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The Reader’s Notebook: Albert, Prince Consort

Aug 26, 2019

Credit www.royal.uk

August 26, 2019 -- Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha was the husband of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. Born in the Saxon duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld to a family connected to many of Europe's ruling monarchs, at the age of 20 Albert married his cousin, Victoria; they had nine children.