Norway

Princess Astrid attended baptism of rescue ship named after her late sister, Princess Ragnhild

On Wednesday of this week, Princess Astrid, Mrs Ferner was present when the newest rescue ship in Norway was baptised at the Norwegian Maritime Museum. The ship was named “Princess Ragnhild” who was the older sister of both Princess Astrid and His Majesty King Harald V of Norway. Princess Ragnhild died in 2012. “Princess Ragnhild” becomes the Rescue Company’s 170th…
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The royals who have ruled Greenland

At least we now know what’s likely to form dinner conversation when Queen Margrethe of Denmark hosts President Donald Trump on a State Visit at the start of September. It’s been reported that the US leader has explored the possibility of buying Greenland which is ruled…
Norway

Princess Märtha Louise to cease using title in business

Princess Märtha Louise of Norway has agreed to stop using the title of Princess in her business activities, the Norwegian Royal Household has announced. The Princess came to this decision after consulting with her family. Princess Märtha Louise will continue to use her title when she is representing the King and in private. In a business setting, she will use her name, Märtha…
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A look at the Norwegian line of succession

This summer, Royal Central is taking a look at who is who in the lines of succession around the world. Today we are looking at the line of succession to the Norwegian throne. Compared to many monarchies, the Norwegian order of succession is relatively short and counts only seven people, all of whom are descendants of the present monarch, His Majesty King Harald V. The succession is currently…
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Norway

Tree in Crown Princess Märtha's Garden vandalised

The Norwegian Palace Park in Oslo was vandalised last Thursday, according to a gardener’s facebook post. They posted about the incident: “It is so sad when things like this happen.” A Japanese cherry tree in Crown Princess Märtha’s Garden has been…
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Royals' focus on the importance of literature

What do the Duchess of Cornwall, Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway have in common? Their love of and passion for reading and their encouragement of others to get them to enter into a world that allows you to escape from the realities of the world for a few moments. We are going to break down each royal lady’s work in the literature field…
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