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  Royal family - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A royal family is the extended family of a monarch.
The term "imperial family" more appropriately describes the extended family of an emperor or empress regnant, while the terms "ducal family", "grand ducal family" or "princely family" are more appropriate in reference to the relatives of a reigning duke, grand duke, or prince.
A royal family typically includes the spouse of the reigning monarch, any or all surviving spouses of a deceased monarch, the children, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, and cousins of the reigning monarch, as well as their spouses.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Royal_family   (632 words)

 List of Danish monarchs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of Danish monarchs, that is, the Kings and ruling Queen of Denmark, including Regents of the Kalmar Union.
The house of Oldenburg held the Danish Crown between 1448 and 1863, when it passed to the house of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg.
This house appears to have been a branch of the Swedish House of Munsö, as Sweyn's father was Ulf Jarl, who was the son of Thorgils Sprakalägg, the son of the desinherited Swedish prince Styrbjörn the Strong.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Danish_royal_family   (431 words)

 Mary's Wedding Dress Designer Comment on Letizia - Royal Blue Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Uffe Frank, CP Mary's interview observed that "everybody was buzzing about Letizia Ortiz" at the Danish royal wedding but to him, "she didn't really look like a princess" in the red dress with the "sharp decollete".
Well, the Danish royal family is the oldest in all of Europe so the English Queen has to bow to our Queen Margaret II.* She didn’t come to the wedding, though, she sent Prince Phillip instead.
Apparently there is a cocktailparty each night, held by the royal family as a way of saying thank you to their hosts.
forums.rbhq.net /showthread.php?t=1644   (2601 words)

 Royal Family Tree Resource   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Ethiopian royal house family tree, from haile sellassie to the most recent members, updated, one century of one family.
Britain's royal heritage is as complex as it is fascinating.
Royal and noble descent alleged, proven and disproven by patricia ann scherzinger.
www.geneology-family-tree-and-more.info /royal-family-tree.html   (1122 words)

 The Danish royal family - Hans Christian Andersen 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Danish royal family has been an invaluable asset in generating awareness of the 2005 Hans Christian Andersen bicentenary.
Members of the royal family have publicly expressed great interest in the celebrations both abroad and at home.
The Danish royal family has taken part in the following press launches and ambassadorial appointments: Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark presided over the press launch of the Andersen bicentenary in Denmark and Japan.
www.hca2005.com /HCA2005_uk/Supporters/The+Danish+royal+family   (339 words)

 The Danish EU Presidency - eu2002.dk - The Royal Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Danish royal family is one of the oldest monarchies in the world, dating back to Gorm the Old, who lived in the tenth century.
Originally the title of king was one that a man might be elected for, but since as a rule the eldest son of the king took over the throne after his father the king, King Frederik III decided to make the title hereditary in 1660.
Especially the Queen's round number birthdays, wedding anniversaries and jubilees, such as for instance her 60th birthday in 2000, have attracted a large turnout in Amalienborg Castle Square, and are televised on TV for those who cannot be present themselves.
www.eu2002.dk /eu2002/denmark?MenuElementID=6119   (616 words)

 Royal Wedding in Denmark May 14 2004: Danish Royal Family on Denmark.dk
The Queen's nearest family consists of the Prince Consort, Prince Henrik, their sons, Crown Prince Frederik and Prince Joakim, the latter's wife Alexandra and their two sons Prince Nikolai.
Queen Margrethe is widely respected for her intellectual prowess and her artistic abilities as for example illustrator, set designer for the theatre and textile artist.
The Danish Royal Family, the Royal House and the Danish monarchy, and the Royal Wedding on May 14 2004 in full detail on Denmark.dk
royalfamily.denmark.dk   (424 words)

 RoyalWedding   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary gave birth to a healthy son at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen (Copenhagen University Hospital).
From this point in time, the Palace Chapel served as the parish church of the Royal Family and, originally, also of an exclusive congregation of employees at Court, artists at the Royal Danish Theatre, and officials from a number of cultural institutions in the centre of Copenhagen.
The Palace Chapel served as the parish church of the Royal Family for exactly 100 years, until 1926.
www.homestead.com /ladychess/RoyalWedding.html   (596 words)

 InternationalReports.net : Denmark 2002
When royals behave well -- as the Danish royal family does -- their subjects are proud of them.
The Danish royal tradition goes back to Gorm the Old (d.985) and his son Harald Bluetooth, who was the first big Viking chieftain to convert to Christianity and the namesake for Denmark’s hottest IT company.
Gorm’s direct line died out in the 15th century, and then the Danish crown, like that in other European countries, was passed down through a complicated genealogy that no one but the most ambitious courtiers would try to comprehend.
www.internationalreports.net /europe/denmark/2002/theroyal.html   (695 words)

