Queen Victoria Had Two Half-Siblings! | All About Princess Feodora Of Leiningen

In today’s post we will be discussing Victoria’s relationship to Princess Feodora of Leiningen and Carl, 3rd Prince of Leiningen. The two older half-siblings of Queen Victoria  were born through her mother’s first marriage to Emich Carl, 2nd Prince of Leiningen.  Continue reading

When The World Met Marie | The Saucy Queen of Romania Written By Ken Zurski

The Historical Diaries is very honored to present history author Ken Zurski as a guest writer for today’s post. Zurski discusses the very over-looked Queen Marie of Romania. She was a British royal who married Romania’s King Ferdinand at the age of eighteen.

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Letter From Catherine Of Aragon To King Ferdinand II About Prince Arthur (1502 CE)

When Catherine Of Aragon wrote a heartfelt plea to her father, she held the title of Princess of Wales through her marriage to Prince Arthur of England. The couple had not been married long before the prince’s untimely death in 1502 at Ludlow Castle.

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The Fall Of Constantinople | The Fifty-Seven Day Siege (1453)

Constantinople was founded by Roman Emperor Constantine I in 324 CE. The city served as the capital for the Roman Empire and later the Byzantine Empire.  It has faced many sieges and attacks throughout the years but managed to remain standing.

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