Monthly Archives: December 2012

ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS OF PRINCE FELIX OF LUXEMBOURG AND CLAIRE LADEMACHER

Prince Felix of Luxembourg and his fiancee, Claire Lademacher, posed for photographers at the Chateau de Berg in Luxembourg.  Also present were the families of the affianced couple.  Photos by Getty Images.

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THE QUEEN AND HER FAMILY AT CHURCH ON CHRISTMAS DAY AT SANDRINGHAM

Queen Elizabeth II and members of her family went to church at Sandringham on Christmas day.  The Queen is in Sandringham for the Christmas holiday break.  She was accompanied to church by the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke of York, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie of York, the Earl and Countess of Essex, Lady Louise Windsor, the Princess Royal, Vice-Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence,  Mike and Zara Tindall, Peter and Autumn Phillips.  Outside the church, the Queen greeted several children who handed her flowers.  The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were not present at Sandringham.  They spent Christmas day at the Middleton residence.  Photos by Getty Images and Bauer Griffin.

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Princess Beatrice helps her grandmother with the flowers

Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie help their grandmother with the flowers

The Queen's granddaughter, Zara, and her husband, Mike Tindall

The Queen’s granddaughter, Zara, and her husband, Mike Tindall

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A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS TO EVERYONE!

I’d like to wish a very Merry Christmas to one and all!

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PRINCE WILLEM ALEXANDER AND PRINCESS MAXIMA CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS IN ARGENTINA WITH THEIR CHILDREN

Prince Willem Alexander of Netherlands and his wife, Princess Maxima, posed for photographers in Villa la Angostura, Argentina on December 23, 2012.  The Dutch royals are in Maxima’s native Argentina to celebrate Christmas.  With the couple in the photographs are their daughters: Princess Catharina-Amalia, Princess Alexia, and Princess Ariane.  Photos by Getty Images.

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QUEEN ELIZABETH II’S CHRISTMAS DAY BROADCAST FOR 2012 TO BE IN 3D

For the first time, Queen Elizabeth II’s Christmas message will this year be broadcast in 3D.  A photograph was released of the queen wearing 3D glasses as she watches the recording of her Christmas message, which took place earlier this month in Buckingham Palace’s White Drawing Room.  Photos by Getty Images.

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BELGIAN ROYALS ATTEND A CHRISTMAS CONCERT IN BRUSSELS

Members of the Belgian royal family attended a Christmas concert in Brussels on December 19, 2012.  The event was held at the Palais de Bruxelles and in attendance were Queen Paola, Queen Fabiola, Prince Philippe, Princess Mathilde, Prince Laurent, and Princess Claire.  Photos by Getty Images.

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QUEEN SOFIA OF SPAIN ATTENDS AN ART EXHIBITION IN MADRID

Queen Sofia of Spain attended the “El Legado Casa de Alba” art exhibition at the Palacio de Cibeles in Madrid, Spain on December 18, 2012.  While there she met with the Duchess of Alba, Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart (the most titled woman in the world), and her husband, the Duke of Alba.  Photos by Getty Images.

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Queen Sofia of Spain, the Duchess of Alba, and her husband, the Duke of Alba

Queen Sofia of Spain, the Duchess of Alba, and her husband, the Duke of Alba

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