Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn

Full name: Edward Augustus Born: 2 November 1767, Buckingham House, London Son of George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz Married: Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, m. 1818 Died: 23 January 1820, Sidmouth, Enlgand Burial: 12 February 1820, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle Edward is not generally remembered in royal history. As the fifth child, and fourth... Continue Reading →

Princess Marie of Hesse and by Rhine

Full name: Marie Viktoria Feodore Leopoldine Born: 24 May 1874, New Palace, Darmstadt, Grand Duchy of Hesse, German Empire Daughter of Princess Alice of the United Kingdom and Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine Died: 16 November 1878, New Palace, Darmstadt, Grand Duchy of Hesse, German Empire Buried: Neues Mausoleum Rosenhöhe Park,... Continue Reading →

Princess Feodora of Leiningen

Full name: Anna Feodora Auguste Charlotte Wilhelmine Born: 7th December 1807, Amorbach, Bavaria Daughter of Emich Carl, Prince of Leiningen and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld Married: Ernst I, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, 1828 Died: 23rd September 1872, Baden-Baden Many accounts of Queen Victoria imply she was an only child owing to her lonely childhood at Kensington... Continue Reading →

Princess Charlotte of Wales

Full name: Charlotte Augusta Born: 7th January 1796, Carlton House London Daughter of George IV and Caroline of Brunswick Married: Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld Died: 6th November 1817, Claremont House, Surrey Buried: 19th November 1817, St George's Chapel, Windsor Princess Charlotte has been forgotten in British royal history owing to her untimely death at only... Continue Reading →

The Invention of Afternoon Tea

Something often taken for granted is meal times. We are so used to having three meals a day that it can be hard to think of a time when this was not the case. Breakfast, lunch and dinner had been established in the 18th century to fit in with the working day, however lunch was... Continue Reading →

Anastasia Romanov

Full title: Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikoleavna of Russia Born: 18th June 1901, Peterhof Palace Saint Petersburg Daughter of Tsar Nicolas II and Alexandra of Hesse Died: 17th July 1918, Yekaterinburg Burial: 17th July 1998, Peter and Paul Cathedral, Saint Petersburg The youngest daughter to the last Tsar and Tsarina of Russia, Anastasia was born at a pivotal... Continue Reading →

Queen Victoria’s Children: Prince Arthur

Full Name: Arthur William Patrick Albert Born: 1st May 1850 Married: Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia Died: 16th January 1942 Buried: Royal Burial Ground, Frogmore Arthur was born at Buckingham Palace in 1850, the  third son and seventh child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. It has been suggest that he was his mother's favourite. Like... Continue Reading →

Queen Victoria’s Children: Princess Helena

  Full Name: Helena Augusta Victoria Born: 25th May 1846 Married: Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein Died: 9th June 1923 Buried: St George's Chapel, Windsor Princess Helena was born at Buckingham Palace the day after her mother's 27th Birthday. She was the third daughter and fifth child of Prince Albert and Queen Victoria and her labour... Continue Reading →

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