Scottish exhibition – A Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex

There were two main reasons for choosing Scotland as my holiday destination earlier this month. One was the fact that I enjoyed my visit 13 years ago very much and really wanted to go back. The other one was the small exhibition “A Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex” at the Palace of […]

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Fürst Otto brings his bride home to Rüdenhausen

A very nice and old noble tradition was preserved in one of the German princely houses on 3 August 2019. Fürst Otto zu Castell-Rüdenhausen officially introduced his bride into his household. In German this is called a “Heimführung” and surely not every family seems to do it (anymore), so it is something very special. The […]

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Happiness at a Castell-Rüdenhausen wedding in Austria

After the civil wedding at the town hall of Rüdenhausen, Germany, on 29 December 2018, Fürst Otto zu Castell-Rüdenhausen and Sophia Mautner von Markhof celebrated their religious wedding at the former Augustinian Abbey Church in Waldhausen im Strudengau, Upper Austria. The bride wore an ivory silk dress trimmed with lace and an old lace veil, […]

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Casimir & Alana – A German-American Wedding in Sayn (3)

On Saturday 1 June 2019 Prince Casimir zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn and Alana Bunte married religiously at the Abbey of Bendorf-Sayn, Germany. See here for the wedding report and the guestlist. In the evening there was a private party. Most guests parked in the car park and walked. The bridal couple however went by car to the […]

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Casimir & Alana – A German-American Wedding in Sayn (2)

For the wedding of Prince Casimir zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn and Alana Bunte on 1 June 2019 at the Abbey of Bendorf-Sayn, Germany, about 400 guests from all over the world had come to celebrate the couple. After the civil wedding on Friday afternoon 31 May 2019 at the Roter Salon of Sayn Castle, there was a […]

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Casimir & Alana – A German-American Wedding in Sayn (1)

The wedding season really has begun. On Saturday 1 June 2019 Prince Casimir zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn and Alana Bunte married religiously at the Abbey of Bendorf-Sayn, Germany. The couple announced their engagement already on 22 June 2017. Prince Casimir zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn was born at Koblenz, Germany, on 4 May 1976 as third of seven children of […]

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The Bridal Party of Princess Juliana and Prince Bernhard

82 years ago Princess Juliana of the Netherlands married Prince Bernhard zur Lippe-Biesterfeld. The wedding was being held on 7 January 1937 in the Grote of Sint-Jacobskerk (Great, or St. James Church) in The Hague, The Netherlands. When some years ago I tried to find out who they were, it turned out that wasn’t that […]

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Eugenie and Jack’s lovely wedding exhibition at Windsor

Having enjoyed the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank on TV/Internet last year, I was glad to see their wedding exhibition at Windsor Castle lately. Unfortunately the exhibition can only be seen at Windsor between 1 March and 22 April 2019 and will not be shown at any of the other palaces. […]

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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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