Norway

Who is Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway?

Today we take a look at Norway’s future queen consort. Her Royal Highness was born on 19 August 1973 inKristiansand,Norway. She has one older sister and two older brothers. Her parents divorced when she was young, and both would eventually remarry. As a child, she spent many weekends on the coast, where she learned to sail. She completed her upper secondary education…
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Denmark

First day of school for Danish royal twins

Last week, their first cousin, Princess Athena had her turn in the spotlight during a photo call at her home alongside her parents, Prince Joachim and Princess Marie, ahead of her first day of school. Today, Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine posed for the photographers…
Jordan

King Abdullah represents Her Majesty at Sandhurst

Yesterday, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan represented Her Majesty The Queen at the Sandhurst Sovereign’s Parade as the Reviewing Officer, where his son, Crown Prince Hussein, also graduated on Friday. Before His Majesty inspected the parade, the Jordanian national anthem was played. The Sovereign’s Banner to the Sovereign’s Platoon, the Senior Division’s best performing…
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Belgium

Prince Laurent's Twitter account deleted

It was discovered yesterday that Prince Laurent of Belgium’s Twitter account (@Laurent_of_B) had been deleted. Members of the Belgian media made the discovery yesterday morning. Many had wondered if King Philippe had pressured his younger brother to delete his account…
Denmark

Prince Vincent and Princesses Josephine and Athena to begin school this month

Their Royal Highnesses Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine and Her Highness Princess Athena are all due to begin school later this month. According to the Royal Danish House, Princess Athena, the youngest child and only daughter of Prince Joachim and his second wife Princess Marie, will start the school year on Friday, 11 August at Sct. Joseph Søstrenes School in Ordrup. The five-year-old…
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Sweden

Back to school with Princess Madeleine of Sweden

Her Royal Highness Princess Madeleine of Sweden began preschool in 1985 at Västerled Parish Preschool and started her primary school education four years later in 1989 at Smedslättsskolan in Bromma. She was said to get along well with her fellow students and was more…
The Yorks

Back to School with Princess Beatrice

As the oldest child of Prince Andrew, the Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York, Princess Beatrice began her education in 1991 at the independent Upton House School in Windsor. Her Royal Highness moved, in 1995, toCoworth Park School. Her sister, Princess Eugenie…
The Cambridges

Back to school with the Duchess of Cambridge

The then-Catherine “Kate” Middleton did not begin her education in her native country of the United Kingdom. Instead, she began her schooling at an English-language nursery school in Amman, Jordan. At the time, her father, Michael Middleton, was working for British Airways in the country. They lived in the Middle Eastern kingdom fromMay 1984 to September 1986. Upon her family’s…
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