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the Crown Prince Christopher continues to receive the
congratulations of the people upon the occasion of the Royal
Birth in Madrid, Spain, on 11 October 2000. Crown Princess Eva was delivered of a
beautiful baby boy, Prince Daniel, who now stands third in line
to the throne of the Kingdom of Biffeche. The hearts of
all of the citizens of Biffeche are filled with joy for our new
Prince Daniel. We hope that he will come to visit us very,
on his third
shoulders of his
King Ronald I.
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the Royal Progress, the people of the village of M'Boubene-Naar
offered a building to the King for him to use as his palace when
he is at M'Boubene. It needs some work but there is time before
the King returns. King Ronald graciously provided all of the
restoration funds. It has been renamed the Western
Palace and will be painted in the Royal colors of blue and
white. This gesture was quite a surprise for the
people of adjoining M'Boubene-Peulh (ancien Biffeche-Ville). On
October 24, the King recognized the Sou-Chef of M'Boubene-Naar
(under the Hon. Chev. Sir Malik Sow, K.G.C., Chef de Village for
all of M'Boubene). See the item in the Court Circular
has been honored greatly by the people of La Ferté-Macé in
Normandie, France. Now they have named a great and busy street
after the greatest town of our Kingdom, namely: the rue
Savoigne-Biffeche in La Ferté-Macé. Just as the Sovereign
Republic of San Marino felt so honored by the Californian city
that chose that name of "San Marino" as a sign of
respect, we too are genuinely honored by these most
distinguished European cosmopolitans of LaFerté -Macé who live
so far (physically and economically) from our humble home. Our
pleasure is extreme and felt in the heart. May all of you who
see the street-sign "rue Savoigne-Biffeche" in LaFerté
-Macé have thoughts of our happy and grateful Kingdom in
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The very generous people of La Ferté-Macé
have graciously presented the Kingdom of Biffeche with a new
ambulance! Now situated at the free clinic in Savoigne, this ambulance stands ready to rush those in
need of medical care to our clinic. King Ronald
wishes that he could personally thank each citizen of
La Ferté-Macé for their generosity. As a symbol of
gratitude King Ronald has granted to the entire citizenry
of La Ferté-Macé an honorary membership in the
Order of the Raven.
The Ladies Ann and Ellen Fusz, who have long been staunch
financial supporters of the Kingdom are continuing to help the
people in so many ways. Their efforts to raise funds for the people
have been unending. Many of our citizens believe
their prayers have been answered because of the generous
contributions of these two lovely ladies. We thank them
from the bottoms of our hearts.
King Ronald met
with His Highness The Prince Bethio in Ross-Bethio, Sénégal.
His Majesty maintains cordial relations with all of the Royal
Families of Sénégal and
Prince Bethio is the senior representative of one of the oldest
and most distinguished Royal Families in Africa. Prior to
the French colonial invasion, the Kingdom of Bethio was often a
close ally of the Kingdom of Biffeche against both the
expansionist policies of the Kingdom of Waalo and the slavers from
Court Circular, (Extracts)
The King recognized Mamadoo Dayie as Sou-Chef-de-Village
of the village of M'Boubene-Naar, a part of H.M. Royal capital
at M'Boubene (ancien Biffeche-Ville). The Sou-Chef is tributary
to Hon. Chev. Sir Malik Sow, K.G.C., Chef de Village de
16 June, Lady Cynthian Desloge (daughter of Prince Joseph
DESLOGE, Prince of the House of Schafer, and her consort,
Viscount of Charlesdale, near Savoigne), married the Tunisian
Bey-El Hashem, moved from St. Louis, Missouri, USA, to Africa,
and now they have a child. They live in Tunis, northeast of
Chev. Sir Henry Guye, K.St.-M., one of the Founders of Biffeche-Ville,
died. He is survived by the grieving Lady Guye.
FAYE, son of the Late Hon. Chev. Sir Pierre Claver Faye, K.G.R.,
Baron of Savoigne, had a new child, named in honor of the King.
