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Marie d'Harcourt

Marie d’Harcourt – Traces in the landscape

Marie d’Harcourt, or as she is better known in the Netherlands, Mary of Guelders, will be the subject of an upcoming exhibition in Nijmegen, I, Mary of Guelders. Her prayerbook has survived the times and has been painstakingly restored to go on display. To accompany the exhibition, a new book Sporen in het landschap (Traces in [read more]


Historic Royal Palaces to mark the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s birth with major new exhibition at Kensington Palace

On 24 May 1819, the future Queen Victoria was born at Kensington Palace. To mark the bicentenary of this event, Historic Royal Palaces has announced a major new exhibition at Kensington Palace in 2019. The suite of rooms occupied by the future Queen and her mother will be reimagined through a display of remarkable objects [read more]

Armgard von Cramm

Princess Armgard of Lippe-Biesterfeld and Castle Warmelo

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]