Do kings really have blue blood

La Sangre Azul - Blue blood

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Lexicon blue blood - of kings, royal families, nobility and crowned heads

Lexicon on the subject of royal houses, crowned heads, nobility and blue blood. Where does the word king actually come from? Tsar? Monarchy ...

Blue blood (blue blood)

The term blue blood (Spanish Sangre azul) expresses people's belonging to the nobility. The term blue blood is also used for short. The term comes from Spanish and spread late in Europe as well.
Blue blood

Floor needle

Not every nobleman still lives in a castle today. It is appropriate to live in houses or apartments, even for rent. And so there is the beautiful term floor needle.
Floor needle

Heptarchy, also Anglo-Saxon heptarchy

The word heptarchy is made up of the Greek for seven and rule. The expression denotes that early medieval period in which England was divided into small Anglo-Saxon kingdoms. The best known are the seven kingdoms of Essex, Sussex, Wessex, Kent, East Anglia, Mercia and Northumbria.
Anglo-Saxon heptarchy

King (word origin king, king ...)

Where does the word king actually come from? The word king is of Germanic origin. What it originally meant exactly is unclear.
king

King of the Belgians

In Belgium the king does not have the title of King of Belgium. The monarch is king of the Belgians. King Albert II currently bears this title.
King of the Belgians

List of kings and queens of the Netherlands

The Netherlands has only been a hereditary kingdom since the end of the Napoleonic Wars (1815). The kings or queens of the Netherlands come from the House of Orange, a line of the House of Nassau. Queen Beatrix is ​​currently the monarch of the country. Her son, Prince Willem-Alexander, has been heralded the throne.
List kings of the Netherlands

Pizza Margherita

The wife of the Italian King Umberto I is said to have been the godmother of the Pizza Margherita. The pizza for the Italian royal family has the colors green, white and red.
Pizza Margherita

Prince role

The Prinzenrolle, a double biscuit filled with chocolate cream, was invented in Belgium.
Prince role

Queen

While the German word König is closely related to the New England word king, this no longer applies to the feminine form. An English queen is a queen.
Queen

Wars of the Roses

In England the succession to the throne is actually clearly regulated. Nevertheless, there were frequent and bloody arguments about the succession, for example during the Wars of the Roses in the 15th century. In the end, Heinrich Tudor sits on the English throne.
Wars of the Roses

Sporty nobles at the Olympics

Noble people usually play tennis, horse riding or golf and mostly for fun. But one or two blue bloods have already been to the Olympic Games. But it was only enough for a medal for a member of a royal family by marriage.
Sporty nobles at the Olympics