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Thursday, August 20, 2015

UK: World Photography Day

In honor of World Photography Day, Buckingham Palace has released a Marcus Adams photo of The Queen with the Prince of Wales and the Princess Royal. The image dates from the early 1950s.

Enjoy!

https://www.yahoo.com/celebrity/news/queen-elizabeth-prince-charles-princess-060444234.html


©Mario Testino

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

New Book: The Memoirs of HH Prince Andreas of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha!

Today, after several months of diligent research, countless interviews and telephone and face time calls, I have finally finished writing the I did it my way – TheMemoirs of HH Prince Andreas of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha.

For the sake of clarity, Prince Andreas is one of my dearest and closest friends. Using years of interviews and countless hours of talks, plus hundreds of pages of notes and private archives, we pieced together a compelling story of a young boy who was taken out of Europe and raised un the United States. Later, when duty beckoned, the young boy now turned into a young man returned home to Germany to take over the legacy that destiny had placed on his strong shoulders.

He is responsible for the rehabilitation of the Coburgs, as well as for setting the dynasty's future on a sound financial course.

The memoirs are a sincere reminiscence of a life dedicated to fulfilling duty and expectations!

I have handed the book over to a few knowledgeable royal watchers and they have all loved it!

Tonight I will start laying text with photos so we can have the book in the hands of our printers by mid-September.

I did it my way – TheMemoirs of HH Prince Andreas of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha will be officially presented at this year's ROYAL GATHERINGS in The Hague Conference, a collaboration between Eurohistory and Hoogstraten English Bookstore!

Stay tuned!



Sunday, August 16, 2015

UK: Record about to be broken

Interesting reminder than on September 9, 2015, HM The Queen will have sat on the throne longer than her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria!


http://news.yahoo.com/british-queen-poised-record-rallying-troubled-monarchy-070524043.html


Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Romania: Stunning News, Prince Nicholas Disinherited

In a stunningly shocking decision, King Michael announced that his grandson Prince Nicholas would no longer be "prince" or bear the style of "Royal Highness." Logically, the popular young man has also been removed from the line of succession!

http://www.romaniajournal.ro/first-statements-of-prince-nicolae-after-removal-from-the-line-of-succession/


Sunday, August 2, 2015

New Facebook Group: The Bourbons of Europe

To coincide with EUROHISTORY's publication of ROYAL EXILES IN CANNES: The Bourbons of the Two Sicilies of the Villa Marie-Thérèse, we have also created a new facebook group, to which everyone is invited, on the Capetian Dynasty.

This new group will be dedicated to all the various branches of the Bourbon family, from Orléans to Luxembourg and including: France, Spain, Brazil, Parma, Two Sicilies, Bourbon-Busset and Luxembourg.

Join us!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1610930145831679/


Saturday, August 1, 2015

New Book: Royal Exiles in Cannes – The Bourbons of the Two Sicilies of the Villa Marie-Thérèse off to print!

This coming week we send to print our latest production, ROYAL EXILES IN CANNES – The Bourbons of the Two Sicilies of the Villa Marie-Thérèse, authored by David McIntosh and Arturo E. Beéche.

The book includes the following contents:


Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Chapter I – Ferdinando I – “Nasone”

Chapter II – Francesco I

Chapter III – Ferdinando II – “King Bomba”

Chapter IV – Francesco II – “A Last Stand at Gaeta”

Chapter V – The Count and Countess of Caserta: Alfonso & Antonietta

Chapter VI – Ferdinando – Duke of Calabria

Chapter VII – Carlos – Infante of Spain

Chapter VIII – Maria Immacolata – Princess Johann Georg of Saxony

Chapter IX – Maria Christina – Archduchess Peter Ferdinand of Austria-Tuscany

Chapter X – Maria Pia – Princess Luiz d’Orléans-Bragança

Chapter XI – Maria Giuseppina

Chapter XII – Gennaro – Count di Villa Colli

Chapter XIII – Ranieri – Duke of Castro

Chapter XIV – Filippo

Chapter XV – Gabriele


Chapter XVI – A Family Photo Album

Family Tree

Bibliography

Index


Handsomely illustrated, ROYAL EXILES IN CANNES has several hundred unique photos of this amazing dynasty, one-time rulers of one of Europe's Mediterranean powers!

This unique book will be presented at the yearly EUROHISTORY Conference, hosted this year in Emeryville, CA, on September 26-27.



EUROHISTORY Volume 18.3 Printing!

After a short delay caused by our newest book (ROYAL EXILES IN CANNES – The Bourbons of the Two Sicilies of the Villa Marie-Thérèse) requiring our full attention, we managed to dispatch Issue CV (Volume 18.3 – June 2015) to print!

We hope our printers will have it back in our hands in their usual five weeks turn-around period!

Inside, readers will find articles on:



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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

New Books (in preparation): Royal Exiles in Cannes & I did it my way ...

New Books: Royal Exiles in Cannes & I did it my way ... (In preparation)

We are extremely busy here at EUROHISTORY. At present we are putting the finishing touches on the 105th Issue of our magazine (Volume 18.3 – With articles by Greg King and Janet Ashton, Marlene Eilers Koenig, Coryne Hall, Ilana D. Miller, etc).

We are also working on three books at the same time, two of them in the layout stage at present: Royal Exiles in Cannes – The Bourbon-Two Sicilies of the Villa Marie Thérèse (by David McIntosh and Arturo E. Beéche) and The Coronation of Tsar Nicholas II (by Greg King and Janet Ashton).

The third book is titled, I did it my way ... The Memoirs of Prince Andreas of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha.

Eurohistory plans to publish a book per month this fall, beginning in September!

An ambitious schedule no doubt, but one that we are quite confident that we can meet!

Teasers ahead...

Royal Exiles in Cannes

I did it my way ...

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Monaco: Princely Wedding

This weekend Pierre Casiraghi, youngest son of Princess Caroline of Monaco, and thus nephew of Prince Albert II, will wed his longtime girlfriend Beatrice Borromeo, a descendant of one of Italy's most ancient lineages.

Stay tuned for more...

http://www.vanityfair.com/style/2015/07/pierre-casiraghi-beatrice-borromeo-wedding