Royal News September 2020

Last modified: 4 October 2020 1 September Princess Eléonore of Belgium has started her secondary school at the Heilig Hartcollege in Wezembeek-Oppem. Her parents King Philippe and Queen Mathilde accompanied their youngest daughter. On Monday the eldest daughter Elisabeth, the Duchess of Brabant, started her education at the Royal Military Academy of Belgium. The two […]

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New royal and noble books – April 2020

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Rosvall Royal Books Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online CASTLES Author: Tom Quinn. Title: Kensington Palace. An intimate memoir from Queen Mary to Meghan Markle. Publication: 9 April 2020 by Biteback. Language: English. CASTLES Author: Jørgen Hansen. Title: Danmarks slotte […]

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A new Empress, a new Queen and a concubine in 2019

2019 saw a new Empress in Japan, unexpectedly a new Queen in Thailand and in the same country also for a short while a royal concubine. Who are these three women? Empress Masako of Japan Born: Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan, on 9 December 1963 as the eldest daughter of Hisashi Owada and Yumiko Egashira. Siblings: […]

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The guestlist for the inthronisation of Emperor Naruhito

Some time ago I posted the royal guestlist for the inthronisation of Emperor Akihito of Japan in 1990. Who came to Japan for the inthronisation of his son Emperor Naruhito in Tokyo on 22 October 2019? And which family members attended? The list might not be complete, additions are welcome. Members of the Japanese imperial […]

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