Really? I’ll have to look it up.
According to Wikipedia,
The tobacco was personally named by R. J. Reynolds after Edward VII, who was known as Prince Albert before being crowned King. The portrait of Prince Albert was based on one acquired by Reynolds at a tea party with Mark Twain.
Sadly, it doesn't say why. Perhaps Reynolds just liked the guy.
posted on 07/01/2020 6:50:33 AM PDT
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