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Video: Sarah Forbes Bonetta, A Fascinating Story Of A West African Princess In Victorian Britain | Shadow and Act

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

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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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from the Guardian

Queen photographed with youngest royals to mark 90th birthday

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

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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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