Louisa Ulrika of Prussia – The Revolutionary Queen

May 21, 2018 Moniek 0

Louisa Ulrika of Prussia was born on 24 July 1720 as the daughter of Frederick William I of Prussia and his wife Sophia Dorothea of Hanover. She was their tenth child. At the age of three, she was put in the care of a French governess by the name of Mademoiselle de Jeaucourt with her sister Sophie. Her [read more]

Taking a look at royal sorority women

April 14, 2018 Brittani Barger 0

Royals and sororities are not something you hear combined very often. However, there are a couple of royal sorority women. Meghan Markle and Crown Princess Märtha of Norway are two royals who “went Greek” and were members of American sororities. Meghan was a Kappa Kappa Gamma (ΚΚΓ) and Märtha was a Delta Zeta (ΔΖ). As [read more]

Princess Therese of Saxe-Altenburg – The Haga Duchess

March 20, 2018 Sophie 0

Princess Therese of Saxe-Altenburg was born 21 December 1836 to Prince Eduard of Saxe-Altenburg and Princess Amalie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. Born at Triesdorf Castle in Bavaria, she grew up in Munich where her father did his military service. Therese’s childhood was paved with tragedies. Her mother died at the age of 25, barely a week after she [read more]

Sophia Magdalena of Denmark and the Munck affair

December 19, 2017 Moniek 0

Sophia Magdalena of Denmark was born on 3 July 1746 as the daughter of King Frederick V of Denmark and Louise of Great Britain. At the age of five, she was betrothed to the future King Gustav III of Sweden. They finally married on 1 October 1766 by proxy and on 4 November 1766 in person. When Gustav’s father King Adolf Frederick of Sweden died [read more]

Lady Louise Mountbatten – Queen of Sweden

October 17, 2017 Sophie 5

On 13 July 1889, Louise Alexandra Marie Irene Battenberg was born at Heiligenberg Castle in Germany. A great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria, Louise spent the majority of her younger years in Great Britain, and together with her mother, she would often visit her great-grandmother on the Isle of Wight. During the First World War, she did volunteer [read more]

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