Because I saw this on Twitter, and it really exemplified something I’d been wanting to do, just about every time English media call the royal family German… (I’m using where the birth place is located today – since the further out we get, the more the borders of Europe changes.) King Charles III: Born in:… Continue reading How “German” is the new king?
British succession – what if…
An interesting question came up by Jane on The British Royal Message Board (I love “what ifs” scenarios, or counterfactual history, when it comes to historic events, and let my geek come out often) Jane writes: “All this talk of changing succession rules in the UK leads me to ask: just who exactly would be… Continue reading British succession – what if…
Mette-Marit not queen yet?
Bild has a story about the new official portraits the Norwegian court released last week. They put forward the query whether this is the year Mette-Marit will become queen. On their side in the evidence cluster is the Grand Tour trip the family took these past months, but they also cite that she is wearing… Continue reading Mette-Marit not queen yet?
First royal book
In 1996, I received my first copy of a book that would prove to give ample fruit to the interest in future investigations on the subject. The city was London, with its many bookshops, and in one of those… I received my first copy of Kings and Queens of England and Great Britain, by Eric R Delderfield.… Continue reading First royal book