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.
kungahuset.se: 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.