The future Queen Elizabeth writes one last letter to her younger brother, King Edward VI before his death saying “I intend not to fear your graces goodwill, which as I know never disarmed, so I trust you will stand by me…Thus as one desirous to hear of your majesties health, though unfortunate to see it, I shall pray to god for him to preserve you.”
Elizabeth vehemently denies the implication she had anything to do with the Wyatt Rebellion that took place in order to overthrow her older half-sister Queen Mary I of England. In a heart-wrenching letter, Elizabeth pleads her innocence on all the charges.
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