Albertine Agnes of Nassau

Schloss Oranienstein – Traces of Nassau princesses

Henriëtte Amalia of Anhalt-Dessau moved with her six unmarried daughters – one daughter had married 1708 – to Diez, where she had Schloss Oranienstein renovated. The Schloss had been built by her mother-in-law, Albertine Agnes of Nassau on the ruins of Dierstein Abbey. Albertine Agnes was born in The Hague on 9 April 1634 as [read more]

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Albertine Agnes of Nassau

Tomb of the Frisian Nassau Women

As you may remember I went to Leeuwarden a while back and visited the Jacobijner Church where the family tomb of the Frisian Nassau’s is. Unfortunately, at the time, there was a service going on so I couldn’t go inside. However, the opening of the Marie Louise of Hesse-Kassel year actually took place inside this [read more]