History: It was a royal surprise

History: It was a royal surprise

There are 4 comments on the Pasadena Star-News story from Sep 1, 2008, titled History: It was a royal surprise. In it, Pasadena Star-News reports that:

Maryland Hotel residents in 1911 were startled to learn that one of the waiters, Henry Holden Colpus, claimed to be one of the children of the late King Edward VII of the United Kingdom.

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Jim

Whittier, CA

#1 Sep 1, 2008
Yep. I still have a lot or two of ocean front property in Arizona if you are interested.
Sounds like a busy boy to me.
mr Giblets

India

#2 Sep 1, 2008
A pity he didn't marry Anastasia, they could have founded a new branch of the Romanovs and Hanoverians.
Funny guy

United States

#3 Sep 2, 2008
Maybe thats why they call Pasadena the Crown City? get it..Royal Crown,,Prince, Pasadena? ha ha ha ha ha...

:)
revatom

Vienna, VA

#4 Mar 2, 2014
Interesting story. I have a 1939 letter written by this guy to Joe Kennedy (JFKs dad) with more info. Some of his claims really were true, including being a Butler to President Cleveland.

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