Biography of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901

1837 Death of King William IV Succession of Queen Victoria

1838 Coronation of Queen Victoria

1839 Death of Flora Hastings

1840 Wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

1854 Charge of the Light Brigade

1851 Appointment of Garter Knights

1855 Appointment of Garter Knights

1856 Appointment of Garter Knights

1857 Appointment of Garter Knights

1858 Appointment of Garter Knights

1858 Marriage of the future King Frederick III King Prussia and Victoria Saxe Coburg Gotha

1859 Appointment of Garter Knights

1861 Death of Prince Albert

1862 Appointment of Garter Knights

1863 Marriage of the future King Edward VII and Alexandra

1874 Wedding of Prince Alfred and Grand Duchess Maria of Russia

1901 Death of Queen Victoria

On 24 Apr 1799 [her father] Edward Augustus Hanover 1st Duke Kent and Strathearn 1767-1820 (31) was created 1st Duke Kent and Strathearn.

In 1787 Thomas Gainsborough 1727-1788. Portrait of Edward Augustus Hanover 1st Duke Kent and Strathearn 1767-1820.

On 29 May 1818 [her father] Edward Augustus Hanover 1st Duke Kent and Strathearn 1767-1820 (50) and Marie Luise Victoria Saxe Coburg Gotha Duchess Kent and Strathearn 1786-1861 (31) were married at Ehrenburg Palace. They were fourth cousins. He a son of King George III of Great Britain and Ireland 1738-1820. She by marriage Duchess Kent and Strathearn.

1841. John Lindsay Lucas 1807-1874. Portrait of Marie Luise Victoria Saxe Coburg Gotha Duchess Kent and Strathearn 1786-1861. 1835. George Hayter 1792-1871. Portrait of Marie Luise Victoria Saxe Coburg Gotha Duchess Kent and Strathearn 1786-1861. Around 1857. Franz Xaver Winterhalter 1805-1873. Portrait of Marie Luise Victoria Saxe Coburg Gotha Duchess Kent and Strathearn 1786-1861. Around 1832. Richard Rothwell Painter 1800-1868. Portrait of Marie Luise Victoria Saxe Coburg Gotha Duchess Kent and Strathearn 1786-1861.

On 24 May 1819 Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 was born to [her father] Edward Augustus Hanover 1st Duke Kent and Strathearn 1767-1820 (51) and Marie Luise Victoria Saxe Coburg Gotha Duchess Kent and Strathearn 1786-1861 (32). She a granddaughter of King George III of Great Britain and Ireland 1738-1820.

On 23 Jan 1820 [her father] Edward Augustus Hanover 1st Duke Kent and Strathearn 1767-1820 (52) died at Woolbrook Cottage Sidmouth.

Before 1824 Charles Lambert 1769-1837 rented Osborne House, Isle of Wight before it was sold to Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 in 1844.

In 1831 Princes Alexandrina Victoria of Kent (11), the future Queen Victoria, visited Shugborough Hall with her mother, the [her mother] Duchess of Kent (44), as part of an extensive tour of the country.

1833. George Hayter 1792-1871 (40). Portrait of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (13).

In 1837 Pyne Crosbie Lady of the Bedchamber 1780-1844 (57) was appointed Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (17).

Death of King William IV Succession of Queen Victoria

On 20 Jun 1837 [her uncle] King William IV of the United Kingdom 1765-1837 (71) died at Windsor Castle. His niece Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (18) succeeded I King Great Britain and Ireland. His brother Ernest Augustus King Hanover 1771-1851 (66) succeeded King Hanover. Frederica Mecklenburg Strelitz Queen Consort Hanover 1778-1841 (59) by marriage Queen Consort Hanover.

At 5am Francis Nathaniel Conyngham 2nd Marquess Conyngham 1797-1876 (40) and Archbishop William Howley 1766-1848 (71) went to Kensington Palace to inform the Princess she was now Queen. Francis Nathaniel Conyngham 2nd Marquess Conyngham 1797-1876 (40) was the first to address her as 'Your Majesty'.

Around 1830. William Beechey 1753-1839. Portrait of King William IV of the United Kingdom 1765-1837. 1830. James Lonsdale Painter 1777-1839. Portrait of King William IV of the United Kingdom 1765-1837. 1880. Henry Tanworth Wells Painter 1828-1903. Portrait of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 being informed she was Queen by Francis Nathaniel Conyngham 2nd Marquess Conyngham 1797-1876 and Archbishop William Howley 1766-1848.Death of King William IV Succession of Queen Victoria 1828. Martin Archer Shee Painter 1769-1850. Portrait of Archbishop William Howley 1766-1848.

Coronation of Queen Victoria

Around 28 Jun 1838. George Hayter 1792-1871 (45). Coronation Portrait of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (19).

On 28 Jun 1838 Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (19) was crowned I King Great Britain and Ireland.

On 16 Jul 1838 [her uncle] Ernest Saxe Coburg Gotha I Duke Saxe Coburg Gotha 1784-1844 (54) was appointed 682nd Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (19).

In 1839 William Harry Vane 1st Duke Cleveland 1766-1842 (72) was appointed 684th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (19).

In 1810 Arthur William Devis Painter 1762-1822. Portrait of William Harry Vane 1st Duke Cleveland 1766-1842.

In 1839 Edward Smith Stanley 13th Earl Derby 1775-1851 (63) was appointed 683rd Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (19).

1776 Angelica Kauffmann Painter 1741-1807. Portrait of Edward Smith Stanley 12th Earl Derby 1752-1834, Elizabeth Hamilton Countess Derby 1753-1797 and their son Edward Smith Stanley 13th Earl Derby 1775-1851.

Death of Flora Hastings

On 05 Jul 1839 Flora Elizabeth Rawdon-Hastings 1806-1839 (33) died. She had suffered a swelling in her abdomen. She refused an examination. Rumours were spread, by among others the future Queen Victoria (20), that she was pregnant. When Lady Flora (33) did finally consent to an examination she was found to an advanced cancerous liver tumour, and had only months left to live. The future Queen Victoria (20) visited Lady Flora on 27 Jun 1839 eight days before her death.

On 16 Dec 1839 [her future husband] Prince Albert Saxe Coburg Gotha 1819-1861 (20) was appointed 685th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (20).

Before 05 Oct 1878 Francis Grant Painter 1803-1878. Portrait of Prince Albert Saxe Coburg Gotha 1819-1861. Around 1846. Franz Xaver Winterhalter 1805-1873. Portrait of Prince Albert Saxe Coburg Gotha 1819-1861. Around 1846. Franz Xaver Winterhalter 1805-1873. Portrait of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 and Prince Albert Saxe Coburg Gotha 1819-1861 and their children. Around 1859. Franz Xaver Winterhalter 1805-1873. Portrait of Prince Albert Saxe Coburg Gotha 1819-1861.

In 1840. Richard Rothwell Painter 1800-1868 (39). Portrait of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (20).

Around 1840. Franz Xaver Winterhalter 1805-1873 (34). Portrait of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (20). Note the Arm Garter as worn by Ladies of the Garter.

Wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

10 Feb 1840. George Hayter 1792-1871 (47). Wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Hayter included portraits of fifty-six of those present at the occasion and sittings took place over the next year. The Queen (20) sat for him in March in her 'Bridal dress, veil, wreath & all', and [her husband] Prince Albert (20) also posed for his portrait several times during the following months. Hayter's family too helped out with his son, Henry, modelling the Prince's costume, while his daughter Mary posed for the Queen's arm and wearing the veil. Victoria's aunt Queen Adelaide (47), however, was unwilling to co-operate and the artist had to refer to a miniature for her likeness. Hayter included himself in the painting, on the lower right, with his sketchbook and pencil.

On 10 Feb 1840 [her husband] Prince Albert Saxe Coburg Gotha 1819-1861 (20) and Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (20) were married by Charles Longley Archbishop 1794-1868 (45) at Chapel Royal St James's Palace. They were first cousins. She a granddaughter of King George III of Great Britain and Ireland 1738-1820.

1868. George Richmond Painter 1809-1896. Portrait of Charles Longley Archbishop 1794-1868.

11 Feb 1840. Tuesday. Supplement to the London Gazette.

St James's Palace. February 10, 1840.

THIS day the Marriage of the QUEEN'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY (20) with [her husband] Field Marshal His ROYAL HIGHNESS FRANCIS ALBERT AUGUSTUS CHARLES EMANUEL, DUKE OF SAXE, PRINCE OF SAXE COBOURG AND GOTHA, Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter (20), was solemnized at the Chapel Royal St James's Palace.

[her husband] Field Marshal His Royal Highness the Prince Albert (20), attended by his Suite, proceeded from Buckingham-Palace this day, about half past eleven o'clock, to St. James's-Palace, in the following order:

The first Carriage,.

