Sally Bonetta Forbes
Born in West Africa in the area once known as ‘the Slave Coast,’ she was captured and became a slave of the King of Dahomey when she was about 5 years old. Two years later, in June 1850, Commodore Forbes of H.M.S. Bonetta arrived in Dahomey to negotiate the suppression of the slave trade and the King of Dahomey presented him with the girl as a present for Queen Victoria. She was brought back to England and given the names Forbes after her rescuer and Bonetta after the name of his ship. [Her…
Grand Duchess Tatiana | Великая княжна Татьяна, 1913
Великая княжна Татьяна Николаевна в придворном платье. Ателье "Боассонна и Эгглер". Российская империя, Санкт-Петербург, 1913 г.
History of Queen Victoria
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Queen and Prince Harry attend Lady Gabriella Windsor's wedding
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The Crown (Netflix) Family Tree
So, I watched the TV show The Crown on Netflix recently and couldn’t help but make the above chart. I think the casting directors and costuming people did a pretty good job at matching the actors to the historical characters: I had such a fun time making it that when I discovered that there was also a new show called
Alexandra, Thyra , Christian, Marie of Denmark and Louise of Sweden
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Romanov Family. 3 June 1913.
Emperor Nicholas II in the uniform of the Life-Guards 4th The Imperial Family's Rifle Regiment. Император Николай II в униформе 4-го стрелкового Императорской фамилии лейб-гвардии полка
Marie Sophie Frederikke Dagmar she became empress of Russia as Maria...
Marie Sophie Frederikke Dagmar she became empress of Russia as Maria Fedorovna AlexandreIII's wife, with her eldest son Nicolas, future czar Nicolas II in Saint Petersburg c. 1880, photo by Levitsky