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Which Royals found refugee during WW2 in Great Britain?
« on: September 02, 2006, 01:45:11 PM »
Which Royals found refugee during WW2 in Great Britain?
And were did they stay? What were their duty's in the time they were there in exile?

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Re: Which Royals found refugee during WW2 in Great Britain?
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2006, 02:11:26 PM »
Peter II of Yugoslavia, Wilhelmina of Holland and Haakon II of Norway are the only ones I can remember . . . ???
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Re: Which Royals found refugee during WW2 in Great Britain?
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2006, 02:51:50 PM »
I remember a picture of the exiled Royals together before buckigham palace, withe the king and Queen of England.

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Re: Which Royals found refugee during WW2 in Great Britain?
« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2006, 02:56:08 PM »
I remember a picture of the exiled Royals together before buckigham palace, withe the king and Queen of England.

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Re: Which Royals found refugee during WW2 in Great Britain?
« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2006, 03:16:25 PM »
Many of them also attended the christening of Prince Michael of Kent in 1944.
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Re: Which Royals found refugee during WW2 in Great Britain?
« Reply #5 on: September 02, 2006, 03:22:57 PM »
Most of them also attended the wedding of Peter II of Yugoslavia and Pss. Alexandra of Greece.

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Re: Which Royals found refugee during WW2 in Great Britain?
« Reply #6 on: September 02, 2006, 04:20:34 PM »
Grand Duchess of Luxembourg sort refugee in England; i remember that from when i lived there back in 2000.
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Re: Which Royals found refugee during WW2 in Great Britain?
« Reply #7 on: September 03, 2006, 12:45:34 PM »
and George II of Greece.
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Re: Which Royals found refugee during WW2 in Great Britain?
« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2006, 03:30:44 PM »
The Albanian royal family- using the term loosely.
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Re: Which Royals found refugee during WW2 in Great Britain?
« Reply #9 on: September 05, 2006, 03:23:54 AM »
Grand Duchess of Luxembourg sort refugee in England; i remember that from when i lived there back in 2000.

Her son Jean served in the English army if I remember correctly.

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Re: Which Royals found refugee during WW2 in Great Britain?
« Reply #10 on: September 05, 2006, 05:26:33 AM »
I remember a picture of the exiled Royals together before buckigham palace, withe the king and Queen of England.



I think you mean this two Teddy.
From left to right: Queen Marie of Yugoslavia,Miss Benesj,Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands,Miss Raczkiewicz,King George VI of England,King Peter of Yugoslavia,King Haakon of Norway, Queen Elizabeth (The Queen mother) of England, the President of Pollen, M. Raczkiewicz and Dr. Benesj, President of Tsjecho- Slovakia. (First Picture)
(Second Picture) From left to right: King George VI of England, Queen Maria of Yugoslavia, Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, Miss Benesj wife of the president of Tsjecho-Slovakia, behind her but not fissible Miss Raczkiewicz wife of the President of Polen, next to Miss Benesje King Peter of Yugoslavia, Queen Elizabeth of England, Dr. Benesj (president of Tsjecho-Slovakia), King Haakon of Norway and the President of Polen M. Raczkiewicz.

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Re: Which Royals found refugee during WW2 in Great Britain?
« Reply #11 on: September 05, 2006, 05:39:49 AM »

Princess Beatrix with ? ( can some one identify the woman maybe Princess Alice?) with King George VI.

Queen Wilhelmina and Queen Elizabeth with Princess Irene.

The Dutch Royal Family with Queen Elizabeth from left to right: Queen Wilhelmina, Princess Beatrix, Princess Juliana and Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.

Queen Mary with Princess Juliana( and the princesses Beatrix and Irene) in Lydney in front of the house of Lord and Lady Bledesloe.

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Re: Which Royals found refugee during WW2 in Great Britain?
« Reply #12 on: September 06, 2006, 07:25:11 AM »
Grand Duchess of Luxembourg sort refugee in England; i remember that from when i lived there back in 2000.

En route to America, where she spent the war.
Her mother Infanta D.Maria Ana of Braganša died in NY in 1942.