Conveying General Sir George Anson, G.C.B. (43); George Edward Anson, Esq (28); and Francis Seymour, Esq (26); the Bridegroom's Gentlemen of Honour.

The second Carriage,.

Conveying the Lord Chamberlain of the Household, the Earl of Uxbridge (42) (who afterwards returned to Buckingham-Palace, to attend in Her Majesty's Procession), and the Officers of the Suite of His Serene Highness the Reigning Duke of Saxe Cobourg and Gotha, and the Hereditary Prince of Saxe Cobourg and Gotha, viz. Count Kolowrath (62), Baron Alvensleben, and Baron De Lowenfels.

The third Carriage,.

Conveying [her husband] His Royal Highness the Prince Albert (20), [her uncle] His Serene Highness the Reigning Duke of Saxe Colourg and Gotha (56) (father), and the Hereditary Prince of Saxe Cobourg and Gotha (21) (elder brother).

Her Majesty (20), attended by Her Royal Household, accompanied by [her mother] Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent (53), proceeded, at twelve o'clock, from Buckingham-Palace to St James's Palace, in the following order:

The first Carriage,.

Conveying two Gentlemen Ushers, Charles Heneage, Esq (33) and the Honourable Heneage Legge (51); Yeoman of the Yeomen of the Guard, Charles Hancock, Esq,; and the Groom of the Robes, Captain Francis Seymour (51).

The second Carriage,.

Conveying the Equerry in Waiting, Lord Alfred Paget (23); two Pages of Honour, Charles T. Wemyss, Esq and Henry William John Byng (8), Esq j and the Groom in Waiting, the Honourable George Keppel.

The third Carriage,.

Conveying the Clerk Marshal, Colonel the Honourable H. E. G. Cavendish (50); the Vice-Chamberlain, the Earl of Belfast, G. C. H. (43); and the Comptroller of the Household, the Right Honourable George Stevens Byng (33).

The fourth Carriage,.

Conveying the Woman of the Bedchamber in Waiting, Mrs. Brand (60); the Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard, the Earl of Ilchester (52); the Master of the Buck Hounds, Lord Kinaird; and the Treasurer of the Household, the Earl of Surrey (48).

The fifth Carriage,.

Conyeying the Maid of Honour in Waiting, the Honourable Caroline Cocks (45); the Duchess of Kent's Lady in Waiting, Lady K Howard; the Gold Stick, General Lord Hill, G. C.B., G. C. H.; and the Lord in Waiting, Viscount Torrington (27).

The sixth Carriage,.

Conveying the Lady of the Bedchamber in Waiting, the Countess of Sandwich (27); the Master of the Horse, the Earl of Albemarle, G. C.H. (67); the Lord Steward, the Earl of Erroll, K.T. G.C.H. (38); and the Lord Chamberlain, the Earl of Uxbridge (42).

The seventh Carriage,.

Conveying Her Most Excellent Majesty the QUEEN (20); [her mother] Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent (53); and the Duchess of Sutherland, the Mistress of the Robes to Her Majesty (33).

The illustrious Personages, and others composing the Procession, then assembled in the Throneroom, and, having been called over by Garter Principal King of Arms, the Processions, moyed in the following order, to the Chapel Royal:

THE PROCESSION OF THE BRIDEGROOM.

Drums and Trumpets.

Serjeant Trumpeter.

Master of the Ceremonies, Sir Robert Chester, Knt.

Lancaster Herald, George Frederick Beltz, Esq K.H (65), York Herald, Charles George Young, Esq (44).

The Bridegroom's Gentlemen of Honour, viz. Francis Seymour, Esq (26) Gen. Sir George Anson, G.C B. (43) George Edward Anson, Esq (28).

Vice-Chamberlain of Her Majesty's Household, The Earl of Belfast, G.C.H. (43), Lord Chamberlain of Her Majesty's Household, The Earl of Uxbridge.

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THE QUEEN. Wearing the Collar of the Order of the Garter.

Her Majesty's Train borne by the following twelve unmarried Ladies, viz.

Lady Adelaide Paget (20), Lady Caroline Amelia Gordon-Lennox (20), Lady Sarah Frederica Caroline Villiers (18), Lady Elizabeth Anne Georgiana Dorothea Howard (23), Lady Frances Elizabeth Cowper (20), Lady Ida Harriet Augusta Hay (18), Lady Elizabeth West (21), Lady Catherine Lucy Wilhelmina Stanhope, Lady Mary Augusta Frederica Grimston (20), Lady Jane Harriet Bouverie (20), Lady Eleanora Caroline Paget (12), Lady Mary Charlotte Howard (18).

Assisted by the Groom of the Robes, Captain Francis Seymour (51).

Master of the Horse, The Earl of Albemarle, G.C.H. (67), Mistress of the Robes, The Duchess of Sutherland (33).

Ladies of the Bedchamber, The Marchioness of Normanby (41), The Duchess of Bedford (56), The Countess of Burlington (28), The Countess of Sandwich (27), The Baroness Portman (30), The Dowager Lady Lyttleton (52), The Lady Barham (25).

Maids of Honour, The Hon. Amelia Murray, The Hon. Harriet Pitt, The Hon. Caroline Cocks, The Hon. Henrietta Anson, The Hon. Matilda Paget, The Hon. Harriet Lister, The Hon. Sarah Mary Cavendish.

Before 1868. William Corden Painter 1820-1900. Portrait of Harriet Elizabeth Georgiana Howard Duchess Sutherland 1806-1868. Before 1868. Reuben Thomas William Sayers Painter 1815-1888. Portrait of Harriet Elizabeth Georgiana Howard Duchess Sutherland 1806-1868. An inscription on the back of this picture states that it was painted after a portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence. However, the only portrait of the Duchess that has been recorded is a double portrait with her daughter Elizabeth (in the collection of the Duke of Sutherland). The picture is currently at Hardwick Hall. 1883. Lawrence Alma-Tadema Painter 1836-1912. Portrait of Catherine Lucy Wilhelmina Stanhope Duchess of Cleveland 1819-1901. Before 1840. John Lindsay Lucas 1807-1874. Portrait of Blanche Georgiana Howard Duchess Devonshire 1812-1840.

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On 21 Nov 1840 [her daughter] Victoria Empress Germany Queen Consort Prussia 1840-1901 was born to Prince Albert Saxe Coburg Gotha 1819-1861 (21) and Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (21). Coefficient of inbreeding 6.49%.

Around 1842. Franz Xaver Winterhalter 1805-1873. Portrait of Victoria Empress Germany Queen Consort Prussia 1840-1901. Around 1842. Franz Xaver Winterhalter 1805-1873. Portrait of Victoria Empress Germany Queen Consort Prussia 1840-1901. Around 1865. Franz Xaver Winterhalter 1805-1873. Portrait of Victoria Empress Germany Queen Consort Prussia 1840-1901.

In 1841 George Sutherland Leveson-Gower 2nd Duke Sutherland 1786-1861 (54) was appointed 686th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (21).

Before 1861. William Corden Painter 1820-1900. Portrait of George Sutherland Leveson-Gower 2nd Duke Sutherland 1786-1861.

In 1841 Robert Grosvenor 1st Marquess Westminster 1767-1845 (73) was appointed 687th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (21).

On 09 Nov 1841 [her son] King Edward VII was born to Prince Albert Saxe Coburg Gotha 1819-1861 (22) and Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (22). Coefficient of inbreeding 6.49%.

1901. Luke Fildes Painter 1843-1927. Coronation Portrait of King Edward VII. 1911. Luke Fildes Painter 1843-1927. Drawing of King Edward VII on his deathbed. Around 1846. Franz Xaver Winterhalter 1805-1873. Portrait of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales.

In 1842 Richard Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos 1797-1861 (44) was appointed 691st Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (22).

Before 01 Jun 1831. John Jackson 1778-1831. Portrait of Richard Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos 1797-1861.

In 1842 James Brownlow William Gascoyne Cecil 2nd Marquess Salisbury 1791-1868 (50) was appointed 692nd Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (22).

After 28 Jan 1842 Henry Vane 2nd Duke Cleveland 1788-1864 was appointed 693rd Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901.

My Recollections by Adeline Horsey Countess Cardigan 1824 1915 Chapter IV: Presented at Court. My mother presented me at Court in February 1842, and shortly afterwards I went with my parents to the first fancy dress ball given by Queen Victoria (22).

