the first waltz: a historical photoblog — bulletproofjewels: ♕ Queen Victoria: Grandmama of...

bulletproofjewels: “ ♕ Queen Victoria: Grandmama of Europe It is a well known fact that Queen Victoria of England saw in her children a destiny to marry into all the great royal houses of Europe.

the first waltz: a historical photoblog — bulletproofjewels: ♕ Queen Victoria: Grandmama of...

bulletproofjewels: “ ♕ Queen Victoria: Grandmama of Europe It is a well known fact that Queen Victoria of England saw in her children a destiny to marry into all the great royal houses of Europe. And so her wish was certianly fulfilled;

Today, Sept 9, 2015, Queen Elizabeth II surpassed Queen Victoria as the longest-serving monarch in British history.

How Do Britain's Two Longest-Reigning Monarchs Compare?

Today, Sept Queen Elizabeth II surpassed Queen Victoria as the longest-serving monarch in British history. My homegirls right here.

These six facts about Queen Victoria may change the way you think about the woman whose name defined the 19th Century.

6 Things You Should Know About Queen Victoria

Chicken Fun Fact - The Cochin chicken became popular after it was first imported into England and given to Queen Victoria who had a chicken coop built at her royal palace to house what was then called a "Shanghai" chicken.

At the age of five, Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies, born into a royal Yoruba dynasty, was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria as a "gift" from one royal family to another. A unique and admired figure in history, she spent her life between the British royal household and her homeland in Africa.

Queen Victoria’s Black Princess

At the age of five, Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies, born into a royal Yoruba dynasty, was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria as a "gift" from one royal family to another. A unique and admired figure in history, she spent her life between the Br

Exploring the Depths of Buckingham Palace #Infographic #InteriorDesign

Exploring the Depths of Buckingham Palace #Infographic

19 Strange And Delightful Facts About British History - BuzzFeed Mobile

19 Strange And Delightful Facts About British History

I knew about Britain and Russia, didn't know Germany was a cousin too!!

The King of Germany, England and Germany were all cousins - WTF fun facts (grandmother is watching)

The sixth child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert had a difficult childhood and troubled adolescence, a world away from the usual perception of the life of a privileged princess. Description from barnesandnoble.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Queen Victoria's Mysterious Daughter: A Biography of Priness Louise. The sixth child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert had a difficult childhood and troubled adolescence, a world away from the usual perception of the life of a privileged princess.

Emily Blunt and Rupert Friend as Victoria and Albert in the 2009 film The Young Victoria

Were Queen Victoria and Prince Albert both illegitimate?

Queen Victoria wore orange blossoms in her hair on her wedding day. From the movie the Young Victoria, Emily Blunt as Queen Victoria.

Queen Victoria by Xavier Winterhalter

"The portrait, comissioned in 1843, shows the Queen with her long brown hair loose around her shoulders, gazing into the distance.

She was just 24 when painted by the German artist Franz Xaver Winterhalter and his work was described as her husband Albert's 'favourite picture'. "

Queen Victoria: 'the secret picture'

1843 Queen Victoria by Franz Xaver Winterhalter (Royal Collection) Prince Albert had this Winterhalter portrait of his wife, for his eyes only, hung in his bedroom. Elizabeth Longford called this portrait "Weibchein in a submissive mood".

Queen Victoria.

London in 1901 - the End of the Victorian Era

Queen Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria) May Jan UK cabinet card titled "Victoria Queen of Great Britain & Empress of India". Child of Prince Edward Augustus Duke of Kent, UK & Princess Victoria Germany. Widow of Prince Albert Saxe Coburg & Gotha, Germany.

Snuff box presented as a gift by Queen Victoria in 1837 - Upon her accession to the throne, Queen Victoria made many gifts to those who had served her mother and herself while they lived in Kensington Palace. An inscription on this magnificent snuffbox of gold, diamonds and enamel records that it was given to Colonel Harcourt in 1837, “in recognition of services rendered to Queen Victoria while she resided at Kensington Palace.”

♔ Bottles & Boxes ♔ perfume, snuff & decorative containers - Gold and Diamond Snuffbox given by Queen Victoria to Colonel Harcourt in 1837

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