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Pocket Profile – Frederica, Queen of the Hellenes

Friederike Luise Thyra Victoria Margarita Sophia Olga Cecilia Isabella Christa of Hanover is quite a lot to fit on a birth certificate, isn't it? Within her family, she was known as Freddie, much easier for everyday use. She was born in 1917, and the long name was indicative of her lineage. She was royal to… Continue reading Pocket Profile – Frederica, Queen of the Hellenes

Denmark · Germany

Open Post – Danish State Visit to Germany (Updated Day Three!)

We were going to wait until next week's Bits to cover this, but I saw Daisy's arrival outfit and thought I might put up a post tomorrow. Then Daisy, bless her heart, busted out a tiara, and all plans were thrown to the wind. Maybe she saw the excitement in Norway and decided that she… Continue reading Open Post – Danish State Visit to Germany (Updated Day Three!)

Germany · Sweden

Open Post – German State Visit to Sweden (Updated Day Three!)

On 7–9 September, His Excellency President Frank-Walter Steinmeier of the Federal Republic of Germany will pay a State Visit to Sweden at the invitation of His Majesty The King. The President will be accompanied by his wife, Frau Elke Büdenbender.Swedish Royal Court Official Web Well, this is exciting - an actual state visit! The first… Continue reading Open Post – German State Visit to Sweden (Updated Day Three!)