Sunday, July 26, 2020

An Engagement in the British Branch of the Prussian Royal Family


In The Telegraph of Monday, 27 July 2020, the engagement was announced between Frederick "Fritzi" von Preussen and Mathilda "Tilly" Johnson. The couple have been dating for several years. Fritzi von Preussen is a second cousin of Prince Georg Friedrich of Prussia, Head of the Royal House.

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Prince Frederick Nicholas Stormont von Preussen was born at London on 11 June 1990. He is the son of Prince Frederick Nicholas von Preussen (b.1946) and his wife Victoria (b.1952; née Mancroft). Fritzi's paternal grandparents are Prince Friedrich of Prussia (1911-1966) and Lady Brigid Guinness (1920-1995). Fritzi's maternal grandparents are Stormont Mancroft, 2nd Baron Mancroft (1914-1987), and Diana Lloyd.

Mathilda Noel Johnson was born in 1989. She is the daughter of Mr Rupert Johnson and his wife Simonetta (née Barber).

Prince Frederick is a great-great grandson of German Emperor Wilhelm II (1859-1941). He is a great-great-great-great grandson of Queen Victoria.

A special thank you to Michael Rhodes of the Peerage News Blog for providing the details of the engagement!

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