Our dresses were lovely. My father (52) wore the uniform of a Garde Francaise, and my mother was dressed as a Court lady of the same period. I went as a Louis XV. shepherdess. Mamma took endless pains in seeing that my costume was perfectly designed and carried out, and the result amply repaid her. I was very pleased with my own reflection when at last I was ready after what seemed hours of preparation. My hair was exquisitely poudre and my beautiful pink and white brocade gown, garlanded with roses, looked as though it had actually belonged to my prototype at Versailles. The Queen (22) and [her husband] Prince Albert (22) complimented mamma on my appearance, and told her that my dress was one of the prettiest in the ballroom. I wore my " Shepherdess " costume at Stafford House St James' in the following July when the Royal Ball was reproduced.

On 11 Apr 1842 Henry Somerset 7th Duke Beaufort 1792-1853 (50) was appointed 690th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (22).

On 03 Jun 1842 [her brother-in-law] Ernest Saxe Coburg Gotha II Duke Saxe Coburg Gotha 1818-1893 (23) and Alexandrine Baden Duchess Saxe Coburg Gotha were married.

On 25 Apr 1843 [her daughter] Alice Windsor 1843-1878 was born to Prince Albert Saxe Coburg Gotha 1819-1861 (23) and Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (23). Coefficient of inbreeding 6.49%.

In 1844 Louis Philippe I King France 1773-1850 (70) was appointed 694th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (24).

In 1844 Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis 1785-1848 (58) was appointed 699th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (24).

1839 Francis Grant Painter 1803-1878. Portrait of Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis 1785-1848. 1844 Francis Grant Painter 1803-1878. Portrait of Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis 1785-1848. 1845 Francis Grant Painter 1803-1878. Portrait of Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis 1785-1848. 1845 Francis Grant Painter 1803-1878. Portrait of Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis 1785-1848.

In 1844 [her brother-in-law] Ernest Saxe Coburg Gotha II Duke Saxe Coburg Gotha 1818-1893 (25) was appointed 695th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (24).

In 1844 Charles Chetwynd-Talbot 2nd Earl Talbot 1777-1849 (66) was appointed 698th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (24).

In 1798 Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun Painter 1755-1842. Portrait of Charles Chetwynd-Talbot 2nd Earl Talbot 1777-1849. 1807. Thomas Phillips 1770-1845. Portrait of the children of Charles Chetwynd-Talbot 2nd Earl Talbot 1777-1849 and Frances Thomasine Lambart Countess Talbot 1772-1819. 1811. Thomas Phillips 1770-1845. Portrait of the children of Charles Chetwynd-Talbot 2nd Earl Talbot 1777-1849 and Frances Thomasine Lambart Countess Talbot 1772-1819. Between 1819 and 1820. Thomas Clement Thompson 1780-1857. Portrait of Charles Chetwynd-Talbot 2nd Earl Talbot 1777-1849.

In 1844 John Gibson 1790-1866 (53) visited Britain at which time he was introduced to Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (24) and [her husband] Prince Albert Saxe Coburg Gotha 1819-1861 (24). He enjoyed their patronage for the rest of his life. Gibson produced several portraits of Queen Victoria, including a bust and a full-length statue. He also made a marble relief of Cupid and Psyche that the Queen gave to her husband as a Christmas present.

In 1844 Thomas de Grey 2nd Earl de Grey 1781-1859 (62) was appointed 696th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (24).

Around 1828. William Robinson Painter 1799-1839. Portrait of Thomas de Grey 2nd Earl de Grey 1781-1859.

On 29 Jan 1844 [her uncle] Ernest Saxe Coburg Gotha I Duke Saxe Coburg Gotha 1784-1844 (60) died. His son Ernest Saxe Coburg Gotha II Duke Saxe Coburg Gotha 1818-1893 (25) succeeded II Duke Saxe Coburg Gotha. Alexandrine Baden Duchess Saxe Coburg Gotha by marriage Duchess Saxe Coburg Gotha.

On 06 Aug 1844 [her son] Prince Alfred Windsor 1844-1900 was born to Prince Albert Saxe Coburg Gotha 1819-1861 (24) and Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (25) at Windsor Castle. Coefficient of inbreeding 6.49%.

On 12 Dec 1844 James Hamilton 1st Duke Abercorn 1811-1885 (33) was appointed 697th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (25).

1845 Francis Grant Painter 1803-1878 (41). Portrait of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (25).

In 1846 George Pratt 2nd Marquess Camden 1799-1866 (46) was appointed 700th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (26).

Around 1846. Franz Xaver Winterhalter 1805-1873 (40). Portrait of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (26) and [her husband] Prince Albert Saxe Coburg Gotha 1819-1861 (26) and their children.

In 1846 Richard Seymour-Conway 4th Marquess Hertford 1800-1870 (45) was appointed 701st Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (26).

On 25 May 1846 [her daughter] Helena Windsor 1846-1923 was born to Prince Albert Saxe Coburg Gotha 1819-1861 (26) and Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (27). Coefficient of inbreeding 6.49%.

In 1847 Frederick Spencer 4th Earl Spencer 1798-1857 (48) was appointed 705th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (27).

On 26 Mar 1847 Francis Russell 7th Duke Bedford 1788-1861 (58) was appointed 702nd Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (27).

On 08 Oct 1847 Robert Gordon Diplomat 1791–1847 (56) died by choking on a fish bone. [her husband] Prince Albert Saxe Coburg Gotha 1819-1861 (28) bought Balmoral estate from his trustees a year later as a gift for his wife Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (28).

Charge of the Light Brigade

My Recollections by Adeline Horsey Countess Cardigan 1824 1915 Chapter VII: My Marriage. Among those who came to our house at 8 Upper Grosvenor Street, the Earl of Cardigan (50) was my father's (58) particular friend, and in consequence we saw a great deal of him. Lord Cardigan (50) has sometimes been described as a favourite of fortune, for he possessed great wealth, great personal attractions, and he was much liked by the late Queen Victoria (28) and [her husband] Prince Albert (28). Commanding the 11th Hussars, he was the first person to welcome the [her husband] Prince (28) at Dover when he arrived to marry the Queen (28), and his regiment was afterwards known as Prince Albert's own Hussars.

His Lordship (50) was a typical soldier, and after the Crimean War there was perhaps no more popular hero in all England. So much has been written about him that it is unnecessary for me to retail matters that are well known. I have often been asked whether he confided to me anything particular about the Charge of the Light Brigade, but the truth is that he never seemed to attach any importance to the part he played. Such matters are the property of the historian, and as his widow I am naturally his greatest admirer.

1841 Francis Grant Painter 1803-1878. Portrait of James Brudenell 7th Earl Cardigan 1797-1868.

In 1848 Henry Charles Howard 13th Duke Norfolk 1791-1856 (56) was appointed 703rd Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (28).

On 18 Mar 1848 [her daughter] Princess Louise Caroline Alberta Windsor Duchess Argyll 1848-1939 was born to Prince Albert Saxe Coburg Gotha 1819-1861 (28) and Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (28). Coefficient of inbreeding 6.49%.

1915. Philip de László Painter 1869-1937. Portrait of Princess Louise Caroline Alberta Windsor Duchess Argyll 1848-1939 widowed.

In 1849 George William Villiers 4th Earl Clarendon 1800-1870 (48) was appointed 704th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (29).

On 01 May 1850 [her son] Prince Arthur Windsor 1st Duke Connaught and Strathearn 1850-1942 was born to Prince Albert Saxe Coburg Gotha 1819-1861 (30) and Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (30) at Buckingham Palace. Coefficient of inbreeding 6.49%.

1937. Philip de László Painter 1869-1937. Portrait of Prince Arthur Windsor 1st Duke Connaught and Strathearn 1850-1942. In 1908 John Singer Sargent 1856-1925. Portrait of Prince Arthur Windsor 1st Duke Connaught and Strathearn 1850-1942.

On 20 Jun 1850 Euphemia "Effie" Gray 1828-1897 (22) was presented to Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (31).

1851. Thomas Richmond Painter 1802-1874. Portrait of Euphemia 1873. John Everett Millais Painter Baronet 1829-1896. Portrait of Euphemia 1876. John Everett Millais Painter Baronet 1829-1896. Portrait of John Caird Theologian 1820-1898. The artist's wife's sister's husband's brother.

1851 Appointment of Garter Knights

In 1851 Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (31) appointed two Knights of the Garter:

706th Constantine Phipps 1st Marquess Normanby 1797-1863 (53).

707th Charles Wentworth-Fitzwilliam 5th Earl Fitzwilliam 1786-1857 (64).

In 1853 Algernon Percy 4th Duke Northumberland 1792-1865 (60) was appointed 708th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (33).

Before 05 Oct 1878 Francis Grant Painter 1803-1878. Portrait of Algernon Percy 4th Duke Northumberland 1792-1865.

In 1853 Charles William Vane 3rd Marquess Londonderry 1778-1854 (75) was appointed 709th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (33).

