Portrait of Queen Anne of Great Britain by Sir Godfrey Kneller.
Queen Victoria, Memento Bracelet of her Grandchildren
This bracelet was given to Queen Victoria by Alexandra, Princess of Wales. A cylindrical link gold bracelet with five oval gold lockets, each mounted with different stone set motifs, each with a photograph of one of Victoria’s grandchildren and their names inscribed inside the covers: Prince Albert Victor (Horseshoe in diamonds), Prince George (‘G’ reversed, rubies & diamonds), Princess Louise (‘L’ diamonds & sapphires), Princess Victoria (‘V’ diamonds & emeralds) and Princess Maud (‘M’ in turquoises).
On this day in history, March 8th, in 1702, William III died of pneumonia at Kensington Palace in London. His wife, Mary II, had died eight years previously, leaving him as sole ruler.
The couple had no children, and he was succeeded by his wife’s sister, Queen Anne.
Cressida Bonas and Prince Harry attend We Day UK, a charity event to bring young people together at Wembley Arena on March 7, 2014 in London, England.
Princess Mary of Teck, later Queen Mary of the United Kingdom; paternal grandmother of the current Queen.
Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother with Prince Charles and Princess Anne by Cecil Beaton, Coronation Day, 1953