[LMB] Citizenship? - Oaths and Arde
jpolowin at hotmail.com
Wed Dec 8 16:40:46 GMT 2021
Eric Oppen (ravenclaweric at gmail.com wrote:
> Something of the sort was done for the birth of the Princess of the
> Netherlands, IIRC---during WWII, the Queen of the Netherlands was in exile
> in Canada, and due to give birth. The Canadian government declared the
> part of the hospital she was in to be temporarily Netherlands soil, so that
> the Princess' claim to Netherlandership would be unquestioned.
Yes. The hospital has a sign there, commemorating the event. My wife
stayed in the room next door to it, or thereabouts, in a hospital stay a
few years ago. IIRC, it's treated just as a standard room of its size.
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