Elisabeta Palace, 14th February 2012


With regard to the decision pronounced on 14th February 2012 by theHigh Court of Cassation and Justice - civil section, concerning therequest addressed to the court for recognition of the Lisbon ruling onthe descent of Mircea Grigore Lambrino from King Carol II, TheRomanianRoyal House declares that:

This decision doesn’t create any dynastic rights, nor do theyestablish the belonging of the above-named person, currently deceased,to the Royal Family. This applies also to his descendants, whomever theymay be.

In his position as Head of the Romanian Royal Family, His MajestyKing Michael I is the only one who can pronounce himself on dynasticissues.

Furthermore, according to the provisions of the Fundamental Rulesof the Romanian Royal Family, the members of the Royal Family are:

-    His Majesty King Michael of Romania

-    Her Majesty Queen Anne of Romania

-    HRH The Crown Princess Margarita of Romania

-    HRH Prince Radu of Romania

-    HRH Princess Helen of Romania

-    HRH Princess Irina of Romania

-    HRH Princess Sophie of Romania

-    HRH Princess Marie of Romania

-    HRH Prince Nicholas of Romania

Neither His Majesty King Michael I, nor the former Heads of theRomanian Royal Family, King Ferdinand I and King Carol II, have everrecognized or granted any title to Mircea Grigore Lambrino or to hisdescendants.

The use in any context, whether public or private, of the titleof Prince of Romania, or the style of Royal Highness remains theexclusive prerogative/privilege of the above mentioned members of theRoyal Family.