The real story of Queen Victoria's 'domestic bliss'
To the outside world Queen Victoria and Prince Albert seemed the embodiment of domestic bliss, but the reality was very different.
The Boleyn Cup
The only surviving piece of Anne Boleyn's enormous and very valuable collection of gold and silver plate. This simple silver gilt cup - topped with her falcon emblem - is now at a church in Gloucestershire. Her other gold plate, salts, cups, etc would have been much more elaborate.
Symbolism of The Tudor Rose: 22nd August 1485 – The Battle of Bosworth Field was won by the Lancastrians. Their leader Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond, became the first English monarch of the Tudor dynasty by his victory and subsequent marriage to a Yorkist princess. His opponent Richard III, the last king of the House of York, was killed in the battle.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN. From Queen Victoria to the present... I respect the grand history of the British Royal Family and strive to remain as impartial as possible. *And I also do not own a thing*
Nice pad, but I bet Kate changes the wallpaper! As Kensington Palace opens to the public after a £12m makeover we take an exclusive tour of Kate and Will's new home
We take a look at the future home of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, which has undergone a huge renovation - the first palace to have one since Windsor Castle was badly damaged by fire in 1992. In fact the last time a royal building went through a facelift of this magnitude it was following a German bombing raid.
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Diamanten sterren Het aantal diamanten sterren dat in de negentiende eeuw in het bezit was van vorstenhuizen vormde bijna een tweede Melkweg. Inmiddels is een aantal monarchieën opgedoekt. Maar […]
carolathhabsburg: “ Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria and cousin, Amalie in Bayern, elñdest daughter of Karl Theodor in Bayern and his first spouse, Princess Sophie of Saxony. 1880s. ”
Photo. 1921. The Norwegian Royal Family | eBay
Photo 1921 The Norwegian Royal Family. King Haakon VII, Queen Maud, and Prince Olav. King Haakon was a member of the House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glucksburg. Maud of Wales was the daughter of the future Edward VII of the United Kingdom and Princess Alexandra of Denmark. Prince Olav (Olav V) was the father of the current King Harald V.
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The last king of Italy - Umberto II reigning for only 33 days and he was known as the "May King". He married Princess Maria Jose of Belgium. King Vittorio Emanuele III abdicated in favor of Umberto II in an effort to save the Italian kingdom after WW II but a referendum removed Umberto II though the vote was highly controversial, very close. Umberto II lived the rest of his life in exile, he never set foot in his native land again. He died in 1983 in Switzerland.