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Castles

The Old Loo Palace & Sisi Exhibition

I’ve visited the ‘new’ Loo Palace last year during the Grace Kelly exhibition. This year I went back as this time Loo palace was the host of the largest Sisi exhibition outside of Vienna. If you want to know what Loo Palace looks like on the inside, I’d like to direct you to this post [read more]

Amélie of Orléans
Amélie of Orléans

Amélie of Orléans and the Lisbon Regicide

The future Queen of Portugal was born on 28 September 1865 to Antoine of Orléans and Luisa Fernanda of Spain. Through her father, she was the granddaughter of the last King of France, Louis-Philippe I and through her mother, she was the granddaughter of Ferdinand VII of Spain. On 22 May 1886, she was married [read more]

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Anne of York

Finding a King and maybe a Princess at Reading Abbey

Richard III’s discovery and burial have prompted the search for another King. King Henry I was the son of William the Conqueror and Matilda of Flanders. He had two legitimate children, William Adelin, who drowned in the White Ship disaster and Matilda, whose son Henry would eventually follow Henry’s nephew Stephen on the throne. Henry [read more]