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New Royal and Noble Books – January 2019

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online   GENERAL Authors: Bettina Braun, Jan Kusber, Matthias Schnettger. Title: Weibliche Herrschaft im 18. Jahrhundert. Maria Theresia und Katharina die Große (Female Rule in the 18th Century. Maria Theresia and Catherine the Great). Published: […]

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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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Jan Taminiau – His Designs for Queen Máxima on Display

If you have any time left in the coming week and are interested in (royal) fashion don’t hesitate visiting the exhibition “Jan Taminiau. Reflections” at the Centraal Museum in Utrecht. The exhibition will be open until 26 August 2018 and even will open extra in the evening of 23 August. The best is to buy […]

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Jan Taminiau – A Royally Approved Fashion Designer

The Dutch fashion designer Jan Taminiau at the moment has his own exhibition at the Centraal Museum in Utrecht, The Netherlands. “Jan Taminiau. Reflections” has unfortunately already almost come to an end, running from 21 April 2018 to 26 August 2018. After some terribly warm weeks I finally made it to Utrecht last weekend. Among […]

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New Royal and Noble Books – December 2018

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online   AUSTRIA Author: Martina Winkelhofer. Title: Sisis Welt. Der Alltag von Kaiserin Elisabeth zwischen Hof und Leidenschaften (Sisi’s world. The daily life of Empress Elisabeth between court and passions). Published: 4 December 2018 by […]

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Books, Exhibitions, TV – The Eighty Years’ War 1568-1648

The Eighty Years’ War that led to the independency of the Netherlands didn’t exactly last 80 years, although usually it is said the war took place between 1568 and 1648. The Dukes of Burgundy between 1384 and 1428 managed to expand their territory in what now is the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and the north of […]

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