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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]

Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin – The Queen who brought the Danish Monarchy into the 20th century

This article was written by Michelle. Queen Alexandrine was married to Christian X, and together they reigned from 1912 to 1947. Using her roles as queen consort, Queen Alexandrine understood how to navigate as part of the Danish constitutional monarchy through the turmoil of two world wars and the breakup of many European monarchies after [read more]

Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

The Politics of Skirts

This article was written by Michelle. In 1898 an article appeared in a Danish newspaper, criticising Queen Louise of Denmark for her intrusion into politics: ”In Germany, they have had their Reasons to distrust the Politics of Skirts, which has been going on at the Danish Court, but ultimately there have been no Accidents.” Queen [read more]