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Princesses who married commoners: Princess Frederica of Hanover

Princess Frederica was born into the House of Hanover in 1848. Her parents were George, Crown Prince of Hanover and his wife, Princess Marie of Saxe-Altenberg. The Princess was also addressed as ‘Her Highness’ when in the United Kingdom due to her descent from King George III. In 1851, Frederica’s father became King George V of Hanover which made Frederica an eligible bride. When Frederica…
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding cake designer revealed

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have chosen pastry chef Claire Ptak to make their wedding cake, Kensington Palace has confirmed. They have asked Claire Ptak to create a lemon elderflower cake that will incorporate the bright colours of spring. It will be covered with buttercream and decorated with fresh flowers. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle said that they are looking forward to sharing the cake…
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Prince Philip of Serbia gets married

On Saturday, the Serbian Prince Philip married his fiancée Danica Marinkovic in a beautiful ceremony in Belgrade. The Serbian Royal Family have only been welcome back in their country for the past sixteen years and are no longer a reigning dynasty, having lost the throne in 1945 when the League of Communists of Yugoslavia took power. Despite this, the family are well-loved by the people of Serbia…
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Sweden’s royal newlyweds expecting their first child

A royal playmate is on the way for Prince George… In the wake of the excitement over three royal weddings last weekend, royal admirers were treated to more good news, courtesy of the Swedish Royal Court… H.R.H. Princess Madeleine and Mr. Christopher O’NeillPhoto: Brigitte Grenfeldt, copyright Royal Court, Sweden Official word came from the Palace on Tuesday that fairytale newlywed…
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