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 Beéche: -The Grand Ducal House of Hesse und bei Rhein Robert Golden: -Royal Funerals in […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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. […]

Continue Reading

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. […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

ZDF Documentaries about Letizia, Mathilde and Máxima

In the past year a German camera team has followed closely the three newest European queens: Letizia of Spain, Mathilde of the Belgians and Máxima of the Netherlands. The result were three documentaries of 43 minutes each, showing a portrait of the queens, their work and predecessors. They were created by Broadview Pictures – that […]

Continue Reading

The birth of another Princess – Beatrix had prefered a brother

On Tuesday 18 February 1947 at 2.24am a little princess was born at the Soestdijk Palace in Baarn, The Netherlands. Later that day her father Prince Bernhard told in a radio progarmme that Princess Juliana was doing fine. Apparently both grandmothers – Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands and Princess Armgard zur Lippe-Biesterfeld – were present. […]

Continue Reading

Princess Christina of the Netherlands (1947-2019)

On Friday morning 16 August 2019 the Government Information Service (RVD) in name of King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and Princess Beatrix announced the death of Princess Christina of the Netherlands that morning at the complex of Palace Noordeinde (not in the palace itself, but in her apartment above the stables) in The Hague. She had […]

Continue Reading