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An Engagement in Monaco! Louis Ducruet To Wed Marie Chevallier

  February 21, 2018 at 8:01 am by

Happy news out of Monaco this morning, as Princess Stéphanie confirms the engagement of her son, Louis Ducruet, to his long-time girlfriend Marie Chevallier. The Princess made the announcement via the Princely Palace, saying she was “pleased” with the news. The couple is currently travelling through Vietnam. Louis, 25, is the only son of Princess Stephanie and her first husband, Daniel Ducruet. He is currently 12th in line to the Monegasque throne.

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Over The Moon: ‘Just Jack and Eug’ Give Engagement Interview

  January 22, 2018 at 6:16 pm by

After announcing their engagement on Monday morning, Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank gave a short interview to Matt Baker of the BBC’s The One Show later that day at Buckingham Palace. The couple – who also had their official engagement portraits shot in the Picture Gallery at Buckingham Palace today – spoke of Mr Brooksbank’s lake-side proposal earlier in January during a trip to Nicaragua. “The lake was so beautiful. The … Continue reading

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Princess Eugenie Engaged to Jack Brooksbank

  January 22, 2018 at 6:27 am by

Two babies, and now two weddings for the Windsor clan in 2018! The Duke and Duchess of York have this morning announced the engagement of their younger daughter, Princess Eugenie, to her long-time boyfriend, Jack Brooksbank. The Yorks were “delighted” to make the announcement, with the statement also saying the wedding will take place in autumn at St George’s Chapel, Windsor. Princess Eugenie and Mr Brooksbank – who have been … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: A Royal Engagement In Philadelphia

  January 5, 2018 at 3:00 am by

January 5, 1956: The reigning Prince of Monaco, Rainier III, poses for photographs with his new fiancee, American actress Grace Kelly, at her family home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The couple had announced their engagement that day, and were joined by Miss Kelly’s parents, John and Margaret, as they fronted the press. Prince Rainier had presented his bride-to-be with an engagement ring featuring interwoven rubies and diamonds. Upon seeing the jewels … Continue reading

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Kensington Palace Releases Harry and Meghan’s Official Engagement Photos

  December 21, 2017 at 10:08 am by

Three official engagement photos were released on December 21 by Kensington Palace of Prince Harry and his fiancé, Meghan Markle. The photos were taken by fashion photographer Alexei Lubomirski at Frogmore House in Windsor. Meghan wore a Ralph & Russo dress for the occasion, and was also seen sporting her engagement ring, which consists a diamond cut from one of Diana, Princess of Wales’s jewellery pieces and diamonds from Botswana. Harry and … Continue reading

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Meghan’s Right Royal Seal of Approval…From The Queen’s Corgis!

  November 27, 2017 at 7:10 pm by

To conclude their engagement day, Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle sat down with the BBC’s Mishal Husain on Monday afternoon for their official engagement interview. During the interview, the couple discussed their relationship over the past eighteen months, what they are looking forward to in the future, and their respective families’ reactions to their relationship – and disclosed what may have been an important moment in gaining Queen Elizabeth’s … Continue reading

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Newly-Engaged Harry and Meghan Meet The Press At Kensington Palace

  November 27, 2017 at 10:22 am by

Hours after their engagement was confirmed by Clarence House, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have held a brief photocall at Kensington Palace this afternoon. The beaming couple posed for photographs in the Sunken Gardens, a favourite location of Prince Harry’s late mother, Diana. The Prince said that he knew Meghan was ‘the one’ “the very first time” they met; while Meghan described his proposal – which took place in London … Continue reading

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Clarence House Announces Prince Harry’s Engagement to Meghan Markle

  November 27, 2017 at 6:10 am by

After rabid speculation last week, Clarence House has this morning announced the engagement of Prince Harry and Ms Meghan Markle. “His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales is delighted to announce the engagement of Prince Harry to Ms. Meghan Markle…His Royal Highness and Ms. Markle became engaged in London earlier this month. Prince Harry has informed Her Majesty The Queen and other close members of his family. Prince Harry has … Continue reading

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Engagement of Princess Mako Officially Announced

  September 3, 2017 at 5:50 pm by

The engagement of Princess Mako of Akishino and Kei Komuro was officially announced on Sunday, with the betrothed pair attending a press conference at Akasaka Estate, the Princess’s family home in Tokyo. “I had already made up my mind, so I immediately accepted on the spot,” the Princess said of Mr Komuro’s proposal of marriage, that took place back in December 2013. Princess Mako said that the pair both “had an understanding … Continue reading

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An Engagement is Announced – in Serbia!

