HER MAJESTY, THE QUEEN OF DENMARK EATING A CELEBRATORY SAUSAGE IN HONOUR OF OUR EUROVISION WIN
18 May 2013: The confirmation of Queen Margrethe II’s eldest grandchild, Prince Nikolai, in Frederiksborg Palace Church. The confirmation was overseen by the Royal Family’s confessor and personal priest, Bishop Erik Norman Svendsen. Among the attendants were: Prince Joachim, his father; Countess Alexandra, his mother; Prince Felix and Prince Henrik, his brother; Princess Marie, his stepmother; Martin Jørgensen, his stepfather; Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik, his paternal grandparents; Christina Manley, his maternal grandmother; Nicola Baird, his maternal aunt; Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, his paternal uncle and aunt; and Prince Christian and Princess Isabella, his paternal cousins. All five of his godparents: Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex; Crown Prince Frederik; Nicola Baird; Peter Steenstrup; and Camilla Flint, were also all present. After the reception, the proud grandparents, Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik, hosted a luncheon at Frederiksborg Palace.
(Top) Group picture of NAOTMAA and the Romanian Royal Family when the Romanovs visited Romania in 1914.
(Bottom) Maria snatching baby Prince Mircea of Romania away from Olga after the group photo had been taken.Maria was always very lovely and natural with children, and all she wanted in life was to get married to a nice Russian man (preferably a soldier) and have lots of children. It has been reported that she, without hesitation, would snatch a baby from it’s mother’s arms and shower him or her in kisses.
14 May 2004: The wedding of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark and Miss Mary Elizabeth Donaldson in Copenhagen Cathedral, Copenhagen, Denmark.
The wedding of Prince George, the Duke of York (later King George V), and Princess Mary of Teck (6 July 1893)
“The scene was full of life and movement, and the ceremony eclipsed in pomp and splendor any recent state ceremonial in connection with the British Court.”
(From L-R, back): Princess Alexandra of Edinburgh (later the Hereditary Princess of Hohenlohe-Langenburg); Princess Helena Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein; Princess Victoria Melita “Ducky” of Edinburgh (later Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha); Prince George, the Duke of York (later King George V); Princess Victoria of Wales; and Princess Maud of Wales (later Queen Maud of Norway).
(From L-R, front): Princess Alice of Battenberg (later Princess Alice of Greece and Denmark); Princess Beatrice of Edinburgh (later the Duchess of Galliera); Princess Margaret of Connaught (later Crown Princess Margareta of Sweden); Princess Mary, the Duchess of York (later Queen Mary of the United Kingdom); Princess Victoria of Battenberg (later Queen Victoria Eugenia of Spain); and Princess Patricia of Connaught (later Lady Patricia Ramsay).
I need some more tiaras/just royal jewellery in general for Royal Jewellery of the Week.
You really ought to learn how to spell before writing a message like this, darling. Also, was I supposed to care? Because I really don’t.
Grand Duchess Olga Nicholaievna in the uniform of her regiment, the 3rd Elizabetgradsky Hussars Regiment, of which she was Colonel-in-Chief (ca. 1915).
The Prince of Wales with his cousin, Lady Sarah Armstrong Jones.
(L-R) Tsar Nicholas II and his daughters, The Grand Duchesses Tatiana, Olga and Anastasia (hand-coloured by Grand Duchess Anastasia).