The new Harry and Meghan? Meet the British 'Geordie prince' who's next in line to Romania's throne

By On January 27, 2018

The new Harry and Meghan? Meet the British 'Geordie prince' who's next in line to Romania's throne

When the last King of Romania died in December, any dreams for the restoration of the monarchy could have gone with him.

King Michael I, a distant cousin of our Queen, was a 96-year-old national hero who toppled the fascist dictator Ion Antonescu in 1944, only to be deposed himself by Communists three years later. He spent his life in exile in Switzerland and England, and was only allowed to return to Romania in 1990 after the fall of Ceausescu, though the royal family has never been restored to its role as head of state.

At his funeral, however, where mourners included Prince Charles, a new figure of hope emerged. All eyes were on Nicholas Medforth-Mills, a 32-year-old British public-schoolboy who grew up in County Durham and was educated at Shiplake College, outside Henley-on-Thames.

The only son of Princess Elena, the second o f King Michael’s five daughters, Medforth-Mills is his eldest...

Source: Google News Romania | Netizen 24 Romania

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