with Gordon Leggate
Join Gordon Leggate as he delivers a lecture on the topic: 'Grand Duchess Xenia of Russia: Sister of the Czar, Cousin of the King, Royal Resident of Hampton Court'.
The sister of Nicholas II, Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia was born in St Petersburg in 1875.
Xenia's mother was the daughter of King Christian IX of Denmark and among her maternal first cousins were King George V of the United Kingdom.
Xenia lived at Wilderness House, Hampton Court Palace for over two decades. Come and learn more about this most interesting of characters.
This event will take place in the Garden Room at Hampton Court Palace.
Join us for a members-only guided tour through the Gardens at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens.
20 and 23 November 2019
Wednesday 20 November at 2.00pm, Saturday 23 November at 11.00am
The Crown Jewels reside at the Tower of London and are worn by British kings and queens on their coronations and royal occasions. Our magnificent Crown Jewels collection make the perfect souvenir.