During a holiday in Florence – late March to mid April of 1888 – the Queen acquired a foundation stock of Italian or Florentine Spitz dogs also known as Volpino Italiano and pomeranians.

During a holiday in Florence – late March to mid April of 1888 – the Queen acquired a foundation stock of Italian or Florentine Spitz dogs also known as Volpino Italiano and pomeranians.

Victoria and Albert on their wedding day. Victoria bragged about their active sex life (after the wedding) and had about a hundred babies to prove it.

Victoria and Albert on their wedding day. Victoria bragged about their active sex life (after the wedding) and had about a hundred babies to prove it.

The two women were Nerissa and Katherine Bowes-Lyon – nieces of the Queen Mother and first cousins to the Queen – who had been incarcerated since 1941 in the Royal Earlswood Asylum for Mental Defectives, at Redhill in Surrey.

The two women were Nerissa and Katherine Bowes-Lyon – nieces of the Queen Mother and first cousins to the Queen – who had been incarcerated since 1941 in the Royal Earlswood Asylum for Mental Defectives, at Redhill in Surrey.

Queen Victoria loved dogs, especially her collies. Here she is with "Sharp" one of her favorites, who has his own statue memorial at Windsor.

Queen Victoria loved dogs, especially her collies. Here she is with "Sharp" one of her favorites, who has his own statue memorial at Windsor.

Child of Haji Mohammed Waziruddin stationed with the Central India Horse a British cavalry regiment & servant of Queen Victoria (1819-1901). Hafiz Mohammed Abdul Karim (1863–1909) was talked to by Sir James Reid: ‘By your presumption & arrogance you have created a situation that can no longer be permitted to exist,’ he thundered. ‘You are an impostor. You are from a low class & never can be a gentleman.’ Victoria was livid. ‘To make out the Munshi is low is really outrageous,’ she said.

Child of Haji Mohammed Waziruddin stationed with the Central India Horse a British cavalry regiment & servant of Queen Victoria (1819-1901). Hafiz Mohammed Abdul Karim (1863–1909) was talked to by Sir James Reid: ‘By your presumption & arrogance you have created a situation that can no longer be permitted to exist,’ he thundered. ‘You are an impostor. You are from a low class & never can be a gentleman.’ Victoria was livid. ‘To make out the Munshi is low is really outrageous,’ she said.

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