Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin – The last Crown Princess of Germany

Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin was born on 20 September 1886 as the third child of Frederick Francis III, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia. She spent most her childhood at Ludwigslust Palace. Due to her father’s health, the family also often travelled to Cannes in France. After her father died, she would [read more]

Bathilde d'Orleans

Bathilde of Orléans – Citoyenne Vérité

Bathilde of Orléans was born on 9 July 1750 as the daughter of Louis Philippe d’Orléans, Duke of Chartres and Louise Henriette de Bourbon at the Château de Saint-Cloud. She lost her mother when she just eight years old and was then sent to be raised at a convent. She would remain there until she was 20 years old [read more]