Elizabeth Rule - Elizabeth Rule (AKA Elizabeth Smith, Elizabeth Brown) was convicted of stealing clothing and bed linen 5 times between 1867 and 1872. For these convictions she served a total of 11 months 14 days. Age (on discharge): 54 Height: 5’3” Hair: Grey Eyes: Blue Place of Birth: Edinburgh Status: Widow Occupation: Charwoman [house cleaner] These photographs are of convicted criminals in Newcastle between 1871 - 1873.
King Egbert (802-839). House of Wessex. First recognized King of all of England. Queen Elizabeth II's 34th great-grandfather. During the late 8th century, when King Offa of Mercia ruled most of England, Egbert lived in exile at the court of Charlemagne. Egbert regained his kingdom in 802. Succeeded by son Aethelwulf, father of Alfred the Great. Husband of Raedburh de Carolingians of Francia. 35th G GRANDPARENTS
England’s first female ruler Queen Mary was certainly known for all the riches she had. One of the most exclusive jewels that she possessed during her rule was this beautiful Diamond Riviere. This stunning diamond Riviere is made of dazzling 34 old cut authentic diamonds set beautifully in gold and silver. The gorgeous piece was gifted by the queen to her granddaughter Princess Margaret, and dates from about 1900.
Sir Walter Raleigh's crescent moon compliment to Elizabeth I revealed
King Edmund (940-946). Queen Elizabeth's 30th great-grandfather. House of Wessex. The son of Edward the Elder. Succeeded his half-brother, Athelstan, in 939. Regained control of Mercia, which had fallen to the Norse inhabitants of Northumbria and of the Five Boroughs, an independent confederation within the Danelaw. He then moved on to subdue the Norsemen in Cumbria and finally extended his rule as far as southern Scotland. Killed in 946 at Pucklechurch, Gloucestershire, by an outlawed…
Near Stockholm, Sweden: Tuesday, 07 December 1976 at 12 Noon, Prince Bertil of Sweden was joined in matrimony with his sweetheart since 34 years, Mrs. Lilian Craig from England, who thus became Princess Lilian of Sweden. The couple met in London during the last war and the complicated rules of succession to the throne have but all too long delayed this marriage.