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Maria Amelia, Last Queen of Portugal

1 month ago   |   By Royal Central

She was the queen who tried to save her dynasty with nothing more than a bouquet of flowers. Maria Amelia saw her husband and eldest son mortally wounded at close range in an assassination that would hasten the demise of their dynasty. She had done all she could to save the monarchy she married into but it would all come to nothing as she watched another son lose his throne just years after the bloodbath she had attempted to stop with a posy. This is the story of Maria Amelia, the last Queen of Portugal.
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