Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex was in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, this morning to visit the Earthworks as well as to plant a tree at Highfield Park. For more information about today’s visit please click here.
On May 1, 2013, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands appointed Prince Maurits of Oranje-Nassau as “…his aide [the king’s] in special service.” The handsome prince and cousin of His Majesty was also promoted to captain-lieutenant of the Koninklijke Marine according to RVD.
And, finally, Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix along with Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima accompanied by their three daughters as well as other members of the Dutch royal family and various foreign royals left the Paleis op de Dam this morning after attending a lovely luncheon.
Last Friday Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway attended the 2013 American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) Spring Gala held at The Pierre in New York City.
According to the official website for the ASF proceeds from the gala “…[benefitted] the American-Scandinavian Foundation’s continuing initiatives to promote educational and cultural exchange between the U.S. and Scandinavia.”