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MAfan 12-24-2018 06:42 AM

Engagements Announcements 2019
 
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Royal and noble Engagements Announcements
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Ceely 01-09-2019 12:56 PM

Countess Constance de Lannoy (*1994), second of four children of Count Alain de Lannoy (*1963) and his wife Laurence Dalvaux de Fenffe (*1965), got engaged to Adrien Horgnies this year.

She is the first of her siblings to marry.

Source: http://www.carnetmondain.be/
Lannoy

Biri 01-11-2019 03:21 PM

The engagement was announced 11 January, 2019, between David W.R. Ring, son of Mr and Mrs Dave Ring, of Dublin, Ireland, and the Hon Harriet Waldegrave, scion of the Earls Waldegrave, daughter of the Baron Waldegrave of North Hill, PC (life peer - born 15 Aug 1946), of Chewton Mendip, Somerset, by his wife the former Caroline Linda Margaret Burrows (born 14 Aug 1952).

Lord Waldegrave of North Hill, as William Waldegrave MP, was a Cabinet minister in the Thatcher and Major administrations between 1990 and 1997.

Harriet Waldegrave is a granddaughter of the 12th Earl Waldegrave, KG, GCVO (1905-95).

Sources: Peerage News: Ring/Waldegrave engagement
http://www.angelfire.com/realm/gotha/gotha/waldegrave.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geoffrey_Waldegrave,_12th_Earl_Waldegrave

Annabel Barbara De Braganca (b.1989) [daughter of Michael William De Braganca (b.1951) {himself son of John De Bragança (1912-1991) {{himself son of Infant Miguel of Portugal, Duke of Vizeu (1878-1923) who renounced his rights to the throne of Portugal in 1920, & his morganatic wife Anita Stewart (1886-1977)}} & his first wife Winifred Dodge Seyburn (1917-2010)} & his wife Barbara, nee Haliburton Fales (b.1955)] plans to marry (or has already married?) Andrea Papi this year.

Her brother Miguel Samuel De Braganca (b.1986) is engaged to Danielle Cohen Henriquez (b.1989) since 2017; her sister Camila Fales de Braganca (b.1990) is single.

Sources: http://heinbruins.nl/Bavaria.html
http://www.angelfire.com/realm/gotha/gotha/portugal.html

The engagement was announced 12 January, 2019, between Douglas G. Hamilton, youngest son of Capt and Mrs Colin Hamilton, of Chichester, West Sussex, and the Lady Amabel Clare Alice Montagu Douglas Scott (born 1992), younger daughter of the 10th Duke of Buccleuch & Queensberry, KBE (born 14 February, 1954), of Bowhill, Selkirk; Boughton House, Kettering; and Drumlanrig Castle, Dumfriesshire, by his wife the Duchess of Buccleuch & Queensberry (the former Lady Elizabeth Frances Marian Kerr, born 8 June, 1954, daughter of the 12th Marquis of Lothian).

Lady Amabel is a great-great niece of Lady Alice Montagu Douglas Scott (1901-2004), who, in 1935, married HRH Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (1900-74), third son of HM King George V.

Source: http://peeragenews.blogspot.com/2019...ngagement.html

Biri 02-12-2019 05:56 PM

A sadness is joined with a joy in a Ligne family:

Just after we received a news of the death of of Alix, Princess de Ligne, nee Princess of Luxemburg, her granddaughter [younger of two daughters of Princesse Anne-Isabelle de Ligne (b.1954) & her first husband Olivier Mortgat (b.1956)] Isabelle Mortgat (b.1985) plans to marry Gautier Walckiers this year.

A bride has an older sister Laure (b.1983) who is reportedly single.

Source: Descendants of Duke Wilhelm of Nassau
https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-h2YVwF-yv.../s1600/aix.jpg

Biri 03-03-2019 04:46 PM

Elvire de Nicolaÿ (b.1988) [daughter of Count Robert de Nicolaÿ (b.1952) {himself son of Princess Pia Maria of Brazil (1913-2000) & her husband Count René de Nicolaÿ (1910-1954)} & his wife Nathalie, nee Princess Murat (b.1961) {herself daughter of Prince Napoléon Joachim Louis Maurice Murat (1925-1998) & his wife Ines d'Albert de Luynes (1939-2013)}] got engaged to Jonkheer Thomas Lancksweert (b.1986) this year.

Elivire is second of four living children, younger living daughter and first one who marries.

Her oldest sister Irene died in 2007 aged 22.

Sources: Descendants of King Louis Philippe I of the French
Murat

tdarlene 03-06-2019 06:23 AM

Archduchess Francesca of Habsburg anounced on her instagram page her daughter's Eleonore engagement.

