These elegant British names would all feel at home lighting the stage in an Oscar Wilde play, or gracing a rural stately home. In fact, stick "Lady" or "Lord" in front of any of them and see how they just roll off the tongue.
All names above were British baby names during the Victorian era. The Gothic revival was one of the foremost trends of the Victorian era. Love of medieval, classical and biblical myths and legends permeated all aspects of life.
A family tree of the kings and queens of England (and later, of Britain) as well as several other royal houses of Europe. Starts with Charlemagne and goes to the new Prince George of Cambridge who now has a little sister named Charlotte
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