Engagements Announcements 2022


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Royal and noble Engagements Announcements
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Pengiran Anak Puteri (Princess) Fadzillah Lubabul Bolkiah of Brunei (b.23 August 1985) [daughter of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei (b.1946) & his former second wife Mariam Abdul Aziz] is engaged to Abdullah Nabil Mahmoud Al-Hashimi;, they are going to marry on 20 January (religious ceremony called akad nikah) in Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan.

She is the first of three living children in common of her parents who marries.

Her sister Azemah Ni'matul Bolkiah (b.26 September 1984) and brother Abdul Mateen (b.10 1991) are single.
Her eldest brother Abdul Azim died unmarried and childless nearky 15 ago aged 38 from multiple organ failure caused by severe systemic vasculitis.

Source: https://thescoop.co/2022/01/02/princess-fadzilah-to-wed-on-jan-20/ (Thanks, eya!)
 
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Princess Mafalda Cecilia of Bulgaria (b.27 July 1994) [ eldest of three children of Kyril, Prince of Preslav (b.1964) & his estranged wife, Rosario Nadal y Fuster-Puigdorfila (b.1968)] is engaged to her boyfriend for eight years Marc Abousleiman; they are going to marry civilly in May in Mallorca.

Mafalda is the firstborn grandchild of King Simeon and Queen Margarita of Bulgaria and first one who marries.

She has a sister Olimpia (b.13 December 1995) and a brother Tassilo (b.20 January 2002).

Source: https://www.hola.com/actualidad/20220126308841/mafalda-de-bulgaria-anuncia-boda-mayo-mallorca/ (Thanks, Blog Real!)
 
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Princess Mafalda Cecilia of Bulgaria (b.27 July 1994) [ eldest of three children of Kyril, Prince of Preslav (b.1964) & his estranged wife, Rosario Nadal y Fuster-Puigdorfila (b.1968)] is engaged to her boyfriend for eight years Marc Abousleiman; they are going to marry civilly in May in Mallorca.

Mafalda is the firstborn grandchild of King Simeon and Queen Margarita of Bulgaria and first one who marries.

She has a sister Olimpia (b.13 December 1995) and a brother Tassilo (b.20 January 2002).

Source: https://www.hola.com/actualidad/20220126308841/mafalda-de-bulgaria-anuncia-boda-mayo-mallorca/ (Thanks, Blog Real!)


According to "HOLA" they will marry on May 28th
 
Countess Caroline of Solms-Sonnenwalde (*1994), middle daughter of the recently deceased Alfred, Count of Solms-Sonnenwalde (1932-2022) and his wife Christine Husmert (*1964), and Edward Fane Trefusis (*1994), oldest son of Hon. Charles Fane Trefusis (*1962) and his wife Rosanna Izat (*1963), and second in line after his father to the barony of Clinton, announced their engagement today.

Source: Mr E.C.R. Fane Trefusis and Countess Caroline zu Solms-Sonnenwalde - Engagements Announcements - Telegraph Announcements
Descendants of Willem Bentinck and Charlotte Sophie of Aldenburg
https://www.thepeerage.com/p6922.htm
 
The engagement was announced between Jonkheer Geoffroy t'Serstevens (b.1991) [son of Countess Sophie d'Aspremont Lynden (b.1964) & her husband Jonkheer Didier [of the ridders] t'Serstevens (b.1962)] & Maria Fernandez-Salvador Martinez-Sagrera on 8 February

Geoffroy is second of three sons and second one who marries; his elder brother Antoine (b.1989) married Priska Desmet (b.1990) in 2017.
His younger brother Alexandre (b.1994) is single.

Sources: Descendants of Count Thierry de Limburg Stirum and Countess Marie Thйrиse de Thiennes, Leyenburg et de Rumbeke
http://www.carnetmondain.be/
 
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Princess Mafalda Cecilia of Bulgaria (b.27 July 1994) [ eldest of three children of Kyril, Prince of Preslav (b.1964) & his estranged wife, Rosario Nadal y Fuster-Puigdorfila (b.1968)] is engaged to her boyfriend for eight years Marc Abousleiman; they are going to marry civilly in May in Mallorca.

Mafalda is the firstborn grandchild of King Simeon and Queen Margarita of Bulgaria and first one who marries.

She has a sister Olimpia (b.13 December 1995) and a brother Tassilo (b.20 January 2002).