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bul4ePLlVzp/

Biri 03-16-2019 09:26 AM

Jean Christophe, Prince Napoleon (b.11 July 1986) [son of Prince Charles Napoléon (b.1950) & his first wife Princess Beatrice of Bourbon-Sicily (b.1950)] got reportedly engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Countess Olympia von Arco-Zinnerberg (b.4 January 1988) [third of six daughters of Archduchess Maria Beatrix of Austria-Este (b.1954) & her husband Count Riprand von Arco-Zinneberg (b.1955)] in Switzerland in January.

Olympia is third of six daughters and second one who marries; her oldest sister Anna (b.1981) married Colin McKenzie (b.1976) on 29 September last year; her other sisters: Margherita (b.1983), Maximiliana (b.1990), Marie-Gabrielle (b.1992) & Georgiana (b.1997) are single.
Jean-Christophe's older sister Caroline (b.1980) has been married to Eric Quérénet-Onfroy de Bréville (b.1971) since 2009; they have a daughter Elvire (b.2010) and a son Augustin (b.2013). His half-sister Sophie (b.1992) is single.

Source: Royal Musings: EXCLUSIVE: Royal engagement: Countess Olympiia to wed Jean Christophe

Lori138 03-16-2019 01:53 PM

Are there five daughters or six? Six names are listed in the previous thread.

Biri 03-16-2019 03:54 PM

Six of course; corrected already.

Biri 04-08-2019 06:32 AM

On 6 April 2019 the Kelantan Palace ceremonial chief announced that Kelantan crown prince Tengku Muhammad Faiz Petra (b. 20 June 1974) [second of four children of the former Sultan of Kelantan, Sultan Ismail Petra (b.1949) & his wife, Raja Perempuan Tengku Anis binti Tengku Abdul Hamid, a brother of Muhammad V, current Sultan of Kelantan and former King of Malaysia] will marry 33-year-old Swede, Sofie Louise Johansson, on 19 April.

Sources: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news...edish-11418744 (Tkanks, eya!)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tengku...mad_Faiz_Petra

Biri 05-06-2019 05:01 PM

An update of my post

Quote:

Originally Posted by Biri (Post 2204582)
Jean Christophe, Prince Napoleon (b.11 July 1986) [son of Prince Charles Napoléon (b.1950) & his first wife Princess Beatrice of Bourbon-Sicily (b.1950)] got reportedly engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Countess Olympia von Arco-Zinnerberg (b.4 January 1988) [third of six daughters of Archduchess Maria Beatrix of Austria-Este (b.1954) & her husband Count Riprand von Arco-Zinneberg (b.1955)] in Switzerland in January; they plan to marry at the Cathedrale Saint-Louis des Invalides in Paris on 19 October

Olympia is third of six daughters and second one who marries; her oldest sister Anna (b.1981) married Colin McKenzie (b.1976) on 29 September last year; her other sisters: Margherita (b.1983), Maximiliana (b.1990), Marie-Gabrielle (b.1992) & Georgiana (b.1997) are single.
Jean-Christophe's older sister Caroline (b.1980) has been married to Eric Quérénet-Onfroy de Bréville (b.1971) since 2009; they have a daughter Elvire (b.2010) and a son Augustin (b.2013). His half-sister Sophie (b.1992) is single.

Source: Royal Musings: EXCLUSIVE: Royal engagement: Countess Olympiia to wed Jean Christophe
Jean-Christophe Napoléon Bonaparte, un prince dans son temps* (Thanks, eya!)


Biri 05-25-2019 04:54 PM

The engagement was announced between Princess Nadia of Leiningen (b.16 December 1991) [daughter of Prince Hermann of Leiningen (b.1963) & his wife Deborah, nee Culley (b.1961)] & Ian Baker on 24 May.

Nadia is second of three daughters and second one who marries; her older sister Tatiana (b.27 August 1989) & her husband Clayton Reynolds (b.1989) will celebrate their second Wedding Anniversary on 17 June.
Her younger sister Alexandra (b.18 December 1997) is single.

Source: https://sites.google.com/site/myroya...al-information

Biri 05-31-2019 08:45 AM

The engagement was announced between Alice Charlotte Adelaide Murray (b. 1981) scion of the Dukes of Atholl [daughter of Peter Gerald Stewart Murray (b. 1944) & his wife the former Jane Rosetta Wood (now Ms Jane R Wood, b.1943)] & Benjamin William .D. Seifert (b.1978) [son of the late Dr Martin H. Seifert (b. 1939) & his wife the former Jacqueline E. Morris (b. 1948, now Dr Jackie Morris)] on 29 May.

