World Notes Apr 29 1985

BRITAIN

The "Unpleasant" Connection

To Queen Elizabeth II, so it is reported, she is known as "our Val," after the Valkyries of German legend; other members of the British royal family are said to refer to her as "Princess Pushy." And in the British press last week the 6-ft.-tall Princess Michael of Kent, wife of the Queen's first cousin, was at the center of controversy because of the discovery by the tabloid Daily Mirror that the princess's late father, Baron Günther von Reibnitz, was both a Nazi and a major in Hitler's notorious SS. The princess, who was born in what...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!