Saxony's multitudinous combinations and recombinations (Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Saxe-Altenburg, Saxe-Weimar etc.); Wettin, Braganza-Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
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Lucas Cranach the Younger, Elector August of Saxony, after 1565--remarkably modern looking fellow.
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Lucas Cranach the Younger, Elector August of Saxony (left) and Anna from Denmark, Elector of Saxony (right), after 1565
Princess Alice and Prince Louis of Hesse | Royal Collection Trust
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Queen Victoria's daughter Princess Alice, engaged to Louis Duke of Hesse-Darmstadt -- 8 Dec 1860 (parents of Empress Alexandra of Russia)
Princess Alice and Prince Louis of Hesse 1860 | Royal Collection Trust
Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, since 1931 of Schleswig-Holstein (23 August 1891 – 10 February 1965) was the Duke of Schleswig-Holstein and Head of the House of Oldenburg from 21 January 1934 until his death on 10 February 1965. Friedrich married his second cousin, Princess Marie Melita of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, daughter of Ernst II, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg and his wife Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, on 5 February 1916 at Coburg.
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.
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Wilhelm Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, husband of Princess Marie Melita of Hohenlohe-Langenburg. The couple were 2nd cousins, both being great-grandchildren of QV's half-sister Feodora of Leiningen, Wilhelm Friedrich through his mother, Princess Karoline Mathilde of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, and Marie Melita through her father, Prince Ernst II of HL.
Prince Friedrich to Schleswig-Holstein-Glücksburg
Prince Wilhelm Friedrich of SHSG (23 August 1891--10 February 1965), 5th child and only son of Princess Karoline Mathilde and Friedrich Ferdinand, Duke of SHSG. Wilhelm Friedrich became head of the House of SHSG upon his father's death in 1934. He married his 2nd cousin, Princess Marie Melita of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, daughter of Ernst II, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg. The couple had 4 children.
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.
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Princess Marie Melita of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, was the Duchess consort of Schleswig-Holstein as the wife of Wilhelm Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein. She was the eldest daughter of Ernst II, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg and his wife Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. She was a great granddaughter of Queen Victoria
Princess Marie Melita of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (18 Jan. 1899--8 Nov. 1967), 2nd child and 1st daughter of Princess Alexandra of HL, nee of S-C-G and her husband Prince Ernst II of HL. Marie Melita, named for her maternal aunts Queen Marie of Romania and GD Victoria Melita of Russia, married Wilhelm Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glucksburg, and had 5 children, pics of whom are very hard to find.
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).
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Four of Queen Victoria's Granddaughters by her son, Alfred. Beatrice, Victoria Melita "Ducky", Alexandra Marie "Missy".
Princess Alexandra with her three sisters. From left to right, Princess Beatrice, Princess Victoria Melita, Princess Alexandra, and Queen Marie of Romania
Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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.
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Saxe Coburg Dynasty Family Tree from Wikipedia--since it was drawn up, King Albert of Belgium has abdicated in favor of his son Philippe.
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Saxe Coburg Dynasty Family Tree from Wikipedia
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.
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Portrait of Pedro V, King of Portugal, Franz Xaver Winterhalter - Oil on canvas c. 1854
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.
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Louisa, Duchess of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1800-1831) | Royal Collection Trust
Leopold and Astrid with their three children
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