  July 24, 2017 at 2:31 pm by

The Royal Family of Serbia have today announced the engagement of His Royal Highness Prince Philip and Ms Danica Marinkovic, a graphic designer and visual artist, who is the daughter of Mr Milan Marinkovic-Cile and Mrs Beba Marinkovic. Prince Philip is the second son of Crown Prince Alexander and his first wife, Princess Dona Maria da Gloria, Duchess de Segorbe.  He was educated in the United Kingdom at the King’s School in Canterbury and gaining … Continue reading

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On This Day: Elizabeth and Philip Announce Their Engagement

  July 9, 2017 at 9:00 am by

Seventy years ago, the engagement between The Princess Elizabeth – heiress presumptive to the British throne – and Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, formerly a Prince of Greece and Denmark, was announced. The couple had met a handful of times during their youth, before a fateful meeting in 1939 at the Royal Naval College Dartmouth solidified the young Princess’s affection for the handsome sailor – “she never looked at anyone else” according to … Continue reading

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Engagement of Princess Mako Delayed In Respect Of Natural Disaster Victims

  July 7, 2017 at 4:59 pm by

The official announcement of Princess Mako of Akishino’s engagement to Mr Kei Komuro has been postponed, the Imperial Household Agency has said Friday, out of respect to the victims of severe rains that have hit southern Japan this week. At least 11 people have been killed in southwest Japan as torrential rains hit the region, and thousands ordered to evacuate their homes. The betrothed couple were due to hold a press conference on … Continue reading

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Prince Casimir zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn Is Engaged

  June 23, 2017 at 9:55 am by

Engagement news from the House of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn: 41-year-old Prince Casimir is engaged to his model girlfriend of two years, Alana Bunte. The Prince is the third child of Alexander, Fürst zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn and his wife Gabriela. Ms Bunte, 26, is of American-Colombian descent and works as a model. She also has a degree in art and design from Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London. The couple plan on marrying in Sayn … Continue reading

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July 8th’s The Date! Princess Mako’s Engagement To Be Officially Announced

  June 19, 2017 at 8:13 pm by

The Imperial Household Agency today announced that the engagement between Princess Mako of Akishino and Mr Kei Komuro will be officially announced on Saturday July 8th. The announcement will come from Shinichiro Yamamoto, the Grand Steward of the Imperial Household Agency. Princess Mako and Mr Komuro, both 25, will hold a press conference later that day. It should be noted that while this will be the official announcement of the couple’s betrothal, … Continue reading

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Reports: Engagement Forthcoming For Princess Mako

  May 16, 2017 at 10:10 am by

The Japanese media is reporting today that Princess Mako, the elder daughter of Prince Akishino and eldest grandchild of the Emperor of Japan, is set to announce her engagement to a fellow student from her alma mater, the International Christian University. NHK, the Japanese public broadcaster, was first to publish the news today. The Japan Times is reporting the news was confirmed by the Imperial Household Agency. Kei Komuro is named … Continue reading

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Prince Christian of Hanover Engaged To Peruvian Girlfriend

  April 28, 2017 at 6:58 am by

Prince Christian of Hanover is engaged to his long-time girlfriend, Alessandra de Osma according to reports in the German media. The couple have been together since at least 2011, and live together in Madrid. The Prince is the younger son of Prince Ernst August V of Hanover and his first wife Chantal Hochuli. Ms de Osma comes from a wealthy Peruvian family, has studied law and worked as a model. Christian and … Continue reading

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A Quite Royal Engagement: Leiningen and Prussian Descendants To Marry

  March 19, 2017 at 6:15 pm by

As reported by Royal Musings earlier today, the engagement between Ferdinand, the Hereditary Prince zu Leiningen, and Viktoria Luise Prinzessin von Preussen has recently been announced. The groom is the elder son of Andreas, Prince of Leiningen and Princess Alexandra of Hanover. The bride is the only daughter of Prince Friedrich Wilhelm of Prussia (d. 2015) and his second wife Ehrengard von Reden. Both are descendants of the British Queen … Continue reading

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A Percy-zu Oettingen-Oettingen Wedding Announced

  March 2, 2017 at 9:14 am by

The engagement between Lord Max Percy and Princess Nora zu Oettingen-Oettingen und Oettingen-Spielberg has been announced in The Telegraph. Lord Max is the younger son of the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland, while the Princess is the third daughter and youngest child of Albrecht Ernst, Fürst zu Oettingen-Oettingen und Oettingen-Spielberg and his wife Angela. The couple, both 26, has been dating since at least 2012.

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Flashback Friday: Engagement of Princess Sayako

  December 30, 2016 at 7:00 am by

December 30, 2004: The year 2004 ended on a high note for the Japanese Imperial Family, as the engagement of Princess Sayako – the only daughter of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko – was announced. The Princess and her new fiancé, Yoshiki Kuroda, met with the press in Tokyo following the official announcement by the Imperial Household Agency. The couple had known each other since childhood – Yoshiki is a friend … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Dutch Prince Announces Engagement

  December 16, 2016 at 7:00 am by

On December 16, 2000, the engagement between Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands – youngest son of Queen Beatrix and Prince Claus – and Laurentien Brinkhorst was announced. The couple had a brief press conference at Huis ten Bosch alongside the groom’s parents, as well as the Brinkhorsts, Laurens-Jan and Jantien. They married in May 2001, and have three children: Eloise, Claus-Casimir and Leonore.

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