#572 Prince Leopold of England, hemophiliac


Prince Leopold was the eighth child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and the youngest of their sons.  He was born April 7, 1853, and delivered with the aid of chloroform, administered by the Royal accoucheur, Dr. John Snow.  He was the first of the Queen's children to be born with her under it;  Beatrice…

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#24 Tsarevich Alexei – Septiles galore


Tsarevich Alexei was the only son of Tsar Nicholas & Empress Alexandra of Russia. His birth was  announced by his father on August 12, 1904 as at 1:00 PM and heralded by a twenty-gun salute.¹  Marc Jones incorrectly states that the "Czarevitch Alexis Nikolaevich" was born at 12 noon. His Ascendant is 10 Scorpio that falls…

#16 Albert Victor, King Edward’s heir apparent


Biograph: Prince Albert Victor was the first born son of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) and Princess Alexandra (Caroline Marie Charlottle Louise Julia)   of Denmark, his was heralded in all the London papers (see a snippet from Alan Leo's magazine below). Albert Victor was born  at Frogmore House  on 8th…