British Royals / Royal documentaries

‘Prince Charles: The Royal Restoration’ Another Documentary

Okay, here is the last documentary post for the day. ¬† ūüôā ¬†Here is the fantastic program entitled, Prince Charles: The Royal Restoration. The program, “…¬†follows Prince Charles and his team as they try to save Dumfries House, one of Scotland’s most important stately homes.” Click here to watch the documentary. Advertisements Continue reading

French Royalty / Royal documentaries

‘The French Revolution, The Monarchy, and Maximilien Robespierre’ Two Documentaries.

Here are two documentaries regarding the French Revolution ¬†“… which abolished the absolute monarchy in France…” ¬†The first documentary, produced by the History Channel,¬†is simply entitled, The French Revolution.¬†¬†Overall, the program is okay. The second documentary by the BBC is entitled, Terror¬†Robespierre and the French Revolution. ¬†Here is a synopsis: The watchwords of the French … Continue reading

British Royals / Royal documentaries

‘Warts and All – Portrait of a Prince’ A Documentary Hosted by Historian, Dr. Lucy Worsley.

Yes, it is documentary Saturday and here is yet another program hosted by historian Dr. Lucy Worsley entitled, Warts and All: Portrait of a Prince. ¬†This BBC Four documentary: … presents a vivid portrait of an age of elegance presided over by a prince of decadence – the infamous Prince Regent himself, a man with … Continue reading

Dutch Royal Family

Random Royal News Regarding Their Royal Highnesses Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje and Princess Maxima of the Netherlands. (VIDEO)

The Prince and Princess at ‘Hoe Duur Was de Suiker’ performance. On June 30, 2012, His Royal Highness Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje was in Den Haag to participate in¬†Veteranendag¬†2012 (Veteran’s Day). ¬†The prince was accompanied by Dutch Prime Minister, Mr. Mark Rutte. According to RVD,¬†Veteranendag is: … a tribute to the more than 100,000 Dutch … Continue reading

Princely Family of Liechtenstein

The Princes vs. The People: A Showdown in the Principality of Liechtenstein

Could this be the end of the principality of Liechtenstein? Possibly. ¬†“The people of Liechtenstein will go to the polls on Sunday in a nationwide referendum aimed at curtailing the political power of the princely family…” the BBC News reports. If the referendum passes, which would remove the princes veto power over legislation, Prince Hans-Adam … Continue reading

Monaco Princely Family

Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco Attend Pique Nique de la Croix Rouge Mon√©gasque. Plus, News Regarding the 2012 Jumping International de Monte-Carlo (VIDEO)

After a brief holiday in Malibu, California for Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco and participating in the RIO+20/United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Brazil for His Serene Highness Prince Albert II the princely couple are finally back home in lovely Monaco. This afternoon, the sovereign prince and princess participated in the 2012 … Continue reading

Belgian Royals / Monaco Princely Family

Her Royal Highness Princess Caroline of Hanover Becomes Patron of the 17th RGP R√©giment du G√©nie Parachutiste. Plus, News Regarding Her Royal Highness Princess Mathilde of Belgium.

On Friday, June 29, 2012, Her Royal Highness Princess Caroline of Hanover became patron of the 17th RGP R√©giment du G√©nie Parachutiste. ¬†The ceremony took place in¬†Montauban, France. ¬†To read more about the princess’s new patronage please¬†click here¬†(in French). Click here to view photos. Meanwhile, this evening at the¬†Vlaamse Opera in¬†Antwerp, Belgium, Her Royal Highness … Continue reading

Dutch Royal Family / Monaco Princely Family

Their Royal Highnesses Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje and Princess Maxima of the Netherlands Attend the Closing of the 65th Edition of the Holland Festival. Plus, News Regarding Her Royal Highness Princess Caroline of Hanover. (VIDEOS)

On June 28, 2012, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje and Princess Maxima of the Netherlands attended the closing of the 65th Edition of the Holland Festival held at the¬†Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. ¬†During the concert the prince and princess listened to the¬†Sim√≥n Bol√≠var Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela with¬†Gustavo Dudamel conducting. According to the official … Continue reading

Belgian Royals

Royal News Regarding His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium. Plus, News Regarding Their Royal Highnesses Prince Laurent (aka Peter Griffin) and Princess Claire of Belgium.

On June 28, 2012, His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium was in the town of Mol where he visited the¬†Centre d’Etude de l’Energie Nucl√©aire (SCK-CEN) to celebrate their 60th anniversary. ¬†Whilst there the future king of Belgium participated in various meetings as well as “… visited the Guinevere project.” ¬†No idea what that is. … Continue reading

Dutch Royal Family

Their Royal Highnesses Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje and Princess Maxima of the Netherlands Attend the Opening of the Exhibition, ‘Koning Lodewijk Napoleon & zijn Paleis op de Dam’ (VIDEO)

On June 28, 2012, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Maxima of the Netherlands attended the opening of the new exhibition, ‘Koning Lodewijk Napoleon & zijn Paleis op de Dam’, at the¬†Koninklijk Paleis Amsterdam. According to the official website for the¬†Koninklijk Paleis Amsterdam and¬†RVD, the exhibition: … focuses on different perspectives of the story … Continue reading

British Royals

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh Attend the Unveiling of the Bomber Command Memorial (VIDEOS)

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh attended the unveiling of the Bomber Command Memorial in Green Park on June 28, 2012. Also in attendance were¬†Their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, His Royal Highness the Duke of York, Their Royal Highnesses the Earl … Continue reading

Imperial Family of Japan

His Imperial Highness Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan Visits Cambodia: Day Two

On June 28, 2012, His Imperial Highness Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan continued his three-day visit to Cambodia. ¬†This afternoon the future emperor visited the famous¬†Angkor Wat Temple along with his delegation and a local guide. Afterward, Crown Prince Naruhito “… visited a local market in the¬†Siem Reap Province where he spoke with Japanese tourists…” … Continue reading