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Tomorrow at 15:30 the presentation of Countess Stéphanie of Lannoy to te press will take place in the presence of her fiancé, HRH Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg, TRH Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa, other members of the Grand Ducal family, and members of the family of Countess Stéphanie.
Earlier tomorrow, at, 11:30 the Hereditary Grand Duke, along with his parents, the Grand Duke and Grand Duchess, will present the Countess to members of the government. Afterwards the families of the bride- and groom-to-be will have a private lunch.
Update 27 April: Pictures form the presentation of Countess Stéphanie to both the government and the media can be found at the official website HERE.
The engagement between HRH Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg and Countess Stéphanie of Lannoy was announced today, 26 April 2012.
Official pictures of the couple can be found at the official website HERE or at Lessentiel HERE.
The Danish Royal Court released 3 new pictures of HRH Princess Isabella, oldest daughter and second child of TRH Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, to celebrate her 5th birthday tomorrow, 21 April 2012.
The pictures were taken by the Crown Princess. Click HERE to view the pictures at Daylife.
Update 21 April 2012, 09.37: HQ versions of the above pictures were released.
Source: kongehuset.dk/ H.K.H. Kronprinsessen.
Official christening website for Princess Estelle of Sweden and new official pictures of the Crown Princess family of Sweden
|Picture: Kate Gabor, Kungahuset.se|
Click HERE to view the official christening website for Princess Estelle.
Among other things, the official christening website has new official pictures of the Crown Princess family (3 are below, 1 at the top of this page) and the program for the christening of Princess Estelle.
11:00 to 11:45 Guests arrive at the Royal Palace and the Royal Chapel.
12:00 to 13:00 Christening cermony in the Royal Chapel at the Royal Palace.
Around 13:15 to 14:30 the King and Queen give a reception in the Bernadotte rooms at the Royal Palace.
The Danish Royal Court released new official pictures of HM Queen Margrethe and HRH the Prince-Consort, Prince Henrik of Denmark.
Click HERE to view the new pictures at the official website.
TRH The Prince of Orange and Princess Máxima of the Netherlands have bought a new holiday home. It's a villa in the Greek village Kranidi.
HM Queen Margrethe of Denmark celebrates her 72nd birthday today, 16 April 2012.
The celebrate her birthday, the Queen stepped out on the balcony with her husband, HRH the Prince-Consort, Prince Henrik; their sons, HRH Crown Prince Frederik and HRH Prince Joachim; their daughters-in-law, HRH Crown Princess Mary and HRH Princess Marie; and their grandchildren, HRH Prince Christian, HRH Princess Isabella, HRH Prince Vincent, HRH Princess Josephine [children of the Crown Prince and Crown Princess], HH Prince Nikolai, HH Prince Felix [children of Prince Joachim with his first wife], HH Prince Henrik and HH the as of yet unnamed Princess of Denmark [children of Prince Joachim and Princess Marie].
The name of the newest Danish Princess will be revealed on the day of her christening, 20 May 2012. This is the third time the Princess has been seen by the public, the first time being when she went home from the hospital with her parents, and the second time when the official pictures of the new family of 6 were released.
Pictures from the balcony scene can be found at the official website of the Danish Royal House HERE.
HIRH Archduke Imre of Austria and his fiancée, Kathleen Walker, had their engagement pictures taken. To view the pictures, visit the website of Spiering Photography HERE.
The Grand Ducal Court of Luxembourg released 6 new official pictures of HRH Prince Sébastien of Luxembourg.
Click HERE to view the pictures at the official webite. It's the top 6 pictures, starting with the one of the Prince with the purple, blue and white tie and ending with the one of the Prince with the same tie.
HM King Tupou VI of Tonga has, on 30 March 2012, bestowed the title of Crown Prince Tupouto’a on his oldest son, HRH Prince Siaosi Tuku'aho aka HRH Prince ‘Ulukalala.
HM Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom of Great-Britain and Northern Ireland has appointed her daughter-in-law HRH The Duchess of Cornwall to the Royal Victorian Order. As of today, 9 April 2012, Her Royal Highness is a Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order.
Posted by Josette at 5:51 PM
Labels: Royal family of the United Kingdom of Great-Britain and Northern Ireland, Royal News, Royal Victorian Order
Royal Genealogy events in March 2012.
Royal births and pregnancies
Peter Phillips and his wife née Autumn Kelly, had their second child and second daughter on 29 March 2012. Isla joins older sister Savannah. Lady Davina Lewis, oldest daughter of The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, and her husband Gary, are expecting their second child together. They share a daughter, Senna, and Gary has a son named Ari from a previous relationship. Fürst Philipp and Fürstin Leonille of Stolbert-Wernigerode, née Countess Douglas, are expecting their third child in April this year. They are already parents to Princess Elena and Hereditary Prince Carl.
The list of current (known) Royal pregnancies:
- TSH Fürst Philipp and Fürstin Leonille of Stolbert-Wernigerode, née Countess Douglas (3rd child, due in April 2012)
- TRH the Duke and Duchess of Parma, Prince Carlos and Princess Annemarie of Bourbon-Parma (1st child together, second child for the Duke, due at the end of May 2012)
- HSH Princess Benigna Reuss and Oscar Ascoz y Planes (1st child, due in June 2012)
- Lady Davina and Gary Lewis (2nd child together, 3rd child for Gary)
Royal engagements and weddings
Duke Konstantin of Oldenburg married Esther Sanchez on 3 March 2012.
Princess María Anna of Saxony died on 13 March 2012, while King George Tupou V of Tonga died on 18 March.