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  Britannia: Monarchs of Britain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Victoria, born May 24, 1819, was the daughter of Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn and Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld.
England focused on developing industry and trade and expanding its imperial reach; during the reign of Victoria, the empire doubled in size, encompassing Canada, Australia, India and various locales in Africa and the South Pacific.
Victoria's role after this political realignment was one of mediation between departing and arriving Prime Ministers (the Prime Minister was chosen by the party in control of the House of Commons).
www.britannia.com /history/monarchs/mon58.html   (1130 words)

  
 History of the Monarchy > The Hanoverians > Victoria
Victoria bought Osborne House (later presented to the nation by Edward VII) on the Isle of Wight as a family home in 1845, and Albert bought Balmoral in 1852.
Victoria was deeply attached to her husband and she sank into depression after he died, aged 42, in 1861.
Victoria and her family travelled and were seen on an unprecedented scale, thanks to transport improvements and other technical changes such as the spread of newspapers and the invention of photography.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/Page118.asp   (1234 words)

  
 Royal Family of Europe - pafg02 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Mathilda Princess Of ENGLAND was born in 1059 in,, Normandy, France.
Leopold Wilhelm Archduke Of AUSTRIA was born on 6 Jan 1614 in Of, Graz, Steiermark, Austria.
Son Prince Of ENGLAND was born on 29 Jan 1535/1536 in Palace, Greenwich, Kent, England.
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 Queen Victoria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Victoria's long reign witnessed an evolution in English politics and the expansion of the British Empire, as well as political and social reform on the continent.
The author notes that the Queen was terribly sullen and uninterested in the concerns of foreign affairs, since her husband died in December 1861, and the key years of the American Civil War occurred during this time of her mourning.
Topics that are covered in great detail include; the courtship of Albert and Victoria, their wedding on February 10, 1840, the birth of their first daughter, and the Queen's reaction to the Prince Consort's untimely death.
www.kings.edu /womens_history/victoria.html   (2995 words)

  
 Queen Victoria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Victoria was born in England on May 24, 1819.
Called the Victorian Era, it was known for Victoria's laizze-faire ways, meaning "hands-off." Her first law was passed in 1832, the Reform Act that gave legislative authority to the House of Lords and executive authority to the House of Commons.
During her reign, Queen Victoria doubled England in size, kept England almost free of war (with only three small exceptions), had nonexistant European entanglements, formed the Liberal and Conservative parties, and broadened suffrage with the Reform Acts of 1867 and 1884.
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 Queen Victoria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
The Duke of Kent was the fourth son of George III and Victoria Maria Louisa was the sister of King Leopold of Belgium.
Victoria immediately fell in love with Albert and although he initially had doubts about the relationship, the couple were eventually married in February 1840.
Victoria shared Salisbury's imperialist views and was thrilled when General Kitchener was successful in avenging General Gordon in the Sudan in 1898.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /PRvictoria.htm   (2245 words)

  
 Royalty.nu - British Royal History - Queen Victoria and Her Family
Victoria was so overprotected that she was not permitted to walk up or down a staircase unless she was holding someone's hand.
It is highly doubtful that Brown and Victoria were actually lovers, although the queen's daughters jokingly called Brown "Mama's lover." His intimacy with the queen did not please Victoria's family, but Brown was indispensible to her, and remained her confidante for nearly twenty years.
Queen Victoria's Gene by D. Potts and W. Potts is about the hemophilia gene Queen Victoria passed down to her descendants and how it affected European history.
www.royalty.nu /Europe/England/Victoria.html   (3346 words)

  
 England A v Victoria
Victoria's final pair defied the tourists for almost two hours before the state side eventually went down by an innings and eight runs.
England dominated the game for 3.5 days but in the end there were only 11.4 overs left when Graeme Vimpani went to pull Glen Chapple and dragged the ball on to the stumps.
Victoria were then 91 for five - for seven as it turned out and an afternoon relaxing in the sunshine beckoned.
www.cricinfo.com /link_to_database/ARCHIVE/1996-97/ENG-A_IN_AUS/ENG-A_VIC_21-24NOV1996_MR.html   (2047 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Windsor, town, England (British And Irish Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Henry II erected the Round Tower, and Edward IV began the construction of St. George's Chapel, one of the most splendid churches in England, where the Knights of the Garter are installed with medieval ceremony.
In the chapel are buried several of England's kings.
In Frogmore, the royal mausoleum, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert are buried.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/W/WindsrEng.html   (385 words)

