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A Kind Request.

It has recently come to my attention that someone from the site, RoyaltyGossip.com, has been re-blogging my silly ass writings to their site for the past several months. Unfortunately, the person who runs the site has an invalid Email address so I cannot contact him/her privately. As a result, I have to say it here.  So, … Continue reading

Dutch Royal Family / Italian royals

Random Royal News Regarding Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands and H.R.H. Princess Clotilde of Venice and Piedmont. (VIDEO)

On January 31, 2012, Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands was in Amsterdam to attend the opening of the project Open Inloop Taal on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Cybersoek. According to the Dutch online newspaper, Nieuws van Nederland, Open Inloop Taal project/program provides “…local residents who want to improve their Dutch reading, … Continue reading

Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg

His Royal Highness Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg Attends the Swearing-In of the New Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade. Plus, News Regarding H.R.H. Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume.

On January 31, 2012, His Royal Highness Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg attended the swearing-in of Mr Etienne Schneider, the new Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade, held at the Palais Grand-Ducal. Meanwhile, on January 30, 2012, His Royal Highness Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg continues his adventures in Brussels, Belgium.  The heir to … Continue reading

Belgian Royals

Members of the Belgian Royal Family Attend Yet Another New Year’s Reception (VIDEO)

On January 31, 2012, Their Majesties King Albert II and Queen Paola along with Their Royal Highness Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde, T.I.R.H.s Princess Astrid and Prince Lorenz, and T.R.H.s Princess Claire and Prince Laurent “Look at Me! I’m Annoying” of Belgium attended yet another New Year’s reception held at the Palais de Bruxelles. According to … Continue reading

British Royals / Royal documentaries / Royals in General

‘Kings and Queens of England’ A Documentary Series From UKTV History (VIDEOS)

So, it’s documentary week here at The Royal Correspondent — 🙂 — and today I’ll begin with the 2004 documentary entitled, Kings and Queens of England. This six part series “…covers the 41 kings and queens of England from 1066 to the present…”  The first part of the documentary which focuses on the Normans to … Continue reading

Royals in General

‘Illuminations, The Private Lives of Medieval Kings’

Here is the recent BBC Four documentary entitled, Illuminations: The Private Lives of Medieval Kings.  The program tells the story of the Medieval monarchy:  …as preserved through stunning illuminated manuscripts from the British Library’s Royal Manuscripts collection which contains some of the most priceless documents in our national history. Some of these manuscripts were commissioned … Continue reading

Monaco Princely Family

Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco Attend a Pontifical Mass at the Cathédrale de Monaco

On January 27, 2012, Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco attended mid-morning Mass at the Cathédrale de Monaco in celebration of Sainte-Dévote. The couple, along with hundreds participants, were celebrating the patron saint of Monaco and of the Grimaldi family.  Following the Mass there was a procession to the Palais Princier de Monaco … Continue reading

Royals in General

Random Royal News Regarding His Royal Highness Prince Carl-Philip of Sweden and H.R.H. Prince Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy

On January 25, 2012, His Royal Highness Prince Carl Philip of Sweden attended the 2012 Årets Kock (Chef of the Year) Award held at the Stockholm Waterfront.  The winner of the award receives the Gastronomic Academy Dairy Medal and the title of, well, Chef of the Year.  The winner this year was Klas Lindberg. Meanwhile, His Royal … Continue reading

Monaco Princely Family

The Princely Family of Monaco Attend the Celebration of the Festival of Sainte-Dévote (VIDEO)

On January 26, 2012, Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene along with Her Royal Highness Princess Caroline of Hanover and her daughter, Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra of Hanover, attended the celebration of the Festival of Sainte-Dévote, the patron saint of the Princely Family of Monaco, the Monégasques, and the Diocese of Monaco. Sainte-Dévote is also … Continue reading

Dutch Royal Family

Her Royal Highness Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands in Amsterdam

On January 26, 2012, Her Royal Highness Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands participated in  the symposium entitled, Leesbevordering: Dat doet de bieb! (Promotion of Reading: The Library Does), in Amsterdam. As honorary president of the Association of Public Libraries (VOB) the princess gave a speech regarding the importance of libraries which “…improves language development, reading and writing.” … Continue reading

Belgian Royals

Their Majesties King Albert II and Queen Paola of Belgium Hold a New Year’s Reception at the Palais de Bruxelles

On January 25, 2012, Their Majesties King Albert II and Queen Paola of Belgium along with His Royal Highness Prince Philippe hosted a reception for the Presidents and Vice-Presidents of the European Parliament and Union at the Palais de Bruxelles.  Other representatives from various international institutions were also present. Meanwhile, earlier in the day His Majesty … Continue reading