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Victoria: The Heart and Mind of a Young Queen

Victoria: The Heart and Mind of a Young Queen
By Helen Rappaport (Foreword by Daisy Goodwin)
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I’ve thoroughly enjoyed watching Victoria. 278 more words

Non Fiction

Lost London - The Imperial Institute...

An ornate turreted building in South Kensington, construction of the Imperial Institute began in 1887 – the year of Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee.

Designed by Thomas Edward Collcutt and paid for almost entirely by public subscription, the huge 213 metre long building featured three “Renaissance-style” towers with copper covered domes. 380 more words

Twentieth Century

Sounds Familiar

“Sounds like the noise a deer makes when it is being slaughtered.” – Prince Albert (Tom Hughes), after being awakened by the sound of bagpipes while on holiday in Scotland, Victoria


Queen Victoria's Children

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert were to have nine children between 1840 and 1957, and most were married into other Royal Families across Europe, creating descendants all the way back to Queen Victoria herself. 345 more words


Queen Victoria's Early Years

Victoire Marie Louise, was born on the 17th August 1786, to parents Francis and Augusta of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld.  She grew up to marry the Duke of Kent in Ehrenburg Castle, Germany, followed by a second marriage ceremony held at Kew Palace in London. 549 more words