Tag: Prince

A Royal Crush
Bits & Pieces, Miscellaneous

A Royal Crush

Last week I really started to feel old. Someone posted an article on Twitter with the title “Remember When Prince William Was a Superhot Teen Idol?” Yes, I do remember, but at the time I was already too old to actually have a crush on him, and I probably would have gone for his brother […]

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Noble Traces in East Frisia
Castles, Churches & Graves, Travel

Noble Traces in East Frisia

Did you know that East Frisia (Ostfriesland) in Germany once had its own counts from 1464 to 1654, and even its own F├╝rsten (princes) from 1654 to 1744? Then the Cirksena dynastie became extinct. The last woman died in 1761. Without much trouble the Prussians then claimed East Frisia. In Aurich is the family mausoleum. […]

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