Tag: Queen Victoria

The Bückeburger House of Baroness Lehzen
Travel, Travel Tips

The Bückeburger House of Baroness Lehzen

When walking from the railway station to the old city centre/Palace of Bückeburg there is one short stop us royalty-watchers should make. Somewhere halfway is a house with a plaque on the wall saying (in German): Luise von LehzenEducator to the QueenVictoria of Great Britainlived in this housefrom 1842 until 1870 Johanna Clara Louise Lehzen […]

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Balmoral – The Scottish Home of the Queen
Castles, Travel

Balmoral – The Scottish Home of the Queen

As usual Queen Elizabeth II has travelled to Balmoral Castle to spend the Summer there. Balmoral Castle is one of the two personal and private residences of the British Royal Family (the other being Sandringham). The castle is located in Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. While Holyroodhouse Palace in Edinburgh is the official residence of the […]

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24 May 1819 – The birth of a future Queen
Genealogy, Miscellaneous

24 May 1819 – The birth of a future Queen

Birth We are happy in being able to state, that Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent was safely delivered yesterday morning, at Kensington Palace, of a Princess, at a quarter past four o’clock. The following Privy Councillors were present on the occasion: His Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex, His Grace the Duke of […]

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Russia, Royalty & The Romanovs at the Queen’s Gallery Credit: Royal Collection Trust/ Copyright: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018
Exhibitions, Travel

Russia, Royalty & The Romanovs at the Queen’s Gallery

Only until Sunday 28 April 2019 the exhibition “Russia, Royalty & The Romanovs” can be visited at the Queen’s Gallery of the Buckingham Palace in London. If you happen to be in London during these last week, don’t hesitate and pay a visit. In case you don’t manage: the exhibition will also be shown at […]

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Kensington Palace – The New Home of Meghan Markle
Castles, Travel

Kensington Palace – The New Home of Meghan Markle

Or to be exact: Meghan Markle will be living with Prince Harry of Wales at Nottingham Cottage at Kensington Palace. They are not the only British royals living at the property. The palace contains the offices and the London residences of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte, […]

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