Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha was the husband of Queen Victoria of Great Britain and Ireland. He was born in the Saxon duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld to a family connected to many of Europe's ruling monarchs. At the age of 20 he married his first cousin, Queen Victoria, with whom he would ultimately have nine children. At first, Albert felt constrained by his position as consort, which did not confer any power or duties upon him.
“ Queen Victoria and Prince Albert photographed with their nine children: Victoria, Princess Royal, German Empress Edward VII Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha Helena, Princess Christian... More
Queen Victoria and Prince Albert on their wedding day
Outfit worn by Prince Albert on his marriage to Queen Victoria. Love the big bows, I DO!
Queen Victoria and Prince Albert after their wedding on February 10, 1840. #History #QueenVictoria