Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Fact of the Day: Royal Nephew

Despite being a hated enemy of Great Britain during World War I, Kaiser Wilhelm II was the eldest grandchild of Queen Victoria. He craved the acceptance of his grandmother whom treated him with courtesy and respect. Other members of his maternal family thought he was arrogant and obnoxious. Not many relationships were as terrible than the one with his uncle Edward VII, as he treated him like another nephew instead of Emperor of the Germans. 

9 comments:

Pat Hatt said...

There's always one in the family somewhere

Martha said...

He looks so serious.

bj said...

Grandmothers tend to love their grands, no matter what.

Margaret-whiteangel said...

Oh dear...sometimes seems to happen in some families.

stephen Hayes said...

Well, it was a totally dysfunctional family after all.

Fundy Blue said...

LOL! And I thought my family's dynamics and cross-currents are challenging at times! Today Queen Elizabeth II became Britain's longest serving monarch. Have a good one, Adam!

Jax said...

I agree with Pat...there's always one!

Cloudia said...

Preening jerks!








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Huggybear said...

Well what do you expect from "in-breeding" - Victoria of England and Leopold 11 of Belgium and the House of Saxe-Coburg und Gotha!
Elizabeth11 of England is a result of all this "inter-marriage" rubbish of the 19th Century.
B J Hunnicut