Document ReferenceBu 16/66
TitleLetter from H. Howard, Hanover, to Sir A. Buchanan, Berlin, Prussia; 20 Feb 1863.
Date20 February 1863
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionThanks him for the information regarding the Princess Royal [Victoria]; had gone with Mrs Howard to the railway and given her copies of the Times and Punch, together with a box of dried Portuguese peaches for the young prince (F. William); she is concerned for Prince Alfred, who is ill in Naples, and may not be able to attend the marriage [of Alexandra to the future Edward VII of Great Britain]; has received news from Paget about the departure [of Alexandra] from Copenhagen; Paget advises them not to wear uniforms, following the experience of Mr Milbanke, who was made to feel uncomfortable by the Queen [Victoria] and Prince Albert; Bloomfield met the Queen at Berlin wearing plain clothes; discusses the expenses allowed by the Foreign Office; the Russian concordat with Prussia over Poland gave some territory to Prussia.
Termtransport, railways
press, British
civil disorder, Polish Rebellion 1863
royalty, protocol towards
territorial disputes, Poland

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6217Victoria Adelaide Mary Louise (1840-1901); Empress of Germany; styled 'Princess Royal' until 1858; dau. of Queen Victoria; m. Frederick III Emperor of Germany 18581840-1901
NA6272Alfred (1844-1900); Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duke of Edinburgh; (2nd son of Queen Victoria)1844-1900
NA6246Paget; Augustus B. (1823-1896); Sir; diplomat1823-1896
NA6619Howard; Marie Ernestine (-1897); Lady Howard; 2nd wife of Sir Henry-1897
NA6490Huskisson; John R. Milbanke- (1800-1868); 8th Baronet; formerly Milbanke; diplomat1800-1868
NA985Victoria (1819-1901); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland; Empress of India1819-1901
NA986Albert (1819-1861); Prince Consort; (Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; husband of Queen Victoria)1819-1861
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA6499Wilhelm II (1859-1941); German Emperor; ( reigned 1888-1918)1859-1941
NA6083Howard; Henry F. (1809-1898); Sir; British Diplomatic Service1809-1898
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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