Dukes and Princes
History and Heritage of Europe’s top aristocrats
On this site you will find short histories about the families of the princes and dukes of Europe, from the middle ages to the present
You will also find information about the heritage these families left behind, some still worth a visit, some long vanished.
Genealogical Histories – latest posts
- Giedroyć PrincesAt the start of a recent episode of Who Do You Think You Are?, British comedian and presenter Sue Perkins meets with her long-time sparringContinue reading “Giedroyć Princes”
- Dukes of Luynes, Chaulnes and ChevreuseOne of the grand families of the court of Versailles in the 17th century, and possessors of some of finest châteaux in France still today,Continue reading “Dukes of Luynes, Chaulnes and Chevreuse”
- Princes of Transylvania (Part II)The seventeenth century was a century of great conflict in Transylvania, but also so its longest periods of stable autonomy and the emergence of itsContinue reading “Princes of Transylvania (Part II)”