Schwerin Castle – The Seat of the Dukes of Mecklenburg

Looking at my pictures I really should go back and take better ones. I guess I was either in a hurry, or the weather wasn’t that great. The photos certainly don’t do the fairytale castle justice. Today King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands started their three-day visit to Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Brandenburg at […]

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New royal and noble books – March 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: Leopold Altenburg. Title: Der Kaiser und sein Sonnenschein. Geschichten meines Großvaters Erzherzog Clemens und meines Vaters Prinz Peter (The Emperor and his sunshine. Stories of my grandfather Archduke […]

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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). Publication: 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. Publication: 6 November 2018 by Diversion Books. Language: English. AUSTRIA Author: Sabine Weiss. Title: Maximilian I. – […]

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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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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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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 – 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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New Royal and Noble Books – April 2018

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online   AUSTRIA Author: Manfried Rauchensteiner. Title: Baden. Zentrum der Macht 1917-1918. Kaiser Karl I. und das Armeeoberkommando (Baden. Centre of Power 1917-1918. Emperor Karl I and the army command). Published: 6 April 2018 by […]

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New Royal and Noble Books – February 2018

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online   CASTLES Author: Siegfried Hetz. Title: Mit Macht und Pracht. Burgen, Schlösser und Klöster im fürsterzbischöflichen Salzburg (With Power and Splendour. Castles, Palaces and Monasteries in the Prince Archbishop’s Salzburg). Published: February 2018 by […]

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