Symbols of royal self-fashioning: the badge

Self-fashioning, is a term that was introduced by Stephen Greenblatt in order to describe the process of crafting one’s identity and public role according to social norms. Greenblatt relates how, in the Renaissance era, the nobility was instructed to dress in expensive clothing, to be educated in art, literature, sports, and other culturally determined noble exercises, … Continue reading Symbols of royal self-fashioning: the badge

Full introduction: ACT LIKE A PRINCE – a handy guide to noble manners.

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Act like a Prince – a handy guide to noble manners

Buy the ebook on itunes: I’m happy to announce that I’m nearly finished with my new book ACT LIKE A PRINCE – A handy guide to noble manners. This little book provides a useful mix of etiquette advice for specific situations as well as timeless instructions on good manners. The text also includes a collection … Continue reading Act like a Prince – a handy guide to noble manners

Seeking an Aid-de-camp for a conference in Vilnius 7 – 10 March 2019

H.S.H. Prince Freï will give a presentation at NSU (Nordic Summer University, theme: Performing Heterotopia) a conference on artistic research in Vilnius – Lithuania in March 2019. We are seeking an Aid-de-camp to serve as assistant to Prince Freï during the presentation and conference. The Aid-de-camp is an important position in the household of the royal person, … Continue reading Seeking an Aid-de-camp for a conference in Vilnius 7 – 10 March 2019

Greater Monogram of H.S.H. Prince Freï of Lorenzburg

The Grand Monogram of H.S.H. Prince Freï combines the monogram with the personal motto: Le Printemps Retournera (Spring Returns) and the Princely Badge which is a crowned crocus. The Greater Monogram of H.S.H. Prince Freï is part of the symbolism of Princely self-fashioning. The lesser monogram is depicted as two mirroring letters “F” conjoined by … Continue reading Greater Monogram of H.S.H. Prince Freï of Lorenzburg

Micronational hereditary office of Comes Flabellorum

We have instituted the hereditary office of the most exalted Lady/ Lord of the Ceremonial Fans – Comes Flabellorum. Here some background information from Wikipedia: “A flabellum (plural flabella), in Christian liturgical use, is a fan made of metal, leather, silk, parchment or feathers, intended to keep away insects from the consecrated Body and Blood … Continue reading Micronational hereditary office of Comes Flabellorum

Micronational Heraldry the Earl and Countess of Vingekalk (Winged Chalice)

We are delighted to raise our paternal cousins Viking and Nathalie to the rank of Earl and Countess within the realm of Lorenzburg. Their name shall be “Vingekalk” and their arms is a “canting” coat of arms displaying Gules a lidded cup in fields 1 and 4, and Azure a golden wing bordering against the … Continue reading Micronational Heraldry the Earl and Countess of Vingekalk (Winged Chalice)