Victoire Auguste Antoinette of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
Victoire Auguste Antoinette of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Duchesse de Nemours (1822-1857) beloved cousin of both Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. She was a childhood playmate of the Prince's at Rosenau, and considered by the Queen to be a bosom friend "like a dear sister to us" and called "my beloved Vic". In 1856 a finely scented double white variety of the Peony flower (Paonia lactiflora 'Duchesse de Nemours') was named after her. She was finally removed to Dreux in 1979.