Ernest would have survived Albert, and Victoria would not have been even the Dowager-Duchess.
Strictly the Duchess-Mother of Duke Edward of Saxe-Cobourg-Gotha and his siblings .
Even if Victoria hadn't become queen regnant, she could still have married Albert and had those nine children. And had he survived his older brother, she would have become the duchess consort of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. Her children might still have made the marriages they did -- with the sad result of spreading the hemophilic gene. Who knows?
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