Year: 2022

Celebrate! A colourful exhibition in Leeuwarden
Exhibitions, Travel

Celebrate! A colourful exhibition in Leeuwarden

Early November I headed for Leeuwarden to see two exhibitions. “Vrijheid, Vetes, Vagevuur” (Freedom, Feuds, Purgatory) at the Fries Museum has several references to nobility, but isn’t specifically about nobles or royals. It deals with the lost world of Tota Frisia in the full and late Middle Ages, when the Frisians were still free people […]

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Märtha relinquishes her official duties © Cathrine Wessel / Det Kongelige Hoff
News, Royal News

Märtha relinquishes her official duties

On Tuesday 8 November 2022, prior to her wedding to Durek Verrett, that is to take place in the near future, Princess Märtha Louise of Norway has decided that she will not carry out official duties for the Royal House at the present time. The decision has been made in consultation with her father King Harald […]

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Royal News October 2022 © Maison du Grand-Duc / Sophie Margue
News, Royal News

Royal News October 2022

Last modified: 10 November 2022 1 October Thus far the British royal family has received more than 50.000 messages of condolence following the death of Queen Elizabeth II on 8 September. A poll commissioned by the pro-republican association “Republiek” shows that only 51 percent of the Dutch think The Netherlands should remain a monarchy. The […]

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An engagement in Luxembourg © Maison du Grand-Duc / Sophie Margue
Marriages, News

An engagement in Luxembourg

Their Royal Highnesses The Grand Duke and Grand Duchess of Luxembourg are very pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra, to Mr Nicolas Bagory. The wedding will take place in spring 2023. Nicolas Bagory was born on 11 November 1988 as son of Thomas Bagory and Gwenaëlle Podeur. He […]

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Dutch photosession in Amsterdam Copyright: RVD
News, Other News

Dutch photosession in Amsterdam

On Friday afternoon 4 November 2022 King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands and their three daughters the Princess of Orange (Amalia), Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane posed for photos in the New Church in Amsterdam. At the moment the exhibition “De eeuw van Juliana” (The Century of Juliana) is on display there. For […]

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Current and future exhibitions
Exhibitions, Featured, Travel

Current and future exhibitions

Last updated: 7 November 2022 This list contains temporarily noble and royal exhibitions all over the world. If you hear about an exhibition that is not yet listed, let me know. Australia Summer 2023 – The Australian Museum, SydneyRamses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs Austria 2 December 2022 – 7 January 2024Lower […]

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The royal connection of this building
Castles, Travel

The royal connection of this building

Anyone who recognises this building is either a longtime royalty watcher or a huge fan of Crown Princess Mary of Denmark. During my last visit to Copenhagen I was nearby and decided to continue my walk after visiting the Little Mermaid to have a quick look. To my surprise I recognised the building immediately, so […]

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New royal and noble books – November 2022 George Peabody Library, Baltimore, USA (Pixabay)
Books & Magazines, Media & Co

New royal and noble books – November 2022

For more new books about royalty see: *contains affiliate links* AUSTRIA Author: Elena Hell. Title: Sisi. Verlangen und Verrat (Sisi. Desire and betrayal; part II of the RTL TV-series) (NL)(DE)(UK)(FR)(ES)(IT) Publication: 15 November 2022 by Rowohlt Taschenbuch. Language: German. BELGIUM Authors: Brigitte Balfoort and Joëlle Vanden Houden. Title: Mathilde 50: 10 jaar koningin (Mathilde 50: […]

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