The former home of a Portuguese Queen – Schloss Jägerhof

February 21, 2017 Moniek 0

Once upon a time, this place was called Schloss Jägerhof and it was inhabited by Anna Maria Luisa de’ Medici, the wife of the late Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine, visited by Marie Louise of Austria, wife of Emperor Napoleon I and until 1885 it was used as a residence for the family of Karl Anton, Prince of [read more]

Oud-Amelisweerd – A Home for a King

February 17, 2017 Moniek 0

Oud-Amelisweerd in the Netherlands doesn’t really look like it has much of a royal connection. It was built in the 13th century, but it was destroyed by French troops in 1672. It wasn’t rebuilt until 1770. It passed through noble hands before being sold to King Louis Napoleon of Holland in 1808. He held the [read more]

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