On 07 Apr 1853 [her son] Leopold Saxe Coburg Gotha 1st Duke Albany 1853-1884 was born to Prince Albert Saxe Coburg Gotha 1819-1861 (33) and Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (33) at Buckingham Palace. Coefficient of inbreeding 6.49%.

In 1854 Jane Conyngham Baroness Churchill 1826-1900 (27) was appointed Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (34).

1855 Appointment of Garter Knights

In 1855 Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (35) appointed five Knights of the Garter:

709th George Howard 7th Earl Carlisle 1802-1864 (52).

711th Francis Egerton 1st Earl Ellesmere 1800-1857 (54).

712th George Hamilton-Gordon 4th Earl Aberdeen Prime Minister 1784-1869 (70).

713th Louis Napoléon Bonaparte Emperor France 1808-1873 (46).

714th King Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia 1820-1878 (34).

Around 1838. Martin Archer Shee Painter 1769-1850. Portrait of George Hamilton-Gordon 4th Earl Aberdeen Prime Minister 1784-1869. 1847. Alexandre Cabanel Painter 1823-1889. Portrait of Louis Napoléon Bonaparte Emperor France 1808-1873.

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1856 Appointment of Garter Knights

In 1856 Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (36) appointed three Knights of the Garter:

715th Hugh Fortescue 2nd Earl Fortescue 1783-1861 (72).

716th Henry John Temple 1st Viscount Palmerston 1673-1757.

717th Sultan Abdulmejid I 1823-1861 (32).

1857 Appointment of Garter Knights

In 1857 Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (37) appointed two Knights of the Garter:

718th Granville Leveson-Gower 2nd Earl Granville 1815-1891 (41).

719th Richard Grosvenor 2nd Marquess Westminster 1795-1869 (61).

On 14 Apr 1857 [her daughter] Princess Beatrice 1857-1944 was born to Prince Albert Saxe Coburg Gotha 1819-1861 (37) and Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (37). Coefficient of inbreeding 6.49%.

1858 Appointment of Garter Knights

In 1858 Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (38) appointed five Knights of the Garter:

720th [her future son-in-law] Frederick III King Prussia 1831-1888 (26).

721st Arthur Wellesley 2nd Duke Wellington 1807-1884 (50).

722nd William Cavendish 7th Duke Devonshire 1808-1891 (49).

723rd King Pedro V of Portugal 1837-1861 (20).

724th The [her son] Prince of Wales (16).

Around 1828. George Hayter 1792-1871. Portrait of William Cavendish 7th Duke Devonshire 1808-1891.

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Marriage of the future King Frederick III King Prussia and Victoria Saxe Coburg Gotha

On 25 Jan 1858 [her son-in-law] Frederick III King Prussia 1831-1888 (26) and Victoria Empress Germany Queen Consort Prussia 1840-1901 (17) were married in the Chapel Royal St James's Palace. He a great x 4 grandson of King George I of Great Britain and Ireland 1660-1727. She a daughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901.

On 20 Sep 1858 James Brudenell 7th Earl Cardigan 1797-1868 (60) and Adeline Horsey Countess Cardigan 1824-1915 (33) were married after having been his mistress. She by marriage Countess Cardigan. The marriages something of a scandal since James Brudenell 7th Earl Cardigan 1797-1868 (60) had left his first wife; Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (39) refused to have her at court.

Around 1844. Unknown Painter. Portrait of Adeline Horsey Countess Cardigan 1824-1915.

1859 Appointment of Garter Knights

In 1859 Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (39) appointed two Knights of the Garter:

725th Dudley Ryder 2nd Earl Harrowby Lincolnshire 1798-1882 (60).

726th Edward Smith Stanley 14th Earl Derby 1799-1869 (59).

On 17 Dec 1860 Henry Pelham Clinton 5th Duke Newcastle under Lyme 1811-1864 (49) was appointed 727th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (41).

In 1861 William I King Prussia 1797-1888 (63) was appointed 728th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (41)..

On 16 Mar 1861 [her mother] Marie Luise Victoria Saxe Coburg Gotha Duchess Kent and Strathearn 1786-1861 (74) died. She was buried at Duchess of Kent's Mausoleum Frogmore Estate Home Park Windsor.

Death of Prince Albert

On 14 Dec 1861 [her husband] Prince Albert Saxe Coburg Gotha 1819-1861 (42) died at Windsor Castle. His wife, Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (42) never recovered from his death spending, more or less, the remainder of her life in mourning.

Times Newspaper Funerals. 24 Dec 1861. Yesterday, with little of the pomp and pageantry of a State ceremonial, but with every outward mark of respect, and with all the solemnity which befitted his high station and his public virties, the [her former husband] mortal remains of the husband (42) of our Queen (42) were interred in the last resting-place of England's Sovereigns-the Chapel Royal of St. George's, Windsor. By the express desire of his Royal Highness the funeral was of the plainest and most private character; but in the Chapel, to do honour to his obsequies, were assembled all the chiefest men of the State, and throughout England, by every sign of sorrow and imourning, the nation manifested its sense of the loss wlhich it has sustaiined. Windsor itself wore an aspect of the most profound gloom. Every shop was closed and every blind drawn down. The streets were silent and almost deserted, and all wvho appeared abroad were dressed in the deepest mourning. The great bell of Windsor Castle clanged out: its doleful sound at intervals from an early hour, and minute bells were tolled also at St. John's Church. At the parish church of Cleover and at St. John's there were services in the morning and: aternoon, and the day was observed throughout the Royal borough in the strictest manner. The weather was in character with the occasion, a chill, damp air, with a dull leaden sky above, increased the gloom which hung over all. There were but few visitors in the town, for the procession did not pass beyond the immediate precincts of the Chapel and Castle, and none were admitted except those connected with the Castle andi their friends. At 11 o'clock a strong force of the A division took possession of the avenues leading to the Chapel Royal, and from that time only the guests specially invited and those who were to take part in the ceremonial were allowed to pass. Shortly afterwards a of honour of the Grenadier Guards, of which regiment his Royal Highness was Colonel, with the colonrs of the regiment shrouded in crape, marched in and took up its position before the principal entrance to the Chapel Royal. Another guard of honour from the same regiment was also on duty in the Quadrangle at the entrance to the State apartments. They were speedily followed by a squadron of the 2nd Life Guards dismounted, and by two companies of the Fusileer Guards, who were drawn uip in single file along each side of the road by which the procession was to pass, from the Norman gateway to the Chapel door. The officers wore the deepest military mourning-scarves, sword-knots, and rosettes of crape. In the Rome Park was stationed a troop of Horse Artillery, which commenced firing minute guns at the end of the Long Walk, advancing slowly until it reached the Castle gates just at the close of the ceremony. The Ministers, the officers of the Queen's Household, and other distinguished personages who had been honoured with an invitation to attend the ceremonial, reached Windsor a special train from Paddington. They were met by carriages provided for them at the station, and began to arrive at the Chapel Royal soon after 11 o'clock. The Earl of Derby (62), the Archbishop of Canterbury (81), Earl Russell (69), and the Duke of Buccleuch were among the first to make their appearance, and as they alighted at the door of the Chapel they were received by the proper officials and conducted to the seats appointed for them in the Choir. In the Great Quadrangle were drawn up the hearse and the mourning coaches, and, all the preparations having been completed within the Castle, the procession began to be formed shortly before 12 o'clock. It had been originally intended that it should leave the Castle by the St. George's gate, and, proceeding down Castle-hill, approach the Chapel through Henry VII.'s gateway, but at a late hour this arrangement was changed, and the shorter route by the Norman gatewvay was chosen.

