All posts tagged "queen victoria"
Who was Ida Bonanomi: Dresser to Queen Victoria
But for the moving memorial that Queen Victoria erected to her and for a letter in which this is described, the...Blog Posts18th April 2019
A new royal record for Prince Philip
The Duke of Edinburgh has become a royal record breaker. Again. He is now the longest lived descendant of Queen Victoria....British Royals18th April 2019
Princess Alix of Hesse’s engagement ring?
In a recent life of Queen Victoria, (A. N. Wilson, Victoria: A Life, 2014) I stumbled across an illustration of one...Blog Posts13th April 2019
Victoria on Victoria: The Self-Portrait Sketch of 1835
Aged sixteen, Princess Victoria made a pencil sketch of herself. Knowing the vividness of the watercolours that she made for her...Blog Posts10th April 2019
Who was ‘Boppy’? Queen Victoria’s nurse, Mrs Brock
Whilst researching for a forthcoming academic article on Louisa Louis, the devoted dresser to Princess Charlotte of Wales (1771-1838) who was...Blog Posts8th April 2019
Queen Victoria’s April Royal Babies
If you think royal baby mania is a new thing, think again. For centuries, the arrival of a regal bundle of...Blog Posts5th April 2019
Queen Victoria set to reign again at Buckingham Palace
Two hundred years after her birth, Queen Victoria is taking over Buckingham Palace again. As part of the celebrations for the...Blog Posts3rd April 2019
Royal Pictures from History: Queen Victoria and three generations of kings
Some photos tell their own story and take their own place in history as a result. While we are inundated with...Blog Posts24th March 2019
Victoria Series 3 – What Do We Know So Far?
The hit television show Victoria is back with a third series, with the first episode airing on Sunday, 24 March at 9pm...Opinion and Reviews23rd March 2019
Queen Victoria was not a bad mother, says writer of hit royal TV series
The creator of hit historical royal drama, Victoria, Daisy Goodwin, has spoken out about the unfair double standards female monarchs are...Blog Posts22nd March 2019