Friday, November 16, 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 […]


You’ve Got Mail – From Eugenie and Jack

The postman just brought lovely mail from the UK. I for once thought about it sending a card to congratulate Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank with their marriage on 12 October 2018. They returned my best wishes with an absolutely wonderful (and big format) card. I am just amazed I got a reply […]

The Name of … Leonor

On Monday 31 October 2005 at 1.46am a Princess was born by C-section at the Clínica Ruber Internacional de Madrid, after a pregnancy of 37 weeks. She was 47 cm tall and weighed 3,540 grams. The then Prince of Asturias, Felipe, and his wife Letizia named their firstborn child Leonor. Although the name has an […]

Books & Media

New Royal and Noble Books – November 2018

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online   AUSTRIA Author: James Longo. Title: Hitler and the Habsburgs. The Fuhrer’s vendetta against the Austrian royals. Published: 6 November 2018 by Diversion Books. Language: English. AUSTRIA Author: Sabine Weiss. Title: Maximilian I. – […]

The Royal World – How Royal or Noble are the Participants?

The TV-channel MTV on Wednesday 7 November (10pm British time) comes with a new reality show called “The Royal World“, which has six episodes, the final one to be aired on Wednesday 12 December. I think MTV will also broadcast this in Australia as off 8 November, so you might be able to see it […]


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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