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Victoria Gowramma

the lost princess of Coorg

by C. P. Belliappa

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Published by Rupa & Co. in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Victoria Gowramma, -- 1841-1864,
  • Princesses -- India -- Kodagu -- Biography,
  • Princesses -- England -- London -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]).

    StatementC.P. Belliappa.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS475.2.A3-ZV.xA6-.xZ (DS-DXVII)+
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 234, [9] p. :
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24111314M
    ISBN 109788129115553
    LC Control Number2010316411

    Veerarajendra, the exiled raja of Coorg and his eleven-year-old daughter Gowramma, were the first Indian royals to land in Britain in the summer of In this book, C.P. Belliappa has reconstructed the extraordinary saga of the earliest Indian royalty to live in Victorian : C.P. Belliappa. C P Belliappa locates the tombstone of Victoria Gowramma, the favourite daughter of Chikka Veerarajendra, the last king of erstwhile Coorg, at the Brompton Cemetery in Author: DH News Service.

      She died of Tuberculosis at the age of twenty three and left a daughter, aptly named Edith Victoria Gowramma Campbell. Below are two pictures of the princess, the left one taken for her baptism, considered ugly due to all the oriental gaudiness and the other, a serene, beautiful Victorian image. (Belliappa is the author of the book ‘Victoria Gowramma: The Lost Princess of Coorg’, on the extraordinary life of the Coorg princess.) This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs India License.

      The image of Gowramma that is shown in the TOI article is from Amir Mohtashemi’s collection, not sure if it is same one saw at the auction that he visited. The only Goan connection the Coorg Royal Family had – was that the daughter of Dodda Veeraraja married the King of Soonda in Goa. Gowramma was allowed to accompany her father. In London, both father and daughter associated with the highest ranking people in the country, including the royal court. Queen Victoria grew to love the Indian princess. This encouraged her father to ask the queen before he headed home whether he could place Gowramma in her care.


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Victoria Gowramma by C. P. Belliappa Download PDF EPUB FB2

In this book, C.P. Belliappa has reconstructed the extraordinary saga of the earliest Indian royalty to live in Victorian England. By unearthing hitherto unpublished material, he explores the true motives behind Veerarajendra, the exiled raja of Coorg and his eleven-year-old daughter Gowramma, were the first Indian royals to land in Britain in /5.

VICTORIA GOWRAMMA- The lost princess of Coorg: C P Belliappa For most of us who went to state board or CBSE schools, South Indian history was at best some 10 pages (almost like speed reading of some years) covering the Cholas, the Vijaya Nagar Empire and the odd paragraph on Tipu Sultan.

If you were lucky and had a good history teacher /5(4). Now that all hopes of uniting Maharaja Duleep Singh of Punjab and Princess Victoria Gowramma of Coorg in matrimony had vanished, the Queen was keen that Gowramma should quickly settle down with an eligible young man from an English or European aristocratic family.

In her heart of hearts, Gowramma wasn’t too upset. Victoria Gowramma (eBook) by C. Belliappa (Author), isbn, synopsis:Veerarajendra, the exiled raja of Coorg, and hi 3/5(1).

Princess Victoria Gowramma of Coorg, as she came to be known, was the first Indian royal to embrace Christianity. As goddaughter of the Queen, she attracted widespread attention. Her conversion, and the unprecedented affection showered on her by the Queen and her royal consort Prince Albert were prominently reported.

VICTORIA GOWRAMMA- The lost princess of Coorg: C P Belliappa For most of us who went to state board or CBSE schools, South Indian history was at best some 10 pages (almost like Victoria Gowramma book reading of some years) covering the Cholas, the /5(4).

Victoria Gowramma after multiple failed attempts at marrying Duleep Singh, ended up marrying a British officer some 20 years senior to her, whose sole intention was the get the pension which she Author: Puneeth Narayana.

The title caught my ma I could understand for a book on a Coorgi Princess but where did the prefix of Victoria come from. Behind this is a true story, which is stranger than fiction.

Like most kingdoms which the British conquered (as different from the kingdoms that they administered like the Moghuls, Asaf Jahi, Wodeyar kingdoms /5. In the first edition of my book – ‘Victoria Gowramma: The Lost Princess of Coorg’ – I wrote that Gowramma and her husband Col John Campbell, had a daughter Edith, who married Captain Henry Edward Yardley in Their only son named Henry Victor Yardley, emigrated to Australia.

In this book, C.P Belliappa has reconstructed the extraordinary sago of the earliest Indian royals to visit and live in Victorian England. He has unearthed hitherto unpublished material that throws light on Veerarajendera’s and princess Victoria Gowramma’s life in England, and the amazing affection Queen Victoria bestowed on the young.

On 2 nd JulyGowramma gave birth to a baby girl, christened Edith Victoria Gowramma Campbell. However, this was only followed by a life of isolation in London, as Campbell was an indifferent husband, often only making contact to ask her for money – but Gowramma was not without great strength, and kept a brave face as a single mother.

The Princess Gowramma of Coorg, by Winterhalter and Grave She was a princess of a small and wealthy samsthan,but never visited her palace.

She was a lingayat girl,but raised Christian and adopted by the queen Victoria as her granddaughter. This is the strange and tragic story of "Victoria Gowramm",the dearest daughter of the last king.

It is a good book and reads like a novel but gives authentic history of Coorg. He has devoted many pages for sketching the life of Gowramma. In fact, C.P. Belliappa has made a special research on the charming lady and has written a book titled Victoria Gowramma: The Lost Princess of Coorg, which I have not been able to read unfortunately.

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My book: ‘Victoria Gowramma the Lost Princess of Coorg ‘was first published in Recently an updated edition has been published, which has some very rare photographs of Princess Victoria Gowramma and her daughter Edith Victoria.

Look forward to exchanging notes with you. Best wishes. CP Belliappa. InI had a book-release of Victoria Gowramma: The Lost Princess of Coorg, at The Nehru Centre in London.

One of the highlights of the event was when a lady, Anne Phillips, in the audience approached me and introduced herself as a direct descendant of Colonel John Campbell who had married Victoria Gowramma inhis second wife.

This however changed when Robert Yardley, a great-great-grandson of Victoria Gowramma, read my book and left a message for me on one of the blogs. The Author: DH News Service. "Victoria Gowramma – The Lost Princess of Coorg" digs deep into the past to tell stories of intrigue and desire.

The book is an interesting story of Veera Rajendra, the exiled raja of Coorg, and. Buy Victoria Gowramma: The Lost Princes of Coorg by Belliappa, C.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). Gowramma embraced Christianity and Queen Victoria even lent her her name. The Queen took a lot of interest in her and wanted Maharaja Duleep Singh of Punjab, another exiled king, to marry Gowramma.That’s where the strange and tragic tale of Victoria Gowramma, the princess from Coorg who was raised Christian and became Queen Victoria’s goddaughter, ended in But her story has come to light again in all its fascinating detail thanks to C.P.

Belliappa’s rigorously researched book ‘Victoria Gowramma: The Lost Princess of Coorg.In this book, C.P. Belliappa has reconstructed the extraordinary saga of the earliest Indian royalities to visit and live in Victorian England. He has unearthed hither to unpublished material that throws light on Veerarajendra's and Princess Victoria Gowramma's life in England, and the amazing affection Queen Victoria bestowed on the young.