Sources: https://peeragenews.blogspot.com/201...ngagement.html
Atholl

Biri 06-27-2019 07:11 AM

The engagement was announced between Arthur Christopher Soames (b. 1990) [son of the Honourable Rupert Christopher Soames (b. 18 May, 1959) of Cuddington, Buckinghamshire, & his wife Camilla Rose, nee Dunne, scion of that landed family] & Antonia Lucy Diana Harington (b.1991) [scion of the Harington baronets, daughter of Jonathan Edward McCalmont Harington (b. 14 March, 1955) of Barnwell, Northamptosnhire, & his wife, Susan Antonia, nee Fenwick (b.1960)] on 27 June.

The bride-to-be is a goddaughter of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, and a cousin of Kit Harington, the Game of Throne actor.

Arthur Soames is a grandson of the late Baron Soames (1920-87) and a great-grandson of Sir Winston Churchill, KG (1874-1965).

Source: https://peeragenews.blogspot.com/201...ngagement.html

Biri 07-07-2019 07:48 PM

Honourable Fatafehi Sione Ikamafana Ta’anekinga ‘o Tonga Tuita Tuku'aho (b.10 February 1994) [nephew of King Tupu VI of Tonga and Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tuita, Princess Royal (who adopted him after his father's death) son of late Prince Fatafehi ʻAlaivahamamaʻo Tukuʻaho (1953-2004, stripped of his title after marrying a commoner, later bestowed with the hereditary title of Māʻatu) & his second wife Alaile'ula Poutasi Jungblut [daughter of Melvin Jungblut & his wife Lola Tosi Malietoa {herself daughter of the former head of state of Samoa Malietoa Tanumafili II}] is engaged to Lanu Faletau; they plan to marry at St Matthews in the City Church, in Auckland City, New Zealand, on 2 May 2020.

Fatafehi is third of four children and apparently first one who marries.

Sources: https://www.nettyroyal.nl/en/non_pro/news_future.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T%C4%8...81hau_Tupou_IV
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salote...Pilolevu_Tuita
https://www.royalark.net/Tonga/tupou10.htm

Biri 07-20-2019 04:51 PM

Michael Beaumont (b.1991) [great-grandson of Princess May of Teck, who became Lady May Cambridge in 1917 (1906-1994) & her husband, Sir Henry Abel Smith (1900-1993)] got engaged to Alice Emily Holborow (b.1992) this year.

Source: Descendants of Duke Wilhelm of Nassau

Biri 08-11-2019 03:36 PM

The engagement was announced between Princess Maria Cristina of Orleans and Braganza (b.26 January 1989) [second of two children of Prince João Henrique of Orleans and Braganza (b.1954) & his first wife Stella Christina Corrêa Pinto Lutterbach (b.1958)] & Gustavo de Arazane on 8 August.

Both fiances have Down Syndrome.

Maria Cristina's only brother, Prince João Philippe is married to Yasmine, née Paranagua since 2013: they have two children: Mia Isabel (29-4-2015) & João Antonio (21-6-2017).

Sources: https://sites.google.com/site/myroya...al-information
Descendants of King Louis Philippe I of the French
Brazil

JR76 08-11-2019 04:49 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Biri (Post 2245615)
The engagement was announced between Princess Maria Cristina of Orleans and Braganza (b.26 January 1989) [second of two children of Prince João Henrique of Orleans and Braganza (b.1954) & his first wife Stella Christina Corrêa Pinto Lutterbach (b.1958)] & Gustavo de Arazane on 8 August.

Both fiances have Down Syndrome.

Maria Cristina's only brother, Prince João Philippe is married to Yasmine, née Paranagua since 2013: they have two children: Mia Isabel (29-4-2015) & João Antonio (21-6-2017).

Sources: https://sites.google.com/site/myroya...al-information
Descendants of King Louis Philippe I of the French
Brazil

Congratulations to the couple! I wish them a long and happy life together.
Strangely enough I posted about Maria Christina this Thursday on Twitter.

MarleneKoenig 08-22-2019 11:56 PM

Countess Vittoria of Waldburg zu Wolfegg und Waldsee is engaged to marry Ferdinand Lovrek. Royal Musings: Princely engagement

Biri 09-04-2019 07:09 AM

Peter Richard Liddell-Grainger (b.6 May 1987) [son of Ian Richard Liddell-Grainger (b.1959) {herself daughter of Anne Abel Smith (b.1932) {{herself daughter of Princess May von Teck, who became Lady May Cambridge in 1917 (1906-1994) & her husband Sir Henry Abel Smith (1900-1993)}} & her late former husband David Liddell-Grainger (1930-2007)} & his wife Jill, nee Nesbitt (b.1956)] got engaged to Elizabeth Anne Wilks (b.1985) this year.

Peter Richard is eldest of three children and second one who marries; his younger sister Sophie Victoria (b.27 December 1988) married James Boardman on 10 August.
His youngest sister May Alexandra (b. 9 September 1992) is reportedly single.

Sources: Descendants of Duke Wilhelm of Nassau
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian_Li...#Personal_life


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