the first waltz: a historical photoblog

Aug 31

Lady Joanna Edwina Doreen Knatchbull (b. 5 Mar 1955 London, England-) 

On November 3rd, 1984, Lady Joanna married firstly Baron Hubert Henry Francois Pernot du Breuil (b. 2 Feb 1956 France - 6 Sep 2004). The couple had one daughter: 

They divorced in 1995.

Lady Joanna married secondly to Azriel Zuckerman (b. 18 Jan 1943 Bucharest, Hungary-) and had one son: 

Aug 31

The Honourable Michael John Ulick Knatchbull (b. 24 May 1950 London, England-) 

On June 1st, 1985, he married firstly to Melissa Clare Owen (b. 12 Nov 1960 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England-) and had one daughter: 

The couple divorced in 1997. 

He married secondly on March 6th, 1999, to Susan Penelope Jane Coates (b. 23 Oct 1959 Blackpool, Lancashire, England-) and they had one daughter: 

The couple divorced on February 13th, 2006. 

Aug 31

(Source: onemoreblogaboutroyals, via dukeduchessandprinceofcambridge)

Aug 31

”..the unique, the complex, the extraordinary and irreplaceable Diana whose beauty, both internal and external, will never be extinguished from our minds.”

1st July 1961 - 31st August 1997.

(Source: royal-windsor, via royallymonroe)

Aug 31

(Source: heavyarethecrowns)

ladyarthuria:


"When she was alive we completely took for granted her unrivalled love of life, laughter, fun and folly,She was our guardian, friend and protector. She never once allowed her unfaltering love for us to go unspoken or undemonstrated.


"She will always be remembered for her amazing public work. But behind the media glare, to us, just two loving children, she was quite simply the best mother in the world." - Prince Harry talk about his mother,Diana.
Aug 31

ladyarthuria:

"When she was alive we completely took for granted her unrivalled love of life, laughter, fun and folly,She was our guardian, friend and protector. She never once allowed her unfaltering love for us to go unspoken or undemonstrated.

"She will always be remembered for her amazing public work. But behind the media glare, to us, just two loving children, she was quite simply the best mother in the world." - Prince Harry talk about his mother,Diana.

(via walkingonheir)

tiny-librarian:

Tatiana on horseback wearing the uniform of her regiment.
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Aug 31

tiny-librarian:

Tatiana on horseback wearing the uniform of her regiment.

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(via her-imperial-highness)

Aug 31

(Source: royalcatherine, via margaretofsnowdon)

Aug 30

royal-windsor:

"She was the People’s Princess and that is how she will stay, how she will remain in our hearts and our memories for ever." - Tony Blair

01.07.1961 - 31.08.1997

(via merrywivesofwindsor)

Aug 30

(Source: heavyarethecrowns)