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Alice in Wonderland facts: fact #12: Carroll gave the manuscript of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland to Alice Liddell as a Christmas gift, but she had to sell it when her husband died to be able to pay death duties.


Another nice tiara, originally Thurn und Taxis, sold in '92 to pay death duties, then sold again, I believe, in 2005. The pear diamonds on top are detachable. The sketch of the Furstin Margarethe Clementine, Duchess of Mecklenberg-Strelitz (married Erbprinz Carl Alexander von Thurn und Taxis, who succeeded his father as Fürst in 1805) calls wearing a tiara as a hair ornament the "Napoleonic style" followed even after the Bourbon restoration in 1815


Eglinton castle ruins, Eglinton Country Park, Kilwinning, North Ayrshire, Scotland. Showing the Montgomery family crest. A view from the Offices/Old stables side


Princess Gloria Von Thurn und Taxis wearing part of her collection of magnificent jewels. Many were sold after her husbands death to pay the death taxes.


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Checklist - What to Do When Someone Dies

012 Kara Schaefer, This pin talks about what to do when someone dies. It talks about what to do immediately after the person dies and what to do a few days after. LIke making funeral arrangements and making sure you follow through with the person wishes.