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Elise,LadyofLancaster 10-25-2003 03:55 AM

Albert, Prince Consort (1819-1861)
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Fireweaver 10-25-2003 05:04 AM

He was a very good consort to Victoria, and wasn't treated that kindly by the British people.

TOMMIX 10-26-2003 06:38 PM

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HRH Prince Albert just before he died in 1861-

TOMMIX 10-26-2003 06:41 PM

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A young and dashing Prince-

TOMMIX 10-26-2003 06:47 PM

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Another painting of a dashing Prince Albert-

TOMMIX 10-26-2003 06:50 PM

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HRH Prince Albert, the Prince Consort-

TOMMIX 10-26-2003 06:52 PM

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A sketch of a young Prince Albert done by Queen Victoria-

TOMMIX 10-26-2003 06:55 PM

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A painting by Winterhalter: Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and their young family-

Josefine 10-26-2003 06:55 PM

Can someone post some fact about him....

TOMMIX 10-26-2003 07:18 PM

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Originally posted by Josefine@Oct 26th, 2003 - 5:55 pm
Can someone post some fact about him....
Please look at this website. It has informtion about Prince Albert-

Elise,LadyofLancaster 10-30-2003 04:06 PM

Elise,LadyofLancaster 10-30-2003 04:08 PM

Elise,LadyofLancaster 10-30-2003 04:10 PM

Ratherread 12-20-2003 08:07 PM

I've read just about every biography of Queen Victoria ever written. She fell in love with Albert literally at first sight, and remained in love with him till he died.
She wore mourning for him for the rest of her life.

He was a very intelligent man, and accomplished as well. He designed Osbourn House and Balmoral. He could compose music and was a patron of the arts. He was also a savvy politician whose great dream was to see his beloved Germany a constitutional monarchy like Great Britain. If he had lived to see World War I, ti would have broken his heart. Also, he was the one who popularised the Christmas Tree.

tiaraprin 08-20-2005 08:14 AM

Albert was the child of a broken home. His mother Louise, tired of her husband's affairs, had one of her own. She was banished by Albert's father (the hypocrite) and died shortly afterwards.

Biri 07-30-2009 11:28 AM

And he was present at the birth of all his children!
And it occurred very rarely in that times.
Which contemporary father experienced that so many times?

Leslie2006 08-07-2009 06:03 PM

Good point! Most fathers-to-be were not allowed in the birthing room, and were kept outside the doors while the child was being born. It wasn't considered 'proper' for a man to witness the birth of his child.

RoyalistRiley 08-08-2009 02:57 AM

He was certainly a man of many talents - campaigner aganist slavery, architecht, 'reformer and thinker' , administrator and faithful husaband/family man. Just what 21st century society needs!

principessa 08-27-2009 07:05 AM has a report about Albert.

Prinz Albert: Deutscher Moralist im s√ľndigen England - Prinz Albert - FOCUS Online

Dierna23 09-09-2009 12:22 AM


Originally Posted by tiaraprin (Post 267373)
Albert was the child of a broken home. His mother Louise, tired of her husband's affairs, had one of her own. She was banished by Albert's father (the hypocrite) and died shortly afterwards.

Yes, that's true. I was born and raised in St. Wendel, the city to which Luise of Saxe-Coburg escaped. There are many stories about her, she married her secound husband in St. Wendel and was very popular to the people of St. Wendel, streets and restaurants are named after her. Later she went to Paris and died there after suffering from cancer at the age of 30.

Two years ago there was an exhibition in the Museum of St. Wendel and I was able to see Luise's gown, Alberts christening robe and other dresses he had worn as a toddler. It was amazing! :flowers:

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