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Queen Margrethe releases statement following the death of her husband

Queen Margrethe of Denmark has released a statement following the death of her husband, Prince Henrik, in which she thanks people for their sympathies. In the statement, Her Majesty talks about how moving the occasion has been, and how the well-wishes of the Danish people have been thankfully received. In full, The Queen said: “For me and my family, it has been deeply moving to experience…
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Prince Henrik's funeral takes place in Copenhagen

His Royal Highness Prince Henrik’s funeral has taken place in Copenhagen this morning. It was streamed lived on Denmark’s DR television channel. In accordance with His Royal Highness’s wishes, it was a private funeral with just close friends and family.
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Prince Henrik's family, friends and pet dogs pay gather in remembrance ahead of Tuesday's funeral

Prince Henrik’s family, close friends and even his pet dogs gathered at Christiansborg Palace Church on Monday to remember the late Prince ahead of his funeral on Tuesday. Around 200 guests attended the service followed by a reception hosted by Crown Prince Frederik and Prince Joachim. Some of those present to remember Queen Margrethe’s husband included Countess Alexandra & her…
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Margrethe and Henrik - a timeline of their love

Following the news that Prince Henrik of Denmark has died peacefully in his sleep, we want to take a look back at the timeline of his love with Queen Margrethe. This was a love that survived difficult times, but the strength of their relationship and love for one another was…
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Princes Nikolai and Felix are "thankful to have been able to say goodbye" to Prince Henrik

Their Highnesses Prince Nikolai and Prince Felix, the eldest grandchildren of Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik, were “thankful to have been able to say goodbye” to their beloved grandfather, according to their mother, Countess Alexandra. Through her private secretary, she said to Denmark’s Ekstra Bladet, “We are all three in deep, deep sorrow about the death of the…
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Danish Royal Family appear outside Amalienborg Palace to thank people for their tributes

Members of the Danish Royal Family appeared outside of Amalienborg Palace on Thursday morning to thank people for the tributes left to Prince Henrik. Those who made an appearance in the courtyard just a day after Prince Henrik died were Crown Prince Frederik & Crown Princess Mary, their children, Prince Joachim and his family. The royals took the opportunity to look at the flowers and…
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