 Correspondents Report - Japanese Crown Princess faces tough public scrutiny
At the Tokyo concert Crown Prince Naruhito and Princess Masako were in the audience, and they received more applause than the orchestra, a standing ovation when they took their seats, a standing ovation when they left for intermission, a standing ovation when they returned, and a standing ovation at the end of the program.
KEN RUOFF: The standards are pretty high for the Japanese Royal Family in terms of the scrutiny.
On the other hand, the Japanese press treats the Royal Family with a degree of respect that you won't find among the mass media in Europe for the most part.
www.abc.net.au /correspondents/content/2003/s974810.htm   (839 words)

 Danish Royal Family Attends Memorial Service - Royal Blue Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It is very reassuring to see members of the royal family and the court so visibly moved.
The royal family was placed in a way, so that they could easily see the familys and people up close, who had lost their loved ones.
You could just tell from the look on their faces, that this was something that touched and moved everyone (including ALL of the Royal family) very deeply that day.
forums.rbhq.net /showthread.php?t=3014   (1246 words)

 Danish royal family over budget by $3 million   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Danish royal family over budget by $3 million
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (UPI) -- The Danish royal family overspent its 2004 budget by $3 million, mainly because of Crown Prince Frederik's wedding and Queen Margrethe's new car.
Europe's oldest monarchy receives money from the taxpayer to run its household with 125 staff.The royal house is valued at $2.2 billion.
news.monstersandcritics.com /world/printer_7463.php   (105 words)

 The Royal Family Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Genealogy of the Orange-Nassau family, Royal House of The Netherlands.
...by the family statute of 1 Jan 1890 the children of the King are and Heir Apparent are Royal Prince or Princess of Italy, Prince or Princess...
Luxembourg's Grand Duchess Josephine-Charlotte, a member of the Belgian royal family held captive by the Nazis in World War 2, was laid to rest on Saturday after her death this week at the age of 77.
www.family-references.info /the-royal-family   (884 words)

 Miek's Fabergé 1903 Royal Danish Egg
The 1903 Royal Danish Egg, also known as Danish Silver Jubilee Egg, is made of gold, light-blue and opalescent white enamel and probably watercolor on ivory.
This gold Egg is surmounted by a Danish Royal Elephant and supported by three Danish heraldic lions.
In 1903 the Dowager Empress Maria Fyodorovna, born the Danish Princess Dagmar - the daughter of king Christian IX - returned to Denmark for the 40th Anniversary of her father's accession to the throne.
www.mieks.com /Faberge2/1903-Royal-Danish-Egg.htm   (534 words)

 Queen's Royal Monogram: Reasons for State Emblems Protection
As previously discussed, the rationale for protecting the Queen's royal monogram is deeply grounded in the first justification for protecting government insignia, that being the legitimate interest to promote feelings of patriotism towards the State and bringing together the nation.
It may be difficult for Americans to understand the cultural importance of a royal family, since we have none.
Some may shun the idea of a royal family because of the embarrassing scandals of the British Royal Family that have been floating in the press for the past few years.
www.ipfrontline.com /depts/article.asp?id=2159&deptid=3   (1581 words)

 Royal Family Wedding Photos - Wedding   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Royal Wedding in Denmark May 14 2004: Danish Royal Family on Denmark...
See the British Royal Family, with photos on the lives of the Queen "Mum" and...
See the British Royal Family, with photos on the lives of the Queen "Mum" and Princess Diana.
www.wvsixteen.com /wedding/royal-family-wedding-photos.php   (312 words)

 Royal House of Denmark - The Royal Forums
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www.theroyalforums.com /forums/f24   (385 words)

 NovaNewsNet Netwatch: Danish royal christening celebrated in Australia
There are links available on the page which leads you to detailed official biographies of the royal family, their history, palaces and collections.
If you wanted to know how the line of succession works, how to address a member of the royal family or even how this family is related to other European royal families, this is a good site to visit.
The site is maintained by a royal family admirer living in the Netherlands and therefore it's a good site to visit if you just want to have a quick read about the Danish royals.
novanewsnet.ukings.ns.ca /nova_news_3590_7577.html   (455 words)

 BBC NEWS | Europe | Baby born to Danish royal couple
Their newly-born son is likely to be named Christian, in keeping with Danish royal tradition that decrees all kings are either named Christian or Frederik.
The baby was born at 0157 on Saturday (2357 GMT Friday) at the Copenhagen University Hospital and weighed 3.5kg (7lbs 11oz), the royal palace said.
The Danish royal family traces its roots back to Gorm the Old, a Viking king who died in 958.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/europe/4345292.stm   (263 words)

 HELLO! Royalty
Denmark's royal house is Europe's oldest, stretching back to 899 when the marvellously named Gorm the Old (other idiosyncratically titled rulers have included Erik the Lame, Sweyn Forkbeard and Valdemar the Victorious) took the throne.
Through the marriages and alliances of his offspring, Christian IX was to become known as the father-in-law of Europe.
The current monarch, "Queen Daisy" as she is fondly dubbed by her subjects, with whom she is extremely popular, is the great-great-granddaughter of Christian IX.
www.hellomagazine.com /royalty/denmark/history.html   (261 words)

