Edward, Prince of Great Britain, Duke of Kent and Strathearn; by Sir William Beechey, c. 1818. He was the son of King George III of Great Britain. He was also the father to Queen Victoria of Great Britain.

Edward, Prince of Great Britain, Duke of Kent and Strathearn; by Sir William Beechey, c. 1818. He was the son of King George III of Great Britain. He was also the father to Queen Victoria of Great Britain.

King George III (1738–1820) of England. The scene is set at Windsor Castle looking across to St George's Chapel. The king (the one who went mad and necessitated the Regency) is dressed in the formal robes of the Master of the Order of the Garter. The painting was completed in 1792 and hung in St Mary's Guildhall. It was intended to inspire support for the king at a time of revolution in neighboring France.

King George III (1738–1820) of England. The scene is set at Windsor Castle looking across to St George's Chapel. The king (the one who went mad and necessitated the Regency) is dressed in the formal robes of the Master of the Order of the Garter. The painting was completed in 1792 and hung in St Mary's Guildhall. It was intended to inspire support for the king at a time of revolution in neighboring France.

Louise, fourth daughter of Queen Victoria. She was considered to be the most beautiful of the princesses, and a very talented artist. She married the Marquess of Lorne.

Louise, fourth daughter of Queen Victoria. She was considered to be the most beautiful of the princesses, and a very talented artist. She married the Marquess of Lorne.

Victoria, Princess Royal. Portrait by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1842.

Victoria, Princess Royal. Portrait by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1842.

Queen Victoria (1843). Franz Xaver Winterhalter (German, 1805-1873). Oil on canvas. Royal Collection. Here a young Queen Victoria is seen in an intimate and alluring pose, leaning against a red...

Queen Victoria (1843). Franz Xaver Winterhalter (German, 1805-1873). Oil on canvas. Royal Collection. Here a young Queen Victoria is seen in an intimate and alluring pose, leaning against a red...

Edward, Duke of Kent - Queen Victoria's father. He was the fourth son of King George III. He died six days before his father, and less than a year after his daughter's birth.

Edward, Duke of Kent - Queen Victoria's father. He was the fourth son of King George III. He died six days before his father, and less than a year after his daughter's birth.

Lord Leopold Mountbatten was a grandson of Queen Victoria. He was known as Prince Leopold Battenberg from his birth until 1917, when the British Royal Family relinquished their German titles during World War I and changed their name to Mountbatten. He was the son of Prince Henry of Battenberg and Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom, the fifth daughter and youngest child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

Lord Leopold Mountbatten was a grandson of Queen Victoria. He was known as Prince Leopold Battenberg from his birth until 1917, when the British Royal Family relinquished their German titles during World War I and changed their name to Mountbatten. He was the son of Prince Henry of Battenberg and Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom, the fifth daughter and youngest child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

Gainsborough - Prince Edward, 1782.jpg

Gainsborough - Prince Edward, 1782.jpg

Born on this day 24th May, 1819, Princess Alexandrina Victoria at Kensington Palace in London. Only daughter of the Duke of Kent. As Queen Victoria, she reigned for 63 years. She married Prince Albert in 1840 and had four sons and five daughters, Kings & Queens, House of Hannover £1.10 Stamp (2011) Victoria (1837 - 1901)

Born on this day 24th May, 1819, Princess Alexandrina Victoria at Kensington Palace in London. Only daughter of the Duke of Kent. As Queen Victoria, she reigned for 63 years. She married Prince Albert in 1840 and had four sons and five daughters, Kings & Queens, House of Hannover £1.10 Stamp (2011) Victoria (1837 - 1901)

Queen Victoria and her family in mourning for Prince Albert

Queen Victoria and her family in mourning for Prince Albert

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