Showing posts from May, 2015

The Children of Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin was born Cecilie Auguste Marie to Frederick Francis III of Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia. She married Wilhelm, German Crown Prince , who was born Friedrich Wilhelm Victor August Ernst. Their children were: Wilhelm Friedrich Franz Joseph Christian Olaf, " Prince Wilhelm of Prussia " Louis Ferdinand Viktor Eduard Albert Michael Hubertus, " Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia " Hubertus Karl Wilhelm, " Prince Hubertus of Prussia " Friedrich Georg Wilhelm Christoph, " Prince Friedrich of Prussia " Alexandrine Irene, " Princess Alexandrine of Prussia ", or "Adini" Cecilie Viktoria Anastasia Zita Thyra Adelheid, " Princess Cecilie of Prussia "

The Children of Maria Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies

Princess Maria Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies Princess Maria Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies was born Maria Antonietta Giuseppina Leopoldina to Prince Francis, Count of Trapani and Archduchess Maria Isabella of Austria. She married Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta who was born Alfonso Maria Giuseppe Alberto. Ferdinando Pio Maria, " Prince Ferdinand Pius, Duke of Calabria " Carlo Maria Francesco d'Assisi Pasquale Ferdinando Antonio di Padova Francesco de Paola Alfonso Andrea Avelino Tancredi, " Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies " Francesco di Paola, " Prince Francesco di Paola of Bourbon-Two Sicilies " Maria Immaculata Speranza Pia Teresa Cristina Filomena Lucia Anna Isabella Cecilia Apollonia Barbara Agnese Zenobia, " Princess Maria Immaculata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies " Maria Cristina Carolina Pia Carmela Giuseppa Antonia Anna Luitgarda Speranza Lucia Caterina Apollonia Cecilia Agata, " Princess Maria Cristina of

On My Mind: 5-4-15

A Young Lady Moorea Hastings Moorea - I've been looking at paintings and one was of Marchesa Luisa Casati (born Luisa Adele Rosa Maria Amman), a popular artist's model. She had one grandchild via her daughter Cristina, a girl named Moorea. An island in French Polynesia called Mo'orea (or sometimes simply Moorea), which means "yellow lizard", is where she was conceived and was subsequently named after. Pericles and Octavius - Moorea went on to have two sons with her two husbands, the Hon. Pericles Plantagenet James Casati Wyatt and Octavius Orlando Irvine Casati Black. To me they sound like characters out of "Harry Potter". Pericles comes from the Greek peri , "around, in excess", and kleos , which means "glory". Pericles was most famously an Athenian general. Hecate - I'm so thrilled Showtime's "Penny Dreadful" is back on. It premiered last night, and it was as sumptuous and wild as the first season was. Thi

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Announce the Name!

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, with HRH Princess Charlotte of Cambridge I've been waiting and waiting to see what the Duke and Duchess would be naming their little girl, and it has finally been announced: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. A perfect name for a little princess. I was quite surprised at the choice of Diana - I didn't think they would be able to slip that one past! But I'm happy they did. Their first baby is HRH Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge.

Go Read My Post at Nameberry!

So I totally missed when this was posted, but here is my post over at Nameberry about names of models! Thank you so much to Pamela and Linda for letting me write for them. High Fashion Baby Names

Miss World Winners -- 1980-2014

Priyanka Chopra - India - 2000 Starting in 1980, here are the rest of the winners. Gabriella Brum - Germany - 1980 (Resigned) Kimberley Santos - Guam - 1980 (Took the place of Gabriella Brum) Pilín León - Venezuela - 1981 (Carmen Josefina León Crespo) Mariasela Álvarez - Dominican Republic - 1982 Sarah-Jane Hutt - United Kingdom - 1983 Astrid Carolina Herrera - Venezuela - 1984 Hólmfríður Karlsdóttir - Iceland - 1985 Giselle Laronde - Trinidad and Tobago - 1986 Ulla Weigerstorfer - Austria - 1987 (Ulrike Weigerstorfer) Linda Pétursdóttir - Iceland - 1988 Aneta Kręglicka - Poland - 1989 (First Eastern European woman to win) Gina Tolleson - America - 1990 Ninibeth Leal - Venezuela - 1991 Julia Kourotchkina - Russia - 1992 Lisa Hanna - Jamaica - 1993 Aishwarya Rai - India - 1994 (Now an accomplished actress) Jacqueline Aguilera - Venezuela - 1995 Irene Skliva - Greece - 1996 Diana Hayden - India - 1997 Linor Abargil - Israel - 1998 Yukta Mookhey - India - 199