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An Officer of the 42nd Regiment of Foot, The Royal Highlanders, by Alexander Gallaway, signed & dated Edinburgh, 1809. Portrait Miniature.

This is a heck of a creepy rumour about Mary Queen of Scots! Never heard it before but I liked this photo accompanying it.

Miniature portrait of Queen Victoria by John Haslem 1848. Shown wearing her wedding day finery, Victoria gave this miniature to Prince Albert on her birthday 24 May 1848. Royal Collection

Miniature portrait of Louis-Charles in 1789, future Louis XVII, the son of Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI. He died before the Revolution.

Marie Antoinette's Playhousefrom Marie Antoinette's Playhouse

vivelareine: Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette;... - marieantoinettesplayhouse

Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette; detail from a portrait of Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette and Archduke Maximilian of Austria by Joseph Hauzinger. Circa 1776. oil paintings from http://www.paintingsframe.com/

Locket known as The Heneage Jewel or The Armada Jewel, painting by Nicholas Hilliard, about 1595. Museum no. M.81-1935

Portrait of Bonaparte wearing his Consular sword made by Nitot, by Antoine Gros, 1802. Musée national de la Légion d’Honneur et des Ordres de Chevalerie, Paris. #Bonaparte

In the 1730s, a seven-year-old English girl washed up on the shores of West Africa and was adopted by her rescuers. She became the wife of a Prince and started a dynasty that extends into many of today's Xhosa royal families. Due to her recessive gene, now and then a child is born in the area with bright blue eyes. The article that goes along with this photo is also quite interesting

1616-20: Charles I when Prince of Wales, portrait miniature by Peter Oliver, son of Isaac Oliver. Royal Collection, RCIN 420049

Allan Ramsay ,Portrait of Lieutenant John Abercrombie (d.1758) of the 1st Foot, The Royal Regiment

English School (circa 1810) - A junior Officer of the Royal Regiment of Artillery, profile to the right, wearing blue coat with red facings and gold epaulette. Rectangular papier-mâché frame, ormolu mount with foliate decoration, the reverse with trade label of Salter Jeweller, Silversmith. Oval, 71mm. (2 13/16ins.) high