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Titles: Prince(ss) of Orange © RVD – Frank Ruiter 2021
Miscellaneous, Names & Titles

Titles: Prince(ss) of Orange

On 30 April 2013 the eldest daughter of the new King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, Catharina-Amalia, became the first Princess of Orange in her own right in modern times. The title is however much older. Origine Orange (Principauté d’Orange) was a principality in what is nowadays part of the Departement of Vaucluse, Provence, in the […]

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German postcards added to my collection
Blog & Me, My Collection

German postcards added to my collection

There is little space left in my house for my royal collection. However postcards are always good. A friend of mine last week sold 24 postcards of the Imperial Family of Germany. I didn’t hesitate and received them this weekend. They are absolutely lovely and I didn’t have any of them yet. They are either […]

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Borkum – A royal connection?
Travel, Travel Tips

Borkum – A royal connection?

Two weeks ago I took a two-day vacation. Due to Covid I didn’t dare to go away that far yet. But I managed to book a night in a hotel on the Island of Borkum in Germany. It turned out later on that the room had become vacant because of the pandemic. Lucky me, although […]

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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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Royal News May 2021 © Maison du Grand-Duc / Sophie Margue
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Royal News May 2021

Last modified: 13 June 2021 1 May A poll conducted by Kyodo News in March and April shows that about 80 percent of the respondents would accept both a reigning empress and an emperor descending from a female member of the imperial family. The survey also showed 67 percent were opposed to the idea of […]

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Royal News February 2021 Photo & Copyright: Maison du Grand-Duc/Sophie Margue
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Royal News February 2021

Last modified: 7 March 2021 1 February Crown Prince Alexander of Serbia is shocked and saddened by the news of a break-in at the Museum of Karadjordje in Radovanjski lug. Several valuable artifacts were stolen late last week. The museum is dedicated to the great-great-great-grandfather of the Crown Prince. A new study by Professor Tim […]

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Royal News November 2020 Copyright: Keld Navntoft, The Royal House, 2020
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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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Royal News October 2020 Copyright: Imperial Household Agency
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Royal News October 2020

Updated 8 November 2020 1 October Belgium has gained two new princesses and a new prince. The Court of Appeal in Brussels, Belgium, has ruled that King Albert II of Belgium is the biological father of Delphine Boël, and that she has the same rights and titles as her father’s children by his marriage to […]

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