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Book Reviews

Book News June 2023

*contains affiliate links* Rasputin’s Killer and his Romanov Princess  Hardcover – 15 March 2023 (UK) & 23 June 2023 (US) When the Tsar’s eighteen-year-old niece Princess Irina Romanov announced her marriage to Prince Felix Youssoupov, heir to the richest fortune in Russia, the Imperial family were shocked. Prince Felix and his wife Princess Irina had [read more]

queen victoria's bow brooches
Royal Jewels

Queen Victoria’s Bow Brooches

Queen Victoria’s bow brooches were created in 1858 after Queen Victoria had been forced to hand over the jewels of her grandmother Queen Charlotte to her uncle, the King of Hanover. The stones already belonged to Queen Victoria, 497 brilliant and nine roses. Queen Victoria left the brooches as heirlooms to the Crown. The brooches [read more]