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Old 01-08-2007, 05:15 PM
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One more site with great photos:

http://www.btinternet.com/~sbishop100/

http://entertainment.webshots.com/al...ions/FullAlbum
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How can Alexandra look like Diana when they aren't related? I don't see the resemblance at all. I do, however, find the resemblance to her sisters Dagmar and Thyra extremely uncanny.

Simple. You've never heard of people being told they resemble certain celebrities or maybe other non-celebrities? I've had people tell me that a certain picture I have makes me look like Fairuza Balk. She and I are not related. I think Alexandra has similar features to Uma Thurman, and they sure aren't related either.


I would expect there to be facial resemblance between her and her family members.
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I think Alexandra has similar features to Uma Thurman.
Yes, I do too.
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Old 01-09-2007, 11:23 PM
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It's a bit of strech but, funny how Edward VII and Prince Charles were both born in November. Alexandra was born on December 1, 1844 and Diana was born July 1, 1961. I have been fascinated with Alexandra for years. I was just saying that in some early photos of Alexandra she looks a bit like Diana.
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Old 01-10-2007, 03:38 AM
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Some photos of Alexandra I have not seen posted yet:

Alexandra carrying Princess Louise
Alexandra, Princess of Wales
Queen Victoria with Princess Mary of Teck and the Princess of Wales
Princess Alexandra and George, Duke of York
Queen Alexandra with Prince Edward (later Edward VIII)
Alexandra with her parents and sister
Queen Alexandra
Princess of Wales
Alexandra with her children at Mar Lodge in Scotland

Credit: all photos found at Corbis.com

Even more photos of Alexandra:

Alexandra and Princess Victoria
Alexandra and her three daughters
The Princess of Wales

Credit: all photos found at queenalix
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Old 01-20-2007, 09:58 PM
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I´m for one looking for the painting of Queen Alexandra being anointed at the 1902 - coronation, peeresses holding a canopy over her!
It´s so beautiful it takes almost your breath away.
So far I have only found a black and white image on the internet. The title of the painting is The Anointing of Her Majesty, Queen Alexandra by Danish painter Laurits Tuxen.
http://justus.anglican.org/resources...-alexandra.jpg
He also painted (more famously) the coronation and wedding of Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra.
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Old 01-21-2007, 02:53 PM
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Sister Morphine, thanks for the great links to amazing photos of Queen Alexandra. She is one of my fav of all the British queens and by far one of the most beautiful. Whatever became of her daughters?
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Princess Victoria (called Tori) never married. Close to her brother George V, who died a month after her deah. I believe she was also close to her nephew, George, Duke of Kent. She left some of her estate to him.

Princess Maud, married Prince Carl of Denmark who became King Haakon of Norway. She became Queen Maud of Norway and is the great grandmother of King Harald.

Princess Louise was named the Princess Royal in 1905. And married the Duke of Fife and had two daughters. Special legistation was passed so that the title would pass to her daughters, and they were made Princess of Great Britian and Ireland with the rank of Highness. She is the maternal grandmother of the 3rd Duke of Fife.
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Sister Morphine, thanks for the great links to amazing photos of Queen Alexandra. She is one of my fav of all the British queens and by far one of the most beautiful.

'Twas no problem. I enjoyed posting them, as I also think she's an amazing woman.
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Sorry, maybe I miss it but
how tall Alexandra was and how many and which languages does she know?
When does she learn English and how it was?
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What a fantastic picture of Alex holding Princess Louise, Sister M! Thanks for posting.
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Old 01-21-2007, 06:28 PM
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Beautiful 40
http://www.btinternet.com/~sbishop100/alex40.jpg

And the Queen http://entertainment.webshots.com/ph...94285158kLIriw
http://entertainment.webshots.com/ph...94285158nmxhbQ
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Sorry, maybe I miss it but
how tall Alexandra was and how many and which languages does she know?
When does she learn English and how it was?

As a member of the Danish Court, obviously she spoke Danish. I believe she also spoke German, as her mother was Louise of Hesse-Kassel. Although her mother lived in Denmark from the age of 3 on, I would think she was schooled in her language and she in turn, taught her children to speak it as well. I am also certain she spoke English, as she'd have no other way really, of communicating with people in England.

Based on photographs of her I've seen, I would guess she was about 5'7-5'9. Maybe an inch shorter than that.
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What a fantastic picture of Alex holding Princess Louise, Sister M! Thanks for posting.
Not a problem. Every now and again, I manage not to annoy you with one of my posts.
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Thanks, Zonk, for the info. So really it seems all the royal houses of Europe are related.
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Old 01-22-2007, 11:39 AM
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These are great photos, Magnik! Her coronation photos are just breathtaking. Check out that wasp waist!!! And after already having her children. I'm envious.
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Thanks, Zonk, for the info. So really it seems all the royal houses of Europe are related.
Yep! Thanks to Victoria of England and Christian of Denmark!
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Old 01-23-2007, 10:06 AM
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As a member of the Danish Court, obviously she spoke Danish. I believe she also spoke German, as her mother was Louise of Hesse-Kassel. Although her mother lived in Denmark from the age of 3 on, I would think she was schooled in her language and she in turn, taught her children to speak it as well. I am also certain she spoke English, as she'd have no other way really, of communicating with people in England.

Based on photographs of her I've seen, I would guess she was about 5'7-5'9. Maybe an inch shorter than that.
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About relationships between Alexandra and Diana:
http://geneweb.inria.fr/roglo?lang=e...olor=;i=128087
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Old 01-23-2007, 02:11 PM
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Princess Maud, married Prince Carl of Denmark who became King Haakon of Norway. She became Queen Maud of Norway and is the great grandmother of King Harald.
Actually Maud was the grandmother of King Harald, mother to his father King Olav
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These are great photos, Magnik! Her coronation photos are just breathtaking. Check out that wasp waist!!! And after already having her children. I'm envious.
And still, her daughter Maude's waist was even waspier!
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