16 July 2015

A son for the Hereditary Princely Couple of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

Hereditary Princess Kelly of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha gave birth to a boy Philipp Hubertus Andreas Christian on 15.07.2015 in Munich. The Little Prince who according to the Statute of the Ducal House will become once the Head of the Ducal House is the second child of the couiple. Their daughter Katharina was born in 2014.

05 July 2015

Michael & Christina - Salem 04.07.2015

On Saturday 04.07.2015 the religious weddong of Prince Michael of baden and Christina Höhne took place at the Betsaal at Salem Castle. BEfore the CEremony one could see the guests walking through the Castle Park on their Way to the Wedding. The most important guests and the Family however went in through some way though the Castle Floors. After the ceremony which last for 1 hour the Couple wnet out in the Inner Court which is located before the Betsaal. They then slowly walked through it and then out through the Gathes which closes the Inner Court. The then walked along the Castle and wnet into the pirvate Garden of Salem Castle where a reception took place. Behing them followed the Family and all the guests.




Among the Guests where:
  • Prince Ludwig and Princess Mariane of Baden 
  • Priunce Berthold of Baden
  • Pricness Sophie or Aglaëof Baden
  • Prince Hassan and Princess Sarvath of Jordan
  • Prince Andreas and Princess Luise zu Hohenlohe-Langeburg 
  • Fürst Andreas and Fürstin Alexandra zu Leiningen
  • Hereditary Prince Ferdinand zu Leiningen
  • Count Karl zu Solms-Laubach
  • Duchess Fleur of Württemberg, Countess of Goëss and Copunt Moritz of Goëss 
  • Duke Eberhard of Württemberg
  • Duchess Elizabeth in Bavaria and Daniel Terberger
  • Archduke Michael and Arcchduchess Eva of Austria-Tuscany
  • Archduke Marcus of Asuttria-Tuscany and Countess Hilde of Habsnurg-Lothringen
  • Count Valentin and Countess Christine of Habsburg-Lothringen
  • Countess Magdalena of Habsburg-Lothringen and Sebastian Bergmann
  • Cunt Christoph and Countess Bergit Douglas
  • Count Johannes and Countess Esperanzan of Berckheim
  • Jean Henri and Tatiana Fruchaud

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01 July 2015

succession dispute in the Royal House of Saxony conitnues

The succession dipsute in the Royal House of Saxony continues. The last undiputed head of the Royal House the late Margrave Maria Emanuel of Meissen who had no children choose as his successor his nephew Prince Alexander of Saxe-Gessaphe, the son of his sister Princess Maria Anna and her husband Roberto de Afif. An agreement was made about this in 1997 when all then living dynastic male members of the Royal House agreed thi this choice. 2 years later in 1999 Margrave maria emanuel adopted his nephew who then became Prince of Saxony. After the death of Matgrave maria Emanuel both Prince Alexander and Prince Albert the brother of the late Margrave Maria Emanuel claimed the Hweadshiop f the Royal House but Prince Albert died only 2 months after his brother. In 2014 Prince Michael of Saxe.Weimar-Eisenach claimed that the Royal House of Saxony the albertin branch of the of Wettin had become extinct as there where no dynastic male members of this branch. In July 2015 the Head of the 3 still existing Houses of the ernestine branch of the House of Wettin Prince Michael of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Prince Konrad of Saxe-Meiningen and Prince Andreas of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha issued a joibnt declaration that the don't accept Prince Alexander as a member of the nobility as he was adopted, they don't accept him as a member of the House of Wettin and they don't accept him as Hwead of the albertine braqnch of the House and Wettin and not as Margrave of Meißen.
See the declaration here: 
http://www.adel-in-deutschland.de/copy_of_GemeinsameErklrungderOberhupterdesGesamthausesWettin.pdf
The german nobilty association also issed a very detailed statement concering the Issue: 
http://www.adel-in-deutschland.de/GutachtenHausWettinZwischengutachten.pdf