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Hofdame Bits and Bobs

Last week was glittery around here, and boy did we all need it. The good news this week is that the royals are back on full working calendars, so lots to talk about. The bad news is that there are no movie premieres or weddings scheduled (although we do have a Greek marriage ceremony to… Continue reading Hofdame Bits and Bobs

Russia

Random Royaling – Religious Wedding of Grand Duke George and Victoria Romanovna Bettarini

I made a quick editorial decision to give this event its own post because the photos coming out of it demanded it. I don't know that we have seen a wedding like this, or if we will again. This is the first royal wedding in Russia since the 1917 revolution, and from what I have… Continue reading Random Royaling – Religious Wedding of Grand Duke George and Victoria Romanovna Bettarini

Greece · Liechtenstein · Luxembourg · Russia

Open Post – September and October Royal Weddings

We've opened a post for all of them so if you are looking for wedding related bits you don't have to scroll through all the comments on the actual Bits post. We'll sticky this one, too. 9/25/2021 - Religious wedding of Princess Marie-Astrid & Rafe Worthington (Marie-Astrid is the niece of Grand Duke Henri).9/24/2021 -… Continue reading Open Post – September and October Royal Weddings

Britain · France · Russia

Random Royaling – Wedding Roll Call

I am slapping my forehead for not starting a wedding blog prior to this month because boy oh boy have we had an embarrassment of nuptial riches recently. Plenty enough to satisfy pent-up royal wedding demand. Just last week, the royals we discuss were scattered all over Europe attending weddings. Love was all around. We… Continue reading Random Royaling – Wedding Roll Call

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Random Royal Rotogravure – Relatives

The always thoughtful JR on Twitter got me ruminating on royal relations with this tweet. To me young Astrid and her cousin Tatiana were spitting images of each other https://t.co/Pp1CAtb2Z3 pic.twitter.com/tbBFilJIMl— JR 🇪🇺 (@Jakreg76) July 18, 2021 I did not know that Queen Astrid and the Romanovs were second cousins. JR explains it. Astrid's mother… Continue reading Random Royal Rotogravure – Relatives