Japanese Imperial Rules: Is Marrying A Commoner So Bad After All? Princess Mako, a granddaughter of Japan’s Emperor Akihito, is set to marry her college sweetheart, Kei Komuro. Since Komuro is a commoner, Mako will lose her royal title and become a commoner, too. She will be given a dowry and never mentioned again. Sounds cold. Unsurprisingly, this has reignited… Read More
Everyone knows Kate Middleton, now the Duchess of Cambridge. The gorgeous Queen Rania of Jordan ranks high in the royal elite, and Queen Elizabeth II is a legend. Which modern-day royals rank in your top 10? Let’s hear the nominations as we research the hard-working and history-worthy royals across the world.
Obama’s royal gaffe President Barack Obama arrived in Tokyo November 13, the first stop on his four-nation tour of Asia. He met with Japan’s Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama, Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko. With a deep bow and handshake, Obama greeted the Emperor. His gesture has been met with criticism. Obama should know the custom of a country like a… Read More
Royal Sugar – Noble and Sweet! is my new freelancing site, provided by Sugar Inc. If you haven’t seen Sugar yet, I highly advise that you do. It’s a great network! PopSugar – Celebrities & Gossip CitizenSugar – News & Politics FabSugar- Fashion & Style …and more! Now I plan to add a bit of my own regal shine. See… Read More
The royal houses from the East and the West met this week to share a rare evening together when the Queen welcomed the Emperor and Empress of Japan to Buckingham Palace. More at Hello! Magazine
Here’s a handy list in chronological order. There have been so many royal babies, and there’s more to come… it’s hard to keep track of them all: October 25, 2001 – Princess Elisabeth (Belgium) December 7, 2003 – Princess Catharina-Amalia (Holland) January 21, 2004 – Princess Ingrid Alexandra (Norway) October 15, 2005 – Prince Christian (Denmark) October 31, 2005 –… Read More
Princess Kiko of Japan has given birth to a son. This child will now be the next in line for the Chrysanthemum Throne, laying to rest the frenzy surrounding imperial succession changes. Kiko had only produced 2 daughters up to this point, and her sister-in-law Crown Princess Masako had one daughter. The Japanese royal family feared that its imperial dynasty… Read More