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Forum: Dutch Royal History 01-16-2014, 05:37 AM
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Posted By Marengo
To awnser one of my own questions earlier:...

To awnser one of my own questions earlier: Sophie's doctor was not superior to the Dutch one. He actually was the reason her son died. He misdiagnosed the illness of Maurits, saying it was nothing...
Forum: Dutch Royal History 11-29-2013, 12:13 PM
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Posted By Marengo
From the new biography on king Willem III by Dr....

From the new biography on king Willem III by Dr. van der Meulen it appears that Willem III wanted to renounce his rights so he could settle on the French countryside with his pregnant mistress, the...
Forum: Dutch Royal History 11-02-2007, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Marengo
The opening of the television series 'Wij...

The opening of the television series 'Wij Alexander' (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjFALkOE1S8), about Prince Alexander. I forgot the plot but I remember a scene in the end where Wilhelmina and...
Forum: Dutch Royal History 10-05-2007, 10:33 AM
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Posted By Marengo
I was wondering if anything is known about Sophie...

I was wondering if anything is known about Sophie and her relations to her own family? I don't recall that she was particulary close to her sister Marie of Neipperg or any of her half-sisters and...
Forum: Dutch Royal History 06-18-2007, 07:08 AM
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Posted By Marengo
Well, we have that one covered...

Well, we have that one covered (https://www.theroyalforums.com/forums/f17/princess-marianne-1810-1883-a-11049.html) here too, Lucien ;)
Forum: Dutch Royal History 06-06-2007, 12:41 PM
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Posted By Marengo
More about what? The relationship between Queen...

More about what? The relationship between Queen Sophie and Prince Frederik? I could not find any information about it in the thread about Queen Sophie at Alexanderpalace.
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I actually don't know...
Forum: Dutch Royal History 06-05-2007, 09:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 35,082
Posted By Marengo
I believe the only one she liked at times was...

I believe the only one she liked at times was Prince Frederik, and even about him she wrote some unpleasant comments.

Funny enough she also dispised her husbands aunt Marianne, while one would...
Forum: Dutch Royal History 06-05-2007, 06:53 AM
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Posted By Marengo
I never knew she was fond of Amalia. She had...

I never knew she was fond of Amalia. She had little love for Amalia's husband Hendrik (or any of her in-laws). But didn't Hendrik and Amalia spend most of their time in luxembourg where he acted as a...
Forum: Dutch Royal History 06-05-2007, 05:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 35,082
Posted By Marengo
Were Sophie's doctors really superior or was it...

Were Sophie's doctors really superior or was it her usual snobbery towards the Dutch (combined with immense grief of course)?

Was it traditional for parents not to attend their own childs...
Forum: Dutch Royal History 06-05-2007, 05:35 AM
Replies: 59
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Posted By Marengo
King Willem III remarried after his wife Sophie...

King Willem III remarried after his wife Sophie died. He married Princess Emma of Waldeck-Pyrmont, who was about 40 years younger then him. The couple indeed got one daughter, Wilhelmina.
Forum: Dutch Royal History 06-04-2007, 05:43 AM
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Posted By Marengo
Was she referring to the three or to the four of...

Was she referring to the three or to the four of us, as Prince Maurits was there too. Where did he die from? I know he died when Princess Louise was about to marry the Swedish crownprince.

After...
Forum: Dutch Royal History 06-01-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By Marengo
Well, all sons died without issue. The middle...

Well, all sons died without issue. The middle son, Maurice, died when he was around 10 years old. the others were adults when they died and the court tried to get them to marry a foreign princess...
Forum: Dutch Royal History 06-01-2007, 09:56 AM
Replies: 59
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Posted By Marengo
In the late 90-ties the public channel KRO aired...

In the late 90-ties the public channel KRO aired a television series called 'Wij Alexander' which was about the strange youngest son of King Willem III and Queen Sophie, Prince Alexander.
More...
Forum: Dutch Royal History 05-10-2007, 06:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 35,082
Posted By Marengo
Queen Sophie was a very intellectual woman who...

Queen Sophie was a very intellectual woman who felt lost in The Hague (everything happens here 50 years later). She used to correspond with politicians from all over Europe and with many authors,...
Forum: Dutch Royal History 05-09-2007, 08:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 35,082
Posted By Marengo
Queen Sophie's salon in Palace Noordeinde, around...

Queen Sophie's salon in Palace Noordeinde, around 1870:

https://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f50/Jan-Maarten/so39salonnoordeinde.jpg
Forum: Dutch Royal History 05-09-2007, 08:03 AM
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Views: 35,082
Posted By Marengo
Queen Sophie's family (III)

Picture above left: Queen Pauline of Wurttemberg, stephmother of Queen Sophie
Painting above right: Queen Olga Nicolaievna of Wurttemberg, sister-in-law of Queen Sophie
Painting below: Princess...
Forum: Dutch Royal History 05-09-2007, 08:03 AM
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Posted By Marengo
Queen Sophie's family (II)

The relations between Sophie and her sister-in-law Olga was rather cool. Sophie found her Russian sister-in-law to pushy and she thought that Olga overpowered her (weak) husband completely. The...
Forum: Dutch Royal History 05-09-2007, 08:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 35,082
Posted By Marengo
Queen Sophie's family (I)

Drawing above: King Wilhelm I of Wurttemberg and his family. Above you see the King and his 3rd wife Queen Pauline. The young man is their son Karl. Below him are Princess Sophie and her sister...
Forum: Dutch Royal History 05-09-2007, 07:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 35,082
Posted By Marengo
Family relations

The relations of Queen Sophie with her Dutch in-laws was never to good. Sophie and her mother-in-law and aunt, Queen Anna Paulowna had an open dislike for each other. Anna seemed to reflect the...
Forum: Dutch Royal History 05-09-2007, 07:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 35,082
Posted By Marengo
https://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f50/Jan-Maarten/...

https://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f50/Jan-Maarten/so22.jpg

https://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f50/Jan-Maarten/so46.jpg
Forum: Dutch Royal History 05-09-2007, 07:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 35,082
Posted By Marengo
Alexander (2) ...

Alexander (2)

https://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f50/Jan-Maarten/SO30ALEX.jpg https://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f50/Jan-Maarten/so14ale.jpg
Forum: Dutch Royal History 05-09-2007, 07:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 35,082
Posted By Marengo
Prince Alexander (from madmonarchs) The...

Prince Alexander (from madmonarchs)

The engagement and marriage of the Dutch Crown Prince Willem Alexander and Máxima Zorreguieta has resulted in a hype in The Netherlands. Hardly anyone,...
Forum: Dutch Royal History 05-09-2007, 07:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 35,082
Posted By Marengo
Prince Maurits ...

Prince Maurits

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Forum: Dutch Royal History 05-09-2007, 07:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 35,082
Posted By Marengo
Willem (2) ...

Willem (2)

https://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f50/Jan-Maarten/so32PoO.jpg https://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f50/Jan-Maarten/so12wiwill.jpg...
Forum: Dutch Royal History 05-09-2007, 07:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 35,082
Posted By Marengo
Crownprince Willem (from wikipedia) Prince...

Crownprince Willem (from wikipedia)

Prince William of Orange, Prince of the Netherlands, Prince of Orange-Nassau (Willem Nicolaas Alexander Frederik Karel Hendrik) (The Hague, September1840 –...
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