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Title: Buckingham Palace


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Buckingham Palace
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History of Buckingham Palace
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Buckingham Palace in XYIII century
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  • The history of Buckingham Palace began in 1702
    when the Duke of Buckingham had it built as his
    London home.

The Dukes son sold the house in 1761 to
GeorgeIII, it was renamed Queens House in 1774
as Queen Charlotte resided there.
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  • Queen Victoria was the first monarch to take up
    residence in Buckingham palace in 1837. It was
    Queen Victorias death tahat the Palace
    metamorphosed into todays familiar landmark.

More than 600 rooms, including 52 Royal and guest
bedrooms, 188 staff bedrooms, 92 offices and 78
bathrooms.
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Victoria
  • Born 1819
  • Died 1901
  • Reigned 1837 - 1901
  • The only child of Edward, Duke of Kent (son
    George III) and the last member of the Hanoverian
    dynasty.
  • -In 1840 married her first cousin Prince Albert.
  • - Gave birth to 9 chidren
  • 4 boys and 5 girls.
  • - The longest reigning Brithis Monarch for over
    sixty-three years.
  • .

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Queen Victoria in 1845 year
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Queen Victoria and Prince Albert
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Queen Victoria Bed and Breakfast in Cape-May
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Victoria
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  • Born1738
  • Died1820
  • Reigned1760-1820
  • -Succeed his grandfather George
  • II., following the death in 1751 of
  • his father, Frederick Prince of Wales.
  • -In 1761 married Princess Charlotte.
  • -Bought Buckingham House (now Palace)
  • following his marriage to Princess
  • Charrlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz in 1761.

George III
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George III
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George III
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George s daughters
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  • Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
  • Born1738
  • Died1820
  • Married1761
  • -Daughter of Charles, Duke of
  • Mecklenburg-Strelitz
  • -Gave birth 15 children
  • 9 boys and 6 girls
  • -Most of her collection and library was sold in
    1819 for the support of her 4 younger surviving
    daughter.

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Charlotte of Mecklenburg Strelitz
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  • James I.
  • Born1566
  • Died1625
  • Reigned1567-1625(in Scotland)
  • 1603-1625(in England)
  • -The only child of Marry, Queen of
  • Scots and Lord Darnley.
  • -Married Anne of Denmark in 1589
  • their children included Henry,
  • Prince of Wales, Charles I.
  • and the Winter Queen Elizabeth of Bohemia.
  • -On Elizabeth I.s death in1603, he united the
    crowns of England
  • and Scotland and became the first monarch of the
    Stuart dynasty

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  • James I the King of England.

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Buckingham palace today
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  • Buckingham palace is of the Brithis monarch
    in London. Today it is the Queens official
    residence with 755 rooms. It is one of the few
    working royal palaces remaining in the world
    today.
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