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Forum: British Royal History 06-19-2019, 03:06 PM
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Posted By duchessrachel
I just finished reading "Queen Victoria's...

I just finished reading "Queen Victoria's Matchmaking" by Deborah Cadbury and I enjoyed it so much. I have read two books on Queen Mary and one on King George V, and I knew from reading them that...
Forum: British Royal History 06-17-2019, 08:43 AM
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Posted By duchessrachel
Thanks for that link.

Thanks for that link.
Forum: British Royal History 06-16-2019, 06:10 PM
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Posted By duchessrachel
I am currently reading "Queen Victoria's...

I am currently reading "Queen Victoria's Matchmaking" by Deborah Cadbury and she refers to Lady Geraldine Somerset and her diary. She includes snippets from her diary. She and her diary have also...
Forum: British Royal History 05-26-2019, 08:54 PM
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Posted By duchessrachel
Those are beautiful!! Thanks for sharing that.

Those are beautiful!! Thanks for sharing that.
Forum: British Royal History 05-22-2019, 08:52 PM
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Posted By duchessrachel
Thank you. I look forward to the day when I can...

Thank you. I look forward to the day when I can remember all of these family relations.
Forum: British Royal History 05-22-2019, 08:34 PM
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Posted By duchessrachel
I edited it by blocking off in paragraphs. Let...

I edited it by blocking off in paragraphs. Let me know if this helps.
Forum: British Royal History 05-22-2019, 08:30 PM
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Posted By duchessrachel
Thank you. I read the passage too literally. ...

Thank you. I read the passage too literally. There are so many kinships that I still struggle to get it straight in my head. Would they be 1st cousins,once removed?
Forum: British Royal History 05-22-2019, 06:33 PM
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Posted By duchessrachel
confusing things in a book I read

I just read "Queen Victoria's Children" by John Van Der Kiste, and I read some things that I had never read before. Van Der Kiste says that "inevitably Queen Victoria was beginning to find Lord...
Forum: British Royal History 05-19-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 109,971
Posted By duchessrachel
Thank you. I went to Wikipedia to try and...

Thank you. I went to Wikipedia to try and backtrack from Louise to her parents and then from Elizabeth, but I kept going in circles.
Forum: British Royal History 05-19-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 109,971
Posted By duchessrachel
Thanks. So Louise's mother and Elizabeth were...

Thanks. So Louise's mother and Elizabeth were sisters?
Forum: British Royal History 05-19-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 109,971
Posted By duchessrachel
I just finished reading "Letters to Vicky" and I...

I just finished reading "Letters to Vicky" and I have one last family relation question. I tried to figure it out, but it just escapes me. In the latter part of 1897 Queen Victoria and Vicky are...
Forum: British Royal History 05-17-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 109,971
Posted By duchessrachel
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: British Royal History 05-17-2019, 07:59 PM
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Views: 109,971
Posted By duchessrachel
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: British Royal History 05-17-2019, 07:58 PM
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Views: 109,971
Posted By duchessrachel
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: British Royal History 05-11-2019, 12:46 PM
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Views: 109,971
Posted By duchessrachel
Are there any recordings of Queen Victoria...

Are there any recordings of Queen Victoria speaking? I would guess probably not.
Forum: British Royal History 05-10-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 109,971
Posted By duchessrachel
Thank you. That was driving me crazy.

Thank you. That was driving me crazy.
Forum: British Royal History 05-09-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 109,971
Posted By duchessrachel
I have another family relation question. The...

I have another family relation question. The book that I am reading "Letters to Vicky" seems to indicate that Princess Alice's husband and Princess Beatrice's husband were related. Is that true, or...
Forum: British Royal History 04-19-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 109,971
Posted By duchessrachel
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: British Royal History 04-18-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 109,971
Posted By duchessrachel
I just found this 9 volume set...

I just found this 9 volume set (https://www.amazon.com/Letters-Victoria-Cambridge-Library-Collection/dp/1108077854) of letters of Queen Victoria. Oh my goodness!!! I would love to have them, but I...
Forum: British Royal History 03-15-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 109,971
Posted By duchessrachel
Does anyone know anything about the book, The...

Does anyone know anything about the book, The Last Kaiser : The Life of Wilhelm II
by Giles MacDonogh? Its get good reviews on Thriftbooks.com. I am asking here because he was the son-in-law of...
Forum: British Royal History 01-27-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 109,971
Posted By duchessrachel
I don't know where to put this question, but...

I don't know where to put this question, but since Lady Geraldine Somerset is mentioned in a book I read about Queen Victoria I will put it here. I have read quite a few books in the past year in...
Forum: British Royal History 01-21-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 109,971
Posted By duchessrachel
Has anyone read the book that came out recently...

Has anyone read the book that came out recently by Julia Baird on Queen Victoria? I have read excellent reviews on it, but I am always more interested in what people on these forums think. I read...
Forum: British Royal History 01-21-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 109,971
Posted By duchessrachel
Thank you so much!!

Thank you so much!!
Forum: British Royal History 01-18-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 109,971
Posted By duchessrachel
Welcome to the forums, and thank you for that...

Welcome to the forums, and thank you for that recommendation. I will look at some of his books.
Forum: British Royal History 01-04-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 109,971
Posted By duchessrachel
I am currently reading "Victoria's Daughters" by...

I am currently reading "Victoria's Daughters" by Packard and so far it is very interesting. I love all the history that is being covered and explained in a very readable, understandable way. It has...
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