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MAfan 12-21-2012 04:29 PM

Noble Engagements Announcements 2013
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MAfan 12-21-2012 04:30 PM


15 January: Count Maximilian von Habsburg got engaged to Arabella Stafford Northcote.

18 January: Hashem Arouzi got engaged to Lady Sophia Hamilton (of the Dukes of Abercorn).

24 January: Louis Waymouth got engaged to Lady Eloise Anson (of the Earls of Lichfield).


Alban Miller Mackay got engaged to Marguerite de Nicolay.

The Hon. Alexander Fellowes got engaged to Alexandra Finlay.

Count Alexis de Maigret got engaged to Allegra Arigoni.

MAfan 12-21-2012 04:30 PM


05 March: Count Marc-Meriadec Ruffo de Bonneval de la Fare, of the Counts of Sinopoli de Calabria) and Countess Savina von Looz und Corswarem.


11 June: Baron Guerric de Crombrugghe de Looringhe and Princess Isaline von Lobkowicz.

25 June: Count Amaury d'Ursel and Adélaïde van de Werve de Schilde.

MAfan 12-21-2012 04:31 PM


23 July: Count Alexandre de Lalaing and Countess Sophie von und zu Trauttmannsdorff-Weinsberg; their marriage is scheduled to take place on 5 October 2013.


06 August: Count Pierre-Alexandre de Lannoy and Lauranne de Montjoye.

09 August: Charles Edward Maybanks and the Hon. Sophia Mary Jacqueline Sidney (of the Viscounts De L'Isle).

22 August: Count Guillaume d'Ursel and Sybille Cardon de Lichtbuer.


10 September: Benjamin Bertrand and Countess Catherine d'Oultremont.

10 September: Count Tadeusz Humbert Plater-Zyberk and Anne-Laurence Cock.

Count Georg von Waldburg zu Wolfegg und Waldsee and Baroness Anna Gyllenkrok.

MAfan 12-21-2012 04:31 PM


02 October: The Hon. Charles Douglas Douglas-Hamilton (of the Dukes of Hamilton and Earls of Selkirk) and Katherine Elizabeth Fry.


26 November: Count Maximilien d'Harcourt and Countess Philippine d'Ursel.

30 November: Pierre-Luc Wolff and Roxane de La Rochefoucauld.


12 December: Walter Scott, Earl of Dalkeith (of the Dukes of Buccleuch and Queensberry), and Elizabeth Cobbe.

23 December: Baron Axel de Sambucy de Sorgue and Charlotte Paul-Reynaud.

James Blunt and Sofia Wellesley (of the Dukes of Wellington).

MAfan 12-21-2012 04:31 PM

Exact date unknown:

Antonio Carnevale and Countess Maria Eugenia Forni.

The Hon. Nicholas Knatchbull and Rahel Tedros.

Don Flavio of the Princes Borghese and Isabella Olimpia Capuano.

Prince Alessandrojacopo Boncompagni-Ludovisi and Maria Carolina of the Counts Zucchini Metelli.

Prince Scipione Borghese, Prince Borghese, and Donna Barbara Massimo of the Princes of Arsoli.

Torsten Karth and Countess Mabel von Colloredo-Mannsfeld.

Carles Andreu Alacreu and Countess Sophie von Schönburg-Glauchau.

Gustaf Heurlin and Baroness Adrienne de Geer af Finspang.

Count Joachim Douglas and Estelle Tham.

Count Roderik zu Castell-Rüdenhausen and Liesbeth Lotgering.

Christian Munte and Baroness Theresa von Loe.

Anders Ekesioo and Countess Wilhelmine Douglas.

Biri 01-15-2013 06:56 PM

Count Maximilian von Habsburg (b.7 July 1974) [son of Archduke Geza of Austria (b.1940) by his first wife, Monica Decker (b.1939)] got engaged to Arabella Stafford Northcote (b.1975) this year.

Maximilian is the youngest of three sons of his parents and last one who marries; Franz (b.1967) has already two children and Ferdinand (b.1969) four; brothers also have half-sister Isabella (b.1996) by his father's second marriage to Elisabeth Jane Kunstadter (b.1966).

Source: Descendants of Archduke Franz Karl of Austria

MAfan 01-16-2013 05:38 AM

Their engagement was announced on The Times on 15 January 2012.

Maximilian Von Habsburg & Arabella Stafford Northcote Engagement Announcement | The Times

Biri 01-19-2013 02:23 PM

Lady Sophia Hamilton (b.8 June 1973) [second of three children and only daughter of Alexandra Anastasia Phillips (b.1946) & her husband, Sir James Hamilton, 5th Duke of Abercorn (b.1934)] got engaged to Hashem Arouzi.

She was previously married (from 2002 to 2006) to Anthony Lloyd (b.12 September 1966).

Sources: Descendants of Duke Wilhelm of Nassau

MAfan 01-19-2013 05:57 PM

Their engagement has been announced on 18 January 2013 on The Times and the Telegraph.

Biri 01-25-2013 05:09 AM

The engagement was announced 24 January between Lady Eloise Anne Elizabeth Anson (born 1981) [the youngest of three children of the late Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield (1939-2005) of Shugborough Hall, Staffordshire & his former wife, Lady Leonora Mary Grosvenor (b.1945) daughter of the 5th Duke of Westminster.] & Louis Alexander Philip Waymouth (b 1978) [son of Mr Nigel Waymouth & his late wife, Lady Victoria Mary Verenia Braganza Yorke (1947-2004)]

Louis Waymouth is a grandson maternally of Philip Grantham Yorke, 9th Earl of Hardwicke (1906-74). Paternal grandmother of the bride-to-be was Anne-Ferelith Bowes-Lyon (1917-1980, maternal first cousin of QEII).

