New royal and noble books – January 2022

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: Barbara Stollberg-Rilinger. Title: Maria Theresa. The Habsburg Empress in Her Time. Publication: 18 January 2022 by Princeton University Press. Language: English (originally published in German 2018). DENMARK Author: Politikens […]

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New royal and noble books – September 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 AUSTRIA Author: Nancy Goldstone. Title: In the Shadow of the Empress. The defiant lives of Maria Theresa, mother of Marie Antoinette, and her daughters. Publication: 21 September 2021 by Little, Brown […]

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The bridal couple: who are George and Rebecca?

Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia Born: Madrid, Spain, 13 March 1981 as son of Her Imperial Highness Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna of Russia and His Royal Highness Prince Franz Wilhelm of Prussia (1943), who took the name of Grand Duke Mikhail Pavlovich of Russia upon his marriage 1976 (divorce 1985). George was baptized at […]

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Royal Magazines and TV-Programs

There are many magazines and TV-channels that sometimes report about the royals in the world. There are however just very few specialized magazines, not surprisingly they are almost all published in monarchies. But which specialized magazines are around? Unfortunately apart from some English language magazines, most of them are only available in the country itself. […]

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How The Royals Helped Starting a Christmas Tradition

During the Christmas time many people enjoy having a Christmas tree (in German: Weihnachtsbaum) – either a real or an artificial one – in the house, me included. It is strange to imagine a house at Christmas time without a tree full of the most beautiful ornaments. But where does this tradition come from and […]

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