Tuesday, August 31, 2010
aangirfan: British Royal Family's Irish and Jewish Links
aangirfan: British Royal Family's Irish and Jewish Links:
"Conroy In the UK Daily Mail, 4 March 2009, A N Wilson asks: Were Queen Victoria and Prince Albert both illegitimate? Wilson points out:
1. When George IV died, the throne passed to his younger brother King William IV.
William IV had ten children by the actress Mrs Jordan. But, William IV had no surviving legitimate children.
2. After William IV came Queen Victoria, daughter of the Duke of Kent.
3. The young Victoria had been dominated by 'the evil genius' of Sir John Conroy, an Irish soldier who was Comptroller of the Duchess's household.