The Queen’s Coronation Chair

To the right of the Danish Coronation Chair stands the silver Queen’s Coronation Chair. The Queen’s Coronation Chair was made by Nils Jonson for the 1731 coronation of Queen Sophie Magdalene (born of Brandenburg-Kulmbach). It matches the King’s chair in height. The Queen’s Coronation Chair is currently on display next to the King’s chair at [read more]

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The Duchess of Windsor

“At long last…”

On the evening of 11 December, there was one final family dinner at Royal Lodge. The guests were Edward’s mother Queen Mary, his sister the Princess Royal, his three brothers, Queen Mary’s brother the Earl of Athlone and his wife Princess Alice. The Earl of Athlone later recalled, “It might have been quite a gloomy [read more]