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Royal News November 2020 Copyright: Keld Navntoft, The Royal House, 2020
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Royal News November 2020

Last modified: 12 December 2020 1 November The desktop calendar for November 2020 of the royal family of Bhutan shows a lovely picture of Gyalsey Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck and his little brother Gyalsey Ugyen Wangchuck. The two sons of the King and Queen of the country were photographed at the Dechencholing Palace in commemoration of […]

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A baby boy! Congratulations to Sophia and Otto Photo & Copyright: Gabi P.
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A baby boy! Congratulations to Sophia and Otto

This summer a friend of mine was at a noble wedding and saw Fürst Otto and Fürstin Sophia zu Castell-Rüdenhausen there. She was clearly pregnant. When they got engaged and married there was an announcement on the website of the municipality of Rüdenhausen where they live, but not this time. The same friend recently informed […]

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Fürst Otto brings his bride home to Rüdenhausen Photo & Copyright: Gabi P.
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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 Photo & Copyright: Gabi
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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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Flower Decoration for a Royal Wedding Carlos & Annemarie, Brussels, Belgium, November 2010.
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Flower Decoration for a Royal Wedding

Nobles and royals who are getting married do have the same problem as any other couple that gets married. The wedding venue is often the easiest part, at least if the family still occupies a family castle. But otherwise also they have to find themselves one. And of course there is the flower decoration. How […]

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The Funeral of the Fürst zu Castell-Rüdenhausen Copyright: Gabi P.
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The Funeral of the Fürst zu Castell-Rüdenhausen

As reported here Johann-Friedrich Fürst zu Castell-Rüdenhausen died on 30 October 2014, only aged 66, after a long fight against cancer. The funeral service took place in the Parish church of St Peter and Paul in Rüdenhausen, Germany, on 8 November 2014. The service in church was led by the Rev. Martin Fromm. About 1000 […]

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Death of the Fürst zu Castell-Rüdenhausen
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Death of the Fürst zu Castell-Rüdenhausen

Johann-Friedrich Fürst zu Castell-Rüdenhausen died at the Jagdschloss Friedrichsberg in Abtswind, Germany in the afternoon of Thursday 30 October 2014, aged 66. The hunting lodge of the family was the place where the Fürst spent his last weeks. He had been suffering of cancer for a long time. The Fürst was transported from Friedrichsberg to […]

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