Victoria was born on May 24, 1819. A month later, after her uncle, the Prince Regent, rejected the names Georgiana, Charlotte, Augusta, and Elizabeth, the baby was christened Alexandrina Victoria, after her godfather Tsar Alexander and her mother Victoire. 1,166 more words
A Mad Wicked Folly by Sharon Biggs Waller Audio by Katharine McEwan
Published by Viking Children’s 1/23/2014 Published by Listening Library
Vicky attends a “Finishing School” in France with only the art classes she sneaks off to keeping her sane. 411 more words
What do Queen Victoria and Benjamin Franklin have in Common? Besides the new pictures books that feature each of them, they both loved swimming!
Queen Victoria’s Bathing Machine, written by Gloria Whelan and illustrated by Nancy Carpenter, is written in verse and tells the true story of Queen Victoria’s real dilemma. 150 more words
Both Year 2 classes and the Year 2 staff arrived at school dressed in Victorian-style clothing this morning. 2H headed off to Wisbech Castle to experience life as trainee servants in a Victorian home whilst 2W had a taste of what it would be like to be a schoolchild in Victorian times. 58 more words