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family: Saxe-Anything

Saxony's multitudinous combinations and recombinations (Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Saxe-Altenburg, Saxe-Weimar etc.); Wettin, Braganza-Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

family: Saxe-Anything

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Lucas Cranach the Younger, Elector August of Saxony, after 1565--remarkably modern looking fellow.

misshonoriaglossop: Princess Joséphine Charlotte Ingeborg Elisabeth Marie-José Marguerite Astrid of Belgium, later Grand Duchess Consort of Luxembourg

Princess Stephanie of Belgium, who was the widow of Archduke Rudolph of Austria. She remarried and had a happy life with a husband who adored her.

Maria's Royal Collection: Duchess Elisabeth in Bavaria, Queen of Belgium

Maria's Royal Collection: Duchess Elisabeth in Bavaria, Queen of Belgium

Queen Elisabeth of Belgium. Showing off a lovely dress and possibly the most painful looking waistline in Europe, save that of Queen Maud of Norway.

Two Belgian Queen Consort: Queen Fabiola and Queen Elisabeth

A lovely photo of Elisabeth de Belgique (1876-1965)

King Albert I and Queen Elisabeth of Belgium.

Princess Alice and Prince Louis of Hesse | Royal Collection Trust

Prince William Friedrich of Schleswig-Holstein, the Duke of Schleswig-Holstein and Head of the House of Oldenburg from1934 until his death in 1965. Descendant of Q.Victoria's half-sister Feodora, he married 2nd cousin Princess Marie Melita of Saxe-Coburg Gotha.


Pcss. Marie Melita of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, daughter of Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg & Ernst II of Hohenlohe-Langenburg. She married 2nd cousin Wilhelm Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein.

Wilhelm Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein

The four daughters of Alfred Duke of Edinburgh (later duke of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha) and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia: From left to right, Princess Beatrice, Princess Victoria Melita, Princess Alexandra, and Princess Marie (later Queen of Romania).

Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

Augustus, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (full name: Emil Leopold August) (23 November 1772 — 17 May 1822), was a Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, and the author of one of the first modern novels to treat of same-sex love. He was the maternal grandfather of Prince Albert, consort of Queen Victoria. He was born in Gotha, the second son of Ernst II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg and Princess Charlotte of Saxe-Meiningen.

Augustus, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

King George v and Family - John Lavery 1914

King George and Family - John Lavery 1914 | Eva's blog

Saxe Coburg Dynasty Family Tree from Wikipedia--since it was drawn up, King Albert of Belgium has abdicated in favor of his son Philippe.

Portrait of Pedro V, King of Portugal, Franz Xaver Winterhalter, c. 1854. Of the house of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, and a 1st cousin 1x removed of Victoria and Albert. Called "The Hopeful," was a promising king who died young with several other members of his family of typhoid, not long pre-deceasing his cousin Albert who died of the same disease. Portrait, typical Winterhalter, flattering.

Stephanie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen Queen of Portugal as spouse of Pedro V. She died only a year later of diptheria, apparently (according to reported autopsy) still virga intacta. Her husband did not remarry in the short time he survived her, and remained childless.

Stephanie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen

Louisa, Duchess of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1800-1831) | Royal Collection Trust A posthumous miniature portrait of Prince Albert's mother commissioned by Queen Victoria.

Leopold and Astrid with their three children

Front of requiem programme

Mass programme of Astrid's funeral

Queen Astrid of the Belgians

Queen Astrid

Queen Astrid of the Belgians and her children