Sources: Peerage News
Descendants of Sir Claude George Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne

Biri 02-01-2013 02:28 PM

Franz Dichgans (b.1982) [son of Countess Eleonore of Waldburg of Zeil and Trauchburg (b.1957) & her husband Joseph Dichgans (b.1952)] got engaged to Maria Cristina Matarazzo this year.

Franz is second of six children and second one who marries; his older sister Maria Anna (b.1981) married Jan Schluter in 2007.

Source: Descendants of Duke Friedrich of Saxe-Altenburg

Biri 02-10-2013 10:55 AM

The engagement was announced between Erik Karl Johan Kramming (b.1982) and Catarina Cantacuzino, née Anna Catarina Helena Julie Cantacuzino Hermanson (b.1985) [daughter of late Princess Linda Cantacuzino (1954-2001) & her husband Jan Hermanson]

Source: Royal News of 2013, Section III

Marguerite de Nicolay (b.1984) [daughter of Count Jean Louis de Nicolay (b.1949) {himself son of Princess Maria Pia of Brazil (1913-2000) & her husband, Count Rene de Nicolay (1910-1954)} & his wife Barbara, nee Countess d'Ursel de Boussies (b.1958)] got engaged to Alban Miller Mackay (b.1979).

Marguerite is the second child who marries; her sister Adelaide (b.1982) married Count Charles-Antoine de Liedekerke (b.1981). Their parents have also two sons: Antoine (b.1988) and Arnoud (b.1991).


Ilse 02-11-2013 10:15 AM

Alexander Fellowes, son of lady Jane Spencer (sister of Diana), got engaged to Alexandra Finlay (Peerage News).

Spheno 02-11-2013 11:01 AM


Originally Posted by Ilse (Post 1515668)
Alexander Fellowes, son of lady Jane Spencer (sister of Diana), got engaged to Alexandra Finlay (Peerage News).

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Biri 02-18-2013 12:24 PM

Count Alexis de Maigret (b.1976) [only child of Count Armand-Ghislain de Maigret (b.1946) {himself son of Corisande de Grammont (1920-1980) & her former husband, Count Jean-Louis de Maigret (1916-2006)} & his wife Therese, nee de Clermont-Tonnerre (b.1946)] got engaged to Allegra Arigoni this year.

Sources: Gramont
Descendants of Amschel Moses Rothschild and Schoenche Lechnich

Count Maximilian von Waldburg-Zeil-Hohenems (b.14 November 1976) [youngest of seven children of Count Franz Josef von Waldburg-Zeil-Hohenems (b.1927) & his wife Priscilla, nee Countess von Schonburg-Wiesentheid (b.1934)] will marry Countess Clementine von Altmann (b.1980) on 27 April.

Princess Ludmila Lobkowicz (b.4 November 1986) [oldest of four children of Prince Ladislav Lobkowicz (b.1957) & his wife Anne, nee Countess de Briey (b.1964)] and her fiance, Mathieu de Schietere de Lophem will marry on 25 May.

Source for both: Upcoming Events.

Biri 03-25-2013 02:36 PM


Originally Posted by MAfan (Post 1496606)

15 January: Count Maximilian von Habsburg got engaged to Arabella Stafford Northcote.

They will marry on 17 August.

More wedding dates:
Princess Alexandra Galitzine (b.7 August 1986) [daughter of Prince Peter Galitzine (b.1955) and his wife Maria-Anna, nee Archduchess of Austria (b.1954)] and Thibault Lancksweert (b.1983) will marry on 1 September:


Count Damian Andreas von Schonborn (b.14 July 1987) [only child of Count Alexander von Schonborn (b.1938) & his current wife Mary, nee Grote (b.1955)] will marry Julie Hoye at the James J. Hill Reference Library, Saint-Paul, Minnesota, USA, on 2 August.

Prince Hadrien du Croy du Roeulx (b.9 September 1983) [second of three children and only son of Prince Olivier du Croy du Roeulx (b.1948) & his wife Isabelle, nee Bochholtz (b.1954)] will marry Jacquelina-Ariadne Desmarais on 7 September.
Hadrien is the second child who marries; his older sister Marguerite (b.1982) married Charles Arthur de Clermont-Tonnerre (b.1983) in 2009.
He has another sister Alexandra (b.1988)

Source for all: Netty's Royalty Page Upcoming Events

Biri 03-27-2013 07:13 PM

Countess Savina de Looz Corswarem (b.1991) [older daughter of Philippe de Looz Corswarem (b.1962) & his wife Daphne, nee Binon de Peyronnet] got engaged to Count Marc-Meriadec Ruffo de Bonneval de la Fare [of Counts de Sinopoli de Calabria] [son of Count Marc-Emmanuel Ruffo de Bonneval de la Fare & his wife].

Looz u.Corswarem

Biri 04-10-2013 04:29 AM

Countess Maria Eugenia Forni (b.1975) [the youngest of three children and only daughter of Count Carlo Forni (b.1941) & his wife Laura, nee Pallastrelli di Celleri (b.1946)] got engaged to Antonio Carnevale.

Source: Descendants of King Maximilian I Josef of Bavaria

Biri 04-15-2013 01:41 PM

Honourable Nicholas Knatchbull (b.1981) [son of Sir Norton Knatchbull, Baron Brabourne (b.1947) & his wife Penelope, nee Eastwood (b.1953)] got engaged to Rahel (Raz) Tedros this year.

Source: Descendants of Princess Julie von Battenberg

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