An Anjouist Plot

The Facebook page for Scots for a French Royal Restoration (SFRR) was deleted by Facebook recently.  Why? What rule did they violate? Nudity, apparently.  What ghastly nude image was posted?  Some naked cherubs, of course.  Someone flagged the image above for “nudity.”  For whatever absurd reason, Facebook agreed and deleted the page.  Common sense is … More An Anjouist Plot

Family Pact of 1909

Background In 1864 Prince Gaston d’Orleans married Princess Isabella of Brazil, heiress to the Imperial throne of Brazil.  Prince Gaston moved to Brazil and took the Brazilian nationality.  Thus, the Prince ceased to be a French dynast. In 1889, the Brazilian monarchy was illegally overthrown in a coup.  Prince Gaston then hoped that he might … More Family Pact of 1909