HM & Camilla sharing a joke as they visited Ebony Horse Club & Community Riding Centre in Brixton today.

carolathhabsburg:

This is one of my favorite images of the duke and duchess of Windsor. They re too adorable!

teatimeatwinterpalace:

♕ The Romanovs and the House of Windsor [4/4]

Alexander II and Empress Maria Alexandrovna had eight children, their third son Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich married the lutherian princess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin in 1874, she took the name of Maria Pavlovna. Their only daughter Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna married Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark in 1902, the couple had three daughters, the youngest Princess Marina married into the British Royal Family, to the fourth son of King George V and Queen Mary, Princes George Duke of Kent. They had three children, the youngest Prince Michael welcomed his first grandchild this year, Maud Windsor, daughter of Lord and Lady Frederick Windsor. Larger View

carolathhabsburg:

The duke and duchess of Fife. Early 1900s

And they lived happily ever after

teatimeatwinterpalace:

♕ The Romanovs and the House of Windsor [3/4]

Another bond that created relations between the Windsors and the Romanovs, was made by the two danish princesses, Princess Alexandra who married the heir of the British Throne in 1863 Prince Albert Edward and Princess Dagmar who married the Tsesarevich Alexander Alexandrovich, later Alexander III. Their sons were then cousin, George V, who married Princess Mary of Teck, was closed to Nicholas II who married George’s cousin, Princess Alix of Hesse. Prince Albert, George and Mary’s son who became George VI was a second cousin of the Tsesarevich Alexei. And so, his daughter the current Queen of the United Kingdom, Elizabeth II is third cousin with Alexei and his sisters Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia. Larger View

teatimeatwinterpalace:

♕ The Romanovs and the House of Windsor [1/4]

Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolaevich was the second son of Emperor Nicholas I and Empress Alexandra Feodorovna. He married Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg who took the name of Grand Duchess Alexandra Iosifovna. Their second child was a girl Grand Duchess Olga Constantinovna who married the young King George I of Greece at the age of 16. Prince Andrew, seventh child of the couple, met Princess Alice of Battenberg, daughter of Princess Victoria of Hesse (one of the numerous grandchildren of Queen Victoria) and Prince Louis of Battenberg, they fell in love and were married in 1903. They had five children, the youngest Prince Philip married the future Queen of the United Kingdom, Princess Elizabeth in 1947, their first child was a boy and was named Charles. Larger View

teatimeatwinterpalace:

Alexandra Princess of Wales with her five children, Prince Albert Victor, Prince George, later King George V, Louise Princess Royal, Princess Maud and Princess Victoria - August 1874.

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