Thursday, July 2, 2015

Maria Pia – Queen of Portugal Shipping!

It is with great delight that we announce to all our readers that Eurohistory's twenty-first book, MARIA PIA – Queen of Portugal, has just arrived at our office and began shipping this very afternoon!

We are very happy with the end product and hope that this erudite and well-researched study of a little-known consort will bring her life alive, for those who know her and those interested in getting to know more about the Portuguese Royal Family.

Copies of the book have started shipping to our distributors (Hoogstraten English Bookstore, MAJESTY, Librairie Galignani,, Rosvall Royal Books) and resellers and ought to be in their hands by the end of next week!

The book is available for immediate purchase at:

Friday, June 26, 2015

UK: Obituary of His Grace the Duke of Fife

His Grace the Third Duke of Fife, James Alexander Bannerman Carnegie, passed away at the age of 85 years.

He inherited the title from his aunt Alexandra, widow of Prince Arthur of Connaught. She was the eldest daughter of Princess Louise, the Princess Royal, and wife of the First Duke of Fife.

As Princess Alexandra's only son, Alastair, died without issue, her heir was her sister Maud and then Maud's only son James. Princess Maud of Fife had Charles Carnegie, later 11th Earl of Southesk.

The Third Duke of Fife died on June 22, 2015.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Issue CIV – April 2015 Mailing!

We are delighted to let our subscribers know that Issue CIV, Volume 18.2 – April 2015 arrived at our office this afternoon and began mailing immediately!

We expect to complete mailing the magazine by Saturday, thus most subscribers in the USA will have the magazine in their hands by week's end!

Inside this issue, readers will find articles authored by Ilana D. Miller, Coryne Hall, Janet Ashton, Marlene Eilers Koenig and Roberto Cortez Gonzáles. Their contributions deal with: the Battenbergs in 1895, Apapa – King Christian IX of Denmark and his family, Italy's role in entering the Great War, Princess Frederica of Hanover and the Nassaus of Luxembourg. Other sections include book reviews and royal news!

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Issue CV, Volume 18.3 – June 2015 is already in preparation and ought to reach us in about six weeks!

Monday, June 15, 2015

Sweden: Official Wedding Photos

Copyright is held by the Royal Court!

Sweden: A New Baby for Madeleine...

HRH Princess Madeleine of Sweden was delivered of a healthy baby boy this afternoon at 145pm (Swedish time).

The Royal Court has released a communiqué letting the public know that both baby and mother are doing well!

Saturday, June 13, 2015


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Sweden: Further Images of the Royal Wedding

Here is a potpourri of images from the royal wedding in Sweden today...

Royal guests (according to the Royal Court) included, besides the King's four sisters and their living spouses: HM Queen Mathilde of Belgium; H.M. Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, T.R.H. Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, T.R.H. Prince Joachim and Princess Marie; HRH Prince Nikolaos and HRH Princess Tatiana of Greece; HIH Princess Takamado of Japan; HM Queen Máxima of the Netherlands; H.M. Queen Sonja of Norway, T.R.H. Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit, Princess Märtha Louise and Mr. Ari Behn; T.R.H. The Earl of Wessex and Countess of Wessex; TRH Prince Leopold and Princess Ursula of Bavaria, T.R.H. Prince Manuel and Princess Anna of Bavaria; HH Hereditary Prince Hubertus of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha; Mrs Désirée von Bohlen und Halbach and Mr Eckbert von Bohlen und Halbach; HSH Prince Hubertus von Hohenzollern and HSH Princess Ute Maria von Hohenzollern.

Sweden: Biography of Prince Carl Philip of Sweden

Prince Carl Philip's biography

HRH Prince Carl Philip. Photo: Mattias Edwall/
HRH Prince Carl Philip. Photo: Mattias Edwall/
Carl Philip, Prince of Sweden and Duke of Värmland, was born on 13 May 1979 at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. He was christened in the Royal Chapel on 31 August 1979, and was named Carl Philip Edmund Bertil.
His godparents were Price Bertil, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, Princess Birgitta and Prince Leopold of Bayern.
Prince Carl Philip is The King and Queen's second oldest child. In accordance with the 1979 Act of Succession, which took effect on 1 January 1980, Prince Carl Philip is third in line to the throne after Crown Princess Victoria and Princess Estelle.
The King and Queen, The Crown Princess and Prince Carl Philip. Photo: Claes Lewenhaupt.
The King and Queen, The Crown Princess and Prince Carl Philip. Photo: Claes Lewenhaupt.


Prince Carl Philip began preschool in Västerled in 1984. In autumn 1986, he started primary school at Smedslätt School in Bromma.
He completed his intermediate level education at Ålsten School in Bromma, and began his lower secondary education at Enskilda Upper Secondary School in Stockholm in autumn 1992.
In autumn 1994, The Prince began two years at Kent School, a private school in Connecticut, USA. The Prince studied the upper secondary level science programme at Lundsberg School, graduating in spring 1999.
The Prince ahead of his 18th birthday, 13 May 1997, at Drottningholm Palace. Photo: Janerik Henriksson/TT
The Prince ahead of his 18th birthday, 13 May 1997, at Drottningholm Palace. Photo: Janerik Henriksson/TT

Reservist in the Swedish Navy

The Prince completed his military service at the Amf 1 Amphibious Regiment in Vaxholm. He trained as a coxswain (Combat Boat 90). In 2001 and 2002, The Prince carried out his officer's training in the Swedish Navy.
During his training, he completed a voyage with the mine layer HMS Carlskrona. Prince Carl Philip graduated as a Second Lieutenant in December 2002. The Prince was appointed Captain in Stockholm in December 2007, and was appointed Major on 1 October 2014.

Forestry and agriculture

Prince Carl Philip studied agriculture and forestry in autumn 2008, and carried out work experience at Stenhammar Estate. The Prince studied at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Alnarp from 2009 until January 2012, when he completed his degree in agriculture.


The Prince is patron of organisations including the Lilla Barnets Fond children's fund, which supports medical research and the development of care for new-born babies in Sweden, the Volvo Ocean Race and the Swedish Rural Economy and Agricultural Societies.

Engagement and marriage

Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist's engagement was announced on 27 June 2014. The wedding will take place on 13 June 2015 in the Royal Chapel at the Royal Palace of Stockholm.

Sweden: Wedding of Prince Carl Philip and Ms Sophia

Stockholm served as witness today to the wedding of Prince Carl Philip of Sweden and Ms Sofia Heldqwist, who is now HRH Princess Sofia of Sweden.

The Aftonbaldet link below has several videos of the wedding proceedings:

The Royal Court's links: