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A list of confirmed royals attending King Michael of Romania's funeral

His Late Majesty King Michael of Romania died on 5 December at his home in Switzerland after years of ill health. He was 96. His body is due to arrive in Romania on 13 December where it will lie in state. The funeral will take place on 16 December at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest. He will be buried later that day at Curtea de Arges beside his wife, Queen Anne who died last year. The…
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Spain

Spanish royal Christmas cards for 2017 revealed

The Spanish Royal Family has revealed their 2017 Christmas cards. On Twitter yesterday, Casa Real posted an image of Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia and Their Royal Highnesses Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofía with the message of Christmas greetings. The…
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King Michael to receive a state funeral

His Late Majesty King Michael I of Romania is to receive a state funeral at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest, Romania. The Romanian government has said that they will organise a state funeral “according to his rank and merits,” the President of Romania, Klaus Iohannis said on Monday. Crown Princess Margareta, Custodian of the Crown, has said that the funeral will “respect…
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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 WinterbyEmerentia van Heuven-van Nesand published by Amsterdam University Press. It was initially printed in Dutch…
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