Margrethe II of Denmark

Royal titles – Queen Margrethe II of Denmark strips four of her grandchildren of their titles

The Danish Royal House has announced that as of 1 January 2023, the children of Queen Margrethe’s second son Prince Joachim will no longer be His/Her Highness Prince(ss). Instead, they will be known as Count and Countesses of Monpezat with His/Her Excellency as a style of address. This concerns Princes Nikolai, Felix and Henrik, and [read more]

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Crown Princess Mary of Denmark

Crown Princess Mary at 50: A Queen in waiting

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]