Netherlands · Pocket Profiles

Queen-in-Training – Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange

Catharine-Amalia, the first Princess of Orange, is turning 18 on December 7th. "Amalia", by Claudia de Breij, is being released in the Netherlands today. The book is only available on the Dutch market, so we have our resident Hofdude, Triple-A, to thank for getting us some previews of photos and summarizing the highlights of the… Continue reading Queen-in-Training – Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange

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Random Royaling – Queens-in-Training (Updated)

The Netherlands OC made me laugh when she said, "Clearly this one wants to be known for handbags." That makes Amalia fit in perfectly at this particular blog, and, if she's emulating Betty, I am all for it. In all seriousness, the Princess of Orange looks fantastic. They all do. Belgium All the royal children… Continue reading Random Royaling – Queens-in-Training (Updated)


Random Royaling – Estelle Goes to a Concert

It's never too early to absorb culture when you are a Queen-in-Training. Or just a young girl, for that matter. Princess Estelle, accompanied by her mother, father, grandparents and aunt, attended a concert hosted by Lilla Akademien, a music school for children, at Vasa Theater. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'rmEcMbgyRfRJHdXn_yUDJA',sig:'Zbt0Q50ljEMl42SH9Ts4TaRSopnAiH1OTlp3PevqwW4=',w:'396px',h:'594px',items:'1200550180',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); I have… Continue reading Random Royaling – Estelle Goes to a Concert


Queen in Training – Happy Birthday Ingrid Alexandra

She's sixteen. She had the greatest confirmation ever last year (at least until Prince Christian has his, this year). She is a powerhouse of a Queen in Training, who loves her family, bunad and bats - and we do indeed have photographic proof of all of that. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'qFlVcZOjQXlYMbrYIq_ISA',sig:'9PazhgNObP69IY-ZWC3bPRn1EqczMrb1RpF-D263Zm8=',w:'446px',h:'594px',items:'1171840151,1171840129',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});… Continue reading Queen in Training – Happy Birthday Ingrid Alexandra


Guest Post – The Events of the Day (Coronation of Elizabeth I)

At one time, there was a Queen-in-Training whose journey to Queenhood was far more treacherous than that of our current crop of princesses. Thanks to our guest author, geogirl, for this post describing the day Elizabeth I began her reign. This is the second of three parts, "On This Day", "The Events of the Day",… Continue reading Guest Post – The Events of the Day (Coronation of Elizabeth I)