Month: December 2021

Collection: Royal deaths Pixabay
News, Royal News

Collection: Royal deaths

31 December 2021: Deaths 2021 31 December 2021: Deaths 2020 31 December 2021: Deaths 2019 15 March 2021: Deaths 2018 14 March 2021: Deaths 2017 14 March 2021: Deaths 2016 14 March 2021: Deaths 2015 13 March 2021: Deaths 2014 13 March 2021: Deaths 2013 31 December 2021: Deaths 2012 12 March 2021: Deaths 2011 […]

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Collection: Royal marriages photo & copyright: Netty Leistra
News, Royal News

Collection: Royal marriages

30 December 2021: Marriages 2021 30 December 2021: Marriages 2020 30 December 2021: Marriages 2019 30 December 2021: Marriages 2018 7 December 2019: Marriages 2017 30 December 2021: Marriages 2016 30 December 2021: Marriages 2015 30 December 2021: Marriages 2014 30 December 2021: Marriages 2013 1 January 2019: Marriages 2012 7 December 2019: Marriages 2011 […]

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Collection: Royal births Pixabay
News, Royal News

Collection: Royal births

29 December 2021: Births 2021 29 December 2021: Births 2020 29 December 2021: Births 2019 29 December 2021: Births 2018 24 October 2020: Births 2017 17 January 2021: Births 2016 17 January 2021: Births 2015 7 December 2019: Births 2014 29 December 2021: Births 2013 17 April 2017: Births 2012 30 June 2018: Births 2011 […]

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Annual royal overviews on TV
Film & TV, Media & Co

Annual royal overviews on TV

In some monarchies a yearly overview of the royal year is broadcasted on television. I am not certain they are both available abroad, but as I can see the Swedish one here, I hope they’re both available. Romania Anul 2021, pe scurt https://www.romaniaregala.ro/jurnal/anul-2021-pe-scurt/ Sweden Året med kungafamiljen 2021 https://www.svtplay.se/video/33429602/aret-med-kungafamiljen-2021?id=Kq21GWm Several older programs can be found […]

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Season’s Greetings
Blog, Blog & Me

Season’s Greetings

It has been another Covid-19 year. Although somewhat more was possible in 2021 than in 2020, we still lacked big royal events. And just when everybody thought it was getting better, it all went worse again. But I keep on trying to look forward positively to the new year and hopefully to many lovely royal […]

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New book: Bernadotte Descendants
Books & Magazines, Media & Co

New book: Bernadotte Descendants

Around 20 years ago I first heard about a genealogical book called “Bernadotteättlingar” by Ted Rosvall. Great was my joy when visiting Sweden in the summer of 2005 I found a copy of that book, at the bookshop of Drottningholm Palace of all places. They were getting rid of the last books they had, so […]

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Masks, Nobel and Christmas photos Photo & Copyright: Kensington Palace
Bits & Pieces, Miscellaneous

Masks, Nobel and Christmas photos

Sorry to let my frustrations go … but honestly, I find royalty watching during the Covid-19 pandemic sometimes rather depressing. It is kind of a double feeling. On one hand one wants the royals to adapt their lives just like everybody else does. Their exemplary role probably even makes them stick to the rules more […]

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Titles: Prince(ss) of Orange © RVD – Frank Ruiter 2021
Miscellaneous, Names & Titles

Titles: Prince(ss) of Orange

On 30 April 2013 the eldest daughter of the new King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, Catharina-Amalia, became the first Princess of Orange in her own right in modern times. The title is however much older. Origine Orange (Principauté d’Orange) was a principality in what is nowadays part of the Departement of Vaucluse, Provence, in the […]

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