British and Royal Families
I love the British Royal Family and I occasionally post about other Royal families.
British and Royal Families
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Oh no! The Queen allows herself a look of horror as Ring of Truth is narrowly pipped to the post
Nerves get the better of the Queen as she cheers her horse
Prince Albert 1848
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2nd son of Ernest I (Ernest Anthony Charles Louis) (1784-1844) Duke of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha & wife Louise (Louise Dorothea Pauline Charlotte Fredericka ) (1800-1831) of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg & husband of his 1st cousin Queen Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria) (1819-1901). Hand-coloured daguerreotype of Prince Albert (Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel) (1819-1861) by William Edward Kilburn 1848.
HRH Prince Albert, The Prince Consort
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Her Royal Highness Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1846-1923) née Her Royal Highness Princess Helena of Great Britain. “Poor dear Lenchen, though most useful and active and clever and amiable, does not improve in looks and has great difficulties with her figure and her want of calm quiet graceful manners.” ~Queen Victoria
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Her Royal Highness Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein (1846-1923) née Her Royal Highness Princess Helena of Great Britain
Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1846-1923) née Princess Helena. “Poor dear Lenchen, though most useful and active and clever and amiable, does not improve in looks and has great difficulties with her figure and her want of calm quiet graceful manners.” ~Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria with daughter Princess Beatrice, 1879
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Queen Victoria with daughter Princess Beatrice, 1879 love the pictures of the Queen and Princess Beatrice she had stated that her youngest daughter was the one light in her life after the death of Prince Albert :< it was also said by many that the princess had a jubilant soul that couldn't be stifled or subdued even when the Queen was in deep mourning <3
Princess Victoria, Princess Royal and Prince Arthur of Great Britain, 1854
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Portraits of Royal Children: Vol.1 1848-54. The Princess Royal & Prince Arthur as 'Summer' in the Tableaux of the Seasons, Windsor Castle 1854. | Royal Collection Trust
Her Royal Highness Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
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A reblog of a beautiful image of Pss Louise, Duchess of Argyll. Early 1870s.
Never seen this one and I'm a big Louise fan. Look at her hair! Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
In 1914 John died of pneunomia. Over the next years her health deteriorated and on December 3rd 1937 she died at Kensington Palace.
Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Connaught and Strathearn. Married: March 13, 1879
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Prince Arthur, the Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, with his wife, the former Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia. They married: March 13, 1879
From left: HRH Princess Helena of Great Britain (1846–1923), HH Princess Clotilde (1846-1927) and HH Princess Amalie (1848-1894) of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, HRH Princess Louise (1848–1939) of Great Britain
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Helena and Louise with their cousins Amalie and Clothilde.
Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice of Great Britain (1857-1944)
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9th child of Prince Albert (1819-1861) & Queen Victoria (1819-1901) & Wife of Prince Henry Maurice of Battenberg (1858–1896). Princess Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore (1857-1944) by William George Lacy circa 1861. Beatrice's childhood coincided with Victoria's grief following the death of her husband Albert in 1861. As Beatrice's elder sisters married & left, their royal mother Queen Victoria came to rely on the company of her youngest daughter, whom she called "Baby" for most of her childhood.
Her Royal Highness Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939). “She is at her best when people are in real trouble and this is a redeeming feature in her most complex character.” ~Marie Mallett, Queen Victoria’s lady-in-waiting
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Their Royal Highnesses Victoria, Princess Royal (1840-1901) and Princess Alice (1843-1878) of Great Britain
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The Princess Royal and Princess Alice, children of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, Osborne, 1855, by Roger Fenton | Flickr - British Monarchy
Princess Alice and Princess Victoria of the UK (daughters of Queen Victoria)
Her Royal Highness Louise, Princess Royal of Great Britain, Duchess of Fife (1867-1931). “Very pale…and not nearly so pretty a Bride as my dear children & she was too plainly dressed and had her veil over her face which no Princess ever has & which I think very unbecoming & not right.’” ~Queen Victoria’s description of Louise at her wedding
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6⃣ Louise - Her Royal Highness Louise, Princess Royal of Great Britain, Duchess of Fife (1867-1931). “Very pale…and not nearly so pretty a Bride as my dear children & she was too plainly dressed and had her veil over her face which no Princess ever has & which I think very unbecoming & not right.’” ~Queen Victoria’s description of Louise at her wedding
Her Royal Highness Princess Victoria of Wales (1868-1935)
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The Princess Victoria (Victoria Alexandra Olga Mary; 6 July 1868 – 3 December 1935), also called "Toria", was a member of the British Royal Family, the fourth child and second daughter of Edward VII; the younger sister of George V.
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1935 The Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom, daughter of King Edward VII & sister of King George V of the United Kingdom
GRANDDAUGHTER OF QUEEN VICTORIA and ALBELRT: Princess Victoria of Great Britain (1868--1935), 4th child and 2nd daughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra. Although she had several suitors, most notably King Carlos I of Portugal. Princess Victoria never married and lived as a companion to her parents, especially her mother. Victoria enjoyed a close relationship with her brother, King George V, and the devoted siblings died within a month of each other.
