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  Victoria of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia Mirror
Victoria, who was largely of German descent, was the last monarch of the House of Hanover; her successor King Edward VII belonged to the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.
Victoria's father, the Duke of Kent and Strathearn, was the fourth son of King George III and Princess Sophia Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.
Victoria's personal life was marked by many personal tragedies, including the death of her son, the Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, the fatal illness of her daughter, The Empress Friedrich, Queen Dowager of Prussia, and the death of two of her grandsons, Prince Alfred of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg-Gotha and Prince Christian Victor of Schleswig-Holstein.
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 Victoria
Victoria's personal life was marked by many personal tragedies, including the death of her son, the Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, the fatal illness of her daughter, the German Empress, and the death of two of her grandsons.
Victoria was succeeded by her eldest son, the Prince of Wales, who reigned as King Edward VII.
As of 2005, the European monarchs and former monarchs descended from Victoria are: the Queen of the United Kingdom, the King of Norway, the King of Sweden, the Queen of Denmark, the King of Spain, the King of the Hellenes (deposed) and the King of Romania (deposed).
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 Victoria of the United Kingdom - TvWiki, the free encyclopedia
Victoria was the last monarch of the House of Hanover; her successor belonged to the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
Victoria's first official visit to Ireland, in 1849, was specifically arranged by Lord Clarendon, the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, the head of the British administration, to try both to draw attention off the famine and also to alert British politicians through the Queen's presence to the seriousness of the crisis in Ireland.
Victoria marked 20 June 1887 — the fiftieth anniversary of her accession — with a banquet, to which fifty European kings and princes were invited.
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 Queen Victoria : Famous : Biography : Information
Victoria's father, the Duke of Kent and Strathearn, was the fourth son of King George III.
Victoria's personal life was marked by many personal tragedies, including the death of her son, the Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, the fatal illness of her daughter, the Empress of Germany, and the death of two of her grandsons.
As of 2004, the European monarchs and former monarchs descended from Victoria are: the Queen of the United Kingdom, the King of Norway, the King of Sweden, the Queen of Denmark, the King of Spain, the King of the Hellenes (deposed) and the King of Romania (deposed).
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 Lennox Honychurch's A-to-Z of Dominica's Heritage: Queen Victoria
Queen Empress in the heyday of the British Empire, she ruled from 1937 to 1901 and was monarch during the most effective period of the Anglicization of Dominica.
Some places were named after her: the community of Victoria at Delices and the Victoria falls nearby.
Queen's Street, named in the 18th century for Queen Charlotte, was renamed Victoria Street on the occasion of her Diamond Jubilee in 1897.
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 Jubilee Souvenirs - The Queen's Golden Jubilee Commemorative Collection
Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria) (24 May 1819 - 22 January 1901) was a Queen of the United Kingdom, reigning from 20 June 1837 until her death.
Victoria's father, HRH The Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent, was the fourth son of George III.
The Queen married Prince Albert on 10 February 1840 at the Chapel Royal in St James's Palace; four days before, Victoria granted her husband the style "His Royal Highness." Prince Albert was commonly known as the "Prince Consort," though he did not formally obtain the title until 1857.
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 Queen Victoria - Queen Victoria Biography, Information, History, Life, Facts.
Queen Victoria - Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria) (24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837, and Empress of India from 1 January 1877 until her death.
At birth Victoria was a granddaughter of a monarch (George III) through the male line and as such held the style and title of a Royal Highness and Princess of the United Kingdom and was styled Her Royal Highness Princess Victoria of Kent (as the daughter of the Duke of Kent and Strathearn).
Victoria's arms were: Quarterly, I and IV Gules three lions passant guardant in pale Or (for England); II Or a lion rampant within a double tressure flory-counter-flory Gules (for Scotland); III Azure a harp Or stringed Argent (for Ireland).
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 sociology - Victoria of the United Kingdom
Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria) (24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was a Queen of the United Kingdom, reigning from 20 June 1837 until her death.
At the age of fifty the Duke of Kent and Strathearn married Princess Victoire of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, the sister of Princess Charlotte's widower Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfield and widow of Karl, Prince of Leiningen.
Victoria's monarchy became more symbolic than political, with a strong emphasis on morality and victorian family values, in contrast to the sexual, financial and personal scandals that had been associated with previous members of the House of Hanover and which had discredited the monarchy.
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 Victoria City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There were historical provincial and federal electoral districts with the name Victoria City in the Canadian province of British Columbia.
For the federal electoral district see Victoria City (electoral district) and for the provincial district see Victoria City (provincial electoral district).
It was initially named Queenstown but was soon known as Victoria.
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 RoyaList Online - Royal Genealogy - Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria was styled as "By the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Queen, Defender of the Faith," until 1877 when her style became, "By the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Queen, Defender of the Faith, Empress of India."
Victoria was a very skilled amateur artist; her sketches were very detailed, and her water colours were extremely well done.
Victoria, British Columbia, was named after the queen, as were Victoria Island in the Northwest Territories and Regina, Saskatchewan.
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 The Queen Victoria Bed and Breakfast Inn historic Cape May, New Jersey
As the only inn from New Jersey so acknowledged, The Queen Victoria is recognized for the high standards of excellence guests have enjoyed for the past eighteen years.
In the heart of Cape May's historic district, The Queen Victoria's location, just one block from both the ocean beach and the quaint shops and restaurants of Washington Street, add to the convenience of their guests.
The Washington Post chose The Queen Victoria® as one of seven perfect places to escape those cold-weather blahs in "Wonderful Winter Inns." The Philadelphia Inquirer Weekend section recommended The Queen Victoria® for "Romantic dates for love's date; The warmth of love at the cold Jersey shore" on Valentine's Day.
www.queenvictoria.com /reviews.html   (437 words)

  
 Victoria City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The name Victoria is rarely used today except to refer to the peak and the harbor.
It was informally referred to as the capitol of Hong Kong during its time as a colony of the United Kingdom.
In 1857, the British government expanded the scope of Victoria City and divided it into four "''wans''".
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 victoria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Victoria of the United Kingdom, aka Queen Victoria, former British monarch
Victoria, the stage name of Lisa Marie Varon (born 1971), professional wrestler
Victoria Terminus, the former name of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus on the Mumbai Suburban Railway
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 List of places named after Queen Victoria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Victoria College, Jersey Victoria College, St Helier, Jersey
Queen Victoria Building, Sydney shopping centre, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Victoria Institution, (An Elite High School), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_places_named_after_Queen_Victoria   (183 words)

  
 RoyaList Online - Royal Genealogy - Arthur Saxe-Coburg, Duke of Connaught (s of Queen Victoria)
Arthur was born on the Duke of Wellington's 81st birthday, and was named after the duke, who became one of his godfathers.
This newest biography from a well-known historian is justified and distinguished by the incorporation of recent research on oft-neglected aspects of her life and reign, as well as its relative brevity.
Including much of Victoria's own writings from journals and letters, Arnstein takes a thorough look at her personal life and reli-gious views, but also investigates her public role, including her involvement with Britain's army, her political initiatives, and her connections with Ireland.
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