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Prince Leopold George Duncan Albert, Fourth Son of Queen Victoria and a Hemophiliac

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

British History

"Your Majesty..."

General Francis Nathaniel Conyngham, 2nd Marquess Conyngham KP, GCH, PC (11 June 1797 – 17 July 1876). On the death of William IV, the Marquess is the first to address the young Victoria as “Your Majesty”.

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Queen Victoria

All fur coat and no knickers?

Georgy loves good Ale and Wine
And Georgy loves good Brandy
And Georgy loves his C — n — g — m
As sweet as sugar Candy!!! 1,020 more words

Queen Victoria

The Young Victoria

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


Second Draft: Behind the fanfare of 1792, a royal snub for Prince Edward?

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

Local News

Take the A-Frame

This person is powerful, authoritative and in control.  Not because of who she is (we don’t need to know) but because of how she sits.  More important than her pose is how the drawing sits on the page.  384 more words

Technique And Demo

Tuesday 18th August 1846

“Duchess of Kent, mother to the Queen, completed her 60th year yesterday.”