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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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Amélie & Benedikt – The wedding guests Fürst Karl Friedrich and Fürstin Katharina von Hohenzollern
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Amélie & Benedikt – The wedding guests

Copyright: all photos by two of my friends Around 450 guests had come to Wertheim and Kreuzwertheim for the wedding of Benedikt Schmid von Schmidsfelden and Princess Amélie zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg on 28 May 2022. Among them many royals and nobles. Present were for example members of the families Arenberg, Bentheim-Tecklenburg, Castell-Castell, Castell-Rüdenhausen, Erbach-Erbach, Esterházy von […]

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Noble and royal “interracial” Marriages
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Noble and royal “interracial” Marriages

Updated 10 June 2022 How often these days I see articles stating that when Prince Harry of Wales married Meghan Markle in May 2018, it would be the first royal interracial marriage ever. Obviously most articles mean, the first British royal interracial marriage – as lots of media tends to forget there are other royal […]

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Amélie & Benedikt – After a year of waiting
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Amélie & Benedikt – After a year of waiting

Photos: with kind permission of two of my friends, who were at Wertheim. The engagement was announced on 3 June 2020 of Benedikt Schmid von Schmidsfelden and Princess Amélie zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg. He romantically proposed on top of a mountain near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, on Pentecost Saturday, 30 May 2020. They had met at the wedding of […]

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The wedding of Willem-Alexander and Máxima in Amsterdam photo & copyright: Netty Leistra
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The wedding of Willem-Alexander and Máxima in Amsterdam

Last modified: 10 December 2012 Amsterdam, Saturday, 2 February 2002 The program 10.15-10.45: Civil wedding conducted by Mr Job Cohen, mayor of the City of Amsterdam, in the Beurs van Berlage. The ceremony is attended by family members, government representatives and invited guests from the municipality of Amsterdam, the provinces and other parts of the […]

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The wedding of Willem-Alexander and Máxima – Pre-wedding activities photo & copyright: Netty Leistra
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The wedding of Willem-Alexander and Máxima – Pre-wedding activities

Last modified: 10 December 2012 The wedding interview, 18 January 2002 Walking through the park of Palace Huis ten Bosch in The Hague Willem-Alexander Prince of Orange, his fiancée Máxima Zorreguieta and their interviewers Maartje van Weegen and Paul Witteman stopped near the pond where the prince asked his girlfriend to marry him. Willem-Alexander said […]

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One month ago Kei and Mako got married Photo & Copyright: Imperial Household Agency
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One month ago Kei and Mako got married

(translated from Japanese with Deepl.com; I hope the few small alterations I made are correct) I wonder if there has evern been such a low-key royal wedding as the one of Kei Komuro and Princess Mako of Akishino on 26 October 2021 in Tokyo, Japan, exactly one month ago. The traditional ceremonies didn’t take place. […]

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Royal News October 2021 Copyright & Photo: Nikolas Kominis / Studio Kominis (Greek Royal Family)
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Royal News October 2021

Last modified: 7 November 2021 1 October Princess Beatrice of York and her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi have announced that their daughter has received the names Sienna Elizabeth Mapelli Mozzi. Beatrice said that they’re all doing well. For the 13th year Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden has agreed being the patron of the Pink Ribbon […]

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