Malcolm Howe, GCMW
Diplomatic and General History
On the night of the British national census of 1851, taken on the 30th of March, Dom Miguel is recorded as living in exile with António Ribeiro Saraiva (1800-90), his penniless agent, in London, at 21Nottingham Street, Marylebone, together with the Visconde de Queluz. He was styled by the enumerator De jure King of Portugal i.e the rightful King of Portugal. The three Portuguese were listed, without any servants, as a separate household after the English family of eight and their house servant. Hence it is likely they were staying in the basement of the house, which would have had its own entrance from the street above.
From this state of poverty, Miguel went on to marry Princess Adelheid ze Lowenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg. The marriage and the couples' subsequent lives are described here.
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