Archive | August 27, 2012

His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales to Attend the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. Plus, Other News.

According to the Telegraph newspaper, His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales will attend the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, “…over the coming weeks before returning to his job as an Army helicopter pilot.”

Unfortunately, the prince will not attend the opening ceremony on August 29, 2012. However, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh along with Their Royal Highnesses The Earl and Countess of Wessex, Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, and Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra will attend the opening ceremony.

UPDATE: It was announced that His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh will not attend the opening ceremony.

Comtesse Alix de Lannoy Has Passed Away.

It was announced by the Cour Grand-Ducale de Luxembourg that Comtesse Alix de Lannoy, the mother of Comtesse Stéphanie de Lannoy fiancée of His Royal Highness Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, has died.

The comtesse suffered a stroke on Sunday, August 26, 2012.  She was 70-years old.

Sources: Wort.lu via the Cour Grand-Ducale de Luxembourg