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Princess Athena of Denmark is christened: Welcome to the Christian World!
Princess Mary of Denmark cuddles Princess Athena to sleep.
Princess Athena of Denmark, the newly-born daughter of
Prince Joachim and Princess Marie of Denmark was christened at the churchyard
of Mogeltonder Church, in Tonder, May 20. The entire Danish Royal Family was
A Persian princess viral news websites baptized as Princess
Qajar has lately become a stuff of legends. She was presented as a royal lady
with a facial hair that made her so attracted that 13 men claimed their own
lives because she couldn’t love them. The truth is, there was no “Princess Qajar,” only the Qajar dynasty that ruled over Persia for more than a century.
The only fact about this historical meme is that at that time, it was fashionable for Persian
women to wear mustache. “Many Persian-language sources, as well as
photographs, from the nineteenth century confirm that Qajar women sported a
thin mustache, or more accurately a soft down, as a sign of beauty,” explained Dr.
The memes and fake stories circulating online refer not to a single princess, but actually to two female dynasts: Princess Fatemah Khanum"'Esmat al-Dowleh" and her half-sister, Princess Zahra Khanom Tadj es-Saltaneh. Their father, Naser al-Din Shah Qajar, ruled Persia from 1…
Cottage is one of the many houses in the grounds of the Royal Family’s
Sandringham Estate in Norfolk. The house, which is just a short walk from
Sandringham House, was recently placed under the spotlight after it was
reported that Queen Elizabeth II has gifted it to the Duke and Duchess of
Sussex. If ever the couple finally decides to call this cottage their country
home, the will follow the footsteps of the Queen’s grandfather, King George V,
who lived here after his wedding to Princess Mary of Teck until he succeeded
the throne in 1910. Read on the find out some interesting facts about York
1. It was once called the “Bachelor’s
Cottage”. It was originally constructed as Sandringham House’s overflow
residence with the purpose of accommodating the estate’s male guests. 2. King Edward VII bestowed the cottage as a wedding gift to his son Prince George (the Duke of York and later King George V) and his wife, the Duchess of York (later Queen Mary), in 1893. It served as the c…
with our Queen Victoria series, today we will discuss about Queen Victoria’s “cold”
treatment of one of her ministers, Lord Palmerston. We shall see how this
long-running conflict began. The defeat
of the Tories in the 1846 General Elections saw the dismissal of Sir Robert
Peel from the office. With the Whigs on the helm of the government, Henry John
Temple, the Viscount Palmerston was appointed Minister of the Foreign Office.
His ascension to that post ushered in the greatest struggle between the crown
and its ministers since the day when George III had dismissed the coalition
government of Fox and North. Lord
Palmerston’s long tenure in public office made up almost untouchable Palmerston’s
appointment to the Foreign Office came shortly after he celebrated his 60th
birthday, a time when he could proudly look back on his achievements and career
in the government that began in 1809, ten years before Queen Victoria and
Prince Albert were born. Always confident in his wit and dip…