Lady of the Bedchamber Charlotte Knollys Hand Written Letter Mueller COA
“Lady of the Bedchamber” Charlotte Knollys Hand Written Letter. This item is certified authentic by Todd Mueller Autographs and comes with their Certificate of Authenticity. (5 January 1835 – 24 April 1930) was an English courtier and member of the. Lady of the Bedchamber. And the first woman private secretary, to Princess. Later Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom, consort of. Edward VII of the United Kingdom. The daughter of Sir. A successful military figure and Comptroller of the Household to. And his wife, Elizabeth St. Aubyn, Charlotte Knollys was born in London on 5 January 1835. Her parents lived at 13 Portman St. At 28, was sent into Alexandra’s service as a Lady of the Bedchamber. The Princess of Wales came to rely heavily on her. Alexandra required her services more when she was in mourning, for example when her beloved son. Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence. Pon Edward’s ascension to the throne, when. Died in 1901, Charlotte was officially installed at Alexandra’s side. Granted her the style. And precedence as the daughter of a Baron, after her brother became. However, this came at the price of having little freedom, a price which grew much more oppressive when Edward died in 1910. Shut herself away in seclusion at. Charlotte wrote in a letter dated a year before Alexandra’s death in 1925. Her leave of service came upon Alexandra’s death in 1925. During her service, she was credited as the first woman private secretary to the Sovereign, and the first person not of royal blood to enter the Queen’s. She was presented with a gold medal after saving Alexandra from a fire. She died, aged 95, unmarried, at her flat in South Audley Street, London in 1930. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “historicsellsmemorabilia” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.