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    King Edward of Great Britain, Three Autograph Letters Signed, "Albert Edward", all as Prince of Wales. Various dates and sizes with transmittal envelopes addressed by the prince. There are three different notecards/stationery from Marlborough House, London residence of the Prince of Wales. All three letters were written to the Dowager Countess of of Rosslyn, Blanche Adeliza St. Clair-Erskine (1839-1933), widow of Robert Francis St. Clair-Erskine, 4th Earl of Rosslyn (1833-1890). The envelopes show wear and staining, but the letters are fine.

    Edward VII (Albert Edward) (1841 - 1910) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Emperor of India from 1901 until his death. He was the first British monarch of the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, which was renamed the House of Windsor by his son, George V.

    Before his accession to the throne, Edward held the title of Prince of Wales, and until recently, had the distinction of being heir apparent to the throne longer than anyone in English or British history. That record is now held by the current Prince of Wales, Charles. During the long widowhood of Queen Victoria, Albert Edward's mother, he was largely excluded from political power and came to personify the fashionable, leisured elite.


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    June, 2008
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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