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Forum: Princess Beatrix 11-21-2010, 05:38 AM
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Posted By bartholomeus
I think Beatrix could 'get away with it', but she...

I think Beatrix could 'get away with it', but she wont off course..
Forum: Princess Beatrix 11-21-2010, 05:36 AM
Replies: 166
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Posted By bartholomeus
It might be confusing for foreigners, for Dutch...

It might be confusing for foreigners, for Dutch people it isn't, :-)
Forum: Princess Beatrix 11-21-2010, 05:33 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,037
Posted By bartholomeus
This is not true, Belgian King Leopold III became...

This is not true, Belgian King Leopold III became HM King Leopold after abdicating. And the first William to become king of the Netherlands styled himself King William Frederick, Count of Nassauafter...
Forum: Princess Beatrix 11-17-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,037
Posted By bartholomeus
I personally think Queen Juliana during her life...

I personally think Queen Juliana during her life never wanted to be Queen and the vicar (not a Priest) referred to that personal desire.
Forum: Princess Beatrix 11-17-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,037
Posted By bartholomeus
I did not know of this act, but it makes sence....

I did not know of this act, but it makes sence. though people might informally refer to Beatrix as Queen Mother after the abdication, anyhow..
Forum: Princess Beatrix 11-17-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,037
Posted By bartholomeus
We are a country ruled by populists these days.....

We are a country ruled by populists these days.. things cannot be unclear in any way..

I can imagine this is strange for foreigners, but our last two monarchs were referred to as princesses after...
Forum: Princess Beatrix 11-17-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,037
Posted By bartholomeus
I think her HM the Queen, will not become HM...

I think her HM the Queen, will not become HM Queen Beatrix after her abdication, but she might be informally referred to as the Queen-Mother, as former Premier Lubbers has already done in the...
Forum: Princess Beatrix 11-17-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,037
Posted By bartholomeus
read: 'Invloed staatshoofd beperken' - Binnenland...

read: 'Invloed staatshoofd beperken' - Binnenland | Het laatste nieuws uit Nederland leest u op Telegraaf.nl [binnenland]...
Forum: Princess Beatrix 11-15-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,037
Posted By bartholomeus
There is serious talk in parliament about...

There is serious talk in parliament about restricting HM's role in government formation. It is my guess that HM will abdicate a year or so after the first government formation with a reduced role for...
Forum: Princess Beatrix 07-28-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,037
Posted By bartholomeus
they have a lot of opportunities to enjoy...

they have a lot of opportunities to enjoy themselves privately... dont worry one doesnt have to pity them...
Forum: Princess Beatrix 07-28-2009, 01:57 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,037
Posted By bartholomeus
Untill now the majority of Dutch monarchs have...

Untill now the majority of Dutch monarchs have actually abdicated..

William I - abdicated
Wilhelmina - abdicated
Juliana - abdicated

William II - didnt abdicate
William III - didnt abdicate
Forum: Princess Beatrix 07-28-2009, 11:25 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,037
Posted By bartholomeus
When a King or Queen abdicates they do not...

When a King or Queen abdicates they do not necessarily give up their title: King Leopold III of Belgium, for instance, was referred to after his abdication as: HM King Leopold of Belgium.
Forum: Princess Beatrix 07-21-2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,037
Posted By bartholomeus
Dutch former PM Ruud Lubbers referred to HM the...

Dutch former PM Ruud Lubbers referred to HM the Queen in her future position/role as a mother of the King as Queen Mother.. But the title of Queen Mother does not really exist, its more a sort of...
Forum: Princess Beatrix 04-25-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,037
Posted By bartholomeus
According to law Maxima will actually...

According to law Maxima will actually automatically become Queen, the government has to pass a bill to change that..

even so it is her right and it would be very unorthodox to deny her the title....
Forum: Princess Beatrix 04-23-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,037
Posted By bartholomeus
definitely! To reply to the previous post...

definitely!

To reply to the previous post of tired QEII abdicating: off course QEII outwardly shows no sign of thinking of retirement, a Dutch monarch would also keep the date of the abdication a...
Forum: Princess Beatrix 03-09-2009, 06:02 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,037
Posted By bartholomeus
I wonder why possible premature speculation about...

I wonder why possible premature speculation about HM's abdication is ungreatfull..

I love speculating about it.. although I would love to have HM on the throne as long as possible, mostly because...
Forum: Princess Beatrix 03-09-2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,037
Posted By bartholomeus
well one has to remember that the little castle...

well one has to remember that the little castle she lived in before she became Queen is now restored/rebuild with extra security gates, a new elevator etc.

If I had restored or rebuild my home.....
Forum: Princess Beatrix 03-07-2009, 05:40 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,037
Posted By bartholomeus
Saw the pictures of the Royal visit to Hull on...

Saw the pictures of the Royal visit to Hull on the website of the English royal house. The Qeen and the Duke seemed a bit tired.. I wonder if you British should perhaps take a more relaxed attitutde...
Forum: Princess Beatrix 03-06-2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,037
Posted By bartholomeus
I read in a book that the 'd'Oultremont' affair...

I read in a book that the 'd'Oultremont' affair was a very serious one. His own son, King William II, refused to recognize and meet his 'stephmother'.

To my oppinion there is no real concrete...
Forum: Princess Beatrix 03-06-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,037
Posted By bartholomeus
ok.. interesting theory! will think about...

ok.. interesting theory!

will think about it..
Forum: Princess Beatrix 03-06-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,037
Posted By bartholomeus
I'm sorry Marengo I misread your reply.. You...

I'm sorry Marengo I misread your reply..

You obviously acknowledge that a marriage between (ex) king William I and Henriėtte d'Oultremont has taken place.

I'm still wondering how you can...
Forum: Princess Beatrix 03-06-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,037
Posted By bartholomeus
Thanks for the info.. :-) really interesting...

Thanks for the info.. :-) really interesting facts about the Stadholders btw

I was sure that William I had married the belgian countess. I read about a trip to the Netherlands they made together...
Forum: Princess Beatrix 03-06-2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,037
Posted By bartholomeus
Queen Wilhelmina was also 'simply the Queen'...

Queen Wilhelmina was also 'simply the Queen' nevertheless she abdicated...

I think the unofficial tradition of the abdication of Dutch monarchs has to do with their role of Stadholder before the...
Forum: Princess Beatrix 03-06-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,037
Posted By bartholomeus
King William I abdicated when he was 68yrs old,...

King William I abdicated when he was 68yrs old, because he wanted to marry a second time to a catholic Belgian Countess and the country was against it

King William II died during his reign
King...
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