[NOTE: A massive thank you to Michael Rhodes of Peerage News for posting this news originally.]

 

On Friday, 24 January 2020, the engagement was announced between Benjamin Leopold Sewell (b.1990) a descendant of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and Alice S. Hobden.

 
Benjamin Sewell is the son of Charles Percy Sewell (b.1958) and his wife Alice Louise Huntington-Whiteley (b.1961). Alice Hobden is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Hobden.

The following is the descent of Benjamin Sewell (b.1990) from his ancestress Queen Victoria (1819 – 1901):

 
Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom (1819 – 1901); 
married in 1840 to Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1819 – 1861)
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Prince Leopold, 1st Duke of Albany, with Princess Helen of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Prince Leopold, 1st Duke of Albany (1853 – 1884); 
married in 1882 to Princess Helen of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1861 – 1922)
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Carl Eduard of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha with Viktoria Adelheid of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg  
Prince Charles Edward, 2nd Duke of Albany, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1884 – 1954); 
married in 1905 to Princess Viktoria Adelheid of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (1885 – 1970)
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Princess Caroline Mathilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha with Count Friedrich-Wolfgang zu Castell-Rudenhausen
Princess Caroline Mathilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1912 – 1983); 
married in 1931 (divorced in 1938) Count Friedrich-Wolfgang zu Castell-Rudenhausen (1906 – 1940)
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Countess Viktoria Adelheid zu Castell-Rudenhausen (b.1935); 
married in 1960 to Sir John Miles Huntington-Whiteley, 4th Baronet (1929 – 2019)
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Alice Louise Huntington-Whiteley (b.1961); 
married in 1985 to Charles Percy Sewell (b.1958)
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Benjamin Sewell (b.1990); 
engaged in 2020 to Alice Hobden 
 
Thank you again to Michael Rhodes of the Peerage News for this information.

Source: Sewell/Hobden engagement

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