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Pocket Profile – Queen Maud, Part 1

We've had our share of tragic queens and princesses lately, so let's turn to one who was a happy spirit. She was also quite a fashion plate, so this demands a two part Pocket Profile. Queen Maud of Norway was born a princess of England in November 1869. Maud Charlotte Mary Victoria was the third… Continue reading Pocket Profile – Queen Maud, Part 1

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Pocket Profile – Queen Ena

It's a mash-up Tuesday - half Designer Diary and half Pocket Profile, all courtesy of our contributor Iselen. Kick back and enjoy! Queen Ena: the rebel. Eugenia in her wedding dress, Wikimedia Commons Are you “Team Empress Eugenie” or “Team Queen Victoria Eugenia”? We’ve been having a debate for years in Spain about who our… Continue reading Pocket Profile – Queen Ena

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Pocket Profile – Princess Margaret of Connaught

I am not going to lie to you all, I was in a funk over the announcement that the Danish New Year levees are significantly downsized for this year. In general, current times are troubling. Our own LiL cheered me up by sending an Instagram post on our blog patron, the perfectly marvelous Princess Margaret,… Continue reading Pocket Profile – Princess Margaret of Connaught

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Pocket Profile – Princess Patricia of Connaught

Hat Tip to our own geogirl for the information on the wedding dress! We are going to reach way back and look at the life of one of the Edwardian era's most sparkling princesses, Princess Patricia of Connaught. She was born in 1886, the youngest child of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, and… Continue reading Pocket Profile – Princess Patricia of Connaught