Court & Social

The 75-year-old Monarch announced her intended abdication in January and since then preparations have been underway to prepare for Prince Willem-Alexander’s accession as King. When he accedes, Willem-Alexander will become Europe’s youngest Monarch at the age of 46. He will become King Willem-Alexander...

 Monday 29th April The Duchess of Cambridge is visiting Naomi House Children’s Hospice in Hampshire. Her Royal Highness is touring the Hospice’s...

Tuesday The Duke of Edinburgh is in Berkshire. His Royal Highness is visiting Sandhurst and Bray, where he is attending the Annual Dinner of the Bray Fellowship....

Many Dutch people have objected to the ‘official’ song, which has since been unofficialised because of its lyrics and rap-style content. With...

Prince Willem-Alexander, in an interview with Dutch TV has spoken about his desire to serve his people and has even spoken about being happy to work with...

Monday HRH The Duke of Gloucester is visiting Royal Air Force Brize Norton in Oxfordshire for a handover ceremony. Tuesday HRH The Duke of Rothesay is...

Welcome to the Netherlands Abdication Blog, here you will be able to follow all the latest developments in the abdication of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands...

Anne, Duchess of Norfolk was the wife of the 17th Duke of Norfolk. The Dukes of Norfolk hold the hereditary office of Earl Marshal, where they are responsible...

Monday HRH The Duke of Gloucester is attending a council meeting of the Crown Agents Foundation in London. The Duke is President of the Foundation, a non-profit-distributing...

On 30th April, Queen’s Day in the Netherlands, Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands will officially abdicate from the throne and will be...