Tag: Genealogy

Royal and Noble Genealogy Books
Books & Magazines, Media & Co

Royal and Noble Genealogy Books

Nowadays a lot of information can be found online, but not everything and there are still wonderful genealogy books being published with extensive royal and noble genealogies that are a must to have for royal and noble genealogists. They don’t come cheap, but some are really worth buying. The original “Almanach de Gotha” was published […]

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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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Related: Marie of Denmark and Alix Lobkowicz
Genealogy, Miscellaneous

Related: Marie of Denmark and Alix Lobkowicz

More and more royals marry commoners instead of royals or nobles, as it was the case in the old days when you had to marry within your own circle. That however doesn’t mean that these commoners are not well connected. Recently a few other genealogists and I found an interesting family connection between Princess Marie […]

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Odd Royal and Noble Names
Miscellaneous, Names & Titles

Odd Royal and Noble Names

Names, especially first names, have always fascinated me. No idea why, but probably it had something to do with the fact that I myself received a rather old-fashioned name. Netty is the call name of my maternal grandmother, who wrote the name as Nettie herself. My parents thought with a ‘y’ it would look a […]

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Maria Louise’s Wall in Leeuwarden
Travel, Travel Tips

Maria Louise’s Wall in Leeuwarden

I have to put plans to visit the new Emperor Wilhelm II exhibition at Palace Het Loo in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands, on hold, at least until early December. I was planning to visit either this or next weekend, but my sister had her 40th birthday. And I suddenly have other – and even more interesting […]

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The Urach family mourns Princess Elisabeth Photo & Copyright: Gabi P.
Births & Deaths, News

The Urach family mourns Princess Elisabeth

Fürstin (Princess) Elisabeth von Urach died on 20 September 2012. She was buried next to her parents at the cemetery of Aufkirchen at the Starnberger See, in the South of Germany, on 25 September 2012. Among the funeral guests were members of the royal family of Bayern (Bavaria) and the imperial family of Austria. She […]

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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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