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Royal News December 2022 © RVD – Jeroen van der Meyde
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Royal News December 2022

Last modified: 7 January 2023 1 December The sapphire tiara of Princess Thyra of Denmark and other royal jewellery were sold at auction at Bruun Rasmussen, Copenhagen, Denmark, today. The tiara, that last belonged to Princess Elisabeth of Denmark, was sold for 650.000 DKK, her art deco bracelet with emeralds and diamonds fetched 700.000 DKK. […]

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Royal News November 2022 ©️ Foto: Lars Møller, Kongehuset
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Royal News November 2022

Last modified: 28 November 2022 1 November It was announced on Monday that Prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia is the second largest shareholder of Twitter, after the owner Elon Musk. He and his company Kingdom Holding own approximately 4% of Twitter. The General Industries Workers’s Union in South Africa has called […]

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Royal News October 2022 © Maison du Grand-Duc / Sophie Margue
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Royal News October 2022

Last modified: 10 November 2022 1 October Thus far the British royal family has received more than 50.000 messages of condolence following the death of Queen Elizabeth II on 8 September. A poll commissioned by the pro-republican association “Republiek” shows that only 51 percent of the Dutch think The Netherlands should remain a monarchy. The […]

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New royal and noble books – October 2022 George Peabody Library, Baltimore, USA (Pixabay)
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New royal and noble books – October 2022

For more new books about royalty see: *contains affiliate links* AUSTRIA Author: Michaela Pfundner. Title: Ludwig Angerer (1827-1879). Der Fotograf des Kaiserhauses (Ludwig Angerer 1827-1879. The photographer of the Imperial House) (NL)(DE)(FR)(IT) Publication: October 2022 by Edition Winkler-Hermaden. Language: German. AUSTRIA Author: Rouven Pons. Title: Erzherzog Stephan (1817-1867). Biographie eines Habsburgers im entstehenden Medienzeitalter (Archduke […]

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Royal News September 2022 © Maison du Grand-Duc / Sophie Margue
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Royal News September 2022

Last modified: 2 October 2022 1 September King Willem-Alexander of The Netherlands had to cancel a visit to California and Texas, USA, from 6 to 9 September because he is still recovering of pneumonia. His wife Queen Máxima is now travelling alone. The Dutch Royal House has informed that Amalia, The Princess of Orange, is […]

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Royal News August 2022 Photo & Copyright: Royal Hashemite Court of Jordan
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Royal News August 2022

Last modified: 3 September 2022 1 August The official photo session of the Spanish royal family was held in Valldemossa, Mallorca. King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia, the Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofia visited the Valldemossa Charterhouse. Photos by Royal Portraits Also this year King Harald V of Norway took part in the 8-Metre World […]

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Royal News July 2022

Last modified: 7 August 2022 1 July The cycling race Tour de France started in Copenhagen, Denmark, this year with a 13 kilometres long stage that also passed the Amalienborg Palace, where Crown Prince Frederik was present. He also handed out the first yellow tricot. The new National Museum in Oslo has announced that Crown […]

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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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Royal News May 2022

Last modified: 19 June 2022 2 May New pictures were released upon the 7th birthday of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge. It was also revealed that the family’s new black cocker spaniel is called Orla. The coronation of Zulu King Misuzulu, that was supposed to take place on 28 May, has been indefinitely postponed, as KwaZulu-Natal […]

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Noble and royal “interracial” Marriages
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Noble and royal “interracial” Marriages

Updated 10 June 2022 How often these days I see articles stating that when Prince Harry of Wales married Meghan Markle in May 2018, it would be the first royal interracial marriage ever. Obviously most articles mean, the first British royal interracial marriage – as lots of media tends to forget there are other royal […]

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