The Danish court announced on Friday, August 6 that Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess Mary, wife of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik, is expecting twins. The couple already have two children- Prince Christian, age 4, and Princess Isabella, age 3. The Crown Princess is due to give birth in January 2011.
The birth of the twins will bring the number of grandchildren for Queen Margrethe II up to seven. In addition to the Crown Prince and Princess' two children, the Queen also has three grandchildren by her son Prince Joachim.