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Royal News June 2022 © RVD - Patrick van Emst
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Royal News June 2022

Last modified: 28 June 2022 1 June A guide to the Platinum Jubilee. The Queen is the first British monarch to celebrate her Platinum Jubilee. A new portrait by Ranald Mackechnie was released to mark the beginning of the celebrations. In her Jubilee message the Queen said: “I continue to be inspired by the goodwill […]

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Royal News December 2021 © Casa de S.M. el Rey
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Royal News December 2021

Last modified: 9 January 2022 1 December Princess Aiko of Japan, the daughter of the Emperor and Empress, turned 20 today and reached adulthood. In a statement she let know: “From now on, I would like to engage sincerely with each duty as a member of the adult imperial family and help the imperial couple […]

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The imperial wedding of George and Rebecca Photo & Copyright: Imperial Foundation
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The imperial wedding of George and Rebecca

Last modified: 1 October 2021 Later this year His Imperial Highness Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia will marry Rebecca Virginia Bettarini, at least when everything goes as planned (you never know with Covid-19 still around). Already quite a bit of news has come in. Here is an overview of the first imperial wedding to […]

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My royal mail 2021
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My royal mail 2021

Not that I am writing to royals too often, but I’ve sent a few cards this year. In the past months I received the following mail: 40th wedding anniversary of Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg, March 2021 (Instagram) Engagement of Prince Louis of Luxembourg and Scarlett-Lauren Sirgue, May 2021 (Instagram) […]

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Royal News April 2021 Photo & Copyright: private collection of the Grand Duke and the Grand Duchess / Emanuele Scorcelletti
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Royal News April 2021

Last modified: 8 May 2021 1 April The life and legacy of the late Diana, Princess of Wales is to be commemorated with a blue plaque of English Heritage marking her home at 60 Coleherne Court, Earl’s Court, London, where she lived before marrying in 1981. The Sultan of Brunei Darussalam received the first Covid-19 […]

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Royal children and public engagements © Casa de S.M. el Rey / Francisco Gómez
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Royal children and public engagements

On 24 March Leonor, the Princess of Asturias, will undertake her first solo engagement. The Spanish heir to the throne will only turn 16 in October of this year. As far as I remember she will be the very first European (future) heir to the throne under the age of 18 to go solo. Thus […]

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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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