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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UPDATED! Eurovision Song Contest 2019 – Royal Connections

Today is the big final of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel. Eurovision, Israel? I hear you think. Not only most European countries take part, but also Israel and since 2015 Australia, as the festival is very popular there. Since 2004 even two semi-finals are needed as there are too many participants […]

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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 – April 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   ARENBERG Publishers: William D. Godsey, Veronika Hyden-Hanscho. Title: Das Haus Arenberg und die Habsburgermonarchie. Eine transterritoriale Adelsfamilie zwischen Fürstendienst und Eigenstsändigkeit (16.-20. Jahrhundert) (The House of Arenberg and the Habsburg […]

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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 – January 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   GENEALOGY Authors: John James ed. Title: Almanach de Gotha 2019, Volumes I & II. Publication: January 2019 (I think) by Almanach de Gotha. Language: English. FRANCE Author: Léonce de Piépape. […]

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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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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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A sunny wedding in Bavaria with an impressive guestlist

All photos copyrighted by Gabi. NO further use without permission. This weekend there wasn’t only a royal wedding in Romania, but also in Bavaria, Germany. Among the about 400 guests in Bavaria on Saturday 29 September 2018 were quite a few royals and nobles. In the Basilika Niederalteich Colin McKenzie (born New York 1976) married […]

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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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