Leading off our week of the Olympics-that-weren't, we'll start with romance. That's always a good place to start, right? Royals love the Olympics - so up their alley with all the skiing and horsing and stuff. Royals also find love at the Olympics. Confusing? Off we go before I completely lose track of my train… Continue reading Pop Quiz – Royal Romance at the Olympics
Today's Pop Quiz has three parts. How is the first baby related to the second baby? What does the second baby have in common with the mother of all of the children in the bottom photo and how are they related? Who is expecting a child soon that will be related to both of the… Continue reading Pop Quiz
Who are these ladies and how are they related? Answer OC was looking for: They are indeed related through Christian IX. Victoria Marichalar-->Elena of Spain-->Sofia of Greece-->Fredericka of Hanover-->Ernest Augustus of Hanover-->Thyra of Denmark (daughter of Christian IX). Margareta of Romania-->Anne of Bourbon Parma-->Margrethe of Denmark-->Valdemar of Denmark (son of Christian IX). Victoria and Margareta… Continue reading Pop Quiz
https://www.instagram.com/p/B04IAQxhfqV/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link What does this lot's great grandmother and the Earl of Forfar have in common? Two word answers only. ANSWER: Bagshot Park. Margaret of Connaught was born at Bagshot Park in 1882. Her daughter Ingrid of Sweden married Frederick of Denmark and these boys are his grandchildren (via Margrethe II of Denmark and Anne-Marie of… Continue reading Pop Quiz
This lovely woman is both the mother and grandmother of kings.