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  Maud, Queen Of Norway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Princess Maud of Wales (Maud Charlotte Mary Victoria) (26 November 1869 – 20 November 1938) later '''Queen Maud of Norway''' was a member of the British Royal Family, a granddaughter of Queen Victoria, and later Queen consort of Norway, as the wife of King Haakon VII of Norway.
Born as ''Princess Maud of Wales'' at Marlborough House, London as the daughter of The Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII), the eldest son of Queen Victoria and heir apparent to the British throne.
Queen Maud was buried in the royal mausoleum at the Castle of Akershus.
www.seattleluxury.com /encyclopedia/entry/Maud,_Queen_of_Norway   (765 words)

  
 Maud of Wales - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Princess Maud of Wales (Maud Charlotte Mary Victoria; later Queen Maud of Norway; 26 November 1869 20 November 1938) was a member of the British Royal Family, a granddaughter of Queen Victoria, and later Queen consort of Norway, as the wife of King Haakon VII of Norway.
Her godparents were the King of Sweden and Norway; Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany; the Landgrave of Hesse; Prince Victor of Hohenlohe-Langenburg; Adelaide, the Duchess of Nassau; Marie, the Princess of Leiningen; Grand Duchess Marie Feodorovna (later empress); Crown Princess Louise of Denmark; and Cecilia, the Duchess of Inverness.
The coronation of Haakon VII and Queen Maud.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Maud,_Queen_of_Norway   (752 words)

  
 CNN.com - From royal house to fashion house - Apr 5, 2005
Queen Sonja of Norway, who attended the opening of the "Style and Splendour" exhibition, told CNN the collection was important in bringing together costumes across a period in which women's fashion evolved from the cumbersome clothing of the Victorian era to the less restrictive garments of the 1930s.
The wife of Queen Maud's grandson King Harald V, Queen Sonja was entrusted to look after the collection by her father-in-law King Olaf V shortly before his death in 1991.
The highlights of the collection include Queen Maud's coronation dress from the 1906 and the outfit she wore for the coronation of her nephew George VI on his coronation to the British throne in 1937.
edition.cnn.com /2005/WORLD/europe/04/05/icon.queenmaud   (675 words)

  
 Maud, Queen of Norway biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Maud, Queen of Norway (26 November 1869-20 November 1938) was the third daughter and youngest surviving child of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom and Queen Alexandra, who became the consort of King Haakon VII of Norway.
Princess Maud of Wales took part in almost all the annual visits to the Princess of Wales' family in Denmark and later accompanied her mother and her sisters on cruises to Norway and the Mediterranean.
King Haakon and Queen Maud were crowned at the Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim on 22 June 1906; the last coronation of a Scandinavian monarch.
www.biography.ms /Maud,_Queen_of_Norway.html   (581 words)

  
 A stylish and splendid success (Norway - the official site in the UK)
Queen Maud of Norway was one of the best-dressed women of her age.
Granddaughter of Queen Victoria, she was born a princess and became Queen of Norway in 1905.
Norway is regarded as the birthplace of modern skiing, so when the King and Queen wanted to become Norwegians, their friend Fridtjof Nansen told them they simply had to learn this sport.
www.norway.org.uk /culture/fashion/styleandsplendouropening.htm   (1943 words)

  
 Statue of Queen Maud unveiled by HM King Harald (Norway - the official site in the UK)
The King of Norway unveiled the statue of his grandmother Queen Maud, the British-born princess who became Queen of Norway in 1905, and highlighted in his speech the close ties between the two royal families.
She was born on 26 November 1869 as Princess Maud of Wales and was the daughter of the future King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra.
Queen Maud’s last public appearance in the United Kingdom was at the coronation of her nephew, King George VI, in May 1937 at Westminster Abbey.
www.norway.org.uk /history/royalvisit/news2710/queenmaud.htm   (841 words)

  
 Queen Maud and King Haakon VII of Norway
The single stamps show an anonymous fresco painting of the Queen from Roskilde Cathedral, where she is buried, and a marble bust of the queen from the Gothic Era.
In 2005 Norway issued this set, commemorating the dissolution between Norway and Sweden in 1814, and the investiture of the new Norwegian King Haakon VII in 1905.
The young family arrived in Norway late 1905, and on 22 June 1906 King Haakon VII and Queen Maud were crowned King and Queen in Nidaros cathedral in Trondheim.
glucksburg.heindorffhus.dk /frame-Norway.htm   (1864 words)

  
 Norway Info - Articles - King Harald V of Norway
King Olav was son of King Haakon VII (1872-1957) and Queen Maud (1869-1938).
Queen Maud was the daughter of the Prince of Wales, later to become King Edward VII, and Queen Alexandra of Britain.
Queen Sonja was present again in 1993 during the ceremonial opening of the Storting.
www.cyberclip.com /Katrine/NorwayInfo/Articles/Harald1.html   (1841 words)

