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The Queen Of The Belgians Helps A Trout

In his book, Across America With The King Of The Belgians, Pierre Goemaere remembers how Queen Elisabeth helped a small fish: Not far from the lion’s cage, the story of which I have already told, were some fish ponds where young trout were being raised in troughs fed with running water. The Queen was leaning

Best Posts Of 2012

Hello everyone, as 2012 is drawing to a close, I thought it’d be fun to take a trip down memory lane and highlight some of the best posts of the year. Here we go: Marie Therese Of France: a series of posts about the life of the sole surviving child of King Louis XVI and

Queen Elizabeth’s War Work

During World War I, the King and Queen of the Belgians did everything they could to help their people. While King Albert was busy leading his troops into battle, Queen Elizabeth, at the head of the Red Cross, personally took care of the wounded soldiers. Their wounds and sufferings were horrific but the Queen never