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TV Review: Victoria, Season One

In 1837, a diminutive, neglected teenager is crowned Queen Victoria, navigates the scandal, corruption, and political intrigues of the Court, and soon rises to become the most powerful woman in the world. 618 more words

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Mrs Brown (1997) 


Queen Victoria  (Judi Dench) finds comfort following the death of her husband Prince Albert, with the support of her faithful Highland servant John Brown  (Billy Connelly). 133 more words

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Victoria by Catherine Reef

Victoria: Portrait of a Queen by Catherine Reef. November 7, 2017. Clarion Books, 256 p. ISBN: 9780544716148. Int Lvl: YA; Rdg Lvl: YA; Lexile: 1030. 610 more words

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Queen Victoria Picture given to subscribers of Kuokoa, 1879.

PRESENT FOR 1879.

PICTURE OF VICTORIA!

THE QUEEN OF ENGLAND.

This beautiful picture will be given to all those who take the Kuokoa newspaper for 1879, with payment for the subscription of two dollars before the 31st of March. 89 more words

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Quote of the Week

From a passionate love letter of Prince Albert to Queen Victoria:

“Your image fills my whole soul. Even in my dreams I never imagined that I should find so much love on earth.”

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Victoria and Abdul: The Truth About the Queen’s Controversial Relationship

The relationship between Queen Victoria and her handsome, young Indian attendant Abdul Karim was deemed so controversial and scandalous by her family members that, upon the monarch’s death in 1901, they scrubbed his existence from royal history. 1,756 more words

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Book Review: Victoria and Albert: You'll Love this Book of Royalty

The book “Victoria and Albert A Royal Love Affair” (St. Martin’s Press, 2017) by Daisy Goodman and Sara Sheridan is not just filled with not wonderful photographs detailing Season 2 of the PBS series, but is also an outstanding biography of the royal couple. 671 more words

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