21 November 2013

Pass the Royal Hollandaise

Princess Mabel, Prince Constantijn and his wife, Princess Laurentien. Constantijn is Willem-Alexander's brother.

The newly made Queen Maxima and King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands.

The official Abdication document, showing Queen Beatrix's and King Willem-Alexander's signatures.

Queen Maxima, when still princess.

Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima at the christening of one of their children. Not sure who all is in the background (they're the godparents, assuming), but in the middle is Queen Mathilde of Belgium.

the Lovely Queen Maxima and King Willem-Alexander.

Queen Maxima, Princess Beatrix, and King Willem-Alexander.

The new king and queen being sworn in.

 Maxima, Beatrix, and Willem-Alexander. 

New King and Queen! Mathilde's simple tiara of a large diamond riviere is beautiful!

Queen Beatrix, from a decade-old photo.

The King and Queen of the Netherlands.

The newly-made Princess Beatrix.

Maxima and Willem-Alexander.