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Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 09-30-2006, 05:52 PM
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Posted By iowabelle
I didn't know that Marina had threatened to move...

I didn't know that Marina had threatened to move the family to Greece! But she wouldn't have been the first royal to do something like that (look at Queen Mary's family!).

Well, I don't approve...
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 09-30-2006, 05:38 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 49,725
Posted By iowabelle
It was also a major difference that Marina was a...

It was also a major difference that Marina was a born royal. Due to her birth family's straitened circumstances, she knew how to maintain her dignity while presenting a facade to the public.
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Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 09-28-2006, 08:15 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 49,725
Posted By iowabelle
I guess by "average" I meant not from a...

I guess by "average" I meant not from a noble/grand family (like Diana's); not super-educated; not especially good-looking (like a model); not having lots of money (like Marie Chantal's family).
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Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 09-28-2006, 07:44 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 49,725
Posted By iowabelle
Initially, I think Sarah's personality was one of...

Initially, I think Sarah's personality was one of the reasons that the Windsors embraced her. I think the Queen Mother once remarked that Princess Michael was "much too grand for one of us", and...
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 09-26-2006, 09:25 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 49,725
Posted By iowabelle
But Andrew did his Falklands duties quite a while...

But Andrew did his Falklands duties quite a while before he married Sarah, so it's not like she was cheating on him while he was at war.

I'm going to stop before I say too much more and ignite a...
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 09-26-2006, 08:09 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 49,725
Posted By iowabelle
I felt very badly for Sarah when she was "The...

I felt very badly for Sarah when she was "The Duchess of Pork." She went through some bad times with the absence of Andrew, the difficult pregnancies, the weight problem (and the constant...
Forum: The Duke of York, Sarah Duchess of York, and Family 09-26-2006, 07:33 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 49,725
Posted By iowabelle
From the time of the Yorks' marriage in 1986 to...

From the time of the Yorks' marriage in 1986 to about 1988, Sarah was "the breath of fresh air". At one point Charles asked Diana why she couldn't be more like Sarah.

I think Sarah is a very...
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