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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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A Wedding Report – Long live the Duke and Duchess of Sussex!

It is already three weeks after the wedding of Prince Harry of Wales and Meghan Markle – now The Duke and Duchess of Sussex – but I am certain nobody minds another short report with some photos. My Finnish friend Kaija – who collects everything about royal weddings – and her daughter Satu travelled to […]

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Amerongen Castle – Help the Kaiser is coming!

On 11 November 1918 the armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany at Compiègne, France. Two days earlier Margrave Max von Baden, who was the Chancellor, announced the abdication of Kaiser Wilhelm II, who fled the country He officially only abdicated on 28 November 2018 at Amerongen Castle. The monarchy and the German Empire […]

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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. EGYPT Author: Kara Cooney. Title: When women ruled […]

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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 […]

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New Royal and Noble Books – September 2018

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online   BULGARIA Authors: Miroslaw J. Leszka and Zofia A. Brzozowska. Title: Maria Lekapene, Empress of the Bulgarians. Neither a saint nor a malefactress. Published: 4 September 2018 by Jagiellonian University Press. Language: English. CASTLES […]

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New Royal and Noble Books – August 2018

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online   AUSTRIA Author: Danielle Willert. Title: Sissi, Romy Schneider in ihrer grössten Rolle, die schönste Filmszenen des Welterfolgs aus den 50er-Jahren (Sissi, Romy Schneider in her biggest role, the most beautiful film scenes of […]

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New Royal and Noble Books – June 2018

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online   AUSTRIA Author: Helmut Neuhold. Title: Der Rest ist Österreich. 1918/19 – Von der Monarchie zur Republik (Everything else is Austria. 1918/19 – From monarchy to republic). Published: 1 June 2018 by KRAL. Language: […]

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New Royal and Noble Books – May 2018

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online   CASTLES Author: Stiftung Preußische Schlösser und Gärten ed. Title: Künstliche Grotten des 18. und 19. Jahrhunderts in den preußischen Königsschlössern (Artificial caves of the 18th and 19th centuries in the Prussian Royal Palaces). […]

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Guestlist: Funeral of Duke Friedrich von Württemberg

Edited 5 June 2018 On request here a guestlist for the funeral of Duke Friedrich von Württemberg on 25 May 2018 in Altshausen, Germany. Closest relatives: Duke Carl von Württemberg Duchess Diane von Württemberg Duchess Marie von Württemberg Duke Wilhelm von Württemberg Duchess Marie-Amélie von Württemberg Duchess Sophie-Dorothée von Württemberg Fürst Erich and Fürstin Mathilde […]

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Willem-Alexander Opens Art Exhibition in Groningen

Lots of royal visitors for the Province of Groningen lately. King’s Day, Princess Laurentien at Children’s Council meeting and on 25 May King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands opened the exhibition “Avant-garde in Groningen. De Ploeg 1918-1928” at the Groninger Museum in the city of Groningen. After the state visit to Luxembourg, that ended in the […]

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