The coronet is a diamond and sapphire piece, which was given to the young Queen by her husband, Prince Albert, as a wedding gift in Albert, a patron of the arts and something of an architect, designed the circlet tiara himself. Measuring Victoria and Albert were one of very few couples in the Royal Family, and indeed aristocratic circles, who married for love. This temporary ban on it leaving the country means it could find a buyer at home, instead of it going abroad.
The Queen wears the brooch Prince Albert gave to Victoria before their wedding. Victoria has a passion for British history and Constitutional Monarchy, hence her reasons for founding The Crown Chronicles. Her specialism is the Early Modern era, with particular emphasis on Monarchy, the Restoration and 18th-century social history.
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She is also a keen reader, baker and shopper. In the summer of , I authored the text of The Book of Penguin , a profile of the Penguin publishing group and its international activities, which was designed and illustrated by the Radley Yeldar agency. One of the most intriguing stories that I wrote about as a features writer at the Financial Times concerned the privatisation of British Airways in the s. At the heart of the story was a high-stakes poker game between BA and a clutch of other major flag carriers and the entrepreneurial Freddie Laker, pioneer of the cut-price airline sector and founder of the Laker Skytrain.
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