Tag: The Netherlands

New royal and noble books – December 2022 George Peabody Library, Baltimore, USA (Pixabay)
Books & Magazines, Media & Co

New royal and noble books – December 2022

For more new books about royalty see: *contains affiliate links* AUSTRIA Authors: Thomas Walter Köhler, Christian Mertens, Anton Pelinka (ed.). Title: Ultimo. Österreichs letzter Kaiser im Übergang von der Monarchie zur Republik (Ultimo. Austria’s last emperor in the transition from monarchy to republic) (NL)(DE)(UK)(FR)(IT)(ES) Publication: 5 December 2022 by Braumüller Verlag. Language: German. AUSTRIA Author: […]

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Celebrate! A colourful exhibition in Leeuwarden
Exhibitions, Travel

Celebrate! A colourful exhibition in Leeuwarden

Early November I headed for Leeuwarden to see two exhibitions. “Vrijheid, Vetes, Vagevuur” (Freedom, Feuds, Purgatory) at the Fries Museum has several references to nobility, but isn’t specifically about nobles or royals. It deals with the lost world of Tota Frisia in the full and late Middle Ages, when the Frisians were still free people […]

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Royal News October 2022 © Maison du Grand-Duc / Sophie Margue
News, Royal News

Royal News October 2022

Last modified: 10 November 2022 1 October Thus far the British royal family has received more than 50.000 messages of condolence following the death of Queen Elizabeth II on 8 September. A poll commissioned by the pro-republican association “Republiek” shows that only 51 percent of the Dutch think The Netherlands should remain a monarchy. The […]

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Dutch photosession in Amsterdam Copyright: RVD
News, Other News

Dutch photosession in Amsterdam

On Friday afternoon 4 November 2022 King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands and their three daughters the Princess of Orange (Amalia), Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane posed for photos in the New Church in Amsterdam. At the moment the exhibition “De eeuw van Juliana” (The Century of Juliana) is on display there. For […]

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Autumn walk around the Epema State
Gardens, Travel

Autumn walk around the Epema State

Around this time of the year it is wonderful to walk around in a wood or a park. With my mother I enjoyed a stroll through the park around the Epema State in IJsbrechtum, The Netherlands, on Sunday. It wasn’t really sunny, but we were surrounded by lots of autumn colours and mushrooms.

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Join me! Support for Amalia! © RVD – Frank Ruiter 2021
News, Other News

Join me! Support for Amalia!

Instead of enjoying her life as a student in Amsterdam, the security of the Princess of Orange, Catharina-Amalia, has been tightened considerably a few weeks ago. She appears in organized crime communications, that show there could be plans to attack or kidnap her. For the 18-year-old Amalia that means that plans to move to Amsterdam […]

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New royal and noble books – October 2022 George Peabody Library, Baltimore, USA (Pixabay)
Books & Magazines, Media & Co

New royal and noble books – October 2022

For more new books about royalty see: *contains affiliate links* AUSTRIA Author: Michaela Pfundner. Title: Ludwig Angerer (1827-1879). Der Fotograf des Kaiserhauses (Ludwig Angerer 1827-1879. The photographer of the Imperial House) (NL)(DE)(FR)(IT) Publication: October 2022 by Edition Winkler-Hermaden. Language: German. AUSTRIA Author: Rouven Pons. Title: Erzherzog Stephan (1817-1867). Biographie eines Habsburgers im entstehenden Medienzeitalter (Archduke […]

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Royal News September 2022 © Maison du Grand-Duc / Sophie Margue
News, Royal News

Royal News September 2022

Last modified: 2 October 2022 1 September King Willem-Alexander of The Netherlands had to cancel a visit to California and Texas, USA, from 6 to 9 September because he is still recovering of pneumonia. His wife Queen Máxima is now travelling alone. The Dutch Royal House has informed that Amalia, The Princess of Orange, is […]

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