Her Royal Highness Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone (1883-1981) née Her Royal Highness Princess Alice of Albany. “A dear, very merry, healthy little thing; the eyes (fine large ones with black lashes) are becoming quite brown which is what I so much wished – as since the Stuarts we have had no brown eyes in the family.” ~Queen Victoria
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Her Royal Highness Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone (1883-1981) née Her Royal Highness Princess Alice of Albany, daughter of Victoria's 8⃣ child, Prince Leopold. "A dear, very merry, healthy little thing; the eyes (fine large ones with black lashes) are becoming quite brown which is what I so much wished – as since the Stuarts we have had no brown eyes in the family.” ~Queen Victoria
Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, VA, GCStJ, GCVO, GBE (Alice Mary Victoria Augusta Pauline; née Princess Alice of Albany; 25 February 1883 – 3 January 1981) was a member of the British Royal Family. She was the longest-lived Princess of the Blood Royal of the British Royal Family and the last surviving grandchild of Queen Victoria. She also held the titles of Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and Duchess in Saxony
Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone
Their Royal Highnesses The Prince and Princess of Wales. Married: March 10, 1863
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The wedding of the Prince of Wales, eldest son of Queen Victoria, and Princess Alexandra of Denmark (the future King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra).
Prince Albert Edward (son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert), and Alexandra of Denmark on their wedding day, 1863. Later King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra.
King Edward VII, Queen Victoria’s eldest son, wed the lovely Alexandra of Denmark. Decor To Adore: Royal Wedding Wednesdays ~ Tiara’s and Headpieces
Wilhelm II (Kaiser Wilhelm II) Lived 1859 – 1941, was the last German Emperor (Kaiser) and King of Prussia, ruling the German Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia from 1888 to 1918. A grandson of Queen Victoria and first cousin of Empress Alexandra of Russia. An ineffective war leader, he lost the support of the army, abdicated in November 1918, and fled to exile in the Netherlands.
Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, grandson of Queen Victoria
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Not British history, but he is a grandson of Queen Victoria. Quite handsome I might add! Wilhelm II (Kaiser Wilhelm II) Lived 1859 – 1941, was the last German Emperor (Kaiser) and King of Prussia, ruling the German Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia from 1888 to 1918. A grandson of Queen Victoria and first cousin of Empress Alexandra of Russia. An ineffective war leader, he lost the support of the army, abdicated in November 1918, and fled to exile in the Netherlands.
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QUEEN VICTORIA AND JOHN BROWN
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1868 Queen Victoria and John Brown
Queen Victoria « The Anglophile
In her own words: Queen Victoria's wedding day diary entry. From Royal Archives: www.royal.gov.uk/The
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Queen Victoria writes about her wedding day in her journal. February 10, 1840. The #Royal #Wedding ceremony took place on 10 February 1840 at the Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace, and their wedding breakfast was held at Buckingham Palace. This was the first wedding of a reigning Queen in England since 1554.In this extract from #QueenVictoria journal, she describes getting ready for her wedding day and includes a small sketch she made of her wearing her veil and a headdress of orange blossom.
Queen Victoria's Diary. The entry shown is from her wedding day, February 10, 1840
Queen Victoria writes about her wedding day in her journal (copied & edited by her daughter Princess Beatrix) ~ February 10, 1840 "Slept well & breakfasted at 1⁄2 past 9, before which Mama came & gave me a nosegay of orange flowers and good Lehzen gave me a dear little ring...Had my hair dressed & the wreath of orange flowers put on my head. My wreath and veil were worn, according to the rough sketch."
Dolmabahce Palace in Istanbul, Turkey : Photos, History and Guide
Gift from Queen Victoria to the Dolmabakce Palace in Istanbul, the largest chandelier in the world, it weighs 4 tons.
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Pink Crystal Chandelier in Dolmabahce Palace, Istanbul, Turkey - A gift from Queen Victoria of England.
Pink chandelier. Gift from Queen Victoria to the Dolmabakce Palace in Istanbul; the largest chandelier in the world, it weights 4 tons.
Crystal Chandelier in Dolmabahce Palace, Istanbul. The largest chandelier in the world!!! A gift from Queen Victoria to the Dolmabakce Palace in Istanbul, the former seat of power of the Ottoman Empire (it dissolved in 1923). it weights 4 tons.
Dolmabahce Palace in Istanbul, Turkey : Photos, History and Guide
Queen Victoria at Drury Lane Theater by Edmund Thomas Paris
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Portrait of Queen Victoria standing in front of her gilt-wood and red upholstered chair at Drury Lane Theatre, 1837
Queen Victoria-In honour of her birthday and all she did for England and Canada.
Queen Victoria at Drury Lane Theater by Edmund Thomas Paris (location unknown to gogm) | Grand Ladies
Engagement of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales and Princess Alexandra of Denmark in 1862
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Engagement of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, first son and second child of Queen Victoria. to Princess Alexandra of Denmark in 1862
A very young and lovely portrait of TRH Crown Prince Edward and Princess Alexandra (later King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra). Alexandra is my closest cousin in the Windsor line, except for the Duke of Edinburgh (both are fellow descendants of King Christian IX of Denmark).
Bow Brooch made in Malta between 1835 and 1840 for Queen Victoria. The brooch is part of a parure with matching earrings.
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Turquoise and Pearl Brooch with Cannetille Work and Grainti, made in Malta, 1835-40
This bow brooch, typical of the jewels of the 1830s, features a dense surface patterning of spirals (known as cannetille work) and granules (grainti)—both popular techniques of the period. Jewels of the 1830s were often vibrantly colored, andm therefore, turquoise was a popular choice. The brooch is part of a parure with matching earrings. The jewel takes the form of a tasseled bow of gold filigree set with turquoises and pearls. It was most likely made in Malta between 1835 and 1840.
The lace flounce from Queen Victoria's wedding dress