James davies great britain

Great Britain James Davies Silver at the October 2015 Mens Foil World Cup in San Jose California

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This very rare image of the ‘nine day Queen’ by Lucas de Heere was owned by Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough. Lady Jane is shown as a girl in her family home of Bradgate, in Leicestershire, before her ascension to the throne. Caught up in the scheming of various factions at court, the teenaged Lady Jane was used as a puppet to block the claims of the Catholic Mary Tudor. Ousted from the throne, Lady Jane was executed at the Tower of London in 1554.

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1st child of Sara Forbes Bonetta (1843-1880) & James Pinson Labulo Davies (1829-?), godchild of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) & wife of John Randle. Victoria Davies (1863-?) by Camille Silvy in 1862. When Victoria agreed to be her godmother she gave baby Victoria Davies a cup, salver, knife, fork & spoon, all made of gold. The cup was inscribed “To Victoria Davies from her godmother Queen Victoria of Great Britain & Ireland 1863”. Victoria was very proud of her.

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Meet one of Queen Victoria's goddaughters: Lady Sara Forbes Bonetta (Born 1843, died 1880, 37 years old) was a West African Egbado Omoba who was orphaned in inter-tribal warfare and subsequently captured by slave-raiders. Intended by her Dahomeyan captors to be a human sacrifice, she was rescued by Captain Frederick E. Forbes of the Royal Navy, who convinced King Ghezo of Dahomey to give her to Queen Victoria, "She would be a present from the King of the Blacks to the Queen of the Whites,"…

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Family portrait shot by Annie Leibovitz shows first nonagenarian monarch surrounded by her five great-grandchildren and two youngest grandchildren

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Bonetta, Sarah Forbes (1843-1880) | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed - See more at: http://www.blackpast.org/aah/bonetta-sarah-forbes-1843-1880#sthash.L8RCHcoj.dpuf

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