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The Reluctant Countess by Sharon Cullen

Author Sharon Cullen never fails to disappoint. In the Victorian Romance “The Reluctant Duchess”, Cullen reintroduces Lady Sara Emerson, a minor character from the book “His Saving Grace”. 450 more words


Victoria's not-so-secret

Queen Victoria once held a reception in honour of an African chieftain. He’d never seen a finger bowl before and when was set before him he picked it up and drank its contents. 107 more words

Generous Spirit

Regency Personalities Series-John Bloomfield 2nd Baron Bloomfield

Regency Personalities Series
In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables. … 291 more words


A Great Grandmother.

This picture shows Queen Victoria not very long before her death with three of her great Grandchildren Edward later Edward VIII then Duke of Windsor, Albert later known as King George VI and father of our current monarch and Princess Mary.


A Royal Wedding.

Edward, Prince of Wales the son of Queen Victoria and future King Edward VII with his new bride on their wedding day Princess Alexandra of Denmark, the daughter of King Christian IX of Denmark. 134 more words


London Pub Signs - The Prince of Wales...

Another Drury Lane pub, the origins of this one go back to 1852 when it was established by Henry Wells on the site of what was once a potato warehouse.  139 more words


Oh, to be Queen at the Dawn of a New Century

This picture of Queen Victoria, taken in 1900, interests me very much.  This photo was taken late in her life – in fact, she would die the following year. 279 more words

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