Victoria, The German Empress, Queen of Prussia (Queen Victoria’s eldest daughter) at her Coronation, 1888 - upon her husband's death after reigning only 99 days, she became widely known as Empress (Kaiserin) Frederick by samanthasam
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samanthasam Victoria, The German Empress, Queen of Prussia (Queen Victoria’s eldest daughter) at her Coronation, 1888 - upon her husband's death after reigning only 99 days, she became widely known as Empress (Kaiserin) Frederick
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Princess Victoria, Princess Royal and eldest daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.  Became German Empress and Queen of Prussia upon by happy8earth
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happy8earth Princess Victoria, Princess Royal and eldest daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Became German Empress and Queen of Prussia upon
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Upon the death of Queen Victoria in 1901, Albert Edward became King-Emperor as Edward VII with Alexandra as Queen-Empress consort.  Known until her death as Queen Mother. by Abigalea
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Abigalea Upon the death of Queen Victoria in 1901, Albert Edward became King-Emperor as Edward VII with Alexandra as Queen-Empress consort. Known until her death as Queen Mother.
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PRINCE ALBERT WILLIAM OF PRUSSIA (left) and PRINCE FRANCIS FREDERICK OF PRUSSIA (Right) - sons of Victoria, Empress of Germany, daughter of Victoria, Queen of England. by harriett
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harriett PRINCE ALBERT WILLIAM OF PRUSSIA (left) and PRINCE FRANCIS FREDERICK OF PRUSSIA (Right) - sons of Victoria, Empress of Germany, daughter of Victoria, Queen of England.
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Victoria Louise of Prussia, duchess of Braunschweig-Lüneburg, princess of Hanover, princess of Great Britain & Ireland 1892 –1980, only daughter of William II, German Emperor and Empress Augusta Victoria. Maternal grandmother of Queen Sophie of Spain and the former King Constantine II of the Hellenes.Duchess of Brunswick by marriage. Great great-granddaughter of Louise of Prussia, whom she resembles in this photo. by jerri
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jerri Victoria Louise of Prussia, duchess of Braunschweig-Lüneburg, princess of Hanover, princess of Great Britain & Ireland 1892 –1980, only daughter of William II, German Emperor and Empress Augusta Victoria. Maternal grandmother of Queen Sophie of Spain and the former King Constantine II of the Hellenes.Duchess of Brunswick by marriage. Great great-granddaughter of Louise of Prussia, whom she resembles in this photo.
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Elisabeth of Bavaria, queen consort of Prussia,wife of Frederick William IV of Prussia, by KW Wach. Sister of Archduchess Sophie; aunt of Elisabeth of Austria, who was named after her. She had no children. Her husband'smnephew married to Princess Victoria of Britain. At first she didn't care for Vicky, but they became close. Elisabeth left Vicky her jewels, which should have gone to the new queen, Vicky's mother-in-law. by anna.khartovskaya
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anna.khartovskaya Elisabeth of Bavaria, queen consort of Prussia,wife of Frederick William IV of Prussia, by KW Wach. Sister of Archduchess Sophie; aunt of Elisabeth of Austria, who was named after her. She had no children. Her husband'smnephew married to Princess Victoria of Britain. At first she didn't care for Vicky, but they became close. Elisabeth left Vicky her jewels, which should have gone to the new queen, Vicky's mother-in-law.
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Baroness Louise Lehzen governess to Queen Victoria 1784-1870. Louise, Baroness Lehzen was governess to Princess Victoria and remained with her as her companion after she became Queen. Victoria adored her, but Prince Albert clashed repeatedly with Lehzen over Victoria’s affections and control of the Royal Household. by annie
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annie Baroness Louise Lehzen governess to Queen Victoria 1784-1870. Louise, Baroness Lehzen was governess to Princess Victoria and remained with her as her companion after she became Queen. Victoria adored her, but Prince Albert clashed repeatedly with Lehzen over Victoria’s affections and control of the Royal Household.
