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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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 […]

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Books, exhibitions, TV – The Eighty Years’ War 1568-1648

The Eighty Years’ War that led to the independency of the Netherlands didn’t exactly last 80 years, although usually it is said the war took place between 1568 and 1648. The Dukes of Burgundy between 1384 and 1428 managed to expand their territory in what now is the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and the north of […]

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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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The Greatest Royalty Expert of the Netherlands

From 2008 to 2011 the Dutch broadcasting association “EO” (Evangelical Broadcasting) broadcasted the TV-program “De Grootste Royaltykenner van Nederland” (The greatest royalty expert of the Netherlands). The program was presented by Jeroen Snel and Bert van Leeuwen. Royalty watchers from the whole country took part in the six qualifying rounds. In the final the six […]

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