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Amalia of Solms-Braunfels

Henriette Catherine of Nassau – The builder Princess

Henriette Catherine of Nassau was born in The Hague as the daughter of Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange and Amalia of Solms-Braunfels on 10 February 1637. She was their fourth surviving child and third daughter. Through her elder brother, the future William II, Prince of Orange, Henriette Catherine became an aunt of King William III [read more]

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Augusta Maria Carolina of Nassau-Weilburg

Treasures of royal women at the Rijksmuseum

Lock of hair from Jacqueline of Hainaut, though the Rijksmuseum doubt its authenticity. It was supposedly from the excavation in the chapel in the Binnenhof, but nobody was reported to have been found, but they apparently did find this. So either the body is still there somewhere, or the lock of hair is fake. Snuffbox [read more]