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Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom, The Princess Royal, future German Empress Friedrich at the coronation of Wilhelm I as King of Prussia by oldrose
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oldrose Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom, The Princess Royal, future German Empress Friedrich at the coronation of Wilhelm I as King of Prussia
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"An Uncommon Woman - The Empress Frederick: Daughter of Queen Victoria, Wife of the Crown Prince of Prussia, Mother of Kaiser Wilhelm" by Hannah Pakula. by harriett
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harriett "An Uncommon Woman - The Empress Frederick: Daughter of Queen Victoria, Wife of the Crown Prince of Prussia, Mother of Kaiser Wilhelm" by Hannah Pakula.
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1st Child of Prince Albert (1819-1861) & Queen Victoria (1819-1901) & wife of Frederick III German Emperor and King of Prussia (1831–1888) by Heinrich von Angeli in 1876. Princess Victoria, Princess Royal (Victoria Adelaide Mary Louise) (1840-1901). by melody
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melody 1st Child of Prince Albert (1819-1861) & Queen Victoria (1819-1901) & wife of Frederick III German Emperor and King of Prussia (1831–1888) by Heinrich von Angeli in 1876. Princess Victoria, Princess Royal (Victoria Adelaide Mary Louise) (1840-1901).
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Queen Victoria with her eldest daughter, Princess Victoria, circa 1844. Another fascinating English royal family. by freda
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freda Queen Victoria with her eldest daughter, Princess Victoria, circa 1844. Another fascinating English royal family.
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Princess Alice of Hesse Mother of Empress Alexandra of Russia. She was also Queen Victoria’s daughter. by BetaGuedesCummins
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BetaGuedesCummins Princess Alice of Hesse Mother of Empress Alexandra of Russia. She was also Queen Victoria’s daughter.
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In Greek mythology, Nike (Greek: Νίκη, meaning Victory), was a goddess who personified triumph throughout the ages of the ancient Greek culture. She is known as the Winged Goddess of Victory. The Roman equivalent was Victoria. Depending upon the time of various myths, she was described as the daughter of Pallas (Titan) and Styx (Water), and the sister of Cratos (Strength), Bia (Force), and of Zelus (Rivalry). Nike and her siblings all became described as attendants of Zeus by marissa
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marissa In Greek mythology, Nike (Greek: Νίκη, meaning Victory), was a goddess who personified triumph throughout the ages of the ancient Greek culture. She is known as the Winged Goddess of Victory. The Roman equivalent was Victoria. Depending upon the time of various myths, she was described as the daughter of Pallas (Titan) and Styx (Water), and the sister of Cratos (Strength), Bia (Force), and of Zelus (Rivalry). Nike and her siblings all became described as attendants of Zeus
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German Emperor Wilhelm II (1859-1941) 1st Child of Victoria (1840-1901) & Frederick III (1831–1888) King of Prussia & his 2nd wife Princess Hermine Reuss of Greiz (1887-1947) 5th child of Heinrich XXII Reuss of Greiz (1846–1902) & Princess Ida of Schaumburg-Lippe (1852–1891) in the Netherlands by Kralj Aleksandar. Hermine's daughter Henriette (1918-1972) married Wilhelm II's grandson Karl Franz Josef (1916-1975). Hermine remained a constant companion to the aging Emperor until his death. by melody
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melody German Emperor Wilhelm II (1859-1941) 1st Child of Victoria (1840-1901) & Frederick III (1831–1888) King of Prussia & his 2nd wife Princess Hermine Reuss of Greiz (1887-1947) 5th child of Heinrich XXII Reuss of Greiz (1846–1902) & Princess Ida of Schaumburg-Lippe (1852–1891) in the Netherlands by Kralj Aleksandar. Hermine's daughter Henriette (1918-1972) married Wilhelm II's grandson Karl Franz Josef (1916-1975). Hermine remained a constant companion to the aging Emperor until his death.
