The first Queen of Hearts
EXACTLY 150 years ago Princess Alexandra of Denmark swept into  London to marry the Prince of Wales. She dazzled the nation with her  beauty and gave the royal family a much-needed boost.
IT WAS arguably the most eagerly awaited arrival to our shores in  history. Exactly 150 years ago tomorrow, on March 7, 1863, thousands of  people lined the streets of London to welcome the 18-year-old Princess  Alexandra of Denmark who had sailed into the capital days before her  marriage to Bertie, Prince of Wales (later Edward VII). 
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The first Queen of Hearts

EXACTLY 150 years ago Princess Alexandra of Denmark swept into  London to marry the Prince of Wales. She dazzled the nation with her  beauty and gave the royal family a much-needed boost.

IT WAS arguably the most eagerly awaited arrival to our shores in  history. Exactly 150 years ago tomorrow, on March 7, 1863, thousands of  people lined the streets of London to welcome the 18-year-old Princess  Alexandra of Denmark who had sailed into the capital days before her  marriage to Bertie, Prince of Wales (later Edward VII).

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