Document ReferenceBu 16/65
TitleLetter from H. Howard, Hanover, to Sir A. Buchanan; 16 Feb 1863.
Date16 February 1863
Extent3 ff
Content DescriptionStates that news should reach him of Princess Alexandra's movements [relates to her marriage to the future Edward VII of Great Britain]; informs him that Prince and Princess Christian are to make a private visit to the King and Queen of Hanover; gives brief details of the arrangements for the visit; Lowther should have sent Buchanan a string of questions about uniform as he recollected Lord Bloomfield telling him that Milbanke or Malet had met the Queen and Prince Albert in full uniform, and had been made to feel uncomfortable.
Termdiplomacy, protocol
marriage, royal
royalty, visits

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6526George V (1819-1878); King of Hanover; reigned 1851-1866 also 2nd Duke of Cumberland1819-1878
NA6616Alexandrine (1818-1907); Queen of Hanover1818-1907
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA986Albert (1819-1861); Prince Consort; (Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; husband of Queen Victoria)1819-1861
NA985Victoria (1819-1901); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland; Empress of India1819-1901
NA6239Lowther; William (1821-1912); Mr; diplomat and M.P.1821-1912
NA6490Huskisson; John R. Milbanke- (1800-1868); 8th Baronet; formerly Milbanke; diplomat1800-1868
NA6617Malet; Alexander (1800-1886); 2nd Baronet; diplomat1800-1886
NA6505Alexandra (1844-1925); Queen Consort; (wife of Edward VII and daughter of King Christian IX of Denmark)1844-1925
NA6150Christian IX (1818-1906 ); King of Denmark; (succeeded 1863)1818-1906
NA6618Louise (1817-1898); Queen of Denmark; (wife of Christian IX)1817-1898
NA6083Howard; Henry F. (1809-1898); Sir; British Diplomatic Service1809-1898
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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