UPDATE 18-11! 6th Royal Gatherings in The Hague

The European Royal History Journal and Van Hoogstraten for the sixth time (or was it the fifth time?) organized the conference Royal Gatherings in The Hague, The Netherlands, this year. The location was again the Park Hotel in the Molenstraat. The dates were Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 November 2018. Exactly 100 years after the […]

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New Royal and Noble Books – March 2019

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online   AUSTRIA Authors: Hubert Matt-Willmatt and Heinz Linke (photographer). Title: Via Habsburg. Auf den Spuren einer europäischen Dynastie. Deutschland-Frankreich-Schweiz-Österreich (Via Habsburg. In the Footsteps of a European Dynasty. Germany-France-Switzerland-Austria). Published: 1 March 2019 by […]

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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. […]

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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 – 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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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 Führer’s vendetta against the Austrian royals. Published: 6 November 2018 by Diversion Books. Language: English. AUSTRIA Author: Sabine Weiss. Title: Maximilian I. – […]

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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   AUSTRIA Authors: Michael Forcher and Christoph Haidacher. Title: Kaiser Maximilian I. – Tirol, Österreich, Europa 1459-1519 (Emperor Maximilian I – Tyrol, Austria, Europe 1459-1519). Published: 11 September 2018 by Haymon Verlag. Language: German. […]

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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 […]

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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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New Royal and Noble Books – July 2018

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online   BELGIUM/THE NETHERLANDS Author: Valerie Vrancken. Title: De blijde inkomsten van de Brabantse hertogen. Macht, opstand en privileges in de vijftiende eeuw (The Joyful Entrances of the Dukes of Brabant. Power, Rebellion and Privileges […]

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Fairy Tales – Castles used as a Film Location

The English charity English Heritage Trust manages the National Heritage Collection and takes care for over 400 historic buildings, monuments and sites all over England. According to their website they bring the (his)story of England to life for over 10 million people each year. They have conducted quite an interesting survey in connection with their […]

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