Queen Victoria; English empress. by Sally Glendinning

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  • Queens -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
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  • Women -- Biography.

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The life of the nineteenth-century English monarch whose sixty-three year reign over one-quarter of the world"s population covered a period of great industrial and social change.

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SeriesA Century book
LC ClassificationsDA557 .G55
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p.
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5756429M
ISBN 100811647501
LC Control Number71116038

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Are you an author. Author: Sally Glendinning. 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 modern ceremonial character. This book is an exhibition catalogue from the metropolitan museum of art. It covers Victorian women's dress from the years to when Queen Victoria gradually changed from being simply Queen of England to Empress of a vast by: 1.

Queen Victoria was queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from to — the second-longest reign of any British : The queen added the title Empress of India to her crown in She was a strong supporter of empire, which often pitted her against the Liberal party's William Gladstone, prime minister from –, –, and again from – The Queen Victoria is an award-winning Cape May bed and breakfast resort, offering thirty-five uniquely decorated rooms & luxury have been voted the best B&B in Cape May every year since.

The Queen Victoria is ideally located in the heart of historic Cape May, just one block from the beach, and Cape May’s shopping & dining district. Queen Victoria’s unusually close friendship with her Indian servant began at the celebration and spanned 14 years, a period captured in the new movie Victoria & Abdul, starring Judi Dench.

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.

She ruled through a period of British imperialism with the British Empire expanding and she became Empress of India. She came to epitomise an era of social.

Perhaps one of the best known of the English monarchs, Queen Victoria forever shaped a chapter of English history, bequeathing her name to the Victorian age. In Queen Victoria, Lucy Worsley introduces this iconic woman in a new light. Going beyond an exploration of the queen merely as a monarch, Worsley considers Victoria as a woman leading a.

Drawing from contemporary sources, including Queen Victoria’s own diaries, as well as the most recent scholarship, the book contextualises Victoria historically by placing her in the centre of an unparalleled period of innovation and reform, in which the social and political landscape of Britain, and its growing empire, was : Paula Bartley.

Victoria () was queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (–) and empress of India (–). She was the last of the House of Hanover and gave her name to an. Victoria (Penguin Monarchs): Queen, Matriarch, Empress - Ebook written by Jane Ridley.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Victoria (Penguin Monarchs): Queen, Matriarch, Empress. A few weeks after kissing her feet, writes Shrabani Basu in Victoria & Abdul: The True Story of the Queen's Closest Confidant (the book on which the movie is based), Karim cooked Victoria "a fine.

Queen Victoria’s 9 children gave her 42 grandchildren. Among their ranks were a king, an Emperor, 6 queens, 2 married couples, an embarrassing number of Nazis and many captivating characters. Queen Victoria: Born to Succeed.

New York: Harper and Row, This book is an excellent reworking of the material displayed by Lytton Stachey, who wrote a biography of Queen Victoria in Also, this book goes into detail on the Queen's life as wife to Prince Albert, mother of nine children, and ruler of a powerful Great Britain.

The English Empress; a study in the relations between Queen Victoria and her eldest daughter, Empress Frederick of Germany. [Egon Caesar Corti, Conte] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create. Occupation: Queen of the United Kingdom Born: at Kensington Palace, London Died: Janu at Osborne House, Isle of Wight Reign: J to Janu Nicknames: The Grandmother of Europe, Mrs. Brown Best known for: Ruling the United Kingdom for 63 years Biography: Born a Princess Princess Victoria Alexandria was born on.

SUMMARY: A special episode of the historical sketch show about Queen Victoria, starring Sarah Hadland. We meet young Vicky as she becomes queen aged o marries her true love Albert and has to put up with the open sewers at the not-so-luxurious Buckingham Palace.

Queen Victoria became Empress of India in May Benjamin Disraeli, the Conservative Prime Minister, saw the new title as an effort to link the monarchy to the country and tie it closer to Britain while also showcasing Britain as a dominant.

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria) (ăl´Ĭgzăndrē´nə), –, queen of Great Britain and Ireland (–) and empress of India (–).She was the daughter of Edward, duke of Kent (fourth son of George III), and Princess Mary Louise Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld.

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My dearest dearest dear Albert sat on a footstool by my side and his excessive love and affection gave me feelings of heavenly love and happiness I never. Victoria was the niece and only living heir of William IV.

She was crowned queen inaged just Despite her age Victoria wasn’t naive about what this would entail – she had been trained and educated for the role of monarch from a very early age. Victoria’s accession to the throne was initially immensely popular. Though he was hired as a servant, Victoria quickly promoted him to “Munshi and Indian Clerk to the Queen Empress” at a monthly salary of 12 pounds.

He was later promoted to a highly decorated. “An engrossing and authoritative account of the vital place of India within the monarchy of Queen Victoria. Beautifully written and subtly crafted, this book provides a critical history of the cultural, political, and diplomatic significance of Queen Victoria's role as Empress of India - and its rich and varied impact in metropole and : Yale University Press.

Queen Victoria quiz that tests what you know. Perfect prep for Queen Victoria quizzes and tests you might have in school. Empress Queen Victoria and India (Book): Taylor, Miles: In this engaging and controversial book, Miles Taylor shows how both Victoria and Albert were spellbound by India, and argues that the Queen was humanely, intelligently, and passionately involved with the country throughout her reign and not just in the last decades.

Taylor also reveals the way in which Victoria's influence. As part of his quest to secure the empire for the Tories (and along the way, to capitalize on the Queen's allergy to his Liberal political rival, William Gladstone), Disraeli orchestrated the Royal Titles Act ofwhich allowed the Queen to be recognized officially as the Empress of India.

But this is a mere slice of Victoria's imperial. In the latter years of her reign, Queen Victoria developed a surprising and controversial friendship with Abdul Karim, an Indian servant.

To mark the release of a new film about the episode, Ellie Cawthorne talks to Shrabani Basu, author of the book on which the movie is based This article was first published in the October/November issue of BBC. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Not much. The last British queen and empress (of India) was Victoria. The current queen is not an empress because there is no longer a British empire. Interestingly, the Japanese queen is married to an emperor and thus is called an empress, but, t.

Book Review by kind permission of Chowkidar, the journal of the British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia This is a biography of Queen Victoria like no other.

Plenty of other books chronicle Victoria's robust common sense, coupled sometimes with a certain wilfulness, and those qualities are present in this book.

Victoria (–), queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and empress of India, was born on 24 May at Kensington Palace, was the only legitimate child of the fourth son of King George III, Edward, duke of Kent (–), who in had abandoned Julie de St Laurent, his mistress of many years, in order to join his brothers in the.

When Queen Victoria died at the age of 81 on 22 Januaryit took her family, court and subjects by surprise – very few had been able to contemplate the mortality of the monarch who had ruled over Britain and its empire for almost 64 years.

Her death marked the end of the Victorian era. Here, Stewart Richards considers Queen Victoria’s final moments, the Author: Elinor Evans. Queen Victoria () was the British queen from until her death, and she also had the title 'Empress of India'.

She was queen for 64 years, longer than any other British king or queen, during a period of great change. While Victoria was queen, the UK became one of the richest and most powerful countries in the world, as a result of. Reading the story Queen Victoria's Underpants by Jackie French about how the Empress of half the world didn't have any underpants and how she came to have some.

Alongside being a prolific letter-writer, Queen Victoria was an avid reader who greatly enjoyed poetry and contemporary novels, particularly those about the lives of ordinary people.

Among her favourite authors were Dinah Craik, whose novel John Halifax. Gentleman was probably her most successful work (and, incidentally, made into a BBC television series in .

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