Edward VII was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Emperor of India. He was the first British monarch of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, which was renamed the House of Windsor by  George V.   Before his accession to the throne, he served as heir apparent and held the title of Prince of Wales for longer than any of his predecessors. During the long reign of Queen Victoria, he was largely excluded from political power and came to personify the fashionable, leisured…

Edward VII was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Emperor of India. He was the first British monarch of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, which was renamed the House of Windsor by George V. Before his accession to the throne, he served as heir apparent and held the title of Prince of Wales for longer than any of his predecessors. During the long reign of Queen Victoria, he was largely excluded from political power and came to personify the fashionable, leisured…

Tsar Nicholas ll of Russia with his daughters A♥W

Tsar Nicholas ll of Russia with his daughters A♥W

The last Romanov prince Alexie inherited haemophilia from his great-grandmother Queen Victoria, an affliction which contributed to the end of Imperial Russia.

The last Romanov prince Alexie inherited haemophilia from his great-grandmother Queen Victoria, an affliction which contributed to the end of Imperial Russia.

Grand Duchesses Maria, Olga, and Tatiana with their mother: c. 1908.

Grand Duchesses Maria, Olga, and Tatiana with their mother: c. 1908.

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