The Prince of Wales Crown. When King Edward VIII abdicated to marry divorcee and socialite Wallis Simpson in 1937, he took the Prince of Wales Crown with him. It returned to the jewel house at The Tower of London on his death in 1972
Queen Charlotte of England and Ireland. [Princess] Sophie Charlotte born in 1744. She was the first Black Queen of England. She was the eighth child of the Prince of Mirow, Germany, Charles Louis Frederick, and his wife, Elisabeth Albertina of Saxe-Hildburghausen. In 1752, when she was eight years old, Sophie Charlotte's father died. As princess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Sophie Charlotte was descended directly from an African branch of the Portuguese Royal House, Margarita de Castro y Sousa.