married life of Queen Victoria

by Clare Jerrold

Publisher: Eveleigh Nash in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 399 Downloads: 86
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  • Victoria, -- Queen of England.

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Statementby Clare Jerrold.
The Physical Object
Pagination399p. ;
Number of Pages399
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Open LibraryOL17082821M

Buy Queen Victoria: A Personal History New Ed by Hibbert, Christopher (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(91).   Queen Victoria's great-grandson Louis Mountbatten (pictured) married heiress Edwina Ashley in - in a wedding attended by the King and Queen and the Prince of . Queen Mary was born Victoria Mary Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes Mary in Kensington Palace on to Duke Francis and Duchess Mary of Teck. Young Mary was the great-granddaughter of George III and a second cousin to Queen Victoria. She and her family lived a quiet life in England, forced to exist on the money that Duchess. How important a figure was Prince Albert in Victoria's life and how did her married life with him affect her role as Queen? Include some thoughts about how Albert's death affected Victoria's performance of public duties. Why can Victoria's reign be said to have effected a major transition in the institution of the British monarchy?

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Queen Victoria married Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, her first cousin inQueen Victoria was 16 years old. Prince Albert couldn't propose to her so she proposed to him. They had nine (9) children and 42 grandchildren, a very large family.

Prince Albert died at the age of 42 in Reviews:   Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. InVictoria married her cousin, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, the son of her mother’s brother.

The Born:   Victoria, Queen of Great Britain,Albert, Prince Consort of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, Publisher London: E. Nash Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language EnglishPages:   This book guides readers through the ups and downs of Queen Victoria's life (–), including her melancholy childhood, unlikely ascent to the throne, and the supreme amount of losses she experienced married life of Queen Victoria book her year reign.4/4(5).

Taking the reader from Victoria's birth as the heir presumptive to the British throne, to her death at Baird paints a portrait of a stubborn, imperious woman who was not perfect, but managed to lead an empire for over 50 years/5(). On Februtwo year-old cousins, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, were married at St.

James’s Palace in London. Their royal romance, including Victoria’s profound grief and. Queen Victoria, queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (–) and empress of India (–), who gave her name to an era, the Victorian Age. During her reign with her husband, Prince Consort Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, the British monarchy took on its.

Victoria married her cousin Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha in Their children married into royal and noble families across the continent, earning Victoria the sobriquet "the grandmother of Europe " and spreading haemophilia in European : Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn.

By Nancy Bilyeau An obsessive letter writer and journal keeper her entire life, year-old Queen Victoria put pen to paper to describe her first evening of married life, after the lavish ceremony. Four years after meeting, the cousins married (as custom dictated, it was Victoria who popped the question) on 10 February in St James's Palace chapel.

It was the first wedding of a reigning. For the rest of her life, she thought with a swelling joy, she would just be Victoria to her Albert. She wasn’t a queen or ruler, but simply a wife and lover. She rolled onto her side and looked at her husband as his fingers glided along the piano keys, playing one of his own compositions.

Victoria, Queen of Great Britain,Albert, Prince Consort of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, Publisher London: G. Bell Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language EnglishPages:   P rincess Louise was the sixth child of Queen Victoria, a woman who famously loathed babies, and from her very first wail, Her Majesty was apt to Author: Rachel Cooke.

Victoria Matilda Davies was also a goddaughter of Queen Victoria. She married the successful Lagos doctor John K. Randle. Many of Sara's descendants now live in either England or Sierra Leone, while a separate branch, the aristocratic Randle family of Lagos, remains prominent in contemporary Nigeria.

Death and legacy [ edit ]Cause of death: Tuberculosis. The Paperback of the The Married Life Of Queen Victoria by Clare Jerrold at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Clare Jerrold. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jerrold, Clare Armstrong Bridgman, Married life of Queen Victoria.

London, E. Nash, (OCoLC) Married life of Queen Victoria. New York, G.P. Putnam's sons, (OCoLC) Named Person: Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Albert, Prince Consort consort of Victoria Queen of Great Britain; Albert, Prince Consort consort of Victoria Queen of Great Britain; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

In she married Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and had four sons and five daughters. Strongly influenced by her husband, with whom she worked in. Queen Victoria Biography. Short Biography of Queen Victoria ( –).

Queen Victoria was born 24 May Aged 18 she became Queen of Great Britain and she went on to rule for 63 years – at the time – she was the longest-serving Monarch in Europe.

Queen Victoria and Albert, the Prince Consort, had nine children who, despite their very different characters, remained a close-knit family. Inevitably, as they married into European royal families their loyalties were divided and their lives dominated by political controversy/5(48).

Verified Purchase This is a beautifully researched and written book about the life of Queen Victoria. The author provides the reader a modern and interesting insight into the life of her subject as well as the personalities of the time, the various prime ministers, and the Queen’s relationships with them, family and close friends/5().

This book covers the life of Queen Victoria from her ascent to the throne inuntil John Brown's death in March of Furthermore, the author makes professional use of excellent primary sources such as Sir Henry Ponsonby's letters about the Queen, which were addressed to his wife, and the papers of Victoria's Prime Minister Derby.

Prince Albert (Aug —Decem ) was a German prince who married Britain's Queen Victoria and helped spark an era of technological innovation as well as personal style. Albert initially was seen by the British as an interloper in British society, but his intelligence, interest in inventions, and capability in diplomatic affairs made him a respected figure.

Victoria fell in love with him instantly, proposed to him, and they were married on Febru It was a happy marriage and restored the influence of the Crown, which had weakened during the reigns of those that ruled before her. Although Victoria and Albert had nine children in total, Packard's book focuses on the lives of Queen Victoria's five daughters: Vicky, Alice, Helena (known as Lenchen), Louise, and Beatrice.

After thoroughly enjoying We Two, the joint biography of Victoria and her husband Albert by Gillian Gill, 4/5(). The wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert took place in the Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace, on 10 Februaryand the couple remained devoted to each other throughout their married life.

Photograph of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert taken by Roger Fenton 20 June The marriage was only allowed to go forward, and the Princess forgiven, when the couple agreed to live with the Queen for their married life, with very limited travel (their honeymoon lasted only five days, and the Queen visited for two of them).Cited by: 3.

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Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "The married life of Queen Victoria" See other formats. This book is about the life of Queen Victoria ( to ).

All nine of her children married into the royal houses of Europe. She became the longest reigning monarch and more. This book is a fascinating read about the woman behind the British Empire. (Summary by Michele Eaton).

Thanks to Martin Packer for sending along the original Times URL. According to Tim Reid's article in The Times on-line, the "List Of Books Read By Princess Victoria," a document in her own handwriting, reveals the "formidable reading list" of works she studied "between the ages of seven " many of which "would be largely impenetrable to even the most dedicated and scholarly modern.

30 May Britain's Queen Victoria's sordid love affairs and astonishingly high sexual libido have been unveiled in a new TV documentary. The queen, who died in. The queen, he claims, lived an entirely inward life, filled with characters and narratives of her own making: saintly Albert, bad Bertie, twinkly Disraeli and the wicked, wicked Boers.

Just like that other epic storyteller Marcel Proust, Victoria stayed home (although, unlike the Frenchman.