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David Oakes as Ernest Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha | Victoria (ITV) Ep 6 The Queen’s Husband

“When our mother left, Albert tried so hard not to cry. I always wanted to be there to protect him … I was the lucky one. He is my better half, I think.”

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Queen Victoria’s main family and favorite PM as portrayed in season one of ITV’s ”Victoria,” with their actual signatures.

Top to Bottom: Victoria I, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Lord Melbourne, Leopold I, Ernest Augustus, and Victoria, Duchess of Kent.

The wedding of George V, then Duke of York, and Mary “May” of Teck, July 6, 1893.

The bridal party for this royal wedding consisted solely of the groom’s first cousins and two of his own sisters.

Left to right: (back row) Princess Alexandra of Edinburgh, Princess Helena Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, Princess Victoria Melita of Edinburgh, George Duke of York, Princess Victoria of Wales, Princess Maud of Wales.

(Front row) Princess Alice of Battenberg, Princess Margaret of Connaught, Princess Beatrice of Edinburgh, Princess Mary of Teck, Princess Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, and Princess Patricia of Connaught

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“Perhaps it was easier to believe that she did not love us, and we had each other. Now, you have Victoria and she will never leave you. Do you know how much I envy you? And how I will miss you?” 

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Victoria Aesthetic   Episode: 1.07 The Engine Of Change

“My desire for you will never fail. A love like ours can burn down a city.”