  
 V&A - Style & Splendour - Who was Queen Maud?
Princess Maud Charlotte Mary Victoria was born 26 November 1869, fifth child of the Prince and Princess of Wales and granddaughter of Queen Victoria.
Queen Maud's wardrobe also illustrates the dramatic changes in women's fashions from the last decade of the Victorian era to the years just before the Second World War.
Maud engaged with contemporary fashion throughout her life commissioning well-known couturiers and dressmakers in Britain, France and Norway to make her clothes.
www.vam.ac.uk /vastatic/microsites/1333_styleandsplendour/whowas/whowas.html   (395 words)

  
 Queen Maud   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Queen Maud Mountains, subdivision of the Transantarctic Mountains of central Antarctica, extending southeastward for 500 miles (800 km) from the head of Ross Ice Shelf.
Queen Maud Land, region of Antarctica south of Africa, extending from Coats Land (west) to Enderby Land (east) and including the Princess Martha, Princess Astrid, Princess Ragnhild, Prince Harold, and Prince Olav coasts.
The region was discovered by a Norwegian expedition in 1930, claimed by Norway in 1939, and declared a dependency of that nation in 1949.
www.corkscrew-balloon.com /balloon/cb3/maud.html   (163 words)

  
 Queen Maud of Norway's Wardrobe - LondonNet Art Exhibit Review
Queen Maud of Norway's stunningly extensive wardrobe is enough to awaken latent childhood princess fantasies...
Worth conceived a number of sophisticated suits and sleek evening gowns for the Queen, including the rich golden dress she wore to the coronation of George VI, which were unencumbered by the mountains of lace and beading that weighed down the Edwardian gowns of the Queen's youth.
The shedding of layers in Queen Maud's wardrobe mirrors the sartorial clime of the period, which was shifting toward modernity - and consequently shrugging off the highfalutin adornments of the past.
www.londonnet.co.uk /ln/guide/about/art_queenmaud.html   (346 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Born to Rule: Granddaughters of Victoria, Queens of Europe: Books: Julia Gelardi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Maud (1869-1938), daughter of Edward VII, the reluctant Queen of Norway.
Queen Victoria Eugenia and Queen Maud were daughters of weaker woman (Princess Beatrice and Queen Alexandra) and that showed.
Maud however might have led the most undramatic of lives, was shy person and a rather reluctant Queen, but in the end she was the most successful as the the Norway's monarchy survived while all others lost their thrones.
www.amazon.co.uk /Born-Rule-Granddaughters-Victoria-Europe/dp/0755313917   (2098 words)

  
 boys clothing: European royalty--Norway
Norway despite its long history, is a relatively young European nations in constitutional terms and the monarchy one of the newest.
Princess Maud (1869-1938) was the daughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandria.
Queen Alexandra, a very devoted grandmother, wrote with a touch of family pride, "Maud and Charles were received with open arms, the success of Christiana is little Olaf (my little Hamlet) who took them all by storm".
histclo.com /royal/nor/royal-nor.htm   (1835 words)

  
 IATWM November 2005: Style and Splendour Queen Maud of Norway's Wardrobe 1896-1938
Regal fashion is always eye catching and cause for comments and currently highlights of the royal wardrobe of the Norwegian Queen Maud is on view at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London.
Queen Maud rode and skied throughout her life and her wardrobe required clothing suitable for these sporting endeavors.
Queen Maud was a patron of the House of Worth and Morin-Blossier in France, Redfern a British Company and the Norwegian dressmaker Sylvian.
www.iatwm.com /200511/QueenMaud/index.html   (578 words)

  
 Royalty.nu - Norwegian Royalty, Kings and Queens of Norway
Style and Splendour: The Wardrobe of Queen Maud of Norway 1896-1938 by Anne Kjellberg and Susan North.
Queen Maud was one of the best-dressed women of her age.
Queen Margrethe I, 1353-1412, and the Founding of the Nordic Union by Vivian Etting.
www.royalty.nu /Europe/Scandinavia/Norway.html   (1600 words)

  
 Opening of the Queen Maud exhibition in London - Royal Blue Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Queen Maud was the 5th child of Britain's Edward, Prince of Wales.
(princess Maud of Britan)later Queen Maud of Norway's Wardrobe
Re: (princess Maud of Britan)later Queen Maud of Norway's Wardrobe
forums.rbhq.net /showthread.php?t=3298   (2258 words)

  
 Norway_Coronation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
THE CORONATION OF KING HAAKON VII AND QUEEN MAUD OF NORWAY
King Haakon VII and Queen Maud of Norway
The first of the three 20th Century coronations in Europe occurred on June 22, 1906, when newly elected King Haakon VII of Norway and his wife Queen Maud were crowned in a Lutheran ceremony at the Nidaros Cathedral of St. Olav in Trøndheim.
www.tboyle.net /Royalty/Norway_Coronation.html   (90 words)

  
 1938: Norway - Archive Article - MSN Encarta
Among the important laws enacted by Parliament were acts extending the legislative term from three to four years and admitting women into the government service on equal terms with men.
The death, on Nov. 20, of Queen Maud, Norway's only queen since its separation from Sweden in 1907, plunged the nation into mourning.
The Queen, who was a daughter of King Edward VII of Great Britain, married Prince Charles of Denmark in 1896, and after his accession to the throne of Norway as King Haakon in 1907, was regarded as a constructive influence in the life of the state.
encarta.msn.com /sidebar_461500632/1938_Norway.html   (371 words)

