Ernst II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, 19th century. The Duke (1818-1893) was Prince Albert's brother and Queen Victoria's brother-in-law. Illustration from The life and times of Queen Victoria, by Robert Wilson, (1900). (Photo by The Print Collector/Print Collector/Getty Images)

Ernst II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, 19th century. The Duke (1818-1893) was Prince Albert's brother and Queen Victoria's brother-in-law. Illustration from The life and times of Queen Victoria, by Robert Wilson, (1900). (Photo by The Print Collector/Print Collector/Getty Images)