"Have we no hold on her?" George V, talking about Sophia Duleep Singh Bamba Müller Bamba Müller was born in Cairo in 1848, under circumstances that should have destined her to obscurity. Her father was a German merchant banker, and her mother was his mistress, Sofia. Sofia was an Abyssinian Coptic Christian slave. It was… Continue reading Pocket Profile – Bamba Müller and Her Daughters
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Thank you to our new guest contributor, Lady M, who has shared a splendor-filled royal story from India. India has been a republic for many decades now, but the royal lady we are going to talk about today has remained a huge character in our popular culture still today. She was Maharani Gayatri Devi of… Continue reading Pocket Profile – Maharani Gayatri Devi of Jaipur