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Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

  September 19, 2022 at 8:13 pm by

The official mourning period for Queen Elizabeth II, the U.K.’s longest-reigning monarch, culminated Monday morning with her state funeral in London’s ancient Westminster Abbey. The guest list for the service included around 500 foreign dignitaries.Queen Elizabeth died on September 8 at the age of 96 at Balmoral Castle, her beloved country estate in Scotland. Her eldest son, now King Charles III, has led the royal family the nation, the commonwealth and the world in honoring … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth II under medical supervision after health concerns

  September 8, 2022 at 11:23 am by

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is under «medical supervision» over concerns for her health, Buckingham Palace announced Thursday. “Following further evaluation this morning, the Queen’s doctors are concerned for Her Majesty’s health and have recommended she remain under medical supervision. The Queen remains comfortable and at Balmoral” a palace statement said. The 96-year-old monarch has been in her Balmoral estate in Aberdeenshire, Scotland for the summer holiday. The queen who has … Continue reading

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Ingrid Alexandra’s 18th Birthday Gala

  June 17, 2022 at 4:07 am by

This Friday evening, many European crowned heads were in Oslo for the gala dinner offered by King Harald V of Norway and Queen Sonja in honor of the 18th birthday of their granddaughter Princess Ingrid Alexandra, second in the order of succession. On this evening marking his majority  she was surrounded by all her family. In addition to her paternal parents and grandparents, she had by her side her brothers … Continue reading

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Gala dinner for the 18th birthday of Princess Ingrid Alexandra

  June 16, 2022 at 11:45 pm by

The official birthday celebrations for Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway started this thurday. Altough the princess celebrated her 18th birthday in January, the official events have been postponed due to the COVID pandemic. The gala dinner was hosted by the Norwegian government in the new library in Oslo. The princess wore a strapless, ivory and polka-dot gown which was fashioned out of layers upon layers of tulle. She was accompanied … Continue reading

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Princess Märtha Louise of Norway and Durek Verrett Are Engaged

  June 7, 2022 at 4:57 pm by

Norwegian princess Märtha Louise is engaged to American shaman Durek Verrett. The couple announced this on Tuesday. It is not yet known when the wedding will take place. Her parents, King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway, officially congratulated the couple via a message on the website of the Norwegian royal family. Crown Prince Haakon and his wife Mette-Marit also wish the couple good luck in the future. 50-year-old … Continue reading

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Death of Carl, Duke of Württemberg (85)

  June 7, 2022 at 9:27 am by

Carl, Duke of Wurttemberg and head of the royal house of Württemberg has died at the age of 85 in Ravensberg, not far away from his home Schloss Althausen. He is succeeded by his 27-year-old grandson Wilhelm. Carl of Württemberg had been in poor health for several years and has died on today after a long illness. He was only in a clinic in Ravensburg for five days and had lived at … Continue reading

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Trooping the Colour Kicks off Jubilee Weekend

  June 2, 2022 at 4:01 pm by

Today the streets of London were taken over by the annual Trooping the Colour parade, celebrating te official birthday of Queen Elizabeth II ánd kickstarting the four-day celebration to commemorate her 70-year reign. At precisely 11am the royal party will arrived at Horse Guards parade on Whitehall to make the inspection of the Guards and the Household Cavalry. The working members of the Royal Family went on horse and in … Continue reading

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Death of Archduchess Margherita

  January 10, 2022 at 8:43 am by

Archduchess Margherita of Austria has passed away this morning at the age of 91. She was born in 1930 in Napels as Princess Margherita Isabella Maria Vittoria Emanuela Elena Gennara of Savoy-Aosta. She was the daughter of the 3rd Duke of Aosta and of Princess Anne of France. In 1953 she married Archduke Robert of Austria-Este, the second son of the  Emperor Karl and Empress Zita of Austria. The archduchess is … Continue reading

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Russia holds first imperial wedding in century

  October 1, 2021 at 4:28 pm by

Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia has tied the knot with his Italian bride Victoria Romanovna -formerly Nobile Rebecca Bettarini – in Saint Petersburg today. This makes it the first royal wedding to take place on Russian soil since the time of the Tsars, more than a century ago.The Russian Orthodox wedding ceremony took place at Saint Isaac’s Cathedral in Saint Petersburg. Among the hundreds of guests were King Simeon II and … Continue reading

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Princess Beatrice reveals daughter’s name: Sienna Elizabeth Mapelli Mozzi

  October 1, 2021 at 4:15 pm by

Princess Beatrice and her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi have named their daughter Sienna. In addition to the name, the eldest daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson shared two footprints of her daughter on Twitter today.. The baby’s full name is Sienna Elizabeth Mapelli Mozzi. “We’re doing well and Wolfie is Sienna’s best big brother,” the 33-year-old British princess wrote about her stepson. https://twitter.com/yorkiebea/status/1443938871071363074?s=20  

