Diana: Her Fashion Story

August 11, 2017 Moniek 0

Kensington Palace was once the home of Diana, Princess of Wales and it currently houses a collection of her extraordinary collection of garments with the aim of telling the story of her life through her clothes. Eleri Lynn, curator of ‘Diana: Her Fashion Story’, said: “Diana, Princess of Wales, was one of the most photographed [read more]

Princess Armgard of Lippe-Biesterfeld and Castle Warmelo

July 7, 2017 Moniek 0

Armgard von Cramm was born on 18 December 1883 as the daughter of Baron Aschwin von Sierstorpff-Cramm and Baroness Hedwig von Sierstorpff-Driburg. Her first marriage was on 24 October 1905 to Count Bodo von Oeynhausen, but they remained childless and divorced in 1908. On 4 March 1909, she remarried to Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, which was considered [read more]

Enlightened Princesses: Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World exhibition opens at Kensington Palace

June 22, 2017 Moniek 0

Enlightened Princesses dives into the world of three German Princesses who married into the British royal family. Caroline of Ansbach, Augusta of Saxe-Gotha and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz became either Queen or Princess of Wales (Augusta’s husband predeceased his father, so she never became Queen) and in their respective roles, they became committed patrons of the [read more]

Glamis Castle opens coronation robes exhibition

May 14, 2017 Moniek 0

Glamis Castle, the childhood home of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen mother, is hosting a spectacular display of royal robes, 80 years since the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen mother. Several dresses, robes and coronets worn during the coronation ceremony on 12 May 1937 have been loaned to Glamis Castle for [read more]

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