Royal Weddings 2017

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 2017. Today, we are taking a look at the Royal Weddings of 2017- Continue reading

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King Michael of Romania’s Funeral

Members of the Romanian Royal Family, Foreign Royalty and Heads of State attended the State Funeral of King Michael of Romania on December 16th. King Michael died in Switzerland on December 5th, at the age of 96. He first became King in 1927, and though he hasn’t been the reigning Head of State since 1947, the Government is giving the late King a State Funeral, in line with the plans to give the Royal Family Official Status in Romania. Continue reading

Wedding of Prince Philip of Serbia

Prince Philip of Serbia, son of Crown Prince Alexander of Serbia and Princess Maria da Glória of Orléans-Braganza, Duchess of Segorbe, married Danica Marinkovic, daughter of renowned Serbian artist Cile Marinkovic, at the Cathedral Church of St. Michael the Archangel in Belgrade on October 7th. This was the first royal wedding in Belgrade since that of the groom’s great-grandparents in 1922. The wedding festivities started the previous evening with a dinner for 400, hosted by Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine at the Royal Palace in Belgrade.  Continue reading

Yugoslavian Fringe Tiara

Today’s glittering Fringe Tiara, also known as Maria Alexandrovna’s Fringe Tiara, was a Romanov Wedding Gift that went from Russia to the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, Romania, Yugoslavia, and eventually was sold in exile. As always, click on the underlined / highlighted links to get to the post about a person / tiara / or event. Continue reading