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On My Mind: 7-16-17

Gus, Theo, and Ruby - At work I recently heard of a sibset consisting of eldest brother Gus, and then Theo, and a little sister named Ruby. It's so unusual (especially in my small southern town) to hear such stylish names that I was pretty floored when I heard it.

Augustine - Another name sighting from work - a little boy was calling for his friend all across the arcade - his name was Augustine.

Libuše - I've really been into Czech names here lately, and this one is one of my favorites. It comes from the Czech lib - which means "love". In legend, Libuše, also sometimes calledLubuše, Libussa, or Lubossa, was the name of a Princess and the founder of Prague.

The Children of Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld

Bernhard and Juliana with Beatrix and Irene

Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld was born Bernhard Leopold Friedrich Eberhard Julius Kurt Karl Gottfried Peter Graf von Biesterfeld, to Prince Bernhard of Lippe and Armgard of Sierstorpff-Cramm. He married Juliana of the Netherlands, born Juliana Louise Emma Marie Wilhelmina.
Their children were:

Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard, "Beatrix of the Netherlands"

Irene Emma Elisabeth, "Princess Irene of the Netherlands"

Margriet Francisca, "Princess Margriet of the Netherlands"

Maria Christina, "Princess Marijke", later "Princess Christina of the Netherlands"


Prince Bernhard also had two illegitimate daughters:

Alicia von Bielefeld

Alexia Grinda

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