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Alice of Battenberg

Alice of Battenberg – A Greek bride (Part two)

Read part one here. In August 1901, Alice made her first visit to Russia, where her two aunts Elizabeth and Alexandra, were living. Elizabeth had married Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia in 1884, while Alexandra had married Tsar Nicholas II in 1894. By October, Alice and her family were once again settled at Malta, [read more]

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The Duchess of Cornwall

The new Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh

On 19 November 1947, the day before his wedding to Princess Elizabeth, his father-in-law King George VI bestowed by Letters Patent the style His Royal Highness on Philip, and on the morning of the wedding, 20 November 1947, further Letters Patent of that day created him Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Merioneth, and Baron Greenwich of Greenwich in the County of London. As was [read more]

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Alice of Battenberg

Alice of Battenberg – A beautiful child (Part one)

Alice of Battenberg was born on 25 February 1885 as the daughter of Prince Louis of Battenberg and Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, a granddaughter of Queen Victoria through her daughter Alice. Due to the early death of Queen Victoria’s daughter Alice, Queen Victoria took a special interest in her grandchildren through Alice. [read more]

Anne Boleyn

Channel 5 releases new Anne Boleyn teaser trailer

We’ve been given a first look at actress Jodie Turner-Smith as Queen Anne Boleyn for a three-part psychological thriller with the name “Anne Boleyn” for Channel 5/ViacomCBS. Your first look at our Queen Jodie Turner-Smith as Anne Boleyn, coming soon to @channel5_tv#AnneBoleyn #JodieTurnerSmith #Channel5 @MissJodie pic.twitter.com/n8UHymFgW7 — Channel 5 (@channel5_tv) April 7, 2021 Production was [read more]