Anna of Lorraine

Princesses of Orange – Anna of Lorraine

Anna of Lorraine was born on 25 July 1522 as the daughter of Antoine the Good, Duke of Lorraine and Renée of Bourbon-Montpensier. Not much is known of her youth. On 22 August 1540, she married René of Châlon, Prince of Orange at Bar-le-Duc. They had one daughter together who was born in 1544 and [read more]

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Anna of Lorraine

The Grote Kerk of Breda

This is the Church of Our Lady at Breda, The Netherlands. It’s perhaps better known simply as the Great or Grote Kerk / Church because it’s now a protestant church.  There was actually a wedding happening here later in the day, so it was a bit decorated on the inside. It’s a seriously beautiful church, and entrance [read more]