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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
Coming in September 2018 is another collection of Doctor Who stories with a female companion spin: Doctor Who: The Women Who Lived: Goodnight Stories from the Whoniverse… 151 more words
Do you and/or your kids think Meghan Markle is going to become the first ‘black royal’ when she marries Prince Harry? Not so.
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