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British Royal Jewels: The Fringe Tiara - 1919. Queen Mary had the tiara made from a necklace she received from Queen Victoria as a wedding present. Queen Victoria bought the necklace from Collingwood & Co. jewelers in 1893. It was given to the Queen Consort Elizabeth in 1936. Elizabeth lent it to her daughter for her wedding. It was rarely seen until Queen Elizabeth II wore it again after her mother’s death. by simone
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simone British Royal Jewels: The Fringe Tiara - 1919. Queen Mary had the tiara made from a necklace she received from Queen Victoria as a wedding present. Queen Victoria bought the necklace from Collingwood & Co. jewelers in 1893. It was given to the Queen Consort Elizabeth in 1936. Elizabeth lent it to her daughter for her wedding. It was rarely seen until Queen Elizabeth II wore it again after her mother’s death.
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Beloved & Darling Child. Last Letters between Queen Victoria and her Eldest Daughter 1886-1901 by annie
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annie Beloved & Darling Child. Last Letters between Queen Victoria and her Eldest Daughter 1886-1901
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Parure 'The Lotos Flowers' and necklace presented to Grand Duchess Maria by her father Alexander II in 1874. Maria was the only daughter in Emperor's family so her parents did everything for her. Maria became The Duchess of Edinburg at the age of 21 and wore these jewels on the coronation of Nikolay II in 1896. After Maria's death her jewels were gained by the sister of HMTQ Elizabeth II's husband. After her death the jewels were sold and by We
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We Parure 'The Lotos Flowers' and necklace presented to Grand Duchess Maria by her father Alexander II in 1874. Maria was the only daughter in Emperor's family so her parents did everything for her. Maria became The Duchess of Edinburg at the age of 21 and wore these jewels on the coronation of Nikolay II in 1896. After Maria's death her jewels were gained by the sister of HMTQ Elizabeth II's husband. After her death the jewels were sold and
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Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, daughter of the Grand Duchess Alice and the Grand Duke Louis IV, grand-daughter of Queen Victoria. She married Louis Battenberg, her Aunt Beatrice's brother-in-law. Her daughter, Princess Andrew of Greece, was the mother of Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, making Victoria (picture) his great-grandmother. Later she was known as the Marchioness of Milford-Haven. by doenapple
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doenapple Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, daughter of the Grand Duchess Alice and the Grand Duke Louis IV, grand-daughter of Queen Victoria. She married Louis Battenberg, her Aunt Beatrice's brother-in-law. Her daughter, Princess Andrew of Greece, was the mother of Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, making Victoria (picture) his great-grandmother. Later she was known as the Marchioness of Milford-Haven.
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HM Queen Victoria of Great Britain. Died: January 22, 1901, aged 81. Three days after her death, Edward VII, the Kaiser and Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught helped lift her into her coffin. An array of mementos was put into it, such as Prince Albert's dressing gown and a lock of John Brown's hair. Her funeral was held on February 2 in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, and after two days of lying-in-state, she was interred beside Prince Albert by harriett
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harriett HM Queen Victoria of Great Britain. Died: January 22, 1901, aged 81. Three days after her death, Edward VII, the Kaiser and Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught helped lift her into her coffin. An array of mementos was put into it, such as Prince Albert's dressing gown and a lock of John Brown's hair. Her funeral was held on February 2 in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, and after two days of lying-in-state, she was interred beside Prince Albert
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The Dowager Empress Marie Feodorovna and her son Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, 1896. The Dowager Empress was surprised to be a widow at the age of 46, suddenly demoted from Queen of Russia. She disliked being upstaged by her daughter-in-law, Alexandra, who she considered unfit to be Empress of Russia. She had to be ordered by the court to share the Crown Jewels with Alexandra! Marie known as "Minnie" was from Denmark. She and Alexandra were polar by Jackie Ward nOpLM
