Tag: Nassau

Noble and royal “interracial” Marriages
History, Miscellaneous

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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Icons from the National Portrait Gallery Detail. Nicholas Hilliard, Queen Elizabeth I, circa 1575 © National Portrait Gallery, Londen. Bought 1965 with thanks to the Art Fund.
Exhibitions, Travel

Icons from the National Portrait Gallery

The last of the exhibitions I already visited late September. This exhibition is on display at the Fries Museum in Leeuwarden. The exhibition From 11 September 2021 to January 9 2022 the outstanding collection of portraits from the National Portrait Gallery, London, will be on view in Leeuwarden. The exhibition Icons: Masterpieces from the National […]

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Royal News November 2020 Copyright: Keld Navntoft, The Royal House, 2020
News, Royal News

Royal News November 2020

Last modified: 12 December 2020 1 November The desktop calendar for November 2020 of the royal family of Bhutan shows a lovely picture of Gyalsey Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck and his little brother Gyalsey Ugyen Wangchuck. The two sons of the King and Queen of the country were photographed at the Dechencholing Palace in commemoration of […]

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Willem Lodewijk Year 2020
News, Other News

Willem Lodewijk Year 2020

2020 was going to be the Year of Willem Lodewijk. 400 years after his death Count Willem Lodewijk of Nassau-Dillenburg was to be commemorated in the city of Leeuwarden all year long. This man, who during his lifetime always lived in the shadow of his more famous cousins Maurits and Frederik Hendrik, Princes of Orange […]

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New royal and noble books – December 2020 Prague Library / Photo: Pixabay
Books & Magazines, Media & Co

New royal and noble books – December 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 AUSTRIA Author: Eduard Habsburg-Lothringen. Title: Dubbie, the Double-Headed Eagle. Publication: 6 December 2020 by Full Quiver Publishing. Language: English. BELGIUM Authors: Brigitte Balfoort, Joëlle Vanden Houden. Title: Prinsessen van België. De […]

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New royal and noble books – January 2019 photo from Pixabay
Books & Magazines, Media & Co

New royal and noble books – January 2019

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Rosvall Royal Books Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online   GENEALOGY Authors: John James ed. Title: Almanach de Gotha 2019, Volumes I & II. Publication: January 2019 (I think) by Almanach de Gotha. Language: English. FRANCE Author: Léonce de Piépape. […]

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The Newest Additions to my Royal Collection
Blog & Me, My Collection

The Newest Additions to my Royal Collection

On Saturday 14 October 2017 for the 16th (!!!) time the Royals Verzamelbeurs in Nijverdal was being held. Every year (see my report from 2014) Wilbert Slooijer and his crew do their utmost best to make it a wonderful day for sellers and buyers. If you’re not planning to buy anything, don’t go, as otherwise […]

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