The Swedish Royal Court announced some big changes for the royal household today. Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia‘s children – Prince Alexander and Prince Gabriel – and Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill‘s children – Princess Leonore, Prince Nicolas, and Princess Adrienne – will no longer be styled HRH (or HKH in Swedish). The loss […]
Prince Henrik has a history of being outspoken when it comes to his title, and now he’s added yet another item to the list as he announced this week that he is refusing to be buried next to his wife, Queen Margrethe II, because he was never made King Consort.
Every once in a while, I’ll get a comment questioning why I still call the Duchess of Cambridge “Kate Middleton” even though she hasn’t been “Kate Middleton” since April 29, 2011. I’ve explained it in the comment section before, but since the subject was brought up again recently I thought I’d take a more in-depth […]
Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist held their marriage banns today at the Royal Chapel in Stockholm. The entire Swedish royal family came out: King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel and Princess Estelle, and Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill and Princess Leonore; as well as Sofia’s family.
Prince William and Kate Middleton have formally registered the birth of their daughter, Princess Charlotte. The Registrar from the Westminster Register Office witnessed William sign the birth register at Kensington Palace.
I’ve been dealing with personal stuff the last week and a half, and have ignored the royal BS PR machine during that time. But now I’m back to it and as disappointed as ever. Basically I’m catching up on some of the stories from the last week and a half, or so.
There has been some confusion/controversy over Kate Middleton’s official title in the last few days. It all started when Clarence House released an image of Prince George’s birth certificate and under “mother’s occupation” it said, “Princess of the United Kingdom”. After this was made public, the media pounced on the “princess” reference. They made a […]