catharina amalia
Catharina-Amalia of the Netherlands

New book on Princess Catharina-Amalia to be published on the occasion of her 18th birthday

On the occasion of Princess Catharina-Amalia’s 18th birthday, a new book will be published to introduce the future Queen to a broader audience. Author, comedian and singer Claudia de Breij has written the book, simply called “Amalia”, in cooperation with the Princess. Over the summer of 2021, Claudia and Princess Catharina-Amalia met several times. They [read more]

Royal Media

Review: Diana and Sons the Musical

Diana, Princess of Wales, has remained a popular topic for documentaries, films and even musicals. While the Broadway musical Diana: The Musical is set to premiere next week, the Dutch-language musical Diana and Sons made its debut just last month in Amsterdam. Diana and Sons (Diana en Zonen in Dutch) starts just as Prince Harry [read more]

anne de pisseleu
The Royal Mistresses Series

Anne de Pisseleu d’Heilly – The most beautiful among the learned and the most learned among the beautiful

Anne was born in 1508 in Picardy, France, to parents Guillaume de Pisseleu, seigneur d’Heilly, and his second wife Anne Sanguin de Meudon. The family were noble but not particularly wealthy. Anne’s father was married three times, and Anne was one of 23 siblings (though some sources say there were more). After her mother died, [read more]