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Jackie Ward nOpLM The Dowager Empress Marie Feodorovna and her son Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, 1896. The Dowager Empress was surprised to be a widow at the age of 46, suddenly demoted from Queen of Russia. She disliked being upstaged by her daughter-in-law, Alexandra, who she considered unfit to be Empress of Russia. She had to be ordered by the court to share the Crown Jewels with Alexandra! Marie known as "Minnie" was from Denmark. She and Alexandra were polar
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On 25 January 1858, a royal wedding took place that was designed to align the fortunes of Europe's two most important powers, Great Britain and Germany's chief principality, Prussia. The bride was Victoria, or "Vicky, Princess Royal", the oldest child of England's longest serving queen, Queen Victoria, and her husband, Prince Albert. She married Prince Frederick of Prussia, later Frederick III  Emperor of Germany and King of Prussia at St. James's Palace, Chapel Royal, St. James's, London by harriett
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harriett On 25 January 1858, a royal wedding took place that was designed to align the fortunes of Europe's two most important powers, Great Britain and Germany's chief principality, Prussia. The bride was Victoria, or "Vicky, Princess Royal", the oldest child of England's longest serving queen, Queen Victoria, and her husband, Prince Albert. She married Prince Frederick of Prussia, later Frederick III Emperor of Germany and King of Prussia at St. James's Palace, Chapel Royal, St. James's, London
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Princess Victoria (Vicky). Later Empress Frederick of Prussia and Germany (c. 1865) by harriett
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harriett Princess Victoria (Vicky). Later Empress Frederick of Prussia and Germany (c. 1865)
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Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies (photographed-Camille Silvy,1862) born into a royal West African dynasty, and orphaned in 1848, when five years old, when her parents were killed in a slave-hunting war. In 1850, Sarah was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria, a “gift” from the King of Dahomey. She became the “Queen’s Goddaughter” and a celebrity known for her extraordinary intelligence. She spent her life between the British royal household and in Africa until her death in 1880. by becky
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becky Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies (photographed-Camille Silvy,1862) born into a royal West African dynasty, and orphaned in 1848, when five years old, when her parents were killed in a slave-hunting war. In 1850, Sarah was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria, a “gift” from the King of Dahomey. She became the “Queen’s Goddaughter” and a celebrity known for her extraordinary intelligence. She spent her life between the British royal household and in Africa until her death in 1880.
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Next, the pearl drop tiara, made circa 1825 in Berlin as a wedding gift from Wilhelm III of Prussia for his daughter, Louise, when she wed Prince Frederick of the Netherlands. Their daughter, also called Louise, wed Charles XV of Sweden. The third Louise, of Sweden, wed Frederick VIII of Denmark in 1869, and the pearl tiara went with her. by hester
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hester Next, the pearl drop tiara, made circa 1825 in Berlin as a wedding gift from Wilhelm III of Prussia for his daughter, Louise, when she wed Prince Frederick of the Netherlands. Their daughter, also called Louise, wed Charles XV of Sweden. The third Louise, of Sweden, wed Frederick VIII of Denmark in 1869, and the pearl tiara went with her.
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A Tudor queen with red hair. Elizabeth I (1533 – 1603) was queen regnant of England and Ireland from 1558 until her death. Elizabeth was the fifth and last monarch of the Tudor dynasty. The daughter of Henry VIII, she was born a princess, but her mother, Anne Boleyn, was executed two and a half years after her birth, and Elizabeth was declared illegitimate. When all the family intrigue and in-fighting was said and done, she prevailed and became successor to the Crown. by Joe Faulkner
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Joe Faulkner A Tudor queen with red hair. Elizabeth I (1533 – 1603) was queen regnant of England and Ireland from 1558 until her death. Elizabeth was the fifth and last monarch of the Tudor dynasty. The daughter of Henry VIII, she was born a princess, but her mother, Anne Boleyn, was executed two and a half years after her birth, and Elizabeth was declared illegitimate. When all the family intrigue and in-fighting was said and done, she prevailed and became successor to the Crown.
