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Marengo 10-31-2013 11:45 AM

Belgian Court & Courtiers
 
Queen Mathilde has the following ladies-in-waiting

Clotilde BoŽl, nťe de PeŮaranda de Franchimont. Her husbands paternal grandfather and Jacques BoŽl's father are brothers.

Laurence De Ghellinck d’Elseghem Vaernewijck, noble. Daughter of Viscount Baudouin GEV and Countess Antoinette d'Oultremont de Wegimont et de Warfusee. Se is married to Xavier van de Werve de Schilde.

Lindsay Edwards, runs a translation agency in Schaesbeek that works for the Belgian embassy in London.

Melissa Maas-Van Waeyenberge. Apothecary, is engaged in a fund that raises money for research of leucemia.

Patricia Vlerick, ennobled in 1999, daughter of Leon Bouckaert, who organised the horse racing competitions of Waregem.

Vijf nieuwe hofdames Mathilde worden niet betaald - Het Nieuwsblad

Marengo 09-03-2015 10:16 AM

The king appointed the historian Vincent Viaene as one of his advisors. Viaene used to teach at Oxford. He is known for his book about the 'Congo in Belgium'.

Filip kiest opmerkelijke nieuwe adviseur - Royalty Online

Marengo 03-08-2017 01:41 AM

Countess Solange de Liederkerke died last week in Brussels at the age of 85. The countess was a lady-in-waiting to Queen Fabiola for 50 years, from 1960 to 2010. The countess was interred in the family tomb in Eijsden, The Netherlands, on March 4th. The countess is survived by her sister, brother, nephews and nieces.

Article:
Solange de Liedekerke : 50 ans au service du Palais - La Libre.be

Announcement by relatives:
Les funťrailles - Solange de Liedekerke de Pailhe

Duc_et_Pair 03-08-2017 01:59 AM

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Originally Posted by Marengo (Post 1614098)
Queen Mathilde has the following ladies-in-waiting

Clotilde BoŽl, nťe de PeŮaranda de Franchimont. Her husbands paternal grandfather and Jacques BoŽl's father are brothers.

Laurence De Ghellinck d’Elseghem Vaernewijck, noble. Daughter of Viscount Baudouin GEV and Countess Antoinette d'Oultremont de Wegimont et de Warfusee. Se is married to Xavier van de Werve de Schilde.

Lindsay Edwards, runs a translation agency in Schaesbeek that works for the Belgian embassy in London.

Melissa Maas-Van Waeyenberge. Apothecary, is engaged in a fund that raises money for research of leucemia.

Patricia Vlerick, ennobled in 1999, daughter of Leon Bouckaert, who organised the horse racing competitions of Waregem.

Vijf nieuwe hofdames Mathilde worden niet betaald - Het Nieuwsblad

The article states that the five are more "eredames" (Ladies of Honour) than "hofdames" (Ladies-in-Waiting). The difference seems that Solange gravin de Liedekerke (Fabiola), Colette gravin de Brocqueville (Paola) and Nathalie prinses de Merode (Paola) were in paid service to the Queen.


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