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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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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Births 2017

Last modified: 24 October 2020 Births and christenings in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2017. * = new Births Date Name Parents Place January 2 Sinan Prince Rahim Aga Khan and Princess Salwa Aga Khan London, Great Britain January 5 Zita Maria Immaculata Elisabeth Irina Hereditary Prince Alexander and Hereditary Princess Sarah […]

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Births 2016

Last modified: 24 October 2020 Births and christenings in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2016. * = new Births Date Name Parents Place January 16 Isabella Alexandra May Lord and Lady Frederick Windsor (Great Britain) Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, Great Britain February 1 Talal Prince Rashid bin Hassan of Jordan and […]

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Little Charles attended a German wedding

The photos are copyrighted, as usual Antonius Schierstädt married Kinga Edle von Poschinger in the Convent Church Maria Himmelfahrt in Dietramszell, Germany, on 10 October 2020. Just another noble wedding you’d say, but the groom is noble and the brides mother comes from the Austrian imperial family, making the wedding much more interesting. Although of […]

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Royal News September 2020

Last modified: 4 October 2020 1 September Princess Eléonore of Belgium has started her secondary school at the Heilig Hartcollege in Wezembeek-Oppem. Her parents King Philippe and Queen Mathilde accompanied their youngest daughter. On Monday the eldest daughter Elisabeth, the Duchess of Brabant, started her education at the Royal Military Academy of Belgium. The two […]

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