Soestdijk Palace – A last visit to Queen Juliana’s former residence

For the elder generations of Dutch people Palace Soestdijk is remembered best because of the Queen’s Day celebrations during the reign of Queen Juliana of the Netherlands. Between 1949 and 1979 the Queen and her ever growing family stood on the steps on the palace, while Dutch people passed them in a long procession that […]

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Royal Magazines and TV-Programs

There are many magazines and TV-channels that sometimes report about the royals in the world. There are however just very few specialized magazines, not surprisingly they are almost all published in monarchies. But which specialized magazines are around? Unfortunately apart from some English language magazines, most of them are only available in the country itself. […]

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Updated 1-11: 2019 Royal Gatherings in The Hague

Royal Gatherings The Hague will once again be organized in the weekend of November 9 & 10, 2019 at the Park Hotel in the Molenstraat (near the Noordeinde Palace). The day starts at 9.45am. Presentations include various royal topics: Arturo Be├ęche: -The Grand Ducal House of Hesse und bei Rhein Robert Golden: -Royal Funerals in […]

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Exhibition: Jewels! Glittering at the Russian Court

Before the Russian Revolution in 1917 the Russian Imperial Court was the place to show of your splendid jewelry. The exhibition Jewels! Glittering at the Russian Court at the Hermitage in Amsterdam, The Netherlands makes it painfully clear that many imperial Russian jewels have gone lost. The Romanovs and aristocrates who fled the country took […]

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Royal Memorabilia – 18th Royals Verzamelbeurs in Nijverdal

It’s been lots of fun again. For the 18th time Wilbert Slooijer on Saturday organized the yearly “Royals Verzamelbeurs” in Nijverdal. Being the only collectors fair within reach of Groningen – just 1 1/2 hours by train – it is the one I try to attend yearly. I think I have been to at least […]

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New royal and noble books – June 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   DENMARK Author: Henriette Linnemann. Title: Fredensborg slot – Kongelige rammer (Fredensborg Slot – Royal Rooms) Publication: 28 June 2019 by Lindhardt og Ringhof. Language: Danish. FRANCE Author: Janet L. Nelson. […]

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New royal and noble books – May 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   BYZANTIUM Author: Dimiter Angelov. Title: The Byzantine Hellene. The Life of Emperor Theodore Laskaris and Byzantium in the Thirteenth Century. Publication: 31 May 2019 by Cambridge University Press. Language: English. […]

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