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 – 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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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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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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