The newborn Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge's grandfather is Charles, Prince of Wales: Investiture Portrait of the Prince of Wales 1969 Prince Charles was born Charles Philip Arthur George on November 14th 1948. He became heir apparent only 4 years later, when his mother succeeded to the throne. And that is what he has remained… Continue reading Pretty Data – Charles, Prince of Wales (born 14th of November 1948)
The newborn Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge's great-grandmother is Queen Elizabeth II: Coronation Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Cecil Beaton Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was born on April 21st 1926, and was at the time third in line for the throne, after her uncle Edward and her father. Her uncle was young at the… Continue reading Pretty Data – Queen Elizabeth II (born 21st of April 1926)
The newborn Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge's great-great-grandfather was King George VI: King George VI was born as the second son of King George V (then Duke of York) and grew up being third in line to the throne, after his father and older brother Edward. For over 40 years he was not expected… Continue reading Pretty Data – King George VI (1895-1952)
The newborn Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge's 3Xgreat-grandfather was King George V: King George V was born as the second son of King Edward VII (then Prince of Wales) and grew up being third in line to the throne, after his father and older brother Albert Victor. He was never expected to be king during… Continue reading Pretty Data – King George V (1865-1936)
The newborn Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge's 4Xgreat-grandfather was King Edward VII, the very man who lends his name to the "Edwardian era": King Edward VII was born Albert Edward, Prince of Wales on the 9th of November 1841. He was the oldest son, and heir apparent most of his life. He was over 60… Continue reading Pretty Data – King Edward VII (1841-1910)
The newborn Princess of Cambridge is 5Xgreat-granddaughter of Queen Victoria, descending directly through monarchs! So what is more appropriate than presenting her ancestry with a few details about her royal lineage, and my favorite images of the monarchs? Starting of course with Queen Victoria herself: Queen Victoria was born almost 200 years ago, on May… Continue reading Pretty Data – Queen Victoria (1819-1901)
Congratulations to William and Catherine on the newborn Royal Princess! And congratulations to Great Britain and Queen Elizabeth too!! I had a feeling it would be a girl, so I had a little something prepared to celebrate: I did of course design my garland with the Union Jack flag, and Prince William's coat of arms!… Continue reading Congratulations on the Royal Princess!
Duchess Catherine of Cambridge is in labour! Her royal baby will be the great-great-great-great-great-grandchild of Queen Victoria, descending directly through monarchs! (Assuming of course that the grandfather Charles will follow Queen Elizabeth, and the father William thereafter.) This baby will be fourth in line to the Commonwealth throne, after Charles, William and the older brother… Continue reading Pretty Data – Help Wanted 3
I'm really getting deep into my image-research on European Royalty, and I'm having a blast! Today I'm sharing a supplement from the Frank Leslie's newspaper, dated 14th of July 1877: This is queen Victoria with her (already) extensive family. The source also had the key to identify who is who, information like this proves invaluable… Continue reading Pretty Data – Help Wanted 2
You all know how much I love vintage imagery! You have seen over and over that I share project where I have collected images related somehow, either by a theme, or in fact created as actual sets. And if they are not related initially, I somehow make up ways to combine them and MAKE them… Continue reading Pretty Data – Help Wanted!