  
 Legendary Lovers: Queen Victoria and Prince Albert
The Victoria Memorial casts a solemn gaze upon passersby as they make their way down The Mall toward Buckingham Palace, but this austere image is a far cry from the woman who reigned over an empire, yet was ruled by her own passionate heart.
Alongside Victoria's own childhood dresses are her children's garments, including a sailor suit, the first of its kind, which was worn by one of her sons.
As befitted a royal bride, Victoria was adorned with a sapphire and diamond brooch (a wedding present from the groom which she wore close to her heart), a diamond necklace, and even a sprinkle of diamonds in her hair.
www.lovetripper.com /issues/issue-33/victoria-albert.html   (1207 words)

  
 Hemophilia and Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria could not have known that by transmitting the gene for hemophilia to her descendants, she was changing the course the royal family and of history.
When Queen Victoria of England was seventeen, she met one of her many cousins, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg.
Victoria’s youngest daughter, Beatrice, passed the hemophilia gene on to her granddaughter, Victoria-Eugenie, who married King Alfonso XIII of Spain.
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 Royal Diaries: Victoria
Victoria's love for her family of nine children and her husband, Prince Albert, set a tone for her nation that emphasized the importance of family and, in her later years, earned her the reputation of the "Grandmother of Europe."
One day, Victoria reads a letter addressed to Mamma from Aunt Adelaide suggesting that Victoria be allowed to have other friends, "for she might be a queen in the future." Victoria is shocked and surprised by such news, but dismisses it, thinking there are other family members who will rule when her Uncle King dies.
She was not popular in England, and she genuinely believed her child could easily have become a pawn in worse games of ambition than Sir John Conroy's--his best interest certainly seemed to lie in his loyalty to her.
www.scholastic.com /dearamerica/parentteacher/guides/royaldiaries/victoria.htm   (2078 words)

  
 Victoria, Queen of England
It was to prove true; Victoria was a moral and upright ruler in contrast to the royal family before her for several generations who had scandalous, immoral lifestyles.
The king was seriously ill. One month later, on June 20, Victoria was awakened early in the morning by her mother with the message that the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Lord Chamberlain were in the next room and wished to see her.
Victoria was heartbroken to lose her good friend, but with Albert to advise her, she was not as devastated as she might have been.
www.freewebs.com /queen_of_irony/writing_victoria.html   (2819 words)

  
 Queen Victoria
The 64-year-long reign of England's longest-ruling monarch, Queen Victoria, has become synonymous with the culmination of Britain's rise to world power and the growing prosperity brought about by the Industrial Revolution.
Victoria married her first cousin, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, and they had nine children.
While Victoria's reign represented a pinnacle of stability, while she was on the throne the balance of power continued its shift away from the monarch in favor of Parliament.
www.factmonster.com /spot/victoria1.html   (272 words)

  
 Traditional Victorian living - Queen Victoria - The Victorian Era
Maria Louisa, Her father died before Victoria was one year old, and she was carefully raised by her mother, actually having little contact with the outside world.
Victoria’s uncle, William 1V died on June 20th 1837, and Victoria immediately took the throne as queen.
Queen Victoria died at her winter home at Osborne, on the Isle of Wright on January 22, 1901, a respected woman and queen, having reigned for almost 64 years.
www.victorianbazaar.com /queen.html   (848 words)

  
 The Life & Times of Queen Victoria
Victoria was the daughter of Edward, the Duke of Kent and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg.
a strict regimen that shunned the courts of Victoria's uncles, George IV and William IV.
In 1887 Victoria’s Golden Jubilee was a grand national celebration of her 50th year as Queen.
www.victorianstation.com /queen.html   (672 words)

  
 Victoria Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Several places are named Victoria Park, most of which are named for Queen Victoria:
Victoria Park (Hartlepool), home ground of Hartlepool United F.C. Victoria Park, Leicester, England
Victoria Park, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, a region of Scarborough, Ontario with associated subway station and avenue (Victoria Park Avenue)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Victoria_Park   (113 words)

  
 Ensign John Charles England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
John Charles England was born in Harris, Mo., on December 11, 1920.
In 1943 the USS England DE-635 was named to honor John Charles England and his heroism.
Lennie England served as maid of honor and kept the ribbon wrapped bottle until her death in 1995.
www.ussengland.net /DE635/JCEngland.htm   (735 words)

  
 Victoria --  Encyclopædia Britannica
She was the last of the House of Hanover and gave her name to an era, the Victorian Age.
It was first imported into England by the Prince of Wales in 1869, where it rapidly gained popularity.
During the 1920s, when she was one of the few women writing critical essays in Argentina, she challenged the male literary establishment and helped expand publishing...
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9108774?tocId=9108774   (725 words)

