Tag: Mecklenburg-Schwerin

New royal and noble books – August 2021 Pixabay, Leeds Castle
Books & Magazines, Media & Co

New royal and noble books – August 2021

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Rosvall Royal Books Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online BELGIUM (NOBILITY) Author: Charles-Joseph de Ligne. Title: Memoires. Publication: 3 August 2021 by Standaard Uitgeverij. Language: Dutch. GERMANY Author: Lothar Machtan. Title: Der Kronprinz und die Nazis. Hohenzollerns blinder Fleck (The […]

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The Bridal Party of Princess Juliana and Prince Bernhard Copyright: ANP/Benelux Press
Marriages, News

The Bridal Party of Princess Juliana and Prince Bernhard

82 years ago Princess Juliana of the Netherlands married Prince Bernhard zur Lippe-Biesterfeld. The wedding was being held on 7 January 1937 in the Grote of Sint-Jacobskerk (Great, or St. James Church) in The Hague, The Netherlands. When some years ago I tried to find out who they were, it turned out that wasn’t that […]

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Schwerin Castle – The Seat of the Dukes of Mecklenburg
Castles, Travel

Schwerin Castle – The Seat of the Dukes of Mecklenburg

Looking at my pictures I really should go back and take better ones. I guess I was either in a hurry, or the weather wasn’t that great. The photos certainly don’t do the fairytale castle justice. Today King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands started their three-day visit to Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Brandenburg at […]

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The name of … Woizlawa Feodora
Miscellaneous, Names & Titles

The name of … Woizlawa Feodora

The photos are from the private collection of a friend of mine and are not to be used elsewhere without permission. On Tuesday 17 December 1918 a Duchess was born in Rostock, Germany.  Where weeks earlier her birth might have been reported in all newspapers in the Duchy of Mecklenburg, this was not the case. […]

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Princess Woizlawa Feodora Reuss in Kollum
News, Royal Visits

Princess Woizlawa Feodora Reuss in Kollum

On 19 July 2011 I met a royal I thought I would never meet. Not only did I see her, I also took some pictures and was allowed to be present when she was being interviewed, and asked her some questions myself. A remarkably young looking 92-year-old: Princess Woizlawa Feodora Reuss née Duchess von Mecklenburg-Schwerin. […]

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