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Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies (photographed by Camille Silvy, 1862) She was born into a royal West African dynasty, and was orphaned in 1848, when she was around five years old, when her parents were killed in a slave-hunting war. In 1850, Sarah was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria as a “gift” from the King of Dahomey. She became the queen’s goddaughter and a celebrity known for her extraordinary intelligence.  She spent her by Maria da Graça Rodrigues
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Maria da Graça Rodrigues Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies (photographed by Camille Silvy, 1862) She was born into a royal West African dynasty, and was orphaned in 1848, when she was around five years old, when her parents were killed in a slave-hunting war. In 1850, Sarah was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria as a “gift” from the King of Dahomey. She became the queen’s goddaughter and a celebrity known for her extraordinary intelligence. She spent her
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Demeter [aka Ceres] Her name evolved from a primitive form of the words "Earth Mother" Demeter appeared above all as goddess of the fruits and riches of the fields. The eldest daughter of Cronus and sister to Zeus, she was the first devoured to avoid a prophecy of being overthrown by his children and last to be spit up after living with her siblings in his stomach. She was widely worshiped in the pre-historic and ancient worlds and was mother to Persephone, the goddess of Spring by proteamundi
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proteamundi Demeter [aka Ceres] Her name evolved from a primitive form of the words "Earth Mother" Demeter appeared above all as goddess of the fruits and riches of the fields. The eldest daughter of Cronus and sister to Zeus, she was the first devoured to avoid a prophecy of being overthrown by his children and last to be spit up after living with her siblings in his stomach. She was widely worshiped in the pre-historic and ancient worlds and was mother to Persephone, the goddess of Spring
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LEONOR PLANTAGENET REINA DE CASTILLA also known as Eleanor of England (1162 – 1214) - was Queen of Castile and Toledo as wife of Alfonso VIII of Castile. She was a daughter of Henry II of England and his wife, Duchess Eleanor of Aquitaine.  Eleanor best inherited her mother's political influence. She was almost as powerful as her husband, who specified in his will that she was to rule alongside their son in the event of his death. by samanthasam
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samanthasam LEONOR PLANTAGENET REINA DE CASTILLA also known as Eleanor of England (1162 – 1214) - was Queen of Castile and Toledo as wife of Alfonso VIII of Castile. She was a daughter of Henry II of England and his wife, Duchess Eleanor of Aquitaine. Eleanor best inherited her mother's political influence. She was almost as powerful as her husband, who specified in his will that she was to rule alongside their son in the event of his death.
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Edda Mussolini (1 September 1910 – 9 April 1995) was the eldest child of Benito Mussolini, Italy's fascist dictator from 1922 to 1943. Upon her marriage to fascist propagandist and foreign minister Galeazzo Ciano she became Edda Ciano, Countess of Cortellazzo and Buccari. She strongly denied her involvement in the National Fascist Party regime and had an affair with a Communist after her father's execution by the Italian communist partisans in World War II. by marcia
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marcia Edda Mussolini (1 September 1910 – 9 April 1995) was the eldest child of Benito Mussolini, Italy's fascist dictator from 1922 to 1943. Upon her marriage to fascist propagandist and foreign minister Galeazzo Ciano she became Edda Ciano, Countess of Cortellazzo and Buccari. She strongly denied her involvement in the National Fascist Party regime and had an affair with a Communist after her father's execution by the Italian communist partisans in World War II.
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Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies, photographed by Camille Silvy, 1862. Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies was a child born into a royal West African dynasty. She was orphaned in 1848, when her parents were killed in a slave-hunting war. She was around five years old. In 1850, Sarah was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria as a “gift” from the King of Dahomey. She became the queen’s goddaughter and a celebrity known for her extraordinary intelligence. by batjas88
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batjas88 Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies, photographed by Camille Silvy, 1862. Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies was a child born into a royal West African dynasty. She was orphaned in 1848, when her parents were killed in a slave-hunting war. She was around five years old. In 1850, Sarah was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria as a “gift” from the King of Dahomey. She became the queen’s goddaughter and a celebrity known for her extraordinary intelligence.
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Queen Victoria with Prince Eddie-Duke of Clarence,  Princess Alix of Hesse (later Tsarina Alexandrovna, wife of Czar Nicholas II),  Princess Beatrice–Queen Victoria’s youngest daughter,  German  granddaughter of Queen Victoria by terrie
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terrie Queen Victoria with Prince Eddie-Duke of Clarence, Princess Alix of Hesse (later Tsarina Alexandrovna, wife of Czar Nicholas II), Princess Beatrice–Queen Victoria’s youngest daughter, German granddaughter of Queen Victoria
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