eugenie york

Favourite royal ladies | Instinctively chosen

  • Berenguela, Queen of Castile and Toledo
  • Maria Palaiologina, the wife of the Mongol ruler Abaqa Khan
  • Leonor of England, Queen of Castile and Toledo
  • Elizabeth of York, Queen of England
  • Isabel Clara Eugenia of Austria, sovereign of the Spanish Netherlands in the Low Countries
  • Isabel of Portugal, Holy Roman Empress
  • Aliénor of Aquitaine, Duchess suo jure of Aquitaine and Queen of England
  • Blanche of Castile, Queen of France
  • Philippa of Hainault, Queen of England
  • Louise of Savoy, Duchess suo jure of Auvergne and Bourbon
  • Nurbanu Sultan, Haseki and Valide Sultan of the Ottoman Empire
  • Lucrezia Tornabuoni
  • Marie de Guise, Queen of Scots
  • Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom 
  • Eleanor of Castile, Queen of England
  • Eugénie de Montijo, Empress of the French

Sarah Ferguson, Duches of York’s coat of Arms is that of her father’s, since she divorced Prince Andrew in 1996. The pink ribbon was added after her divorce.

The 2nd from top is Prince Andrew’s Coat of Arms featuring the shield of the arms of the sovereign in right of the United Kingdom. The coronet of a son of the sovereign Proper, a lion guardant Or (gold) crowned of the same coronet charged with a label as in the arms. The quartered, 1st and 4th Gules (red) three lions passant guardant in pale Or 2nd Or a lion rampant Gules within a double tressure flory counterflory Gules 3rd Azure (blue) a harp Or stringed Argent (white). Dexter a lion rampant guardant Or imperially crowned proper, sinister a unicorn Argent, armed, crined and unguled Or, gorged with a coronet Or composed of crosses patée and fleurs de lis a chain affixed thereto passing between the forelegs and reflexed over the back also Or.  The Order of the Garter ribbon.

The motto reads: Honi soit qui mal y pense (Shame be to him who thinks evil of it) Other elementsThe whole differenced by a label of three points Argent, the central point charged with an anchor Azure.

This was Sarah Ferguson’s personal coat of arm while she was married to Prince Andrew (1986-1996). Her family’s coat on the center right and the Prince Andrew’s on the center left, flanked by the Royal beasts, Dexter a lion with the coronet and sinister a unicorn Argent (white). Topped off with the Prince Andrew coronet above it all

Britain (equal primogeniture- “gender blind”)

Sovereign: Queen Elizabeth II

  1. The Prince of Wales
  2. The Duke of Cambridge 
  3. Prince George of Cambridge 
  4. Princess Charlotte of Cambridge
  5. Prince Henry of Wales
  6. The Duke of York
  7. Princess Beatrice of York
  8. Princess Eugenie of York
  9. The Earl of Wessex
  10. James, Viscount Severn
  11. Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor
  12. The Princess Royal 
  13. Peter Phillips 
  14. Savannah Phillips 
  15. Isla Phillips 
  16. Zara Phillips 
  17. Mia Tindall
  18. David Armstrong-Jones
  19. Charles Armstrong-Jones
  20. Margarita Armstrong-Jones
  21. Lady Sara Chatto
  22. Samuel Chatto
  23. Arthur Chatto
  24. More

Spain (Male-preference primogeniture)

Sovereign: King Felipe VI

  1. The Princess of Asturias 
  2. Infanta Sofia
  3. Infanta Elena, The Duchess of Lugo
  4. Felipe Juan Froilan Marichalar
  5. Victoria Federica Marichalar
  6. Infanta Cristina
  7. Juan Urdangarin
  8. Pablo Urdangarin
  9. Miguel Urdangarin
  10. Irene Urdangarin

Belgium (equal primogeniture- “gender blind”)

Sovereign: King Philippe 

  1. The Duchess of Brabant 
  2. Prince Gabriel 
  3. Prince Emmanuel 
  4. Princess Eleanore
  5. Princess Marie-Astrid
  6. Prince Amedeo
  7. Princess Maria Laura
  8. Prince Joachim 
  9. Princess Luisa Maria 
  10. Princess Laetitia Maria 
  11. Prince Laurent 
  12. Princess Louise
  13. Prince Nicolas 
  14. Prince Aymeric

Denmark (equal primogeniture- “gender blind”)

