Denmark

Juliana Maria of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel – The ambitious mother

Juliana Maria of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel was born on 4 September 1729 as the daughter of Ferdinand Albert II, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel and Antoinette of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. On 8 July 1752, she married King Frederick V of Denmark and had the thankless task of replacing his immensely popular first wife, Louise of Great Britain, who had died only six months before. It would [read more]

Anastasia of Greece and Denmark

Nonie May Stewart – The American Princess of Greece and Denmark

Over the years, many Americans have joined various royal families across the globe – some more well-known than others. One woman who has not been discussed in much detail was Princess Anastasia of Greece and Denmark, born Nonie “Nancy” May Stewart Worthington Leeds in Zanesville, Ohio. A daughter of a wealthy merchant, Nancy was born on 20 January [read more]

Denmark

The quirks of Princess Marie of Orléans

This article was written by Michelle. ”Qui qu’en grogne, je m’en moque.” [1] That was the motto of Princess Marie of Orléans, one that she lived by throughout her life. Princess Marie came to Denmark in 1885 as the consort of Prince Valdemar of Denmark, and she was a beloved figure in her own time, [read more]