The crowd which had gradually collected at the foot of Castle-hill, owing to this change, saw nothing of the procession but the empty carriages as they returned to the Castle after setting down at the Chapel. The few spectators who were fortunate enough to gain admission to the Lower Ward stood in a narrow fringe along the edge of the flags in front of the houses of the Poor Knights, and their presence was the only exception to the strict privacy of the ceremonial. The [her son] Prince of Wales (20) and the other Royal mourners assembled in the Oak Room, but did not form part of the procession. They were conveyed to the Chapel in private carriages before the coffin was placed in the hearse, passing through St. George's gatewayinto the Lower Ward. In the first carriage were the [her son] Prince of Wales (20), Prince Arthur (11), and the Duke of Saxe Coburg (8). The Crown Prince of Prussia (30), the Duke of Brabant (26), and the Count of Flanders (24) followed in the next; and in the others were the Duke de Nemours (47), Prince Louis of Hesse (24), Prince Edward of Saxe-Weimar (38), and the Maharajah Dhuleep Singh, with the gentlemen of their respective suites. Scarcely had they alighted at the door of Wolsey's Chapel, from which they were conducted through the Chapter Room to the door of the Chapel Royal to be in readiness to meet the coffin, when the first minute gun fired in tlhe distance, and the rattle of the troops reversing arms announced that the procession had started, and exactly at 12 o'clock the first mourning coach moved from under the Norman gateway. First came nine mourning coaches, each drawn by four horses, conveying the Physicians, Equerries, and other members of the household of the late Prince. In the last were the Lord Steward (63) (Earl St. Germans), the Lord Chamberlain (56) (Viscount Sidney), and the Master of the Horse (57) (the Marquis of Ailesbury). The carriages and trappings were of the plainest description; the horses had black velvet housings and feathers, but on the carriages there, were no feathers or ornaments of any kind. The mourning coaches were followed by one of the Queen's carriages, drawn by six horses, and attended by servants in State liveries, in which was the Groom of the Stole (26), Earl Spencer, carrying the crowvn, and a Lord of the Bedchamber, Lord George Lennox, carrying the baton, sword, and hat of his late Royal Highness. Next escorted by a troop of the 2nd Life Guards, came the hearse, drawn by six black horses, which, like the carriages, was quite plain and unornamented. On the housings of the horses and on the sides of theW hearse were emblazoned the scutcheons of Her Majesty and of the Prince, each surmounted by a, crown, the Prince's arms being in black and Her Majesty's in white. The procession was closed by four State carriages.

Around 1851. George Frederick Watts 1817-1904. Portrait of John Russell 1st Earl Russell 1792-1878. 1853 Francis Grant Painter 1803-1878. Portrait of John Russell 1st Earl Russell 1792-1878. Before 1840. George Hayter 1792-1871. Portrait of John Russell 1st Earl Russell 1792-1878 and Henry Vassall Fox 3rd Baron Holland 1773-1840. Before 21 Apr 1875 Henry William Pickersgill Painter 1782-1875. Portrait of Walter Francis Montagu Douglas Scott 5th Duke Buccleuch 7th Duke Queensberry -1884. 1840. Franz Xaver Winterhalter 1805-1873. Portrait of Princess Victoria Saxe Coburg Gotha 1822-1857 around the time of her marriage to Prince Louis Duke Nemours 1814-1896 on 26 Apr 1840. Before 1910. John Charlton 1849-1917. Portrait of John Poyntz Spencer 5th Earl Spencer 1835-1910.

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1862 Appointment of Garter Knights

In 1862 Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (42) appointed seven Knights of the Garter:

729th Charles Canning 1st Earl Canning 1812-1862 (49). He died a month later.

730th Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset 1804-1885 (57).

731st. John Russell 1st Earl Russell 1792-1878 (69).

732nd Anthony Ashley-Cooper 7th Earl Shaftesbury 1801-1885 (60).

733rd William Thomas Wentworth-Fitzwilliam 6th Earl Fitzwilliam 1815-1902 (46).

734th [her future son-in-law] Prince Louis Hesse Darmstadt IV Grand Duke 1837-1892 (24).

735th Grand Duke Frederick William of Mecklenburg-Strelitz 1819-1904 (42).

Before 05 Oct 1878 Francis Grant Painter 1803-1878. Portrait of Anthony Ashley-Cooper 7th Earl Shaftesbury 1801-1885.

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On 01 Jul 1862 [her son-in-law] Prince Louis Hesse Darmstadt IV Grand Duke 1837-1892 (24) and Alice Windsor 1843-1878 (19) were married at Osborne House, Isle of Wight. She a daughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901.

In 1863 Lucy Caroline Lyttelton 1841-1925 (21) was appointed Maid of Honour to Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (43).

Marriage of the future King Edward VII and Alexandra

10 Mar 1863. William Powell Frith Painter 1819-1909 (44). Marriage of the future King Edward VII and Alexandra. The artist has depicted the moment when the [her son] Prince (21) is about to place the ring on the Princess' (18) finger. The two little boys dressed in tartan are Prince Leopold (9) and Prince Arthur (12), Queen Victoria's youngest sons. At the top right of the painting the Queen (43) herself looks down on the ceremony.

On 10 Mar 1863 [her son] King Edward VII (21) and Alexandra Glücksburg Queen Consort England 1844-1925 (18) were married at St George's Chapel Windsor Castle. They were fourth cousins. He a son of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901. She a great x 3 granddaughter of King George II of Great Britain and Ireland 1683-1760.

1901. Luke Fildes Painter 1843-1927. Coronation Portrait of Alexandra Glücksburg Queen Consort England 1844-1925.

On 10 Jun 1863 [her son] Prince Alfred Windsor 1844-1900 (18) was appointed 736th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (44).

After 10 Jun 1863 Henry George Grey 3rd Earl Grey 1802-1894 was appointed 737th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901.

After 10 Jun 1863 George Leveson-Gower 3rd Duke Sutherland 1828-1892 was appointed 738th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901.

In 1864 Henry Thomas Petty-Fitzmaurice 4th Marquess Lansdowne 1816-1866 (47) was appointed 740th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (44).

On 25 May 1864 George William Frederick Brudenell 2nd Marquess Ailesbury 1804-1878 (59) was appointed 739th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (45).

In 1865 Francis Thomas Cowper 7th Earl Cowper 1834-1905 (30) was appointed 746th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (45).

In 1865 John Poyntz Spencer 5th Earl Spencer 1835-1910 (30) was appointed 741st Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (45).

In 1865 Louis Hesse Darmstadt III Grand Duke 1806-1877 (58) was appointed 745th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (45)..

In 1865 King Christian IX of Denmark 1818-1906 (46) was appointed 744th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (45)..

In 1866 Leopold II King Belgium 1835-1909 (30) was appointed 748th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (46).

In 1866 [her future son-in-law] Prince Frederick Christian Oldenburg 1831-1917 (34) was appointed 749th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (46).

Times Newspaper Court Circulars. 03 Feb 1866. Her Majesty (46) drove out yesterday morning and afternoon. Mr. Engleheart arrived at Osborne on Thursday, and had the honour of dining with Her Majesty (46) and the Royal family yesterday. The Queen (46) held a Council today, which was attended by Earl Russell (73), Earl de Grey and Ripon (38), and Mr. Guschen.

Mr. Helps was Clerk of the Council.

Earl Cowley (61), Viscount Sydney (60), and Sir Charles Young (70), Garter, arrived from London this morning. Lord Cowley (61) was introduced by Lord Sydney (60), Lord Chamberlain (Sir Charles Young (70) attending with the insignia of the Order of the Garter), and Her Majesty (46) invested Lord Cowley (61) with the Riband and Badge of the Garter.

Earl Russell (73) and Earl de Grey (38) had audiences of Her Majesty (46).

NOTE. On 03 Feb 1866 Henry Richard Charles Wellesley 1st Earl Cowley 1804-1884 (61) was appointed 747th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (46).

1897. Hubert Von Herkommer Painter 1849-1914. Portrait of George Frederick Samuel Robinson 1st Marquess Ripon 1827-1909.

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In 1867 [her son] Prince Arthur Windsor 1st Duke Connaught and Strathearn 1850-1942 (16) was appointed 753rd Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (47).

In 1867 Charles Gordon Lennox 6th Duke Richmond 1818-1903 (48) was appointed 750th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (47).

In 1867 Charles Manners 6th Duke Rutland 1815-1888 (51) was appointed 751st Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (47).

In 1867 Henry Charles Fitzroy Somerset 8th Duke Beaufort 1824-1899 (43) was appointed 752nd Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (47).

Before 14 Apr 1867 [her son-in-law] Prince Frederick Christian Oldenburg 1831-1917 and Helena Windsor 1846-1923 were married. They were third cousins. He a great x 3 grandson of King George II of Great Britain and Ireland 1683-1760. She a daughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901.

In 1868 John Winston Spencer-Churchill 7th Duke Marlborough 1822-1883 (45) was appointed 757th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (48).

In 1869 [her son] Leopold Saxe Coburg Gotha 1st Duke Albany 1853-1884 (15) was appointed 758th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (49).

In 1869 George Frederick Samuel Robinson 1st Marquess Ripon 1827-1909 (41) was appointed 760th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (49).

In 1870 Hugh Lupus Grosvenor 1st Duke Westminster 1825-1899 (44) was appointed 761st Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (50).

On 21 May 1871 [her son-in-law] John Campbell 9th Duke Argyll 1845-1914 (25) and Princess Louise Caroline Alberta Windsor Duchess Argyll 1848-1939 (23) were married. She a daughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901.

In 1872 Thomas Laurence Dundas 2nd Earl Zetland 1795-1873 (76) was appointed 763rd Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (52).