Sovereign: Queen Margrethe II

  1. Crown Prince Frederik
  2. Prince Christian 
  3. Princess Isabella 
  4. Prince Vincent 
  5. Princess Josephine 
  6. Prince Joachim 
  7. Prince Nikolai 
  8. Prince Felix
  9. Prince Henrik
  10. Princess Athena 
  11. Princess Benedikte
  12. Princess Elisabeth 

Sweden (equal primogeniture- “gender blind”)

Sovereign: King Carl XVI Gustaf

  1. Crown Princess Victoria 
  2. Princess Estelle 
  3. Prince Oscar
  4. Prince Carl Philip 
  5. Prince Alexander
  6. Princess Madeleine 
  7. Princess Leonore
  8. Prince Nicolas

Norway (equal primogeniture- “gender blind”)

Sovereign: King Harald V

  1. Crown Prince Haakon
  2. Princess Ingrid Alexandra 
  3. Prince Sverre Magnus
  4. Princess Martha Louise
  5. Maud Angelica Behn
  6. Leah Isadora Behn
  7. Emma Tallulah Behn

The Netherlands (equal primogeniture- “gender blind”)

Sovereign: King Willem-Alexander

  1. The Princess of Orange 
  2. Princess Alexia
  3. Princess Ariane
  4. Prince Constantijn
  5. Countess Eloise 
  6. Count Claus-Casimir
  7. Countess Leonore
  8. Princess Margriet

Luxembourg (equal primogeniture- “gender blind”)

Sovereign: Grand Duke Henri

  1. Prince Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke
  2. Prince Felix
  3. Princess Amalia
  4. Prince Liam
  5. Princess Alexandra 
  6. Prince Sebastien 
  7. Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg
  8. Prince Paul Louis of Nassau
  9. Prince Leopold of Nassau
  10. Prince Jean Andre of Nassau
  11. Prince Robert of Luxembourg
  12. Prince Alexandre of Nassau
  13. Prince Frederik of Nassau

Monaco (Male-preference primogeniture)

Sovereign: Prince Albert II

  1. Prince Jacques, Hereditary Prince of Monaco 
  2. Princess Gabriella
  3. Caroline, Princess of Hanover 
  4. Andrea Casiraghi
  5. Alexandre “Sasha” Casiraghi
  6. India Casiraghi
  7. Pierre Casiraghi
  8. Stefano Casiraghi
  9. Charlotte Casiraghi
  10. Princess Alexandra of Hanover 
  11. Princess Stephanie 
  12. Louis Ducruet
  13. Pauline Ducruet

Jordan (Agnatic primogeniture- males only)

Sovereign: King Abdullah II

  1. Crown Prince Hussein 
  2. Prince Hashem
  3. Prince Faisal
  4. Prince Omar
  5. Prince Ali
  6. Prince Abdullah 
  7. Prince Hamzeh
  8. Prince Hashim 
  9. More

Liechtenstein (Agnatic primogeniture- males only)

Sovereign: Prince Hans-Adam II

  1. Hereditary Prince Alois
  2. Prince Josef-Wenzel
  3. Prince Georg
  4. Prince Nikolaus 
  5. Prince Maximilian 
  6. Prince Alfons
  7. Prince Constantin
  8. Prince Moritz
  9. Prince Benedikte
  10. Prince Philipp
  11. Prince Alexander 
  12. Prince Wenzeslaus
  13. Prince Rudolf
  14. Prince Nikolaus 
  15. Prince Josef-Emanuel
  16. More

Japan (Agnatic primogeniture- males only)

Sovereign: Emperor Akihito

  1. Crown Prince Naruhito
  2. Prince Akishino
  3. Prince Hisahito
  4. Prince Hitachi
  5. Prince Mikasa
  6. Prince Katsura

To be updated as necessary


The carriages at this year’s Trouping The Colour

1. TRH the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince Henry of Wales
2. TRH the Duke of York, Princess Beatrice of York, and Princess Eugenie of York
3. TRH the Duke of Kent, and the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester
4. HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH the Duke of Edinburgh

Note: HRH the Countess of Wessex and her children do not appear to be present and HRH the Duke of Edinburgh has chosen to wear a morning suit in favor of military dress for the first time this year.

Photos via @TheRoyalExpert and @RoyalCentral on twitter

HRH Princess Eugenie of York met with The Salvation Army’s Director of Anti Trafficking and Modern Slavery Major Anne Read to talk about why she wanted to get involved in Anti Trafficking and Modern Slavery 


Prince Charles and Prince William lead the way on horseback while the Duchesses of Cornwall and Cambridge, Prince Harry and Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie of York arrive by carriage for the Trooping the Colour official birthday celebration for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. June 17, 2017