Princess Mary of Denmark talks about the importance of family before Christmas

Princess Mary of Denmark has spoken about the importance of ‘seeing her children united’, after her husband Prince Joachim’s royal title fight with his brother Prince Frederik.

It was a tumultuous autumn for the Danish royal family after the monarch stripped Marie and Joachim’s four children of their titles of prince and princess, a move he spoke out against.

Prince Joachim publicly spoke out against his mother’s decision in the following days, while there were reports of a dispute between Joachim and his brother Prince Frederik over the decision.

Now, Princess María has spoken of how “lucky” she feels to have “four children who love each other so much”, in statements to the Spanish newspaper El País: “I will always encourage [the children] to have each other for the rest of their lives… Seeing them together is very important to us as parents.’

Princess Marie of Denmark has spoken about the importance of 'seeing her children united', following her husband Prince Joachim's royal title fight with her brother Prince Frederik.

Princess Marie of Denmark has spoken about the importance of ‘seeing her children united’, following her husband Prince Joachim’s royal title fight with her brother Prince Frederik.

She explained: “For us, it’s very important to be together and talk about everything, in confidence, as a family.”

In September, the Danish monarch announced that her grandchildren Nikolai, 23, Felix, 20, Henrik, 13 and Athena, 10, will no longer hold ‘Her Highness’ titles from January 2023.

At the time, Margrethe insisted that the move will be “good for them in their future” and will allow the children, who have maintained their positions in the line of succession, “to shape their own lives without being constrained by the considerations and special duties”. which implies a formal affiliation with the Danish royal family.

However, Prince Joachim publicly spoke out against his mother’s decision in the days that followed, claiming that his children had been “harmed” in the process.

Prince Joachim publicly spoke out against his mother’s decision in the following days, while there were reports of a dispute between Joachim and his brother Prince Frederik over the decision.

Months later, the sixth in line to the throne admitted that “communication was lacking” within the Royal Family in the lead up to the shock announcement.

Joachim told local BT news: ‘There is a lot to work on. Communication was what was missing. Now we have found each other and we are on the right path.’

Shortly after his sons were stripped of their titles, Joachim claimed he had only been given five days’ notice before the news broke.

Instead of being Princes and Princesses, they will be Counts and Countesses and will be referred to as Their Excellencies.

It was a tumultuous autumn for the Danish royal family after the monarch stripped Marie and Joachim's four children of their titles of prince and princess, a move he spoke out against (pictured, Prince Joachim with the Queen Margarethe, Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary)

It was a tumultuous autumn for the Danish royal family after the monarch stripped Marie and Joachim’s four children of their titles of prince and princess, a move he spoke out against (pictured, Prince Joachim with the Queen Margarethe, Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary)

Following his announcement, Joachim spoke to Danish publication Ekstra Bladet outside the Danish embassy in Paris, where he lives with his French-born wife Princess Marie and their two youngest children, saying their four children had been “injured”. by the decision of his grandmother.

They gave me five days notice to tell them. In May, they presented me with a plan which, broadly speaking, was that when the kids turned 25, it would happen. Now she only had five days to tell him. Athena turns 11 in January,” he clarified

Meanwhile, his ex-wife Alexandra, 58, who was married to Joachim for 10 years until 2005, said their sons Nikolai and Felix had felt “pushed out” from the institution and that the decision had come as a ” jump”. of the blue’.

The Royal Household issued a further statement, saying: “As the Queen said yesterday, the decision has been a long time coming.”

Prince Joachim's children Nikolai, 23, Felix, 20, Henrik, 13 and Athena, 10, will lose their titles on January 1, 2023.

Prince Joachim’s children Nikolai, 23, Felix, 20, Henrik, 13 and Athena, 10, will lose their titles on January 1, 2023.

Outside of a title: The four grandchildren who will no longer be TRHs

Nikolai from Denmark, 23: The Copenhagen Business School student and model regularly tops lists of the world’s most eligible bachelors. He lives in Denmark but has traveled the world to walk for designers in Paris and London. Nikolai has also graced the cover of Vogue Scandinavia.

Felix of Denmark, 20: Following in his brother’s footsteps, Prince Felix has also found success as a model and has starred in a Georg Jensen ad campaign. He had a brief stint at the Royal Danish Military Academy, but resigned after two months as “it wasn’t for him”.

Henrik, 13, and Athena, 10, from Denmark: The youngest of Prince Joachim’s four children, Henrik and Athena, are the product of his second marriage to Princess Marie. They live with their parents in Paris.

“We understand there are a lot of emotions at play at the moment, but we hope that the Queen’s wish to prepare the Royal House for the future is respected.”

Earlier this year, Joachim and his family were said to be moving to the US after he landed a new job in the defense industry in Washington, according to local media reports.

The 53-year-old Danish royal has decided to move to Washington DC with his wife and two young children, Henrik and Athena, Danish newspaper BT reported.

The royal couple is currently based in Paris, where the prince has worked as a defense attaché since 2020. However, that job is expected to end in June, meaning the sticks are likely to rise. in the second half of the year.

The communications department of the Danish Royal Court did not confirm Joachim’s next reported move.

On Monday, Frederick and Mary mingled with the locals during a shopping spree in Bondi, a coastal suburb of Sydney.

They were accompanied by their children Christian, 17, Isabella, 15, and twins Vincent and Josephine, 11, as well as Mary’s old friend Amber Petty.

Frederick and his wife, 50, carefully guided their young children across a busy street, sometimes holding their hands or reaching out to slow them down.

Vincent walked with his father into a local Orlebar Brown clothing boutique and came out with a paper bag containing his latest purchase. Mary, for her part, looked casually chic for the outing, wearing a bright orange shirt that she tied around her waist.

In September, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.  82, announced that four of her grandchildren will no longer have Her Highness titles

In September, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark. 82, announced that four of her grandchildren will no longer have Her Highness titles

Partially unbuttoned, it revealed a black suit underneath, adding a pair of loose black pants to the ensemble.

The Australian native also included a pair of light brown flat sandals as part of her look and wore designer sunglasses. She pulled her hair out of her face for the occasion and appeared to have minimal makeup on.

Frederick dressed in a simple white polo shirt and blue jeans, along with a white cap. He also wore sunglasses for what was a sunny day in Sydney, completing the look with beige and white Nikes.

The kids appear to have inherited their mother’s keen eye for fashion, with Josephine donning a trendy American flag sweater and white shorts.

Denmark's Prince Joachim said his four children have been hurt by their grandmother Queen Margrethe's decision to strip them of their royal titles when she spoke for the first time since the bomb announcement in September.

Denmark’s Prince Joachim said his four children have been hurt by their grandmother Queen Margrethe’s decision to strip them of their royal titles when she spoke for the first time since the bomb announcement in September.

His twin brother, Vincent, who picked up a few items during the trip, wore a khaki shirt with a yellow hand printed on the front with navy blue shorts. Elsewhere, teen Isabella kept it cozy in a navy jumper paired with gray shorts.

After strolling around Bondi and doing some shopping, the family went out for lunch together.

Princess Mary, born in Hobart, will spend the holidays with her Tasmanian family, the Danish royal house confirmed in February.

It is the first time in five years that the whole family has visited Australia together. However, Mary ran away to Melbourne alone last year.

The visit this time is a private trip, which means she’s not officially Down Under. The last time Mary traveled to her home country in her official capacity was in 2013.

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Author: Dilip Kumar Sharma

This is Dilip Kumar Sharma years of experience in the field of journalism, Dilip Kumar Sharma heads the editorial operations of the Elite News as the Executive Reporter.

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