Princess Gwenllian’s memorial plaque vandalised

June 7, 2018 Moniek 0

A memorial plaque to Princess Gwenllian, daughter and only child of Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, Prince of Wales and Eleanor de Montfort, has been found vandalised several weeks after it went missing. Princess Gwenllian’s mother died giving birth to her, and her father was killed in battle not much later. Gwenllian was imprisoned for life in the [read more]

British Queen’s grandmother identified through DNA

June 7, 2018 Moniek 0

The Mirow Fürstengruft houses many coffins belonging to deceased members of the Princely family of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. During the restorations of the coffins, DNA samples were taken to positively identify them. Three new people were identified, these include the two daughters of Adolphus Frederick III, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. His eldest daughter Marie Sofia died at the age of 18, while his [read more]

The women who weren’t allowed to become Duchess of Sussex

May 19, 2018 Moniek 0

With Meghan Markle set to become the first Duchess of Sussex today, we are taking a look at the wives of the first Duke of Sussex, who weren’t allowed to use the title. Prince Augustus Frederick, the sixth son and ninth child of King George III and his consort Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, was created Duke of Sussex in 1801. [read more]

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