  
 Queen Maud Lodge #42, Daughters of Norway, Carson City, Nevada
She was born in 1869 in London, England as the youngest daughter of the Prince and Princess of Wales of England (later King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra).
As such, she was the granddaughter of Queen Victoria of England, and had such imperial aunts as Empress Marie of Russia and the then-Crown Princess Louise of Denmark (the mother of her future husband).
King Haakon VII and Queen Maud’s June 22, 1906 coronation at Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim, Norway, was the last coronation of a Scandinavian monarch.
daughtersofnorway.org /dnQm42.html   (717 words)

  
 Edward VII of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Queen Victoria created her son Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester on 9 December 1841.
Queen Victoria and Prince Albert determined that their eldest son should have an education that would prepare him to be a model constitutional monarch.
Once widowed, Queen Victoria effectively withdrew from public life, but shortly after the Prince Consort's death, she arranged for her son to marry Princess Alexandra of Denmark, the beautiful eldest daughter of King Christian IX of Denmark.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/King_Edward_VII   (2764 words)

  
 Ancestors and Family of Maud Charlotte Mary Victoria Windsor
Maud, Queen of Norway (26 November 1869 - 20 November 1938) was the third daughter and youngest surviving child of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom and Queen Alexandra, who became the consort of King Haakon VII of Norway.
King Haakon and Queen Maud were crowned at the Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim on 22 June; the last coronation of a Scandinavian monarch.
Maud married Charles Haakon VII of Norway Glücksburg, son of Frederick VIII of Denmark Oldenburg and Louise Josephine Eugénie Bernadotte, on 22 Jul 1896 in Private Chapel, Buckingham Palace, London, England.
nygaard.howards.net /files/5218.htm   (703 words)

  
 Queen Maud Land - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Queen Maud Land (Norwegian: Dronning Maud Land) is the part of Antarctica lying between the terminus of Stancomb-Wills Glacier, at 20°W and Shinnan Glacier, at 44°38'E in the area claimed by Norway on January 14, 1938.
Queen Maud Land is divided into five coastal areas which can be thought of extending as sectors to the South Pole, from west to east (clockwise):
The area originally identified by Amundsen as Queen Maud Land lay between 37° and 50° E. In 1985, Norway established the Tor research station at Svarthammaren on Queen Maud Land's Princess Martha Coast; and in 2005, Queen Sonja of Norway opened another research station named Troll at Jutulsessen.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Queen_Maud_Land   (539 words)

  
 V&A tribute to British princess who became Norway's queen | The Guardian | Guardian Unlimited
Maud (born 1869) seems to have made it her mission to be exquisitely dressed at all times.
Maud was the youngest daughter of King Edward VII and the stylish Queen Alexandra, and it seemed unlikely that the British princess would have much of a role in public life.
But Norway's dissolution of its union with Sweden in 1905 was to change Maud and Carl's lives.
www.guardian.co.uk /uk_news/story/0,,1403520,00.html   (404 words)

  
 Queen Maud Lodge #42, Daughters of Norway, Carson City, Nevada
Queen Maud Lodge #42 was founded October 20, 2001 in Carson City, Nevada, the state Capital.
Maud’s childhood has been described as highly spirited and although a modest girl, she enjoyed being a follower and setter of high fashion.
During Norway’s separation from Sweden in 1905, Prince Carl was offered the Norwegian crown and took the name King Haakon VII, and Maud thus became Queen of Norway.
www.daughtersofnorway.org /dnQm42.html   (717 words)

  
 Ancestors of King Harald V of Norway
Olav V died in Kongsseteren, Norway on 17 Jan 1991; he was 87.
On 22 Jul 1896 when Haakon VII was 23, he married Maud Norway Queen, 149, in Buckingham Palace, London, England.
Maud died in Marlborough House, London, England on 20 Nov 1938; she was 68.
www.knotsystem.dk /tKSdata/Norway/AT01/AT01_001.htm   (619 words)

  
 V&A - Style & Splendour - Wardrobe
Queen Maud's coronation dress, made of gold lamé in the princess style, has scalloped lace sleeves.
The making of the gown and embellishment of the golden fabric represents a collaboration between fashion houses from Maud's new home Norway and her country of birth Britain.
Queen Maud of Norway's Coronation dress, Vernon and Silkehuset, 1906, OK 1-1962
www.vam.ac.uk /vastatic/microsites/1333_styleandsplendour/wardrobe/wardrobe1.html   (115 words)

  
 boys clothing: European royalty -- Norway King Olav V
Crown Prince Olav of Norway married March 21, 1929 to his first cousin Princess Märtha (Märtha Sofia Lovisa Dagmar Thyra) of Sweden, the daughter of Prince Carl and Princess Ingeborg.
Sandrungham House of course was the residence of Queen Maud's parents, King Edward VII and Alexandria.
Princess Astrid Maud Ingeborg was born in 1932.
histclo.com /royal/nor/royal-noro5.htm   (1010 words)

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