In 1873 Thomas Coke 2nd Earl of Leicester 1822-1909 (50) was appointed 765th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (53).

Wedding of Prince Alfred and Grand Duchess Maria of Russia

On 23 Jan 1874 [her son] Prince Alfred Windsor 1844-1900 (29) and Maria Holstein Gottorp Romanov 1853-1920 (20) were married. He a son of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King George I of Great Britain and Ireland 1660-1727.

Around 1871. Franz Xaver Winterhalter 1805-1873. Portrait of Maria Holstein Gottorp Romanov 1853-1920.

On 24 May 1874 [her son] Prince Arthur Windsor 1st Duke Connaught and Strathearn 1850-1942 (24) was created 1st Duke Connaught and Strathearn. Luise Margarete Alexandra Victoria Agnes Hohenzollern Duchess Connaught and Strathearn 1860-1917 (13) by marriage Duchess Connaught and Strathearn.

In 1876 George I King Greece 1845-1913 (30) was appointed 766th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (56).

In 1878 Benjamin Disraeli Earl Beaconsfield Prime Minister 1804-1881 (73) was appointed 770th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (58).

In 1878 Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne Cecil 3rd Marquess Salisbury 1830-1903 (47) was appointed 771st Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (58).

Aronud 1891. John Everett Millais Painter Baronet 1829-1896. Portrait of Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne Cecil 3rd Marquess Salisbury 1830-1903 1911 to 1912. Hubert Von Herkommer Painter 1849-1914. Portrait of Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne Cecil 3rd Marquess Salisbury 1830-1903.

In 1878 Ernest Augustus Hanover 3rd Duke Cumberland and Teviotdale 1845-1923 (32) was appointed 769th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (58).

On 13 Mar 1879 [her son] Prince Arthur Windsor 1st Duke Connaught and Strathearn 1850-1942 (28) and Luise Margarete Alexandra Victoria Agnes Hohenzollern Duchess Connaught and Strathearn 1860-1917 (18) were married at St George's Chapel Windsor Castle. He a son of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King George I of Great Britain and Ireland 1660-1727.

Death of King William IV Succession of Queen Victoria

1880. Henry Tanworth Wells Painter 1828-1903 (51). Portrait of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (60) being informed she was Queen by Francis Nathaniel Conyngham 2nd Marquess Conyngham 1797-1876 (82) and Archbishop William Howley 1766-1848.Death of King William IV Succession of Queen Victoria

On 01 Dec 1880 Francis Russell 9th Duke Bedford 1819-1891 (61) was appointed 772nd Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (61).

In 1881 Alfonso XII King Spain 1857-1885 (23) was appointed 775th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (61).

On 24 May 1881 [her son] Leopold Saxe Coburg Gotha 1st Duke Albany 1853-1884 (28) was created 1st Duke Albany 6C 1881.

On 27 Apr 1882 [her son] Leopold Saxe Coburg Gotha 1st Duke Albany 1853-1884 (29) and Helena Waldeck Duchess Albany were married at St George's Chapel Windsor Castle. He a son of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901. She by marriage Duchess Albany.

In 1883 Augustus Charles Lennox Fitzroy 7th Duke Grafton 1821-1918 (61) was appointed 778th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (63).

In 1883 Albert Victor Windsor 1864-1892 (18) was appointed 779th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (63).

In 1884 George Douglas Campbell 8th Duke Argyll 1823-1900 (60) was appointed 780th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (64).

Around 1860. George Frederick Watts 1817-1904. Portrait of George Douglas Campbell 8th Duke Argyll 1823-1900.

In 1884 Edward Henry Stanley 15th Earl Derby 1826-1893 (57) was appointed 781st Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (64).

In 1884 George V King United Kingdom 1865-1936 (18) was appointed 782th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (64).

1911. Luke Fildes Painter 1843-1927. Coronation Portrait of George V King United Kingdom 1865-1936.

On 28 Mar 1884 [her son] Leopold Saxe Coburg Gotha 1st Duke Albany 1853-1884 (30) died at Cannes.

In 1885 William Compton 4th Marquess Northampton 1818-1897 (67) was appointed 784th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (65).

In 1885 William Molyneux 4th Earl Sefton 1835-1897 (49) was appointed 785th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (65).

1865 Francis Grant Painter 1803-1878. Portrait of William Molyneux 4th Earl Sefton 1835-1897.

In 1885 George Chetwynd 4th Baronet 1849-1917 (35) and Hugh Cecil Lowther 5th Earl Lonsdale 1857-1944 (27) came to blows at Hyde Park over the affections of Emilie Charlotte Le Breton "Lily Langtry" 1853-1929 (31) who they had both arranged to meet. George Chetwynd 4th Baronet 1849-1917 (35), apparently, got the better of Hugh Cecil Lowther 5th Earl Lonsdale 1857-1944 (27). Hugh Cecil Lowther 5th Earl Lonsdale 1857-1944 (27) was summoned by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (65) to explain himself.

1882. Edward Poynter Painter Baronet 1836-1919. Portrait of Emilie Charlotte Le Breton 1882. John Everett Millais Painter Baronet 1829-1896.

In 1885 John Wodehouse 1st Earl Kimberley 1826-1902 (58) was appointed 783rd Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (65).

On 23 Jul 1885 [her son-in-law] Henry Mountbatten 1858-1896 (26) and Princess Beatrice 1857-1944 (28) were married at St Mildred's Church Whippingham Isle of Wight. She a daughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901.

In 1886 Algernon George Percy 6th Duke Northumberland 1810-1899 (75) was appointed 787th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (66).

In 1886 Henry Fitzalan Howard 15th Duke Norfolk 1847-1917 (38) was appointed 789th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (66).

In 1886 William Neville 1st Marquess Abergavenny 1826-1915 (59) was appointed 788th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (66).

Before 30 Mar 1886 Richard Cavendish Boyle Chaplain 1812-1886 was appointed Chaplain to Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901.

In 1888 Charles Stewart Vane-Tempest-Stewart 6th Marquess Londonderry 1852-1915 (35) was appointed 791st Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (68).

In or after 1904 John Singer Sargent 1856-1925. Portrait of Charles Stewart Vane-Tempest-Stewart 6th Marquess Londonderry 1852-1915.

On 24 Aug 1889 Evan Morris -1890 was knighted by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (70) on her visit to Wrexham.

In 1891 George Cadogan 5th Earl Cadogan 1840-1915 (50) was appointed 796th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (71).

In 1891 John James Robert Manners 7th Duke Rutland 1818-1906 (72) was appointed 795th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (71).

In 1892 Spencer Cavendish 8th Duke Devonshire 1833-1908 (58) was appointed 799th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (72).

In 1892 James Hamilton 2nd Duke Abercorn 1838-1913 (53) was appointed 800th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (72).

In 1892 Archibald Philip Primrose 5th Earl Rosebery 1st Earl Midlothian 1847-1929 (44) was appointed 801st Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (72).

Times Newspaper Marriages. 01 Aug 1892. The marriage of Mr. Victor Cavendish (24), MP, eldest son of the late Lord Edward Cavendish (54), and nephew and heir presumptive of tho Duke of Devonshire (59), to Lady Evelyn Fitzmaurice (21), eldest daughter of the Marquis of Lansdowne (47), Viceroy of India, took place on Saturday afternoon in St. Margaret's Church, Westminster. The church was tastefully decorated with flowers. A large crowd assembled outside the church long before half-past 2, the hour fixed for the ceremony, but admittance could only be obtained by those favoured with invitations or tickets. Shortly before 2 o'clock, Mr. Victor Cavendish (24) entered by the east door, secompanied by his brother, Mr. Richard Cavendish (21), who dlscharged the duties of best man, and took up his position at the chancel steps. Meanwhile the bridesmaids, eight in number, assembled inside the entrance. They were Miss Blanche Egerton (21), eldest daughter of the Hon. Francis (67) and Lady Louisa Egerton (57), cousin of the bridegroom; Lady Francis Spencer Churchill (21) eldest daughter of the Marchioness of Blandford, Lady Maud Anson (23), daughter of the Earl of Lichfield, Lady Katherine Scott (17), daughter of the Duke of Buccleuch (60); Lady Gladys Hamilton (12), daughter of the Duke of Abercorn (53), Miss Muriel Herbert, second cousin of the bride; Lady Dorothy Osborne (3), daughter of the Marquis of Carmarthen (29); and Miss Margery Digby, daughter of Colonel and Lady Emily Digby (37), cousin of the bride.

