Were there problems in the family? They wouldn't exactly be the first family with feuds etc.
It was good to see that the female partner of Duchess Helene, daughter of the deceased, was also mentioned in the announcement. I doubt reigning RF's would be open about a gay/ lesbian son or daughter.
BTW in this respect I have always wondered about Duke Egilmar who is the only one of his siblings who has never married. Is he gay?
: he was the head of the house of Oldenburg
: for 44 years and died in this 91 year
: The late Duke was head of the Grand Ducal
: House of Oldenburg. This line was renamed
: from Holstein-Gottorp to Oldenburg but they
: are rather junior when it comes to the whole
: The head of the entire House of Oldenburg is
: His Highness the Prince of