Tag: Mecklenburg

Royal News June 2022 © RVD - Patrick van Emst
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Royal News June 2022

Last modified: 3 July 2022 1 June A guide to the Platinum Jubilee. The Queen is the first British monarch to celebrate her Platinum Jubilee. A new portrait by Ranald Mackechnie was released to mark the beginning of the celebrations. In her Jubilee message the Queen said: “I continue to be inspired by the goodwill […]

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New royal and noble books – August 2021 Pixabay, Leeds Castle
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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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Royal News December 2020
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Royal News December 2020

Last modified: 1 January 2021 1 December Princess Aiko of Japan celebrated her 19th birthday. The Imperial Household agency released several photos and a video. The Princess is currently taking online classes, after entering Gakushuin University in Tokyo this spring, where she is majoring in Japanese language and literature. Aiko hopes the day will come […]

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UPDATED 5-3: Royal Christmas mail 2019
Blog & Me, My Collection

UPDATED 5-3: Royal Christmas mail 2019

Each year I send out a small amount of Christmas cards to royals that I do like, that send cards back. The last answers often arrive in February, or even later. I was very early this year myself, having sent mine already in the weekend of 30 November/1 December 2019. Although I am not sure […]

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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
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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
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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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A Reuss/Castell wedding in Germany
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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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