obit: Queen Frederika of Greece & aunt of Prince Philip has died

Zarzuela Royal Palace, MadridA spokesman for Zarzuela Royal Palace in Madrid said Queen Frederika fell asleep  at a local hospital after undergoing eyelid surgery. (see more about this later in this obit).  She was 63 years old.The Queen who had been born Frederica Louisa Thyra Victoria Margareta Sophie Olga Cécilie Isabelle Christa of Hanover, 18 …

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obit: Queen Frederika of Greece & aunt of Prince Philip has died

Zarzuela Royal Palace, MadridA spokesman for Zarzuela Royal Palace in Madrid said Queen Frederika fell asleep  at a local hospital after undergoing eyelid surgery. (see more about this later in this obit).  She was 63 years old.The Queen who had been born Frederica Louisa Thyra Victoria Margareta Sophie Olga Cécilie Isabelle Christa of Hanover, 18 …

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saints: Boris & Gleb the Passionbearers

Also today, July 24th, we commemorate, Boris (Russian meaning "to fight") and Gleb (Russian for Benjamin or son of the right hand) baptized Romanus and David, the pious sons of the holy Great Prince Vladimir (his name day was 10 day ago btw). In 1015 they were slain at the command of their brother Svyatopolk: …

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