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Forum: Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Family 01-18-2019, 05:13 PM
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Posted By Moonmaiden23
:previous: Very true! But people tend to forget...

:previous: Very true! But people tend to forget that family strife made public in Royal families is the recent exception, not the rule.:cool:

As for MT, she was visibly upset and in tears at the...
Forum: Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Family 01-18-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 130
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Posted By Moonmaiden23
The GD never has any "interaction" in her photos...

The GD never has any "interaction" in her photos with her daughters-in-law...never.

With her husband,absolutely. With her children? Occasionally. With her grand-children and her pets? Yes.
Yet...
Forum: Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Family 01-18-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 130
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Posted By Moonmaiden23
I think that both Williams, the ones in Britain...

I think that both Williams, the ones in Britain and Luxembourg, look aged beyond their years! They were born 7 months apart and are in their mid-30's.

But they could both be a decade...
Forum: Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Family 01-18-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 130
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Posted By Moonmaiden23
Mathilde is a longtime friend of the family,...

Mathilde is a longtime friend of the family, pre-dating Stephanie's engagement to Guillaume. One of Stephanie's sisters was a witness at the Mathilde/Philippe wedding.

Mathilde along with the late...
Forum: Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Family 01-17-2019, 09:15 PM
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Posted By Moonmaiden23
:previous: By PRINCE Guillaume do you mean HGD...

:previous: By PRINCE Guillaume do you mean HGD Guillaume? Because Prince Guillaume is the uncle of the HGD Guillaume and he was there as well.
Forum: Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Family 01-17-2019, 06:44 PM
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Posted By Moonmaiden23
:previous: Exactly...I don't think it is really...

:previous: Exactly...I don't think it is really that remarkable that MT didn't attend.Stephanie was well supported.
Forum: Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Family 01-16-2019, 10:08 PM
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Posted By Moonmaiden23
The Grand Duchess had an engagement in Paris...

The Grand Duchess had an engagement in Paris today. Maybe it was best not to cancel it?
Forum: Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Family 01-16-2019, 04:52 PM
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Posted By Moonmaiden23
One of Stephanie's sisters is very close to...

One of Stephanie's sisters is very close to Mathilde since they were in school together. She was a witness at Mathilde's wedding to Philippe when he was Duc de Brabant.

I cannot remember which of...
Forum: Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Family 01-16-2019, 07:19 AM
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Posted By Moonmaiden23
:previous: I think the Count was a de Ligne...

:previous: I think the Count was a de Ligne through his mother?

As for the press, they were out en masse when Countess de Lannoy died as well, but poor Stephanie appeared to be dazed and barely...
Forum: Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Family 01-13-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 130
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Posted By Moonmaiden23
I wonder if the Grand Ducal Court has lowered the...

I wonder if the Grand Ducal Court has lowered the flag, and will declare a period of mourning for the late Count as they did for his wife in 2012?.
Forum: Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Family 01-12-2019, 02:58 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 33,812
Posted By Moonmaiden23
:previous: Why are you upset? I posted that men...

:previous: Why are you upset? I posted that men like the late Count are part of a dying breed.. I did not mean to imply that he and Grand Duke Jean and the Duke of Edinburgh were the ONLY men in this...
Forum: Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Family 01-11-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 130
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Posted By Moonmaiden23
:previous: Indeed...thank you Biri!;) They...

:previous: Indeed...thank you Biri!;)

They are/were part of the fabled Greatest Generation.
Forum: Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Family 01-11-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 33,812
Posted By Moonmaiden23
Yes he did...and during the Count's time at the...

Yes he did...and during the Count's time at the front King Leopold III(Baudouin's father) signed some type of pact with the German army at the de Lannoy seat..Anvaing Castle...I am foggy on the...
Forum: Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Family 01-11-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 33,812
Posted By Moonmaiden23
Oh, how I was hoping that he would live long...

Oh, how I was hoping that he would live long enough to see his youngest daughter have her first child! I remember his heartbreak at the loss of his wife, and now he is with her.

Count Philippe de...
Forum: Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Family 09-11-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 33,812
Posted By Moonmaiden23
Hi Rayarena, I am not yet ready to concede that...

Hi Rayarena, I am not yet ready to concede that there are problems. When they are out together they seem as content as could be. But yes...I would like to see them raise their profile.

And the...
Forum: Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Family 09-10-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 33,812
Posted By Moonmaiden23
Rayarena, I didn't mean to give off the...

Rayarena, I didn't mean to give off the impression of "correcting" you as your information is always so thorough and detailed. I simply wanted to emphasize that the Lannoys are well connected both in...
Forum: Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Family 09-10-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 33,812
Posted By Moonmaiden23
Not most prestigious only in Belgium, but on the...

Not most prestigious only in Belgium, but on the Continent as well, with connections to the Royal House of France through the de Lignes.
Forum: Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Family 09-09-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 33,812
Posted By Moonmaiden23
True Sancia, but the point is that she and...

True Sancia, but the point is that she and President Roosevelt are distantly related and share a name...those are the salient points.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delano_family
If the connection...
Forum: Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Family 09-08-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 33,812
Posted By Moonmaiden23
I didn't say anything about it being the exact...

I didn't say anything about it being the exact same family...I mentioned different lines of descent from the de Lannoys, both Flemish/Dutch and French.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt is from the...
Forum: Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Family 09-04-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 33,812
Posted By Moonmaiden23
Hi Lady Nimue...neither was I, until Countess...

Hi Lady Nimue...neither was I, until Countess Stephanie de Lannoy married HGD Guillaume a couple of years ago. Then it was in all the Royalty magazines and articles.

You can see Stephanie...
Forum: Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Family 09-04-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 33,812
Posted By Moonmaiden23
Yes Rayarena, the De Lannoys apparently have a...

Yes Rayarena, the De Lannoys apparently have a Dutch/Flemish line of descent and a French one. America's great WWII president, Roosevelt, was from the Dutch branch through his mother Sara Delano....
Forum: Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Family 12-13-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 33,812
Posted By Moonmaiden23
Anvaing Castle looks straight out of a fairy...

Anvaing Castle looks straight out of a fairy tale. It is beautiful. I think Stephanie and Guillaume still spend a lot of time there visiting Steph's father Count de Lannoy on weekends.

During...
Forum: Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Family 10-23-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 33,812
Posted By Moonmaiden23
FDR is descended from the de Lannoys from the...

FDR is descended from the de Lannoys from the Dutch side from what I read on Wiki and Point de Vue...not the French.
Forum: Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Family 10-21-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 33,812
Posted By Moonmaiden23
As a history buff, I find the information on the...

As a history buff, I find the information on the House of Lannoy fascinating. Just the information on Charles de Lannoy, Viceroy of Italy and his defeat of Francis Ier at Pavia in 1525 has made me...
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