Beatrice of the United Kingdom

Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg – Queen of Spain

This article was written by Taylor. The Spanish Queen was born as Princess Victoria Eugenie Julia Ena of Battenberg on 24 October 1887 at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. She was the second child and only daughter of Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom and Prince Henry of Battenberg. She was the youngest granddaughter of Queen [read more]

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Alice of the United Kingdom

A Palace fit for a Queen – Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace is perhaps one of the most recognizable landmarks. The building dates from 1703 when it was named Buckingham House. It was owned by the Duke of Buckingham until King George III purchased it for his growing family with Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. Most of their children were born there, including Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom, Elizabeth of [read more]