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Apart from the land border with the Irish republic, the United Kingdom is surrounded by sea.
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  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Victoria of the United Kingdom
She was born on May 24, 1819, to Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent, the fourth son of King George III, and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfield[?], sister of King Leopold I of the Belgians and widow of HSH Emich, 2nd Prince of Leiningen.
Victoria blamed Bertie for the death of Prince Albert continued to regard Bertie, the Prince of Wales as unfit to take responsibility, even though he was the heir to the throne, and never allowed him the kind of role that would have helped him prepare for kingship.
Queen Victoria died in 1901, at Osborne House on the Isle of Wight and was buried at Frogmore, Windsor Castle.
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 Victoria of the United Kingdom - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Had Queen Victoria died without issue, this prince, who was arrogant, ill-tempered and rash, would have become king of Great Britain; and, as nothing but mischief could have resulted from this, the young queen's life became very precious in the sight of her people.
This document described the queen as Alexandrina Victoria, and all the peers who subscribed the roll in the House of Lords on the 10th of June swore allegiance to her under those names.
The queen's second child, the prince of Wales (see Edward Vii.), was born on the 9th of November 1841; and this event "filled the measure of the queen's domestic Birth of happiness," as she said in her speech from the throne the prince at the opening of the session of 1842.
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  Victoria of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Victoria, who was almost entirely of German descent (except from her ancestor Sophia of Hanover who was a female-line granddaughter of James I), 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 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.
As of 2005, the European monarchs and former monarchs descended from Victoria are: the Queen of the United Kingdom (as well as her husband), 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 - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
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).
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).
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Victoria of the United Kingdom
Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837, and the first Empress of India from 1 May 1876, until her death on 22 January 1901.
At the age of fifty the Duke of Kent and Strathearn married Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, the sister of Princess Charlotte's widower Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld and widow of Karl, Prince of Leiningen.
As of 2007, the European monarchs and former monarchs descended from Victoria are: the Queen of the United Kingdom (as well as her husband), 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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 History of the Monarchy > The Hanoverians > Victoria
Warmhearted and lively, Victoria had a gift for drawing and painting; educated by a governess at home, she was a natural diarist and kept a regular journal throughout her life.
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.
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 ipedia.com: Victoria of the United Kingdom Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Victoria, Alexandrina Victoria Wettin (May 24, 1819 - January 22, 1901) of the German Royal House of Hanover was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland for sixty-three years, seven months, and two days (June 20, 1837 - January 22, 1901), the longest reign yet of any British monarch.
Victoria was born on May 24, 1819 to Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent (fourth son of King George III) and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg, sister of King Leopold I of the Belgians and widow of Emich, 2nd Prince of Leiningen.
Queen Victoria died in 1901, at Osborne House on the Isle of Wight and was buried at Frogmore, Windsor Castle.
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 Victoria of the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Victoria was born on May 24 1819 to Edward Augustus Duke of Kent (fourth son of King George III) and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg sister King Leopold I of the Belgians and widow of Emich 2nd Prince Leiningen.
Victoria's youngest son Prince Leopold was born with hæmophilia and died at age Alexandra was so overcome with grief by death she was unable to walk and in a wheelchair for the rest of life.
Queen Victoria died in 1901 at Osborne House on the Isle of Wight and was buried at Frogmore Windsor Castle.
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 Victoria of the United Kingdom : Queen Victoria
She was born on May 24, 1819, to Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent, the fourth son of III of the United Kingdom">King George III, and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfield[?], sister of King Leopold I of the Belgians and widow of HSH Emich, 2nd Prince of Leiningen.
Victoria blamed Bertie for the death of Prince Albert continued to regard VII of the United Kingdom">Bertie, the Prince of Wales as unfit to take responsibility, even though he was the heir to the throne, and never allowed him the kind of role that would have helped him prepare for kingship.
Victoria was less than happy with the name and all mention of the name she hated was hidden for decades until accidentally rediscovered in the late twentieth century.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Frogmore
Jump to: navigation, search 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.
Queen Victoria decided to construct a special resting place for her husband and eventually for herself within a few days of his premature death, instead of the two of them being buried in one of the traditional resting places of British royalty, such as Westminster Abbey or St.
Jump to: navigation, search Queen Victoria (shown here on the morning of her Accession to the Throne, 20 June 1837) gave her name to the historic era The Victorian era of Great Britain is considered the height of the British industrial revolution and the apex of the British Empire.
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 Victoria Day - Canada
Victoria Day was established as a holiday in Canada West (Now Ontario) in 1845, and became a national holiday in 1901.
Victoria, queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and empress of India was born on 24 May 1819.
It was not an innovation to celebrate the birthday of the reigning sovereign on the anniversary of the birth of a predecessor.
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 Victoria of the United Kingdom Biography and Summary
Victoria of the United Kingdom Biography and Summary
Unfortunately, her daughter Beatrice destroyed her major work, the 122 volumes of journal that she kept all her life (the last entry is 6 January 1901, two we...
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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 of the United Kingdom - Simple English Wikipedia
Queen Victoria (May 24, 1819 – January 22, 1901) was the queen of Great Britain and Ireland from 1837 until 1901.
She reigned (was on the throne) longer than any other monarch (king or queen) in the history of the United Kingdom.
Prince Albert and Victoria were now seen by the public as being interested in how well the country and its people lived.
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 Victoria Day
May 24, Queen Victoria's birthday, was declared a holiday by the Legislature of the Province of Canada in 1845.
After the death of Queen Victoria in 1901, 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.
It was not an innovation to celebrate the birthday of the reigning sovereign on the anniversary of the birth of a predecessor.
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 Princess Victoria Alexandra of the United Kingdom - Definition, explanation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
} Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom (6 July 1868-3 December 1935) was the fourth child and second daughter of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom and Queen Alexandra.
She should not be confused with her paternal aunt, Victoria, Princess Royal and Empress Frederick, the eldest child and first daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
Her Royal Highness The Princess Victoria Alexandra Olga Mary, VA, CI, GCStJ was born at Marlborough House, the London residence of her parents, then-the Prince and Princess of Wales.
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 Victoria Inn in London, United Kingdom
Victoria Inn, London gracefully stands just one mile from Buckingham Palace, the Queen of England's official residence and 28 kilometers from Heathrow International Airport.
Victoria Inn is surrounded, within a mile, by London's top tourist attractions such as Buckingham Palace, Houses of Parliament, London Eye, Westminster Abbey, Tate Modern and Tate Gallery.
The Victoria Inn, housed in a 19th century façade, is an epitome of relaxed elegance.
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