They were attired alike in dresses of white satin veiled with lisse, the bodices being arranged with fichus having small frills at the edge, and tied in large bows in front, and wore Gainsborough hats trimmed with white feathers and pale pink roses. Each carried a shower bouquet of pink roses and wore a diamond snake brooch, the Cavendish crest, a present from the bridegroom. Master Harry Strettfeild, son of Colonel and Lady Florence Streatfeild (32), acted as psge, and wore a costume of white velvet, and a diamond scarf-pin, the bridegroom's gift.

The bride, who arrived punctually at half-past 2, was met at the entrance by the clergy and choir, and a procession being formed, advanced up the aisle, the choristers singing "The voice that breathed o'er Eden" to a setting by Barnby. The Bishop of London, uncle of the bride-groom, performed the nuptial rite, and was assisted in the service by the Rev. John Duncan, M.A., Vicar of CaIne, Wilts, and chaplain to the Marquis of Lansdowne, the Rev. C. Gore and the Rev. H. Rounsell. The music used throughout the service was by Barnby, and included " Jlesn, lover of my soul," from the Hymnary, and " For all the Saints who from their labours rest." The bride, who, in the absence of the Viceroy, was given away by her brother, the Earl of Kerry (47), wore a dress of rich white satin duchesse trimmed with beautiful Brussels point lace; the skirt being plainly made, and having a very narrow trimming round the hem. Her tulle veil fell from a wreath of orange flowers and her ornaments included a diamond necklace and a pearl necklace, the gift of her father, thee diamond stars, given by Lady Edward Cavendish, and a fine diamond bracelet, presented to her by the Viceregal Staff in India. At the conclusion of the ceremony the bridal party proceeded to the vestry and signed the registers, the attestors being the Marchioness of Lansdowne (42), the Duke of Devonshire (59), the Duke of Abercorn (53), Lady Edward Cavendish, and the Dowager Maarchioness of Lansdowne, during which the organist plaved the March from St. Polycarp.

As the bride, and bridegroom left the church Mendelssohn's Wedding March was played, acd the hells of St. Margaret's rang out a merry peal. The reception was held at ffampden-houlse, lent for the occasion by the Duke and Duchess of Abercorn. In the Lawrence Room was stationed Herr Wurms's White Vienna Band, and refreshments were served in the dining room, the long buffet being profusely decorated with choice white flowers admirably arranged in a number of large silver bowls. Among the company present were the Duke of Devonshire (59), the Duke (60) and Duchess (56) of Bucceuch, the Duke and Duchess of Abercorn, the Duchess Dowager of Abercorn, the Duchess of Leeds and the Ladies Godolphin Osborne, the Dowager Maarchioness of Lansdowne, Lady Edward Cavendish, Lady Frederick Cavendish, the Countess of Kerry, Lord Charles Fitzmaurice, Lord and Lady Edmond Fitzmaurice, the Marchioness of Salisbury and Lady Gwrendolen Cecil, the Marchioness of Blandford and the Ladies Spencer Churchill, the Marquis of Headtort, the Dowager Marchioness of Waterford, the Marchioness of Waterford, the Countess of Normanton and Lady Mary Agar, the Countess of Mayo and Lady Florence Bourke, the Earlof Ava. theEarl and Countess of Morley, and Lady Katherine Parker the Earl and Countess of Minto and the Ladies Elliot Countess Percy and the Ladies Percy, Earl Winterton Countess Spencer, the Earl and Countess of St Germans and Mliss Lascelles, the Earl of Camperdown, Viscount Cross, Viscountess Galway, Viscountess Hampden and the Hon. Miss Brand, Lord Robert Cecil, Lady Alexandra Hamilton, Lady Gladys Hamilton, Lord John Hamnilton, Lord Henry Fitzgerald, LadyHelen Feruson,Lady Li ian Yorkeand Miss Pelly, Lady Rovelstokc and the HIon. M£i5S Baring, Lady George Hamlton, Lady lantage, Lord Frederick Hamilton, the Ladies Egerton, Lord and Lady Alexander Russcll, Lady Constance Scott, Lady Harris, Lady Louisa Blagelis, Lady Beatrix Herbert and Miss Uuriel Herbert, Lady Mauriel Boyle, Lady Lyttelton, Lady Fanny Marjoribanks, Lady Olliffe and Mlliss Olliffe, Lady Abercromby, Lady Claud Hamilton, Lady William Osborne Elphinstone, the Hon. Lady Yoley, the Hon. Charles Gore, Mr. and Mrs. Childers, 1r. Chaplin, the Hon. bliss Roberts and Miss Pryde, Hon. Percy Wyndham and Miss Pamela KWyndham and the .on. MIary lVyndham, the Hon. Thomas Egerton, thec Hon. C. Anson, the Hon. Mrs. Assheton 6?urzon, the Hon. Lionel Holland, the Hon. Alexander Hood, Mlajor the Hon Montagu and M1rs. COrzon, the Hon. Mrs. Agar Ellis, Mr. and Lady Louise Loder, Lady Sybil Beauclerk, Sir James Ramsden, Sir George Baden-Powell Sir Thomas and Lady Brooks, Sir Andrew Scobie, Sir. Henry and Miss James, General Sir Hugh and Lady Gough, Sir Donald Wallace, Colonel and Lady Emily Digby, MIr. and Lady Helena Heneasge, Sir George and Lady Young, General Arthur Ellis, Ilrs. Grenfell, BMrs. Temple, Mr. Hercert, MIrs. Reginald Brett, Miss Chandos Pole, Mr. IV. H. Grenfell, Mrs. Arthur Barclay, Admiral and Mrs. F. Robinson, Mr. Leveson-Gower, Mr. G. Leveson-Gower, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Grey, Mr. Reginald Loder, Mr. Leeson, Colonel Ian and MN rs. Haamilton, Mr. James Cavendish, Mr. and Mrs. Baillie Hamilton, Mr. and Mirs. P. Ponsonby, Mrs. Francis Gore, and many others. Later in the afternoon Mr. and Lady Evelyn Cavendish left for Bowood-park, Lord Lansdowne's seat in Wiltshire, for the honeymoon. Lady Evelyn Cavendish travelled in a dress of ptle blue radzimir, trimmed with white embroidered lisse, with lar-e revers of white moire antique, and wore a large black hat.

