Wedding of the Duchess of Medinaceli

Royal and Noble Guests from around Europe have gathered in Jerez de la Frontera to celebrate the Wedding of Princess Victoria of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, the 20th Duchess of Medinaceli and Maxime Corneille on October 14th, with a bitter property dispute preventing the Duchess from marrying in any of the spectacular family residences of which she is Head. The Duchess of Medinaceli is the world’s most titled Aristocrat, with around 43 recognised titles. Continue reading

Wedding of Infanta Maria Francisca de Bragança

 Infanta Maria Francisca de Bragança, Duchess of Coimbra, the only daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Braganza, married Duarte de Sousa Araújo Martins at the Basílica Palácio de Mafra inside the Palácio Nacional de Mafra on October 7th, which is the first Portuguese Royal Wedding in over a quarter of a century. The Wedding was followed by a Gala Dinner hosted by the Duke and Duchess of Braganza in the grounds of their House in São Pedro de Sintra.

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The Tiaras of Princess Miriam al-Ghazi, the Princess of Turnovo

Happy Birthday to Princess Miriam al-Ghazi of Jordan, the Dowager Princess of Turnovo, who turns 60 today! The Aristocratic Spanish Jewellery Designer who is the widow of the former Bulgarian Crown Prince and is now married to a cousin of the Jordanian King, Princess Miriam has worn several splendid Family Heirlooms and striking Modern Loans (including one later given to Queen Letizia), which we are featuring today!

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Queen Giovanna’s Bracelet Bandeau

Happy Birthday to Princess Marie Louise of Bulgaria, Princess of Koháry, who turns 90 today! The only daughter of the Bulgarian Tsar and the Italian Princess who married and divorced a Leiningen Prince, moved to Canada, and is now the Head of the house of House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha-Koháry, Princess Marie Louise has worn several specular heirlooms, but today, we are featuring Queen Giovanna’s versatile Bracelet Bandeau!

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Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

Foreign Royal Guests and Relatives and Heads of State and Representatives of 121 Countries joined the British Royal Family for the Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey on September 19th, followed by a Procession to Marble Arch and a Committal Service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. The late Queen, who passed away at Balmoral Castle earlier this month, had been Lying-in-State first at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh and then at Westminster Hall in London for the past week.  

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