2004, Princess Anne Desloge Werner Bates, Princess of the House
of Schafer (formerly the Marchioness of Edwardston, near Lake
Edward by M'Boubene), now living in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA,
did not build a villa in Biffeche as had long been rumored.
If she is suffering financially she has our sympathy.
Bulus, the Sénégalese-Lebanese woman who involved our late
beloved King Edward I in charity work for Biffeche around 1960
before his accession to the throne as Edward I, remains in good
health and she wishes the very best to the people of Biffeche
whom she helped so many years ago. In recognition of her
fundamental work for the Kingdom, that helped save us from
starvation in the 1960's, the King conferred upon her the landed
Biffeche title of Marchionesse de la Djeuss-Douce, with villa
rights, and perpetual descent in the female line. If Lady Bulus' health permits, the King says that he
will make her a Companion of one of the Biffeche Orders of
Knighthood at a future Ceremonie d'Adoubement.
King accepted the kind offer of the people of M'Boubene-Naar of
a building for use as The Palace of M'Boubene-Naar when his
Majesty is at the capital.
King has awarded the Islamic Order of the Crescent,
Grand-Crescent, (In Pectore) to an undisclosed
individual who has done a service in the Kingdom.
In the year 2000 the King visited Russia, Estonia, Finland,
Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Ireland, France, Iceland, Greenland,
Scotland, England, Sénégal, Spain, the
Islands, the USA and Biffeche itself. In 2001, he visited
Morocco, Sénégal, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria,
South Africa, Turkey, Tunisia, Spain, France, the USA and
Biffeche itself. In 2002, His Majesty
visited Korea, Australia, New Guinea,
Micronesia, Guam, France, Spain, Portugal, Sénégal, The Gambia,
Mauritania, Scotland, England and the USA and Biffeche itself.
In 2003, King Ronald has traveled to Scotland, Ireland, England,
France, Germany, Morocco, Mauritania, Mali, The Gambia, Cape
Verde, Venezuela, Columbia, the Netherlands Antilles, Panama,
Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, USA and Biffeche. In 2004
His Majesty has been to Chile, the Falkland Islands, South
Georgia, Gough, Tristan Da Cunha, St. Helena, Ascension, The
Gambia, Cap Verde, Sénégal, Mauritania, Portugal, Spain, France,
England, The Isle of Man, Scotland, the USA, and of course, His
beloved Biffeche. The King is tireless in His travels in an attempt to help
His Majesty King Ronald I
at the Le Meridienne
Presidente Hotel in
Sénégal. The people of the
of Biffeche are very grateful for the
afforded our beloved
King by this, the finest hotel in Sénégal.
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locating the tomb of Weex Tené the
Great continues. For those not familiar with our greatest King
of the 18th Century, it is good to remember His most famous
quotation. When asked as to as the location of the eastern
border of Biffeche, Weex Tené
paused and then said, "....the eastern border of Biffeche is
.... the Nile!" He was not called the Great for nothing!
Although His tomb was looted of all of it's treasures during
slaving days, the historical import of finding this sacred spot
is paramount. Our people regularly enjoy pilgrimages to
the tomb of King Edward. A new monument will be
constructed when the exact location of King Weex Tené's
remains is found.
Madame Rose and Lady Marie
Claver Faye, Dowager Baroness
of Savoigne in front of the King
Edward I monument.
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His Majesty Ronald I in front
of the monument to His Late
Majesty King Edward I.
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17th January 2004 - The Palace is
saddened today to announce the untimely death of The Right
Honourable, The Baron of Savoigne, Sir Pierre Claver Faye, K.G.R.,
K.G.St.M. His Lordship had been most influential in the
decision of King Guné Ko Ka
Weex Tené to abdicate
in the favor of King Edward more than 40 years ago. In all of
the years since then, Lord Savoigne ably led his people.
He was the political leader of almost all of the Christians of
Biffeche. In the past four decades, the Baron of Savoigne
worked tirelessly to increase the welfare of his people.
At the the same time relations with the Muslim and Animiste
Communities in the Kingdom of Biffeche were always the most
cordial and productive. His Majesty, King Ronald I has
arranged for 1000 masses to be said in recognition for the great
work done by the Late Baron of Savoigne.
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