The Queen (73) presented the bride with an Indian shawl, and the bridegroom with a bronze statuette of herself, with the inscription, "Presented to Victor Cavendish by Victoria, R.I., 1892." The Empress Eugenie gave the bride a ruby and diamond watch bracelet, and Princess Christian presented the bridegroom with 12 volumes of Tennyson's poems, bound in white calf. The other presents to the bride included, from the bridegroom, a superb diamond tiara, an antique chatelaine watch set in diamonds, and a sapphire and diamond bracelet; from the Marchioness of Lansdowne, a diamond necklace and a pearl necklace; the Duke and Duchess of Buecleuch, a diamond and pearl necklace; the Duke of Devonshire, a three-stringed pearl necklace the Ducchess of 'Abercorm, pair of gold links with tucquoise in centre; the Duke of Abercorn, silver and tortoiseshell box; the Dowager Duchess of Abercorn, gold and enamel filagree tulip watch, gold bracelet with motto, and four silver-gilt shell dishes; the Duke of Westminster, a necklace of brilliantts, pink topazes, beryls, and white enamel olira leaves; the MIa-quis of Lansdowne's staff diamond heart bracelet; the Duke and Duchess of St. Albans, pair of amber heart-shaped links with diamond centres; the Duke and Duchess of Bedford, diamond and carbuncle horseshoe brooch: the Dowager M1archioness of Lansdowne, diamond and sapphire thistle brooch the Earl of Mlount Edgeumbe, diamond and sapphire bangle; the Earl of Durham, diamond and sapphire brooch, the Marquis de Lavalette, ring with large pearl in centre and iamonds; La Marquise de Lavalette, diamond flowver brooch; the Earl and Countess of Powis, silver ink-stand and candlesticks; the Earl of Kerry and Lord Charles Fitzmaurice, silver tea service in case; Earl and Countess Winterton, fluted silver bowl; Countess Russell, silver fan-shaped box; the Earl of Rosebery 2 pair of silver candlesticks; the MIarquis of Tullibardine, pair of tortoiseshell and silver opera-glasses the Countess of Lichfield, pair of carved rosewood book shelves; the Countess of Kerry, pair of silver candlesticks; the Marquis of Hamilton, two silver pepper-boxes in case; the Duke of Athole, silver and tortoiseshell inkstand and tray with letter clip; Countess Granville, fitted luncheon basket;fhe MIarquis of Bath, tortoiseshell and silver photo frame Earl and Countess Fitzwilliam, silver-gilt box; the Dowager Marchioness of Waterford, leather dressing-case with silver-gilt fittings; the Earl and Countess of Ilchester, painted lace fan; the Earl of Dalkeith. lace fanD; tnc Eiarl of Northbrook, act of enamelled trays; the Marchioness of Headfort, six fruit knives with malachite handles; the Earl of Ava, crystal seal with diamond-beaded snake entwined; Countess Spencer, pair of large Mintonvases; the MIarchioness ot Blandfora, a framed engraving; Louise, Duchess of Manchester, carriage-basket with clock, &c. the Countess of Minto, Louis XVI. clock; Earl and Coun tess of Wharneliffe, large copper jardiniere on iron stand; Earl and Countess Cowrper, Louis XV clock,; Lord Wolverton silver and copper card-case and memo-book; Lord and Lady Strathrnore. heart-shaped mirror in silver frame; Lord aBnd Lady P.oay, silver trinket tray on stand; Viscount Turnour, silver shell tray; Lady Claud AnSOn, silver tray; Lord and Lady Edmunud Fitzmaurice, pearl and diamond brooch; Viscountess Cranborne ann Lady Esther Gore, gold curb bracelet with crimson enamel heart; Lord and Lady Mount Stephen,. a sable travelling rug; Lady Edward S*vs;di'eA4d tars viacoant Valetort, diamond bracelet: l; dy Robert Cecil and Lady Anne Lambton, pair of gold and malachite links; the Ladies Churchill, silver-mounted heart-shaped tortoise-shell tray; Lady Suffolk, diamond and pearl brooch; Lord Frederick Hamilton, enamel miniature locket set with pearls; Lord Henry Scott, silver tea-caddy the Earl of Caraperdown, silver box; Lord Alington, three-fold screen; Dowager Baroness Ashburton and Mliss Digby, screen; Lord and Lady Roberts, Indian silver bowl; Lady Amnpthill,:gilt carriage clock; Baroness Leconfield, rosewood specimen table; Lord and Baroness Willoughby de Eresby, tortoiseshell and silver tea-caddy; Viscount and Viscountess Cross, hammered silver tray; Lady Abercromby, gold box with enamelled cross and pearl in centre; Lord Revelstoke Savres chin-: vase; Baroness Revelstoke, gold-mounted torto.iseshell paper knife; Lord Rowton, silver-gilt vase; Lady Wantage, Louis XV. clock; Viscount and Viscountess Newport, pair of agate trays; Lord and Lady Ernest Hamilton,two Crorwn Derby ink-pots and tua7; Earl and Countes5 oEf Morley, pair of silver-gilt mounted claret jugs; Lady Beatrice Fitzmaurice, chased silver teapot; Baroness Carrington, silver hot-milk jug-; archioness of Carmarthen, ostrich feather fan; Mrs. 3ontefiore, inlaid cabinet table vith marble top; Hon C Lambton, small silver dish; Mrs. Temple, sil-er bell; Mr Thomas Baring, gold necklace with onys Dendant set. in diamonds; 3r. John Baring, gold curb bracelet with moonstone heart surmonnted with rubies and diamonds; Hon. Miss Baring, diamond and enamel heart brooch; Mrs. Sackville West, gold ball hatpin set with diamonds . Mrs. Grace, silver inkstand and tray; Sir Tatton and Lady Sykes,massive silver-framed:mirror.; Sir Alerander Iackenzie, gold safety-pin brooch set with pearls and diamonds; Captain and Mrs. Cecil Cavendish, silver-mounted pin-cushion; Hon. Mrs Wyndharn, silver buckle Mrr and Lady Fanny hlarioribanks, piece of Indian plate; Mr. and hMrs. W. Grenfell, copper and brass standard lamp; General Brackenbury, large silver-mounted:scent bottle, Mr. and Lady Louise Loder, silver inkstand and tray; MIr. Cyril Flower, large Venetian glass bowl hlr. and Irs. Childers, Dresden china tdte-&-tetc tea service Lord Lansdowne's WViltshire tenants, diamond bracelet. The bridegroom's presents included --From the Duchess of Westminster, tortoiseshell blotting case inlaid with gold; the Marquis and Marchioness of Lansdowne, sl1ver salver; the Marquis of Blandford, silver-gilt card case; the Earl of Chesterfield, silver flask; Mr. R. Cavendish, Eervice of plate in walnut case; the Dowager Marchioness of Lansdowne, large diamond scarf-pin; the Dowrager Duchess of Abercorn, silver cofee pot; the Duke and Duchess of Leeds, gold and bloodstone seal,; the Marquis and Marchioness of Stafford, tortoiseshell and silver calendar frame Lady Frederick Cavendish, 24 volumes of George Eliot's works; the Countess of Bectivo, crystal and gold bos; the Marchioness of Salisbury, pair of tall silver salt cellars and spoons in case; Louise, Duchess of Manchester, silver milk jug; the Marquis of Granby, silver-mounted walking stick; Viscount 'Wolmer, silver-mounted hunting crop; Viscount and Viscountes6 Portman, half-a-dozen silver-gilt dessert spoons in a case; Earl of Arran, gold and nearl Albert chain; Lord and Lady Burton and Hon. ellie Bass, antique silver box; Baroness Taunton, pair of silver candlesticks; Lord Ampthill, massive silver-mounted inkstand; Lord and Lady Henry Bentinek, silver hot milk jug; Sir Thomas asd Baroness Brooke, pair of antique b-rass ornaments; Lord and Lady Herschell, silver-mounted blotter; Hon. W. and Mrs. Cavendish, silver-mounted hock jug; Sir H. and Lady Mleysey Thompson, silver-gilt match box and tray; Hon. A. Lyttelton, silver-mounted riding whip; Hon E. Cavendish, silver grenade cigar lighter; Lord Vernon, silver.tobacco box; Lord and Baroness Chesham, gold and enamel pencil-case Lord and Baroness Penrhyn, four silver salt cellars and spoons; Viscount and Viscountess Hampden, silver coffee-pot; the Earl and Countess of St. toermans, pair of vases; the Countess of Leicester, silver and tortoiseshell scimitar paper cutter; Sir George Baden Powell, silver-mounted ebony stick; Sir Henry James, set of pearl studs; Colonel J. C. Cavendish, silver inkstand; Viscount St. Cyres, silver-mounted walking-stick; Lord and Lady Belper, silver inkstand; Ron. J. Mansfield, silver match-box; Hon. F. Leveson-Gower, two engravings; Earl Spencer, silver sandwich box and flask in casel; Mr and Lady Harriet Cavendish, a silver-mounted driving whip.

1920. Philip de László Painter 1869-1937. Portrait of Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice 5th Marquess Lansdowne 1845-1927. Around 1889. John Lavery 1856-1941. Portrait of William Henry Walter Montagu Douglas Scott 6th Duke Buccleuch 8th Duke Queensberry 1831-1914.

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On 22 Aug 1893 [her former brother-in-law] Ernest Saxe Coburg Gotha II Duke Saxe Coburg Gotha 1818-1893 (75) died.

In 1895 Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice 5th Marquess Lansdowne 1845-1927 (49) was appointed 805th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (75).

In 1897 Frederick Arthur Stanley 16th Earl Derby 1841-1908 (55) was appointed 808th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (77).

In 1897 William Henry Walter Montagu Douglas Scott 6th Duke Buccleuch 8th Duke Queensberry 1831-1914 (65) was appointed 809th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (77).

In 1899 Henry George Percy 7th Duke Northumberland 1846-1918 (52) was appointed 811th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (79).

In 1899 Victor Bruce 13th Earl Kincardine 9th Earl Elgin 1849-1917 (49) was appointed 810th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (79).

In 1900 William Cavendish-Bentinck 6th Duke Portland 1857-1943 (42) was appointed 812th Knight of the Garter by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (80).

Death of Queen Victoria

On 22 Jan 1901 Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (81) died at Osborne House, Isle of Wight. Her son [her son] King Edward VII (59) succeeded VII King United Kingdom.

My Recollections by Adeline Horsey Countess Cardigan 1824 1915 Chapter IX: Deene and its History. Lord Cardigan hated the idea of being put underground, so his coffin was placed immediately under his effigy inside the tomb and not in a vault. He had always intended to have a monument erected during his lifetime in the Rectory grounds, and actually had some stone brought from his Stanion quarries for this purpose. One day Lord Westmorland called, and noticing the quantity of stone, asked what it was to be used for. Cardigan told him. "Nonsense", said Lord Westmorland, "give the stone to me instead. I want to make an entrance-hall at Apethorpe, and it will be the very thing!" My husband very good-naturedly gave him the Stanion stone, and the low entrance-hall at Apethorpe was built of it.

The late Queen Victoria greatly admired the design for the monument, and I was told on good authority that she even had her own figure modelled in her lifetime for her memorial tomb but that when search was made after her death the figure had disappeared and nobody knew what had become of it.