The English Heritage Podcast

Episode 226 - Royal, rebel, suffragette: Princess Sophia Duleep Singh

Aug. 3, 2023

This week we’re joined by broadcaster and author Anita Anand and historian Susan Skedd to reveal the story of Indian princess, campaigner for women’s votes and goddaughter of Queen Victoria, Sophia Duleep Singh. Join us as we reveal how she came to be part of the British royal family, her role in the Suffragette movement and the story behind her blue plaque at her former London residence near Hampton Court. For more details about Princess Sophia Duleep Singh’s blue plaque, go to With thanks to The Taylormade Trio who you can hear performing at the unveiling of Sophia’s plaque, in May 2023. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.