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Cecily of York

Cecily of York – Daughter of York (Part one)

Cecily of York was born on 20 March 1469 as the third daughter of King Edward IV of England and Elizabeth Woodville. As the third consecutive daughter born to a reigning King without sons, her birth was a disappointment and the King and his lords “rejoiced exceedingly, though they would have preferred a son.” The [read more]

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Crown Princess Mary of Denmark

Taking a look at Crown Princess Mary of Denmark

The future Crown Princess of Denmark was born Mary Elizabeth Donaldson on 5 February 1972 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia as the youngest daughter of John Dalgleish Donaldson and his first wife, Henrietta Clark Horne. She has two sisters, Jane Stephens and Patricia Bailey and a brother John Stuart Donaldson. Mary’s mother died on 20 November 1997, [read more]

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Delphine of Belgium

Belgium gains a new Princess

Delphine Boël, the acknowledged illegitimate daughter of King Albert II of Belgium, has been granted the title of Princess of Belgium with the style of Her Royal Highness, her lawyer has confirmed. Her new official name will Delphine of Saxe-Coburg (van Saksen-Coburg). Her children Josephine (16) and Oscar (12) will also be recognised as Princess [read more]