Vintage, Bertie and blogging a lot about Royals, I mean really a lot (present and past). My all time favourite is the Princess of Asturias.
King Edward VII of Great Britain was quite a playboy in his day, and his wife, Queen Alexandra had often ignored his infidelities and wild escapades. As he lay on his deathbed, his faithful wife was grief stricken until one reassuring thought occurred to her. She turned to Lord Esher and remarked, “Now at least I know where he is.
While Queen Victoria lay dying, a member of the royal household mused to Edward, Prince of Wales, “I wonder if she will be happy in heaven?”
Edward matter-of-factly replied, “I don’t know. She will have to walk behind the angels—and she won’t like that!
1. The Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII, 2. Crown Prince Rudolf, 3. The Duke of Braganza, 4. Archduke Otto 5. Archduke Friedrich, 6. Prince Luis Esterhazy, 7. Count Karoly, 8. Count Orsini Hofenberg