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bulletproofjewels: “ ♕ Queen Victoria: Grandmama of Europe It is a well known fact that Queen Victoria of England saw in her children a destiny to marry into all the great royal houses of Europe. And...

bulletproofjewels: “ ♕ Queen Victoria: Grandmama of Europe It is a well known fact that Queen Victoria of England saw in her children a destiny to marry into all the great royal houses of Europe. And...

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip's family tree from Queen Victoria. HUGE mistake made in Philip's line...the photo of Princess Victoria is that of Princess Alice's (above) sister who became Empress of Germany. Princess Alice became Princess of Hesse and by Rhine; her daughter was Victoria of Hesse.

From 1953 to today: Every year of the Queen's reign celebrated in pictures

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip's family tree from Queen Victoria. HUGE mistake made in Philip's line...the photo of Princess Victoria is that of Princess Alice's (above) sister who became Empress of Germany. Princess Alice became Princess of Hesse and by Rhine; her daughter was Victoria of Hesse.

Victoria, Albert, Vicky, Bertie, Alice, Affie, and Lenchen

FAMOUS FAMILIES: A bit of royal Battenberg-Mountbatten-Hicks family history

Young Princess Victoria ~ She inherited the throne aged 18, after her father's three elder brothers had all died, leaving no surviving legitimate children.

Young Princess Victoria ~ She inherited the throne aged 18, after her father's three elder brothers had all died, leaving no surviving legitimate children.

Four Generations of British Sovereigns.  Queen Victoria, King Edward VII, King George V, King Edward VIII

Four Generations of British Sovereigns. Queen Victoria, King Edward VII, King George V, King Edward VIII

Queen Victoria with six of her children and Princess Alexandra of Denmark on the occasion of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales’ wedding to Alexandra, 1863. The Land of the Unamused

Queen Victoria with six of her children and Princess Alexandra of Denmark on the occasion of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales’ wedding to Alexandra, 1863. The Land of the Unamused

John Mayall. Queen Victoria and her daughter ‘baby’ Beatrice, 1861  [::SemAp FB || SemAp::]

John Mayall. Queen Victoria and her daughter ‘baby’ Beatrice, 1861 [::SemAp FB || SemAp::]

Another of Queen Victoria's daughters:  Princess Louise, on her wedding day in 1871, when she married the Duke of Argyll.

Another of Queen Victoria's daughters: Princess Louise, on her wedding day in 1871, when she married the Duke of Argyll.

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert photographed with their nine children:  Victoria, Princess Royal, German Empress  Edward VII  Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse  Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha  Helena, Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein  Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll  Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught  Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany and  Beatrice, Princess Henry of Battenberg

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert photographed with their nine children: Victoria, Princess Royal, German Empress Edward VII Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha Helena, Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany and Beatrice, Princess Henry of Battenberg

Queen Victoria and her frilly bonnet, posing with mother, Victoria, the duchess of Kent , and children Alice and Prince Albert Edward.

Queen Victoria and her frilly bonnet, posing with mother, Victoria, the duchess of Kent , and children Alice and Prince Albert Edward.