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The Year of Queen Victoria (2019)

Queen Victoria & Baroness Lehzen

Johanna Clara Louise Lehzen was born on 3 October 1784, and she is most remembered as the governess and companion of Queen Victoria. Louise Lehzen was born in Hanover as the daughter of Joachim Friedrich Lehzen who was a Lutheran pastor and his wife, Melusine Palm. Louise was the youngest of the couple’s nine children, [read more]

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Caroline of Brunswick

Princess Charlotte of Wales’ wedding dress

Princess Charlotte of Wales’ story is a tragic one. She was born on 7 January 1796 from a disastrous marriage that deteriorated even more after she was born. She was the daughter of the future George IV and Caroline of Brunswick. Despite this unfortunate start in life she was raised to be the future Queen [read more]