Alice of Albany

Kensington Palace – A grand royal residence

The magnificent Kensington Palace was once a two-story mansion built by Sir George Coppin in 1605. It was purchased by Heneage Finch, 1st Earl of Nottingham in 1619 and it then became known as Nottingham House. Joint monarch William and Mary began to search for a new residence, and they purchased Nottingham House from the [read more]

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Maria Antonia Koháry de Csábrág

Celebrating the 200th wedding anniversary of Maria Antonia Koháry de Csábrág and Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

On the occasion of the 200th wedding anniversary of Maria Antonia Koháry de Csábrág and Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, a painting of Ferdinand II of Portugal was offered to the Svaty Anton museum in Slovakia. The Svaty Anton museum is the former seat of the Princes of Kohary, and it was also the home in [read more]