New royal and noble books – February 2019

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Rosvall Royal Books Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online   AUSTRIA Author: Helmut Reinmüller. Title: Mary Vetsera. Der Grabraub 1992: Darstellung der Tat aus kriminalpolizeilicher Sicht mit neuen Fakten, Details und Bildern (Mary Vetsera. The grave robbery 1992: Representation of […]

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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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Sophie and Maximilien – Happiness at Tegernsee

Duchess Sophie von Württemberg and her French groom Count Maximilien d’Andigné were rather lucky with the weather when the got married religiously at the church of Tegernsee Castle, Germany, on Saturday 20 October 2018. The civil wedding had taken place in private at Altshausen on 15 September 2018, during which the bride wore a short […]

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New Royal and Noble Books – January 2018

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online   AUSTRIA Author: Jean-Paul Bled. Title: Sophie de Habsbourg. L’impératrice de l’ombre (Sophie of Habsburg. The Empress in the Shadow). Published: 25 January 2018 by Perrin. Language: French. BAVARIA (GENEALOGY) Author: Elli and Edwin […]

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Royal Twins

On 15 May the Luxembourg twins Prince Jean and Princess Margaretha, nowadays Princess of Liechtenstein, celebrate their 60th birthday. I was so lucky to be able to take a photo of them together after the wedding of their niece Archduchess Marie-Christine of Austria in Mechelen (Malines), Belgium, on 6 December 2008. But they’re certainly not […]

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Zuylen Castle and the novelist Isabelle de Charrière

Just outside the city of Utrecht, in the middle of the Netherlands, you will find the cute pittoresque village of Oud-Zuilen along the riverside of the Vecht. Before the 13th century only some farmers and fishermen lived on the riverbanks. But the nobility had the marshland cultivated and built stronghouses. The stronghouses later became castles, […]

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