Almanach de Gotha


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Almanach de Gotha

German social register. [Ger. Lit.: Benét, 26]
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It seems that most of the Almanach de Gotha is represented in the roll call of consignors to Sotheby's Of Noble and Royal Descent sale in London on 19 January.
among them we may see foreign names which have no place in the Almanach de Gotha [a directory of Europe's royals and nobles], having come to us from Judaea apparently by way of Germany and the United States." Canada stood out in sharp contrast to this situation, according to Weston.
* SIR - The Queen has just approved a new version of the Order of Precedence Of the Royal Family To Be Observed At Court, and it reads like something out of the Almanach de Gotha, the directory of the royalty and nobility of Europe, in racing terms, a bloodstock book.
John Kennedy, publisher of the Almanach de Gotha, the Who's Who of Royalty, added: "Mr Lafosse is not a claimant to the Scottish throne."