Re: Princess Françoise of Greece wearing the turquoises
Posted by Dmitry on July 26, 2012, 5:45 pm, in reply to "Re: Princess Françoise of Greece wearing the turquoises"
If I recall correctly, the terms of William Leeds'will provided his widow with the use and enjoyment of the money during her lifetime, but the bulk reverted to William Leeds' Jr. upon her death. Her personal and transferable wealth was limited. |
: What happened to the money Prince Christopher
: had received from his first wife - did he
: spend it all, or bad investments during the
: --Previous Message--
: Princess Françoise's son, Prince Michael of
: Greece, writes in his book "Mémoires
: insolites", that his father died
: pennyless when he was only one year old.
: The widowed Princess Françoise was obliged
: to sell the family jewels, and also the
: Villa Anastasia in Rome was sold (it had
: been bought with the money of Christopher's
: first wife Nancy Stewart Worthington Leeds -
: Princess Anastasia of Greece) .
: When Michael's maternal grand-mother died in
: 1961 he inherited his share of the Orléans
: fortune, which in those years was quite
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