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The Princess of Liechtenstein Passes Away, Aged 81

  August 21, 2021 at 5:14 pm by

Fürstin Marie of Liechtenstein has died today at the age of 81 in Grabs, Austria. The princess was hospitalised earlier this week after her health deteriorated steadily after the stroke on August 18, 2021. She fell asleep in the presence of her family and after receiving the holy sacraments, in peace and with great trust in God”, announced the Princely House on Saturday evening. La princesse Marie du Liechtenstein est morte … Continue reading

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Delphine Boël is now officially princess of Belgium

  October 1, 2020 at 2:02 pm by

According to the Walloon public broadcaster RTBF, the Brussels Court of Appeal has ruled that Delphine Boël -extramarital daughter of King Albert II and Baroness Sybille de Selys Longchamps-  can now call herself Princess of Belgium. Her children Joséphine and Oscar will also receive that title. From now on they may bear the surname of ‘de Saxe-Coburg’. They can also use the prefix of “Royal Highness” and the title “Prince(ss) … Continue reading

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A Boy for Guillaume and Stéphanie

  May 10, 2020 at 5:31 am by

Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie of Luxembourg has given birth to a baby boy at 5:13 AM in the night of Saturday to Sunday. The child was born at the Grand Duchess Charlotte Maternity in Luxembourg and mother and baby are doing well. It is the first child for Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and his wife Stéphanie. The boy has received the names Charles Jean Philippe Joseph Marie Guillaume. He weighs 3,190 kg … Continue reading

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Hereditary Grand Ducal Couple Expecting Their First Child

  December 6, 2019 at 10:31 am by

The Luxembourg Grand Ducal Court announced today that Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie are expecting their first child. The short announcement of the court states: Their Royal Highnesses the Grand Duke and Grand Duchess are immensely pleased to announce that the Hereditary Grand Duke and Hereditary Grand Duchess are expecting Their first child. The birth is scheduled for May. The Grand Duke, the Grand Duchess and … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from The Royal Forums

  December 25, 2016 at 3:00 am by

On behalf of the team at The Royal Forums and The Royal Forums Blog, we would like to wish all our members and readers a safe and happy holidays, and an exciting start to 2017! With over 56,000 members, and 1,650,000 posts, the Forums are growing each year and we would like to thank everyone who contributes to make the Forums what it is. We look forward to ‘seeing’ you all … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from The Royal Forums

  December 25, 2015 at 12:15 am by

On behalf of the team at The Royal Forums and The Royal Forums Blog, we would like to wish all our members and readers a safe and happy holidays, and an exciting start to 2016! With over 55,000 members, and 1,500,000 posts, the Forums are growing each year and we would like to thank everyone who contributes to make the Forums what it is. We look forward to ‘seeing’ you all … Continue reading

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Giving By Degrees – Gifting in the British Royal Family: Article by David McClure

  August 5, 2015 at 11:02 am by

Following the three-part series on the wealth of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom we brought to you back in April, royal author David McClure has shared with us another article – this time focusing on the manner in which members of the British Royal Family have distributed their wealth in the form of gifts – based on his book, Royal Legacy: How the Royal Family have made, spent and … Continue reading

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The Queen’s True Worth, Part Three: Article Series by David McClure

  April 7, 2015 at 6:00 am by

Today we bring you the final part of our article series on Queen Elizabeth’s finances written by author and former Reuters journalist David McClure. This three-part series has been written as a summary of Mr McClure’s book, Royal Legacy: How the Royal Family have made, spent and passed on their Wealth from Queen Victoria to Queen Elizabeth II. Part one can be found here and part two here. If you have any questions relating to the Queen’s … Continue reading

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The Queen’s True Worth, Part Two: Article Series by David McClure

  April 4, 2015 at 6:00 am by

Welcome to part two of our article series written by author and former Reuters journalist David McClure on Queen Elizabeth’s finances. This three-part series has been written as a summary of Mr McClure’s book, Royal Legacy: How the Royal Family have made, spent and passed on their Wealth from Queen Victoria to Queen Elizabeth II. Part one can be found here. If you have any questions relating to the Queen’s finances, please leave a comment below … Continue reading

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The Queen’s True Worth, Part One: Article Series by David McClure

  April 1, 2015 at 6:00 am by

The Royal Forums is pleased to bring our readers a three-part article series discussing the finances of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom written by author and former Reuters journalist David McClure. They have been written as a summary of Mr McClure’s book, Royal Legacy: How the Royal Family have made, spent and passed on their Wealth from Queen Victoria to Queen Elizabeth II. If you have any questions relating to the Queen’s … Continue reading

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