Category Archives: historic royals

all other blue bloods of history save ‘Toinette.

dinner is served! part ii, volume one

Eleanor of Aquitaine accompanies her husband Louis VII on the 2nd Crusade only to cheat on him with her uncle, Raymond de Poitiers, en route. Continue reading

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the best in Tiaras & Trianon Shopping

Hey kids! Remember when we used to do those “Best in Marie Antoinette Shopping” posts? [It’s a category. Check it out. Go on.] Anywho…I was on Amazon the other day searching a book on Queen Victoria Eugenia. The biography did … Continue reading

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remembering the dowager duchess of devonshire

this is the full 2010 Fricke interview with the late Dowager Duchess of Devonshire. Worth the watch! Continue reading

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Dinner is Served [part one]

hey kids! your blog hostess and the dazzlingly brilliant history historianne, Titanic Buff, conceived of this little project awhile ago. We really think you’ll enjoy her acumen and style. You know we don’t half-ass it around here and they certainly … Continue reading

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Marie de France

We only endorse the very best in posts! Do enjoy this one on Marie de France, Eleanore of Aquitaine’s contemporary!

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Khedive Abbas II of Egypt

Abbas II of Egypt, the gifter of the beloved Khedive of Egypt Tiara. photo credit: Wikipedia Commons

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More of the Rosenborg Kokoshnik! (aka Ruby Kokoshnik)

Countess Ruth in the Rosenborg (aka Ruby) Kokoshnik.

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