Author: NettyRoyal

Book review: Stephan Malinowski – Nazis and Nobles
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Book review: Stephan Malinowski – Nazis and Nobles

In januari 2023 is het boek “De adel en de Nazi’s. De collaboratie van de Duitse keizerlijke familie” van de historicus en schrijver Stephan Malinowski eindelijk in het Nederlands verschenen met een voorwoord van de Nederlandse historica en professor Beatrice de Graaf. Ullstein Buchverlage bracht het boek onder de titel “Die Hohenzollern und die Nazis: […]

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Mathilde – The 50th birthday of a perfect Queen © Belgian Royal Palace/Michel Gronemberger
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Mathilde – The 50th birthday of a perfect Queen

What was the first time I heard of Mathilde d’Udekem d’Acoz? I think it was on 9 September 1999, one day before the announcement of her engagement to the Belgian heir to the throne, Prince Philippe. They had managed to keep their relationship a good secret. However, the official presentation was held on my 26th […]

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19 January 1943 – The Birth of Princess Margriet
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19 January 1943 – The Birth of Princess Margriet

On 19 January 1943 – today 80 years ago – a little princess was born, far away from home. The third daughter of Princess Juliana and Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands was named Margriet Francisca. Her elder sisters Princess Beatrix and Princess Irene had been born at home at Soestdijk Palace in the Netherlands. Their […]

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Video: The funeral of King Constantine II of Greece
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Video: The funeral of King Constantine II of Greece

The funeral of former King Constantine II of Greece, who died on 10 January 2023 in Athens aged 82, can be watched here. It starts with the viewing in the morning at the Agios Eleftherios Chapel, where Greeks could say goodbye. It is followed by carrying the coffin outside to the Metropolitan Cathedral next door, […]

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Hell of a week When you're being used as test object.
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Hell of a week

Few posts this year on the blog thus far, which has several reasons. After a few lovely quiet days, the royal year 2023 really started off, when on Thursday 5 January the new book by Prince Harry, “Spare”, was sold already five days earlier than planned. Hell broke loose. Thousands and thousands of articles were […]

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Royal News December 2022 © RVD – Jeroen van der Meyde
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Royal News December 2022

Last modified: 7 January 2023 1 December The sapphire tiara of Princess Thyra of Denmark and other royal jewellery were sold at auction at Bruun Rasmussen, Copenhagen, Denmark, today. The tiara, that last belonged to Princess Elisabeth of Denmark, was sold for 650.000 DKK, her art deco bracelet with emeralds and diamonds fetched 700.000 DKK. […]

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Covid-19 and the royals and nobles Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Parma
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Covid-19 and the royals and nobles

Updated: 7 January 2023 Since the start of the corona pandemic there has been a long list of royals and nobles that personally suffered of Covid-19 or even died. Of course it is often not announced whether people died of the Coronavirus or died  in a natural way. Of some people however it is known. […]

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An engagement in Luxembourg – Wedding date © Maison du Grand-Duc / Sophie Margue
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An engagement in Luxembourg – Wedding date

7 November 2022 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 […]

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New royal and noble books – January 2023 Copyright: TuendeBede at Pixabay / Trinity Library, Dublin, Ireland
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New royal and noble books – January 2023

For more new books about royalty see: *contains affiliate links* INDIA Title: In search of Amrit Kaur. An Indian Princess in Wartime ParisAuthor: Livia Manera SambuyPublication date: 12 January 2023Publisher: Chatto & WindusLanguage: English (Italian version was published September 2022) Buy at Amazon: NL, DE, UK, US, FR (14 March 2023), IT, ES TURKEY Title: […]

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