Source: https://www.hola.com/actualidad/20220126308841/mafalda-de-bulgaria-anuncia-boda-mayo-mallorca/ (Thanks, Blog Real!)

Update: According to the Point de Vue, they are going to marry on 28 May.


Source: Royal Musings: Princess Mafalda of Bulgaria's wedding date set

Emmanuel Manfred Juste, Prince of Croy-Collato (b.9 December 1990) [elder of two children of Prince Guillaume of Croy (b.1950) {himself son of Prince Emmanuel of Croy (1908-1997) & his wife Nicole, nee Countess de Marnix de Sainte-Aldegonde (1919-2011)} & his wife Isabelle, nee Countess von Collalto und San Salvatore (b.1960) {herself daughter of Manfred, late Prince von Collalto und San Salvatore (1932-2004) & his wife Maria de la Trinidad, nee Castillo y Moreno, Marquesa de Rafol de Almunia (b.1937)}] is engaged to Olimpia Franzen [Second of three children and elder daughter of Jacopo Franzen (b.1961) & his wife Laura Cristiana dei Conti Cibrario (b.1964) {herself daughter of Nobile Carlo dei conti Cibrario (b.1932) & his wife Maria Donatella Leonetti dei conti di San Janni (b.1940)}]; they are going to marry in July.

A groom-to-be has a younger sister Violette Maria Trinidad Giuliana (b.12 February 1995)
A-bride to be has an older brother Roberto and a younger sister Malvina.

Sources: https://eurohistoryjournal.blogspot.com/2022/04/an-upcoming-wedding-in-princely-house.html
https://www.angelfire.com/realm/gotha/gotha/croy.html
https://www.angelfire.com/realm/gotha/gotha/collalto.html
Descendants of Grand Duke Karl of Baden
 
The engagement was announced 20 April, 2022, between Oliver Victor George Palmer [born 1990], son of James Nicholas Palmer [born 21 May, 1963], and his wife the former Cybele Imogen Bullock [born 1963], and Hannah Lucinda Proudlock [born 1990], elder daughter of James Hamilton Proudlock [born 1963], and his wife the former Joanna Brooks [born 1964].

Oliver Palmer is descended from the Dukes of Marlborough and Viscounts Churchill, viz-

George, 4th Duke of Marlborough > Francis, 1st Baron Churchill > Francis, 2nd Baron Churchill > Victor, 1st Viscount Churchill > Hon Sarah Spencer > James Palmer > Oliver Palmer

Source: Peerage News.

The engagement was announced between Hereditary Prince Ludwig of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg (b.30 June 1994) [youngest of three children and only son of Ludwig, Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg (b.1951) & his second wife Elisabeth, nee Countess of Wldburg Wolfgegg and Waldsee (b.1962)] & Helene von Pezold (b.1995) [third of four daughters of Countess Christina of Solms-Laubach (b.1962) & her husband Kilian von Pezold (b.1964)] on 17 April.

Sources: https://eurohistoryjournal.blogspot.com/2022/04/an-engagement-in-princely-house-of.html
https://royalmusingsblogspotcom.blogspot.com/2022/04/princely-engagement-zu-lowenstein.html
http://heinbruins.nl/Sayn.html
 
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The engagement was announced between Princess Georgia Louise de Rohan (b.1993) [eldest of three children and elder daughter of Prince Charles Raoul de Rohan (b.1961) of Birley, Herefordshire, & his wife Sarah Louise, nee Margerrison (b.1963)] & Peter H. Cole [son of Mr & Mrs Stephen Cole, of Gosbeck, Suffolk] on 23 April.

Helene Grafin von Auersperg [1836-97] > Prince Raoul de Rohan [1860-1931] > Prince Charles de Rohan [1894-1965] > Prince Louis de Rohan [1927-1975] > Prince Charles de Rohan [b 1961] > Princess Georgia de Rohan [b 1993]

The engagement was announced between Iona Alice Gordon Lennox (b.1993) [scion of the Dukes of Richmond & Gordon, eldest of three children and elder daughter of Angus Charles Gordon Lennox (b.1964) & his first wife Camilla Douglas Pilkington (b.1966), scion of that landed family, now wife of the Honourable [Ashley] George Ponsonby (b.1959), scion of the Barons De Mauley] & Oliver Stephen Keene (b. 1993) [youngest son of Mr Richard Miles Keene (b.1957) & his wife Rachel Amanda, nee Ogilvie Thompson (b.1960)] on 23 April.