 Danish Royal Family
A Plebiscite was held to agree a new Constitution, the vote on 28 May 1953 approved it by a large majority, with 1,181,173 votes in favour and 318,075 against.
On the occasion of her marriage to His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, Mary Donaldson became Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark.
The Danish Act of Succession of 27 March 1953 allowed female succession to the Throne with sons having precedence over daughters.
www.btinternet.com /~allan_raymond/Danish_Royal_Family.htm   (940 words)

 Pattaya Mail Features
When Queen Margrethe II and her Royal Consort Prince Henrik visited Thailand earlier this month, it represented 20 years, almost to the day, since the Danish Royal Couple last visited the Kingdom in 1981, stopping over en route to China.
The Danish presence intensified towards the end of the Nineteenth Century and it was King Chulalongkorn who, intent on modernizing the Kingdom, brought in legions of Danish engineers and other skilled personnel.
When he married the then Crown Princess Margrethe in 1967 and took up residence at the royal household, Amalienborg, in Copenhagen, one of his first “honours”, as he put it, was as pianist with the orchestra of the Danish Royal Theatre.
www.pattayamail.com /395/features.htm   (3843 words)

 family royal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The British Royal Family cost the taxpayer £36.7m last year, equivalent to 61p per taxpayer...
The Royal Family being the visionaries of the development of the Swan Islands are an integral part...
The Royal Family views their role as the caretakers of the islands and it's people.
www.arbfamily.com /familyroyal   (748 words)

 Royalty.nu - Danish Royalty, Kings and Queens of Denmark
The first royal house of Denmark was established in the 10th century by a Viking king called Gorm the Old.
Swein Forkbeard's Invasions and the Danish Conquest of England, 991-1017 by Ian Howard.
Set in the royal court of Denmark in 1629, this is a novel about a musician who falls in love with the wife of King Christian IV.
www.royalty.nu /Europe/Scandinavia/Denmark.html   (2259 words)

 Frequently Asked Questions
Prince William, second son of King Christian IX of Denmark, was elected King of the Hellenes (Greece) on March 30, 1863 at the age of 17.
Princess Anne of Denmark, second daughter of King Frederik II of Denmark, married King James VI of Scotland (son of Mary, Queen of Scots) in 1589.
The members of the present British Royal Family are her descendants.
www.etoile.co.uk /Denmark/Faq.html   (1594 words)

 Danish Royal Watchers
The emphasis on the well-being of six-year-old Nikolai and three-year-old Felix was maintained by keeping to the family habit of attending the annual circus fundraiser (over $200,000 was raised and presented to the Children's Cancer Foundation) in Møgeltønder.
Frederik is the patron of the Danish Tennis Association.
On crutches on June 30, the Queen hosted a lunch at Christiansborg Palace (the Danish Parliament) of parliamentarians meeting for discussions concerning the future of the EU (European Union).
www.danishroyalwatchers.blogspot.com   (3434 words)

 The Scyldings
Such affection for this family is at least partially explained by its prominence in the beloved Old English poem Beowulf, and partially by the fascinating complexity of their history.
The names, number and order of legendary Danish kings are very inconsistent in extant texts and it would appear that different writers and story tellers differently arranged what tales of legendary Danish kings they knew in whatever order seemed best to them.
Hedeby (referred to also as Haithabu and latin Heidiba) was a Danish settlement and trading center on the southern Baltic Sea coast of the Jutland Peninsula, built around 770.
www.ancientworlds.net /aw/Article/492164   (2212 words)

 2004 - I am strongly against Denmarks membership of UN Security council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In last 20 years Denmark was in surface my friend and in fact, robbery partner of these whom torture me. I'm afraid Denmark by such reputation not being after anything else than playing the same act in UN Security in international scene.
Recently, I have written statement of (I have nothing out of Danish border for Danish royal family) because, Denmark and Danish royal family has abuser eye on world, and I am against them.
Here in Denmark, Danish Television have me under daily mobbing with the same pressure as they need to run their politic in world.
www.seyed.com /1d/2010/2004/12/un1.htm   (273 words)

 2004 - I have nothing out of Danish border for Danish royal family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It is their privet life and their decision, I wish their happiness, together or from each other.
I am against Danish prince Nikolai marry grand daughter of Japan's emperor and become emperor of Japan.
Finally, I haven't anything with or against Danish royal family inside Denmark border.
www.seyed.com /1d/2010/2004/12/border1.htm   (515 words)

He said the province was honoured to share the company of the Danish Royal Family.
He said the visit was a culmination of long-standing association existing between the Danish people and the disadvantaged people of this country.
Mr Molefe said the relationship began many years ago when the Danish people supported the democratic movements in their struggle for liberation in South Africa.
www.info.gov.za /speeches/1996/f230w746.htm   (297 words)

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