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The German Emperor, Kaiser Wilhelm II, Queen Victoria’s eldest grandchild, had a love-hate relationship with his British royal cousins. But he was a well-received guest at Kingston Lacy where he stayed for a week in 1907. Wilhelm sent this terracotta bust of himself to Henrietta Bankes, the chatelaine of Kingston Lacy, after his departure. He had been quite taken with the widowed Mrs Bankes, who spoke high German and had travelled the courts of Europe in her youth. The Swedish Royal Court released official photos today, April 24, 2014-Princess Leonor of Sweden gets a kiss from her cousin Princess Estelle of Sweden. Photo was taken by Estelle's mother Crown Princess Victoria during their visit to New York to see Leonor, daughter of Princess Madeleine and Chris O'Neill.

The Saxe-Coburg and Gotha family for the coronation of Tsar Nicholas II Found here:

This image version © Ann Longmore-Etheridge Collection. Wikipedia: Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel; later the Prince Consort; 26 August 1819 – 14 December 1861) was the husband of Queen Victoria. He was born in the Saxon duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld to a family connected to many of Europe's ruling monarchs. At the age of twenty he married his first cousin, Queen Victoria, with whom he would ultimately have nine children. Initially he felt…