Thursday, October 18, 2018

NettyRoyal 20th Website Anniversary

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New Royal Postcards (3)

Lately I received some new additions to my small royal postcard collection again. A friend from Sweden sent me a lot of lovely new postcards of the Swedish royal family. I also received the great book about the royal wedding dresses exhibition in Sweden not so long ago. Yesterday an American friend sent me great […]


The Autumnal Wedding Theme of Eugenie and Jack

The mainly white wedding bouquet of Princess Eugenie of York consisted of Lily of the Valley, Stephanotis pips, hints of baby blue thistles, white spray roses and trailing ivy. And of course there were sprigs of myrtle from Osbourne House included, a royal tradition that has been kept for more than 150 years. The first […]

UPDATE! The Wedding Guests of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank

Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank invited about 850 guests for their wedding at St George’s Chapel in Windsor on 12 October 2018. I found lots of names on social media and in newspapers, but additions more than welcome. Royal Family & Closest Relatives of the Groom Prince Andrew The Duke of York Sarah, […]

Books & Media

New Royal and Noble Books – October 2018

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online   AUSTRIA (NOBILITY) Authors: Gerhard Jelinek and Birgit Mosser. Title: Die Trapp-Familie. Die wahre Geschichte hinter dem Welterfolg (The Trapp Family. The true story behind the global success). Published: 15 October 2018 by Molden […]

New Royal and Noble Books – February 2019

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online   GERMANY Author: Carolin Philipps. Title: Anna Amalia von Weimar. Regentin, Künstlerin und Freundin Goethes (Anna Amalia of Weimar. Regent, Artist and Friend of Goethe). Published: 1 February 2019 by Piper Taschenbuch. Language: German.


Protocol, Etiquette, Dress Code – What is it Exactly?

Lately the British online media is full of articles claiming to know all about royal protocol, rules (I’d prefer to call it guidelines though), etiquette and dress code. When reading these articles you really wonder what these journalists know about the subject and whether they are correct. Not that I am an expert, but I […]


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