On 7 April 1853, Queen Victoria delivered her fourth son and eighth child. Prince Leopold George Duncan Albert was the first of the queen’s children to be delivered with the aid of chloroform, a controversial procedure at the time. 939 more words
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Above all else, “The Young Victoria” is a film that accentuates historical accuracy instead of deviating from its source in order to please audiences. Even so, its excellent costume and set design, coupled with great performances from its main actors; merit a thorough observation from history buffs and casual moviegoers alike. 125 more words
In August 1792, royalty came calling in Montreal. And Montreal yawned.
The visitor was 24-year-old Prince Edward Augustus, the fourth son of George III. He had landed at Quebec City the year before in command of the 7th Royal Fusiliers, and was accompanied by his mistress, Thérèse-Bernardine Montgenet, seven years his senior. 578 more words