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Forum: Queen Margrethe II 10-19-2015, 12:07 PM
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Well it is not that difficult to change all...

Well it is not that difficult to change all documents in one go. When in 1890, after only Kings, suddenly a Queen became head of the state (in the Netherlands), a simple Act was published:

"As...
Forum: Queen Margrethe II 10-18-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 261
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
That was the original intention in the...

That was the original intention in the Netherlands. Like Máxima was never "The Princess of Orange" since that title has become exclusively for the Heir(ess) alone, she would also be "The Princess of...
Forum: Queen Margrethe II 10-16-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 261
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
That is true. Her official formal title is...

That is true. Her official formal title is Princess Máxima of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau. As spouse to the King however she is styled with her husband's rank and form of address, as...
Forum: Queen Margrethe II 02-24-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 34,918
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
I think Messire Henri de Laborde de Monpezat who...

I think Messire Henri de Laborde de Monpezat who became Hans Kongelige Højhed Prinsgemalen is more than satisfied with his wonderful life in Denmark and in France (Château et Domaines de Caïx). His...
Forum: Queen Margrethe II 02-24-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 34,918
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Being a King does not mean you are always Number...

Being a King does not mean you are always Number One anyway. King Willem-Alexander and King Philippe are often totally outgunned by their glamourous spouses. Yesterday there was a photoshoot in Lech...
Forum: Queen Margrethe II 02-23-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 34,918
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
It is all a bit overdone. Like I showed in post...

It is all a bit overdone. Like I showed in post #80 in this thread, you can see the video and the remarks were just a detail in the interview and it was all not that heavy-handed.

By the way, in...
Forum: Queen Margrethe II 02-22-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 34,918
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
The interview was shown in two parts. The first...

The interview was shown in two parts. The first at 9.40 and the second at 25.00.

Both parts in English with Dutch subtitles. Lots of attention for the sparkling Danish jewels too from 29.00 on....
Forum: Queen Margrethe II 02-22-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 34,918
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Well to be honest, Dutch TV showed the heartfelt...

Well to be honest, Dutch TV showed the heartfelt and exceptionally well-formulated words of the Queen about the tragic events. The Prinsgemalen's words were just a funny fait-divers, a detail in the...
Forum: Queen Margrethe II 02-22-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 34,918
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
No I was not even born back then... :lol:...

No I was not even born back then...

:lol:

In my understanding Rénee-Yvonne Doursenot had previously been civilly married to Louis Leuret before her marriage to Andre de Laborde de...
Forum: Queen Margrethe II 02-22-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 34,918
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Look at this picture...

Look at this picture (http://foto.jp.dk/thumbsnc/1440x960/fto/orig/orig_50835.jpg), it says everything about the attachment and acceptance of King Frederik to his son-in-law.

Note that Prince...
Forum: Queen Margrethe II 02-22-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 34,918
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
André de Laborde de Monpezat is the father of...

André de Laborde de Monpezat is the father of Henri. Renée Yvonne Doursenot is the mother of Henri. That they were not married when Renée got pregnant does not mean Henri is not a De Laborde de...
Forum: Queen Margrethe II 02-22-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 34,918
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
The nobility on itself is not up for debate. The...

The nobility on itself is not up for debate. The use of the title of Comte indeed is.

"Noble Jean de Laborde, baptisé à Nay le 12-5-1620, docteur en médecine, fils de Jean de Laborde, Jurât de...
Forum: Queen Margrethe II 02-22-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 34,918
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
I can assure that the Dutch media given access to...

I can assure that the Dutch media given access to Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik at Fredensborg were very polite, servile and well-willing. They were wearing ties and all respectfully started...
Forum: Queen Margrethe II 02-22-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 34,918
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
According Wikipedia: "The Labordes were a...

According Wikipedia: "The Labordes were a well-to-do family originating from the region of Béarn in southwestern France which took the name Laborde de Monpezat, following the marriage of Jean Laborde...
Forum: Queen Margrethe II 02-18-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 34,918
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
The position of Prince Henrik has been settled...

The position of Prince Henrik has been settled after these problems in 2002 (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/denmark/1383835/Prince-of-Denmark-goes-home-to-sulk.html)

The Queen...
Forum: Queen Margrethe II 02-18-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 34,918
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Yes but it is also the Order of Precedence. At...

Yes but it is also the Order of Precedence. At the New Years Reception, at State Banquets, at ceremonial or protocollary events it is always 1 Dronningen, 2 Prinsgemalen, 3 Kronprinsen, 4...
Forum: Queen Margrethe II 02-18-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 34,918
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
The website of the Danish monarchy enlists them...

The website of the Danish monarchy enlists them as such, which is indeed the Order of Precedence. There has been a row about who was Number Two: Prince Henrik or Prince Frederik. The Queen has given...
Forum: Queen Margrethe II 02-18-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 34,918
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
In the Netherlands it is technically not possible...

In the Netherlands it is technically not possible to be a King-Consort. The Constitution speaks about The King (only in the male version) as the bearer of the Crown and head of state. Three...
Forum: Queen Margrethe II 02-18-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 34,918
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
The Royal House Act 2002 in the Netherlands was...

The Royal House Act 2002 in the Netherlands was very clear:

The title Prins (Prinses) der Nederlanden is born by:

- the spouse of the King (Queen) - Article 8
- the spouse of the Prince...
Forum: Queen Margrethe II 02-18-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 34,918
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
I have seen the Prince's rant. It was on the...

I have seen the Prince's rant. It was on the Dutch news and we saw Prince Henrik totally derailing. First the Queen smiled a bit ("Ah... he will stop in a few seconds...") but when Henrik went on and...
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