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Missing dress owned by Queen Alexandra found in attic

A velvet gown belonging to the Danish-born wife of King Edward VII that has been part of a private collection for more than 60 years has been donated to the Fashion Museum Bath after having spent decades lingering in an attic. Richly embellished with beads and sequins, the down was designed by London dressmaker Barolet – as evidenced by the designer’s signature black and gold tag sewn into the…
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King George III was not "a tyrannical Nincompoop"

The less than flattering assessment given to King George III by many today has recently been shown to be rather inaccurate, pending new insights derived from a number of papers just uncovered that detail George III’s reign and activities during the course of the American War of Independence. King George III is famed mainly for losing the American colonies and then for slipping into an…
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Who was Adela of Normandy?

Though many of the details of life are unknown or disputed by historians, Adela of Normandy is a saint of the Roman Catholic Church and was the daughter of William the Conqueror, the first Norman King of England and his wife, Matilda of Flanders. Adela was born in the years…