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My royal mail 2020
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My royal mail 2020

Arrived on 9 January 2020: a card with photo from King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of the Belgians to thank for the card I sent them for the 20th wedding anniversary. On 15 April 2020 King Philippe of the Belgians celebrated his 60th birthday. On 16 April 2020 Queen Margrethe II of Denmark turned 80. […]

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Royal News May 2020 © CélineMaia-StudioByC
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Royal News May 2020

13 May Three days after his birth on 10 May 2020 Prince Charles of Luxembourg was allowed to leave the Maternité Grande-Duchesse Charlotte in Luxembourg-City with his mother Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and his father Hereditary Grand Duchess Guillaume of Luxembourg. The family returned to Fischbach Castle. Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume also registered the birth […]

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Looking back at 2019 in genealogical facts Photo from Pixabay
Genealogy, Miscellaneous

Looking back at 2019 in genealogical facts

Another year has almost come to an end. Also in the reigning and non-reigning royal houses in the world there were births, engagements, weddings, divorces and deaths. We welcomed somewhat sudden a new queen in Thailand, while the crown prince of Dubai finally got married. We had to say goodbye to four former heads of […]

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Royal Christmas Babies Prince Bernhard. Copyright: RVD/Jeroen van der Meyde.
Genealogy, Miscellaneous

Royal Christmas Babies

Having your birthday at Christmas? I am not certain whether that is fun. I used to have a friend who had her birthday on 26 December. We were never too keen going there, and also for her it can’t have been so great. Lots of people who don’t come to visit you because it is […]

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The birth of another Princess – Beatrix had prefered a brother Photo: Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands
Births & Deaths, News

The birth of another Princess – Beatrix had prefered a brother

On Tuesday 18 February 1947 at 2.24am a little princess was born at the Soestdijk Palace in Baarn, The Netherlands. Later that day her father Prince Bernhard told in a radio progarmme that Princess Juliana was doing fine. Apparently both grandmothers – Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands and Princess Armgard zur Lippe-Biesterfeld – were present. […]

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You’ve got royal mail (3)
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You’ve got royal mail (3)

Since most of the Christmas answers arrived – unfortunately not the beloved yearly card from Monaco – it has become silent in my mailbox. However I’ve sent a few cards around May and today received a lovely reply. As usual posted from Buckingham Palace, still with stamp of Kensington Palace at the back of the […]

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24 May 1819 – The birth of a future Queen
Genealogy, Miscellaneous

24 May 1819 – The birth of a future Queen

Birth We are happy in being able to state, that Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent was safely delivered yesterday morning, at Kensington Palace, of a Princess, at a quarter past four o’clock. The following Privy Councillors were present on the occasion: His Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex, His Grace the Duke of […]

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These (British) royals were born in Windsor
Genealogy, Miscellaneous

These (British) royals were born in Windsor

On Monday 6 May 2019 at 5.26am a new descendant of the British royal family was born. Although the little son of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex would be entitled to use the title Earl of Dumbarton or could have been styled as Lord .. Mountbatten-Windsor, his parents have decided otherwise. He will for […]

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