Victoria (1819 –1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.
Her coronation took place on 28 June 1838 at Westminster Abbey. 79 more words
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Its movie trailer sparked my interest when I was inside a movie theater waiting for the showing of a juvenile film during the weekend. This is the kind of movie I have wanted to watch since I’m now sick and tired of ones that are more on fantasy and cruel and bloody action. 276 more words
Love had little to do with marriage in 19th century America. It was a formal contract, often economical, and romance was generally an incidental perk. After photography grew in popularity, the stiff ceremony of the event could be memorialized as a Cabinet Card; a style of portrait photography, mounted on card. 978 more words
William IV died, after a lingering illness, early on the morning of Tuesday 20 June 1837. He had lived to see his niece Princess Victoria celebrate her 18th birthday – and therefore her majority – on 24th May, and he had the satisfaction of knowing that Victoria would succeed to the throne in her own right, without being subject to a regency. 734 more words