I ended up watching the four first episodes of the British series, The Palace, a while ago. Obviously, it may not be fair to judge an entire series on so few episodes, but these were some of my thoughts.
The book about the French holiday home of the Danish Royal Family was published in 2004.
Catarina Hurtig: Profession Prinsesse – translated to Danish. Let me start out by saying that I wish I could have read the original Swedish version of this book. Unfortunately, the only version I could get my hands on, was the Danish translation.
The mistresses are the darker side of the royals – they weren’t perfect, the mistresses are proof that they did not stick to their marriage vows. And as the book by Henning Dehn-Nielsen shows, it also happened in the Danish royal history. Repeatedly.
In 2006, Steen Kristensen published a triple biography in Danish on Prince George of Greece and Denmark, Princess Marie Bonaparte and Sigmund Freud. The result was definitely worth a read.
“Frederik: Kronprins af Danmark” is the newest biography about the Danish royals. Where the unofficial biography about Marie Cavallier came before the wedding – just in time for the Danes to get to know their new princess (and the publisher to make quick money on it, if we’re being cynical about it…) – this latest… Continue reading Frederik: Kronprins af Danmark
Juvelerne i det danske kongehus – Bjarne Steen Jensen, 2001. According to an interview with Bjarne Steen Jensen in 2006, he has spent years building up his knowledge of the Danish royal jewels, and this most certainly shines through in this quite excellent reference book on the jewels in the Danish royal family.
I picked up 3 søstre by Jon Bloch Skipper at the bookstore at Magasin on my way home from work.
The book on the Danish Royal Family’s residences, through 1000 years was written by Niels Peter Stilling in 2003, and published on Politiken.