The 7th Duke of Richmond > Maj Lord Bernard Gordon Lennox > Lt-Gen Sir George Gordon Lennox > Maj-Gen Bernard Gordon Lennox > Angus Gordon Lennox > Iona Gordon Lennox

Oliver Keene's ducal ancestry:-

The 6th Duke of Buccleuch > Lady Katharine Montagu Douglas Scott > The 4th Viscount Hampden > Hon Tessa Brand > Rachel Ogilvie Thompson > Oliver Keene

Curiosity - both future brides are the eldest of three children, first one who marry and both have a younger sister (a middle child) and a younger brother (youngest child). Both brides were born the same age, as well as their younger sisters.

Georgia Louise has a sister Eleanor Grace (b.1995) and a brother Louis Albert (b.2001).
Iona Alice has a sister Emily Charlotte (b.1995) and a brother Geordie Charles (b.1998).

Source for both: Peerage News
https://www.angelfire.com/realm/gotha/gotha/richmond.html
https://www.angelfire.com/realm/gotha/gotha/rohan.html
 
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Princess Iman of Jordan (born on September 27, 1996, second child and oldest daughter of King Abdullah and Queen Rania) got engaged to Jameel Alexander Thermiotis on July 5, 2022.
 
Princess Iman of Jordan (born on September 27, 1996, second child and oldest daughter of King Abdullah and Queen Rania) got engaged to Jameel Alexander Thermiotis on July 5, 2022.

And six days earlier, unofficially on Instagram was announced the engagement of her paternal first cousin, Jumana Al-Saleh (b.9 November 1990) [daughter of Princess Zein bint Hussein of Jordan (b.1968) & her husband Sayyid Majdi Al-Saleh].

The name of her husband-to-be is currently unknown.

Her twin brother Jaafar married Aisha Yahya Abdul Rahman Quta in August last year.

Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/CfTz3kiMn_J/
 
Count Charles-Henri d'Udekem d'Acoz (b.1985) [son of late Count Patrick d'Udekem d'Acoz (1936-2008) & his wife Countess Anne Komorowska (b.1946), brother of Queen Mathilde of Belgium] is engaged to Caroline Philippe; they are going to marry in Pont L'Eveque (France) on 3 September.

Charles-Henri is the youngest of four living children, only son and last one who marries.

Source: https://www.paroisses-de-bastogne.be/annonces/mariages (Thanks, *Mara*!)
 
The engagement was announced 23 July, 2022, between Christopher D. Williams, son of Dr David Williams and the late Dr Julie Friend, of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, & Jennie Alexandra Cameron Graham [born 14 July, 1993], scion of the Dukes of Montrose, third daughter of Lord Donald Alasdair Graham [ born 28 Oct, 1956], and his wife the former Bride Donalda Elspeth Cameron [born 15 Oct, 1956], scion of the Camerons of Lochiel.

Jennie Graham is a granddaughter of the late 7th Duke of Montrose [1907-1992].

Sources: https://peeragenews.blogspot.com/2022/07/williamsgraham-engagement.html
https://www.angelfire.com/realm/gotha/gotha/montrose.html
Descendants of Grand Duke Karl of Baden

The engagement was announced 29 July, 2022, between Tristram St John R. Coates [born 1994], younger son of Nicholas John Coates, of Northington House, Overton, and his wife the former Virginia Anne Julia Frances de Stacpoole [born 28 January, 1963], scion of that Irish landed gentry family who hold a Papal dukedom, & [Portia Ruth] Isobel Stanley [born 19 April, 1995], scion of the Earls of Derby, only daughter of the Hon Peter Hugh Charles Stanley, DL [born 4 March, 1964], of New England Stud, Newmarket, & his wife the former Hon Frances Caroline Burke Roche, DL [born 31 March, 1965], daughter of the late 5th Baron Fermoy [1939-1984].

In Aug 2021 Tristram's elder brother, Jolyon [b 21 May, 1992], announced his engagement to Isabel Rose [Wizz] Douglas-Hamilton [born 1991], a granddaughter paternally of the 14th Duke of Hamilton [1903-73].

The bride-to-be is a second cousin of the Dukes of Cambridge and Sussex. Her grandfather, the late Lord Fermoy, was a brother of the Hon Mrs Frances Shand Kydd [1936-2004], mother of Diana, Princess of Wales [1961-97].
 
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