A Royal House for Saint Nicholas

The moment all children in the Netherlands yearly are waiting for: the arrival of Saint Nicholas (Sinterklaas he is usually called here). Halfway November he arrives by steamer with his many helpers. While the youngest children think he is really existing, the elder children still shout “Sinterklaas” or “Piet” and are looking forward to all […]

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A baby boy! Congratulations to Sophia and Otto

This summer a friend of mine was at a noble wedding and saw Fürst Otto and Fürstin Sophia zu Castell-Rüdenhausen there. She was clearly pregnant. When they got engaged and married there was an announcement on the website of the municipality of Rüdenhausen where they live, but not this time. The same friend recently informed […]

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New royal and noble books – January 2021

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Rosvall Royal Books Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online SPAIN Author: Arnout van Cruyningen. Title: De Koning van Hispanje. Filips II, verguisd en geëerd (The King of Spain. Philip II, Reviled and Honored). Publication: 12 January 2021 by Omniboek. Language: […]

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Births 2019

Last modified: 24 October 2020 Births and christenings in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2019. * = new Births Date Name Parents Place January 2 Sloane Adelaide Prince Stephan and Princess Amanda Lobkowicz January 19 Salama Sheikh Saeed bin Maktoum of Dubai and his third wife Zeynab February 1 Enrique de Jesús, […]

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