Wednesday, February 26, 2014

HRH Princess Leonore Lilian Maria of Sweden, Duchess of Gotland (b 2014)

.__Princess Madeleine of Sweden, Duchess of Halsingland & Gastrikland (b 10 June 1982), younger daughter of His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden (b 13 Apr 1946) and Queen Silvia of Sweden (b 23 Dec, 1943) and wife of Christopher Paul O'Neill (b London, 27 June, 1974), gave birth to a daughter, HRH Princess Leonore Lilian Maria, Duchess of Gotland, at New York, 20 Feb, 2014.

Mr O'Neill is the son of the late Paul O'Neill (d 2004), by his wife the former Eva Maria Walter. He is a half brother of Tatjana Schoeller, wife of (John) Henry Erland d'Abo (b 7 Oct 1953), scion of the landed family of that name, and a grandson maternally of John Henry Montagu (Manners) 9th Duke of Rutland.

Princess Madeleine is a great granddaughter of Princess Margaret of Connaught, and a great-great granddaughter of HRH The Prince Arthur Duke of Connaught & Strathearn (Peerage of the UK, cr 1874; extinct 1943), third son of HM Queen Victoria, &c.


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