Eleanor of Woodstock, daughter of Edward II dies. She was married to the Count of Guelders, Reinoud II. In 1338 Count Reinoud banished her from his court on the grounds that she had been diagnosed with leprosy. Then he tried to have the marriage annulled. To contest the annulment, Eleanor appeared in the ducal palace […]
The Fécamp Chronicle 1. In the days of Chlothar, king of the Franks, there was an illustrious man, eminent in prudence, very conspicuous in goodness, and obedient to God, named Waning, who built many dwellings for monks on his possessions, one of which was called Fécamp, whose affairs turned out in this way. He was […]
https://bookwalker.jp/de43156e22-4c21-42a0-a49e-a09c70751058/ The Duke Seeks an Audience with the King Seeing the countryside town outside the carriage window, the atmosphere hanging around felt somewhat more stylish compared to its rural surroundings. Duke Ferguson’s carriage moved slowly through the dense crowds while he looked out at the rooftops of the buildings lined up in the Fracker […]
Count’s Daughter’s Rampage 1 “I wonder where that woman might be” Accompanying Father, I entered the Royal Palace for the first time in a while. I was searching for a woman. ◇◇◇ It’s been a few months since the engagement and marriage announcement of the Crown Prince of this country, Lord Friedrich. His partner is […]
Official announcement from the Court of Luxembourg. In English: “It is with great sadness that I inform you of the death of my beloved father, His Royal Highness Grand Duke Jean, who has left us in peace, surrounded by the affection of his family.” -Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg My sympathies to his family and […]
Photo: Cour grand-ducale / Jochen Herling The Grand Ducal Court has announced the passing of Grand Duke Jean. He was 98. Grand Duke Jean was born Jean Benoît Guillaume Robert Antoine Louis Marie Adolphe Marc d’Aviano on January 5, 1921, to Grand Duchess Charlotte of Luxembourg and her husband Prince Felix of Bourbon-Parma. He was […]
The Grand Ducal Court of Luxembourg announced the passing of Grand Duke Jean, at the age of 98, on April 23.
The Grand Ducal Court of Luxembourg announced the death of Grand Duke Jean, at the age of 98, on April 23.
After a short 2-1/2 hour ride on a modern, comfortable train (Austria 1, Croatia 0, per their respective train games), we arrived in a cold and grey Vienna. Though it would threaten to rain every day, it never actually would. With the temperature hardly topping 50° throughout our entire stay, we longed for the warm […]
The invisible warfare gave me the deathly slug-pneumonia again and I can barely see, walk or feed myself, lack of appetite exacerbated by lack of stores I can get snail-pace toddled to. Now they’re giving me nausea of I might have to leave even earlier than I’d thought. Last night they did all kinds of […]
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Luxembourg City in One Day A guide to Luxembourg’s greatest city Luxembourg City is the capital of Luxembourg, one of the wealthiest countries in the entire world. Luxembourg City is also referred to as the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The city is compact and very walkable, though it is also quite hilly. Due to its […]