: Agreed. And I am wondering if a future King
: Frederik will continue the use of Count af
: Montpezat - at least for the main line of
: the family, and any idea (from people
: abroad) that the dynasty should change it's
: name from Glücksborg to Montpezat should be
: put in the grave by this.
Can't imagine that was ever a serious issue although a linkage of the names might well have been on the cards. Seems very unlikey to happen now unless a future King Frederik X wishes it to happen.
: That was never an issue.
: The times when Edward VII changed the
: dynasty name to his father's are long gone.
Edward VII did not change the name of the dynasty. It automatically became Saxe Coburg & Gotha when he became king. However, his son George V did change the dynasty's name to Windsor in 1917.
: Henrik is a sad person who could have taken
: the most of his position but decided to act
: as a spoiled brat.
: He should have known by now where he stands
: and what is his role.
: I'm not sure if that really happened or is
: just a story but I heard that when he
: married Pss Margreth, Philip of Edinburgh
: and Bernhard of Lippe "welcomed"
: him in their "2 person club" and
: sort of tutored him and showed him the
: Unfortunately he did not learn from his
I'm guessing all this was prompted by Prince Henrik's pique that he was not given equal rank with his wife like a female consort would and therefore, if not equal to his wife, shouldn't therefore be buried with her. It's a sort of childish, two-fingered gesture to his adopted country that can only cause consternation to his wife's subjects and deep pain and distress to the wife he supposedly still loves.
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