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Forum: British Royal History 12-30-2017, 10:18 PM
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Posted By Ish
When I want to learn more about a history subject...

When I want to learn more about a history subject I go a few different things:

- I google or go onto Wikipedia and read a bit about the subject - Wikipedia is great for this because itíll link you...
Forum: British Royal History 10-26-2016, 11:48 PM
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Posted By Ish
Is that as Queen or as a child? I would...

Is that as Queen or as a child?

I would believe it as a child - her mother was ridiculously strict - but as Queen she was considerably more in charge of herself, and I can't see someone putting...
Forum: British Royal History 09-06-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 111,211
Posted By Ish
I would suspect that Augustus was her favourite...

I would suspect that Augustus was her favourite paternal uncle, and Leopold her favourite maternal one - I think Leopold likely would have won out between the two.

Augustus being a British Royal...
Forum: British Royal History 02-19-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 111,211
Posted By Ish
Curryong, I think Cynthia is suggesting that...

Curryong, I think Cynthia is suggesting that Victoria's father was someone other than the Duke of Kent, or that someone other than Prince Albert was the father of her children, since in this other...
Forum: British Royal History 09-01-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 111,211
Posted By Ish
The earliest one mentioned on her Wikipedia page...

The earliest one mentioned on her Wikipedia page is Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey, published in 1921, although I'm sure there were ones that were published earlier.

Earlier biographies are...
Forum: British Royal History 08-26-2014, 12:12 PM
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Posted By Ish
Victoria first met Albert in 1836, she became...

Victoria first met Albert in 1836, she became Queen the next year and met Albert again in 1839. Victoria was smitten with Albert after the first meeting and it was assumed that they would marry even...
Forum: British Royal History 08-26-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 111,211
Posted By Ish
The system in Britain is that if the monarch was...

The system in Britain is that if the monarch was under 18 there was a regent and if he/she was over 18 there was not. This holds until today - if George were to become King now there would be a...
Forum: British Royal History 01-22-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 111,211
Posted By Ish
Wikipedia reports that Victoria was buried with...

Wikipedia reports that Victoria was buried with her wedding veil, but both the lace and the dress were saved. The dress appeared on display at KP in 2012, but the lace was declared to be too fragile...
Forum: British Royal History 08-15-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 570
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Posted By Ish
England did not exist as an independent state at...

England did not exist as an independent state at the time of Victoria's reign, it hadn't for a while at that point. By the time of the start of Victoria's reign it had been illegal to trade slaves...
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