Thursday, December 18, 2014

AUSTRIA: A Different Take on Empress Elisabeth

Read this article this morning...found it thought-provoking...


Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Friday, December 12, 2014

BELGIUM: Queen Fabiola Laid to Rest

Belgium laid to rest Queen Fabiola. Her funeral took place today inside Brussels' Cathedral of SS Michel and Gudule.

Besides the Belgian royal family, assorted Habsburgs and other royals and aristocrats, attending were King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, King Harald V of Norway and his sister Princess Astrid,  the Empress of Japan, King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía of Spain, Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands, The Grand Ducke and Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, The Duke and Duchess of Castro, and many others.

Here is video of some of the funeral's views...

EUROHISTORY: Issue CII (December 2014) Off to Print!

Usually, our last issue of the subscription year (December) is mailed to subscribers in late January of the following year.

This year, however, we decided to conclude the year early. Doing so will allow our publisher, Arturo E. Beéche, more time to get finished with the three books Eurohistory plans to publish between now and March 2015: Queen Maria Pia of Portugal, The Coronation of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and Royal Gatherings, Volume II: 1914-1947.

Issue CI is finally ready to be picked up at our printer in Berkeley. However, as we are sending them Issue CII this Sunday, we have decided to mail both issues together.

Inside the envelope subscribers will get will be both magazines. Also, subscribers will receive the Eurohistory Christmas card and the 2015 Renewal Form!

Envelopes will mail to subscribers this coming week, starting Thursday, December 18, 2014!

Merry Christmas to all and thanks for making 2014 our best year yet!

Inside Issue CII (December 2014) subscribers will find the following articles:

3. A Royal Golden Wedding – Constantine II and Anne-Marie,
by Marlene A. Eilers Koenig

10. A Royal Gathering in Hesse – The Greek Royal Family Visits Their Hessian Cousins,
by Ilana D. Miller

16. Coldness in the Palace The Difficult Relationship Between Queen Maria Pia and Queen Ameliaof Portugal, by Sabrina Pollock

22. Aunt Gloucester (Part 2) – The Life of Queen Victoria’s Aunt, Princess Mary,
by Colin Parrish

29. Dream Kings and Fantasy Castles –  The Royal Family of Bavaria,
by Coryne Hall

37. Book Reviews
by Coryne Hall

39. Royal News

Thursday, December 11, 2014

MONACO: Principality Joyous Over Twins' Birth

How nice it is to see the people partake in the joy of their ruling dynasty's cherished moments!

MONACO: Prince Albert II Announces the Birth of His Twin Children

HSH The Prince of Monaco has released a video message to announce the birth of his twin children and thank Monegasques and all others around the world who have expressed their joy at the happy princely birth...

BELGIUM: The Kingdom Mourns Queen Fabiola

Thousands of belgians have gone to the Royal Palace in Brussels to sign the condolence book for Queen Fabiola, Queen Consort 1960-1993 as the wife of the late King Baudouin, who died in 1993 while on vacation at his Spanish residence.