"Archduke Francis Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, and the Princess of Hohenberg, his morganatic
wife, were shot dead yesterday by a student in the main street of the Bosnian capital a short time after they had escaped death from a bomb hurled at the royal auto.
In medieval Germany, a woman of lower social status who married a prince and did not attain to the normal privileges of a wife was called morganatic
. The line "Puit des verites lunatiques" refers to the expression "la verite est au fond d'un puits" (truth is hard to find).
He declared, "My Imperial Father, of Blessed Memory, for the first time established the succession on firm bases of law and published the Statute on the Imperial Family, which he, so to say, consecrated at the altar of the Assumption Cathedral." He had added Alexander's edict on Konstantin Pavlovich's morganatic
marriage, as well as laws on establishing a regency, which were also placed in the cathedral.
ANSWERS: 1 Nepal' 2 Motorcycle racing' 3 Knitting stitches' 4 Morganatic
' 5 Rabies' 6 The seal' 7 Daily hours of sunshine' 8 Nicole Kidman' 9 Whitby' 10 The flute.
Relative Interest Conflicting Compatible Relative Equality Marriage of Convenience True Romance Power Disparity Codependency Morganatic
Marriage Chapter 4
This article examines the constitutional implications, for Canada and the other members of the Commonwealth, of a morganatic
marriage in the British royal family.
Constitutional Affairs Minister Christopher Leslie gave a Commons reply to Labour's Andrew Mackinlay explaining that the marriage was not 'morganatic
' - where a spouse of lower rank is refused a title.
He asked whether the proposed marriage was "morganatic
" - where the wife does not automatically share her husband's titles.
ROYAL WEDDING FARCE No.. WHATEVER: Unless Canada, New Zealand, Australia, the Cook Islands, The Bahamas, St Kitts and Nevis, Jamaica, Tuvalu, Papua New Guinea, Barbuda, Belize, St Vincent and The Grenadines, the Solomon Islands, Antigua, Grenada, & Britain alter a law.. CAMILLA'S QUEEN
When we exhibited at a Paris fair for the first time last year we were pleasantly surprised by the response.' As might be expected, as well as taking their usual fare of Italian Old Masters, the gallery is also taking coals to Newcastle, offering the likes of a pair of oval flower paintings by Gerard van Spaendonck of around 1783 which were probably acquired by the Duc de Berry, later Louis XVI, and which have passed by descent to the Duchesse's heirs from her morganatic
marriage to the Principe di Campofranco.
As the notion of her becoming Queen is unacceptable, in many quarters, the best way of achieving this is through a morganatic
Conspirators at the grand-ducal court had supposedly switched him in his infancy with a dying baby, so that the throne would pass to a side line of the grand-ducal Zahringen family, descended from what had originally been a morganatic