European RoyalsRomania

Taking a look at Crown Princess Margareta, Custodian of the Crown in Romania

Princess Margareta was born on 26 March 1949 as the eldest child of King Michael and Queen Anne in Lausanne, Switzerland. She has four younger sisters: Princess Elena, Princess Irina, Princess Sophie and Princess Maria. Margareta was baptised into the Romanian Orthodox Church with Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh as her godfather. She would grow up in Lausanne, Switzerland…
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Sweden

Prince Gabriel of Sweden's christening photos released

The Swedish Royal Court released the official photos from Prince Gabriel’s christening, which took place on Friday, 1 December at the Royal Chapel of Drottningholm Palace. The four images, taken by Erika Gerdemark, feature the young royal with his parents, grandparents, aunts and godparents. Erika Gerdemark / Kungahuset.se Erika Gerdemark / Kungahuset.se Erika Gerdemark / Kungahuset.se His…
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Features

Review: Darling Queen – Dear Old Bones

I have long been advocating for more books to be written in English about the royals of mainland Europe, so I was thrilled to hear about and readDarling Queen – Dear Old Bones:Queen Wilhelmina’s correspondence with her English governess Miss Saxton…
British RoyalsThe Sussexes

Kappa Kappa Gamma sends their congratulations to Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle was a Kappa Kappa Gamma (ΚΚΓ or KKG) at Northwestern University in Illinois during her university years where she earned a degree in theatre and international relations. The sorority sent their congratulations to their sister from the national Kappa Kappa Gamma page saying, “We are pleased to learn of Meghan Markle’s engagement to Prince Harry and send best wishes for a…
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Sweden

Sweden's Prince Gabriel christened

At noon local time in Sweden, His Royal Highness Prince Gabriel, the second son of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia, was christened into the Church of Sweden in the Royal Chapel of Drottningholm Palace. The christening was airedlive on SVT and will remain on…
British RoyalsFeatures

An American perspective: Prince Harry to marry Meghan Markle

Our Europe Editor, Brittani Barger, from Tennessee, U.S.A, shares her thoughts on the announcement of fellow American, Meghan Markle’s engagement to Prince Harry. Earlier this week Clarence House announced that Prince Harry was to marry American actress Meghan Markle, and it has since been confirmed that it will take place in May 2018 at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor. Of course…
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