 06:19 AM
Lumutqueen's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Middlewich, United Kingdom
Posts: 19,610
Quote:
Originally Posted by princeofitaly View Post
I read that last Queen of Italy Maria Josè of Belgium and also her brothers Leopold III of Belgium and Prince Charles Count of Flanders are cousins of Queen Elizabeth II.

Please, could someone tell me what is the connection between them?
That's a stretch at best to call them cousins. As far as I can see from a cursory glance Leopold, Marie-Jose and Charles on their fathers side have the ancestor Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. Francis was the grandfather of Queen Victoria who is Elizabeth II great great grandmother.
__________________

__________________
We Will Remember Them.
Reply With Quote
  #142  
Old 01-28-2019, 06:52 AM
Duc_et_Pair's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: City, Netherlands
Posts: 9,018
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lumutqueen View Post
That's a stretch at best to call them cousins. As far as I can see from a cursory glance Leopold, Marie-Jose and Charles on their fathers side have the ancestor Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. Francis was the grandfather of Queen Victoria who is Elizabeth II great great grandmother.

No cousins at all, indeed:


King Leopold III / Princess Marie-José / Prince Charles
|
Albert I, King of the Belgians
x Elizabeth, Herzogin in Bayern
|
Philippe, prince de Belgique
x Maria, Prinzessin von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
|
Leopold I, King of the Belgians
x Louise, princesse d'Orléans
|
Franz, Herzog von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld
x Auguste Prinzessin Reuß zu Ebersdorf
|
Ernst I, Herzog von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha
x Luise, Prinzessin von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg
|
Albert, Prinz von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha
x Victoria, Queen of the UK of GB & I
|
Edward VII, King of the UK of GB & I
x Alexandra, Princess of Denmark
|
George V, King of the UK of GB & NI
x Mary, Princess of Teck
|
George VII, King of the UK of GB & NI
x Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
|
Queen Elizabeth II / Princess Margaret
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #143  
Old 01-29-2019, 03:49 PM
Aristocracy
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Turin, Italy
Posts: 153
Thanks so much for the explications.
__________________

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
Prince Juan Carlos of Spain & Princess Sofia of Greece 1962 Julia Royal Weddings 141 10-18-2018 05:04 PM
Royalty of Brunei: News & Photos 2: February-April 2005 Mandy Royal Family of Brunei 184 04-27-2005 12:20 AM
What Is The Point Of The Gr Family? sky The Royal Family of Greece 82 10-21-2004 01:26 PM




Popular Tags
belgian birthday celebration british royal family ceremony clothes corruption crown current events daughters de belgique denmark duchessofcambridge duchess of sussex duke of edinburgh duke of sussex earl of wessex extramarital affairs fashion forum french revolution genealogy general news gordon greece harry and meghan headship infanta cristina interesting facts juan carlos kiko lady louise mountbatten-windsor lineage meghan markle member monogram nelson mandela bay patron prince aymeric prince harry prince harry of wales prince laurent princenapoleon prince peter princess princess beatrice princess benedikte princess claire princess eugenie princess of belgium princess royal prince william public image queen elisabeth queen elizabeth relationship remarriage royal royal family royal wedding sarah ferguson savoy saxony state visit tradition van belgië wedding windsor castle windy city wivies ww1



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:01 AM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2019
Jelsoft Enterprises