The Royal Women

Queen Wilhelmina’s white funeral

Princess Wilhelmina had died on 28 November 1962 at 1 in the morning in a small staff apartment at her beloved Loo Palace. As early as 1919, Wilhelmina had settled on a so-called “white funeral.” Her husband had also requested a white funeral, and she observed his wishes upon his death in 1934. In her [read more]

Exhibitions

A royal touch at the Gemeentemuseum The Hague

The Gemeentemuseum (County Museum) in The Hague currently has an exhibition called The Hague Chic, which features a ton of jewellery and also had a bit of a royal touch. Although, that royal touch was quite difficult to find. The jewellery was labelled by case, and somewhere in the middle, you could retrieve a flimsy catalogue [read more]

Anne of Bourbon-Parma

Queen Anne of Romania’s death and funeral

Romania’s former royal house has confirmed that Queen Anne of Romania, the wife of Romania’s last monarch, King Michael I, died on 1 August 2016 at 1.45 PM at the age of 92. Crown Princess Margareta, Prince Radu, Princess Helen, Princess Sophie and Princess Marie were at the Queen’s bedside. Queen Anne was born as Princess [read more]