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Bonetta [née Davies], (Ina) Sarah Forbes [Sally]locked

(c. 1843–1880)
  • Joan Anim-Addo

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Bonetta [née Davies], (Ina) Sarah Forbes [Sally] (c. 1843–1880), Queen Victoria's ward, was born in west Africa (in the south-west of modern-day Nigeria) about 1843, of Yoruba descent. Few details are known about her family besides their massacre by forces loyal to the Dahomian monarch, ...

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Royal Archives, Windsor Castle, Berkshire [with gracious permission of her majesty the queen]