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The Princess with a Punching Bag

Her marriage ended with a scandal so embarrassing Queen Victoria had to do damage control. It also left her free to become a model for today’s working royals

Jenni Wiltz
Nov 16, 2020 · 8 min read
Marie Louise in a white day dress. Her thick dark-blonde hair is in a chignon, and she’s wearing a dog collar pearl choker.
Marie Louise in a white day dress. Her thick dark-blonde hair is in a chignon, and she’s wearing a dog collar pearl choker.
Marie Louise photographed by Lafayette, public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.