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Queen Victoria's Grief at Losing Her Beloved Albert

On December 14, 1861, Prince Albert succumbed to what was believed to be typhoid fever, although a recent book Magnificent Obsession by historian Helen Rappenport suggest the prince suffered from Crohn’s disease. 1,274 more words

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History of Scarves

Scarves are one of the best things about fall weather. They come in many different shapes, colors, fabrics, and can instantly transform any outfit from plain to perfect. 671 more words


Royal Grief: Part III

With the death of Prince Alfred, reigning Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha on July 30, 1900, his older brother, Prince Albert-Edward, The Prince of Wales, slipped into a depression over the death of his brother. 386 more words

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Queen Alexandra.

Alexandra of Denmark, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland and Empress of India as the wife of Edward VII, was born on this day in 1844. 130 more words

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Double Dose of Queen Victoria! (Book Reviews)

Confession: I absolutely love reading stories and biographies about strong, independent women from history. I especially love to┬áresearch royal characters (can’t help it, I have a natural love of sparkly jewelry and diplomacy). 886 more words

A day with Bryce

The fifth day of the trip consisted mostly of driving in the car, going from Moab in the east of Utah to Zion in the west. 277 more words


Book Review | Victoria: The Queen

For as long as I’ve loved history (which is a long time), I’ve been fascinated by the British monarchy. So when I saw this new biography of Queen Victoria by Julia Baird, I was intrigued. 686 more words