Tag Archives: Marie of Edinburgh

Flashback Friday: The Romanians Make a State Visit to Britain

  May 12, 2017 at 4:00 am by

May 12, 1924: Romania’s King Ferdinand and Queen Marie (born a Princess of Edinburgh)  upon their arrival to the Port of Dover for their state visit to the United Kingdom, as part of a diplomatic tour of Western Europe. They were guests of Marie’s first cousin, King George V.

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Princess Maria Launches A New Royal Book!

  June 3, 2016 at 4:09 am by

Her Royal Highness Princess Maria of Romania looked as elegant as ever in an ivory and black polka-dot blouse and red skirt as she launched a new book last night at the Humanitas Bookfest 2016 – an annual event which highlights the best new books of the year in Romania. Lansări de carte regală la Bookfest https://t.co/5j8HPuGC8f pic.twitter.com/nUHGtdUvAs — Familia Regală (@casamsregelui) June 3, 2016 The book, entitled “Land That … Continue reading

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Marie of Romania’s Heart Returned to Pelişor Castle

  November 4, 2015 at 10:49 am by

The late Queen Marie of Romania’s heart was returned to her place of death yesterday, in a ceremony attended by her great-granddaughter Crown Princess Margarita, as well as her descendants in the Austria-Tuscany line. Beginning at the National Museum of Romanian History, the silver casket containing the British-born Queen’s heart was given a military farewell in front of a crowded street before it was placed into a car and driven to … Continue reading

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Heart of Marie of Romania to Rest at Pelişor Castle

  September 25, 2015 at 2:53 am by

It has been announced that the heart of Queen Marie of Romania, the grandmother of the current head of the Royal Family of Romania, will be moved to Pelişor Castle in Sinaia, which has been selected as the heart’s final resting place. The Queen, who was born a Princess of Edinburgh in 1875 and was a granddaughter of Queen Victoria, died in July 1938 at the Castle, and had requested that … Continue reading

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