Hace 6 días · The House of Nassau is a diversified aristocratic dynasty in Germania. It is named after the lordship associated with Nassau Castle, located in present-day Nassau, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. The lords of Nassau were originally titled "Count of Nassau", then elevated to the princely class as "Princely Counts".
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- Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (in cognatic line)
- Humble Origins, Marriage, and The Birth of Constantine
- Divorce and Obscurity
- Augusta, Mother of The Emperor, Humble Protector of The Poor
- The Discovery of The True Cross
Helena was probably born in the middle of the third century, in the town of Drepanum in Asia Minor. Later, after her son had become Emperor, the town was renamed Helenopolis in her honour. According to St Anselm, as a young woman she worked as a stable maid. Helena’s modesty and virtue attracted the attention of a young Roman official, Constantius ...
Constantius continued to rise through the ranks of the Roman military, and eventually received the title of “Caesar” in the political system known as the Tetrarchy, under the co-emperors Diocletian and Maximian. At that time, for political reasons he was forced to repudiate Helena, and marry Maximian’s daughter. Far from her family, and from the so...
Constantius Chorus became Augustus (senior emperor) in 305, and Constantine followed him to Britain, where he took part in the campaign against the Picts. When his father died unexpectedly at York, Constantine was acclaimed as emperor by his army. One of the new emperor’s first actions was to recall his mother Helena, and confer on her the honorary...
Constantine’s reign, however, was not uniformly happy. In 326, he ordered the death of his son Crispus, and a short time later, that of his second wife, Fausta. In the face of this family tragedy, Helena maintained her faith, and in the year 326, she began a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. There she ordered the construction of the Basilicas of the Nat...
Hace 2 días · The abdicated monarch is legally a Prince or Princess of the Netherlands as well as Prince or Princess of Orange-Nassau. After his or her death, legally the deceased monarch (abdicated or not) has no titles. However, after death, the abdicated monarch is traditionally referred to as king or queen again.
16 de mar. de 2023 · The bride was born in 1988 as third of the six daughters of Count Riprand von und zu Arco-Zinneberg and his wife Archduchess Maria-Beatrix “Beatrice” of Austria-Este. Her father’s mother was a daughter of Princess Gundelinde of Bavaria, while her mother was the granddaughter of the last emperor of Austria, Karl.
20 de mar. de 2023 · Cruise ship arrivals for the port of Nassau, Bahamas. Advanced filtering options, crowds info, and more.
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