  
 City of Victoria - Subject Headings Bri-Bru   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Janet Bowden died at Sandringham Hospital in Victoria on 29 September 1976.Martin Allerdale Grainger was born in London in 1874 and spent his childhood in Australia.
She died in Victoria on 1 February 1968 and was buried in Ross Bay Cemetery.Fonds consists primarily of the records of Ethel Bruce including newspaper clippings, concert and theatre programmes, invitations, pamphlets, maps, photographs, correspondence and picture postcards.
These papers document Miss Bruce's career as a writer for the Victoria Daily Times and the Daily Colonist, especially in her role as music and theatre critic, her extensive travels, social activities, family relations and her work in organizations such as the Women's Institute.
www.city.victoria.bc.ca /archives/archives_prvrec_bri-bru.shtml   (2574 words)

  
 Victoria Day
Victoria Day falls on the second to last Monday in May, which is usually the third weekend, but can be the fourth in years like 1999 where the 31
The Sovereign's birthday was first observed in Ontario (then called Canada West) in 1845 to celebrate the birthday of Queen Victoria of England (1837-1901).
After the death of Queen Victoria, an Act was passed by the Parliament of Canada establishing a legal holiday on May 24 in each year (or May 25 if May 24 fell on a Sunday) under the name Victoria Day.
www.calendar-updates.com /Holidays/Canada/victoria.htm   (369 words)

  
 20TH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
was born in 1819 in London, England - Alexandrina Victoria - dtr Edward Duke of Kent.
She was married to Prince Albert of ENGLAND Prince Consort (son of Ernest I of SAXE-SAALFELD-COBURG Duke and Marie of WURTTEMBERG Princess) on 10 Feb 1840 in Chapel Royal, St.James Palace, London (first cousins).
Prince Albert of ENGLAND Prince Consort was christened in 1819 in Germany (Albert Francis Charles Augustus Emmanuel).
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 Royal Genealogies Part 1
The many years of her reign, often referred to as the Victorian age, witnessed the rise of middle class and were marked by a deeply conservative morality and intense nationalism.
NOTES: Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, a.k.a.: The Prince Consort of Queen Victoria; Christened: (Francis) Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel; He was an active and effective patron of the arts and sciences, organizing such enterprises as the epochal Great Exhibition of 1851 to stimulate the growth of British commerce, industry and national pride.
The outstanding event of the reign of George V was World War I. Following England's declaration of war on Germany, the king renounced all the German titles belonging to him and his family and changed the name of the royal house to Windsor.
ftp.cac.psu.edu /~saw/royal/r01.html   (1256 words)

  
 Victoria, London England Hotel Accommodation, New England Hotel
We went hunting and found 20 - all for under $150-00.' The New England Hotel is one of the 20 found.
Although steeped in history, Victoria is more than just museums, it offers a paradise for walkers, shoppers, and every sort of activity you would associate with a vibrant place.
The New England is set in the popular area of Pimlico, which forms part of the City of Westminster.
www.britainexpress.com /london-hotels/121464.htm   (857 words)

  
 City of Victoria - Subject Headings K-La   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Robert H.B. Ker died in Victoria on 20 October 1976.Fonds consists of photographs, mostly of unidentified people and places; postcards; J.D. Pemberton's 1861 map of Victoria (Maps/B0016); and miscellaneous textual items, including a concert program.
Besides his work as an advocate for the revitalization of Victoria's Chinatown, he is also the author of several books on Chinatowns in North America.Fonds consists of reports, supporting material to reports and newspaper clippings.
Noel Lang died in Victoria on 18 December 1967, leaving his widow Irene, two daughters and a son.Fonds consists of photocopies of articles, documents and correspondence relating to Noel Lang and a list of Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway stations with the origins of their names.
www.city.victoria.bc.ca /archives/archives_prvrec_k-la.shtml   (2393 words)

  
 UK Lodgings: England B&B Victoria, London: The Victoria Inn
The Victoria Inn operates a 24 hour reception and safety deposit boxes are available.
Victoria bus, coach and underground stations (Victoria, Circle and District Line) are also nearby.
The Victoria Inn is perfectly placed for exploring London, using either underground, bus or taxi.
www.milford.co.uk /england/accom/h-a-3399.html   (365 words)

  
 Victoria Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Some say, "during Queen Victoria's reign, all elegant dinners included a peach served in a jeweled box lined with cotton." I suppose Sherry was the drink of choice.
It is also said that it was only after Queen Victoria ate some curry at a luncheon for visiting Indians that Curry become popular in Britain.
She had a Sandwich Cake created in her honour and Victorian Cake which was prepared especially for her return to official service after the death of her husband.
members.aol.com /acalendar/May/victoria.html   (487 words)

  
 George Smith Bower of Dorset, England and Victoria, Australia
George Smith Bower was born in Langton Matravers, Dorset, England on 17 Feb 1820.
It may be that she remained with family in England.
The certificate also states that George was born in Dorset, England and that he was a resident in Victoria for 27 years; that he married Louisa Woodrow at the age of 22 years in Swanage, Dorset.
bowercommunity.com /homestead/GeorgeSmithBower.htm   (570 words)

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