Prince Albert wrote the sweetest words to his future wife in October of 1839 upon his engagement to Queen Victoria. He said “How is it that I have deserved so much love, so much affection? I cannot get used to the reality of all that I see and hear, and have to believe that Heaven has sent me an angel whose brightness shall illumine my life,”
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 →
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.