Tag: Castell

Once a Royal Castle – Beverweerd
Castles, Travel

Once a Royal Castle – Beverweerd

Who sees this tiny castle now wouldn’t think it actually was once a real royal castle. Beverweerd Castle (also Beverweert) on the edge of the village of Werkhoven, Province of Utrecht, The Netherlands, does however have a long history. In the two pictures above on the left you see the castle, on the two pictures […]

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Which Royals died in 2016?
Births & Deaths, News

Which Royals died in 2016?

In Showbizz-land 2016 was quite a bad year, but how bad was it for the royal houses? Here is the complete list for 2016 thus far. It isn’t unusual only to hear about genealogical facts weeks, months or even years later. Good to see that many died at a rather old age, people in their […]

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The Funeral of the Fürst zu Castell-Rüdenhausen Copyright: Gabi P.
Births & Deaths, News

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
Births & Deaths, News

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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A Reuss/Castell wedding in Germany
Marriages, News

A Reuss/Castell wedding in Germany

Iphofen, 21 September 2013 Photos and copyright: Gabi (not to be published elsewhere without permission) Not only Prince Felix of Luxembourg and Claire Lademacher married on Saturday. Also Prince Heinrich XXIV Reuss and Countess Dorothea zu Castell-Castell tied the knot in a catholic ceremony at St Veit Church in Iphofen, Germany, on 21 September. The […]

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All smiles at wedding in Rüdenhausen
Marriages, News

All smiles at wedding in Rüdenhausen

This Saturday, 22 September, at 11am Prinz Dominik zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg (29) married Countess Olga zu Castell-Rüdenhausen (25) civilly at the registrar’s office in Rüdenhausen, Germany. Already earlier in the morning guests arrived at Rüdenhausen Castle. Most of them seem to have stayed at the castle, as only the closest family accompanied the bridal couple – […]

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