Ahead of the Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey tomorrow, the British Royal Family hosted a Reception for visiting Heads of State and Representatives at Buckingham Palace, which is stated to be one of the largest gatherings of Heads of State in History. The late Queen, who passed away at Balmoral Castle earlier this month, has been Lying-in-State first at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh and then at Westminster Hall in London for the past week, with the Funeral at Westminster Abbey tomorrow to be followed by a Procession to Marble Arch and a Committal Service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. Continue reading
Today marks the 30th Anniversary of the Death of Princess Margaret of Denmark and Bourbon-Parma, who passed on this day in 1992. King Christian IX’s last surviving granddaughter, who was related to almost all European royals both by birth and marriage, and the mother of Queen Anne of Romania, the ‘Smiling Princess’ was generous and beloved but notoriously impoverished, so to mark the occasion, we are featuring her Pearl Earrings! Continue reading
Following last night’s Gala Performance at the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen, the Service at Copenhagen Cathedral and Lunch on the Royal Yacht Dannebrog, Royal Guests and Relatives joined the Danish Royal Family for a Banquet at Christiansborg Palace in the evening of September 11th. Continue reading
Following last night’s Gala Performance at the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen, Royal Guests and Relatives joined the Danish Royal Family for Queen Margrethe’s Golden Jubilee Service at Copenhagen Cathedral in the morning of September 11th, which was followed by a Lunch on the Royal Yacht Dannebrog, as well as a Banquet at Christiansborg Palace. Continue reading
Queen Margrethe II of Denmark is finally celebrating her Golden Jubilee, the 50th Anniversary of the Accession to the Danish Throne, after most of the originally lavish celebrations were postponed in January. However, following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, many of the events have been cancelled or postponed, including the Balcony Appearance and Reception earlier today. Continue reading
Queen Margrethe II of Denmark is finally celebrating her Golden Jubilee, the 50th Anniversary of the Accession to the Danish Throne, after most of the originally lavish celebrations were postponed in January. However, following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, many of the events have been cancelled or postponed. This Open Post includes all the links and details, as well as LIVE updates since I am in Copenhagen and have received media accreditation, so be sure to return to this page regularly until the full article on the celebrations is published! Continue reading
Today marks the 205th Anniversary of the Birth of Queen Louise of Denmark, who was born on this day in 1817! The Hesse Princess with strong Danish Ties, she married her second cousin and through political manoeuvring became the Danish King and Queen, she is kown as the ‘Mother-in-Law of Europe’ through the marriages of her children, who sat on the thrones of Denmark, Greece, Russia, and the United Kingdom. Queen Louise had a notoriously small Jewellery Collection, so today we are featuring one of the few Jewels she had in her possession: The Danish Crown Emerald Parure!
Happy Birthday to the Countess of Frederiksborg, who turns 58 today! The former wife of Prince Joachim of Denmark, who remains close the the Danish Royal Family after their divorce, Countess Alexandra has retained the Alexandrine Drop Tiara, as well as other jewels she received during her marring, including this versatile Diamond Necklace!