Today marks the 45th Anniversary of the Death of Princess Patricia of Connaught / Lady Patricia Ramsay, who died on this day in 1974! The granddaughter of Queen Victoria who gave up her title to marry a Scottish Earl’s son and was the aunt of Swedish and Danish Royals, Lady Patricia attending a plethora of grand events wearing a variety of glittering jewels. We have already featured her Honeysuckle Tiara and Fringe Tiara, today we are featuring her Connaught Pearl Brooch, which is now worn by Queen Margrethe.
After being escorted by the Gardehusarregimentets Hesteskorte in the famous Guldkareten, Queen Margrethe of Denmark, joined by Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, hosted a New Year’s Levée for Officers from the Defence, the Danish Emergency Management Agency, Invited Representatives of large National Organizations, and royal patronage, at Christiansborg Palace on January 4th. This comes after the Queen hosted a New Year’s Reception on the 1st and another Levée on the 3rd.
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It’s that time of year again! For the next few days leading up to the New Year, we will have a series of ‘Year in Review’ articles, compiling and featuring the Royal highlights of 2018. It’s my birthday today, and since all birthdays should have Tiaras, today’s feature is a roundup of the Royal Tiaras of 2018! Continue reading
Today marks the Anniversary of the death of Queen Alexandrine of Denmark, the grandmother of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece, who was born on this day in 1950. To mark the day, we are taking a look at her Sapphire Parure (an article that has been over two years in the making)- Continue reading
Queen Margrethe II of Denmark visited Iceland on the 1st of December, to mark the 100th anniversary of Iceland’s Independence from the Kingdom of Denmark. Until 1944, Iceland remained in a Federation with Denmark as ‘the Kingdom of Iceland’ (the Queen received the Icelandic name of Þórhildur when she was born in 1940), when it declared itself a Republic. The Danish Royal Family hosted the President and First Lady last year and attended a Concert to mark the Centenary in October. Continue reading
Today marks the Death Anniversary of Queen Ingrid of Denmark, the Swedish Princess who was the mother of Queen Margrethe, Princess Benedikte, and Queen Anne Marie of Greece, and to mark the occasion, we are taking a look at her oft-worn Diamond Brooches, which were worn by another Swedish Princess that became the Queen of Denmark. Continue reading