Prince Albert

Standard Name: Albert, Prince
Used Form: Prince Consort

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Birth Queen Victoria
QV 's future husband, Prince Albert , was delivered by the same midwife as Victoria, just over three months later.
Longford, Elizabeth. Queen Victoria: Born to Succeed. Harper and Row, 1964.
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Dedications Queen Victoria
The book was dedicated as follows: To the dear memory of him who made the life of the writer bright and happy, these simple records are lovingly and gratefully inscribed.
Victoria, Queen. Leaves from the Journal of Our Life in the Highlands. Helps, ArthurEditor , Harper and Brothers, 1868.
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Dedications Harriet Downing
HD dedicated to Prince Albert her Satan in Love, A Dramatic Poem.
British Library Catalogue.
Dedications Anna Maria Hall
AMH , with her husband Samuel Carter Hall , published Ireland: its Scenery, Character, &c. in three illustrated volumes with a dedication to Prince Albert .
The Athenaeum Index of Reviews and Reviewers: 1830-1870.
Keane, Maureen. Mrs. S.C. Hall: A Literary Biography. Colin Smythe, 1997.
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Hall, Samuel Carter, and Anna Maria Hall. Ireland: its Scenery, Character and History. Francis A. Niccolls, 1911.
prelims
Family and Intimate relationships Queen Victoria
The queen was grief-stricken at his death. Her devastation resembled that which she had experienced after the death of Prince Albert . In a letter to her secretary, Sir Henry Ponsonby , she compared the...
Family and Intimate relationships Queen Victoria
Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg , Princess Alexandrina Victoria 's cousin, visited England for the first time.
Munich, Adrienne. Queen Victoria’s Secrets. Columbia University Press, 1996.
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Longford, Elizabeth. Queen Victoria: Born to Succeed. Harper and Row, 1964.
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Family and Intimate relationships Queen Victoria
Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg made a second visit to England to see his cousin QV .
Longford, Elizabeth. Queen Victoria: Born to Succeed. Harper and Row, 1964.
132
Munich, Adrienne. Queen Victoria’s Secrets. Columbia University Press, 1996.
xiii
Family and Intimate relationships Queen Victoria
QV proposed marriage to Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg after spending a short time with him.
Longford, Elizabeth. Queen Victoria: Born to Succeed. Harper and Row, 1964.
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Munich, Adrienne. Queen Victoria’s Secrets. Columbia University Press, 1996.
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Family and Intimate relationships Queen Victoria
QV and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg were married in the Chapel Royal, St James's Palace.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
Family and Intimate relationships Queen Victoria
Prince Albert was officially granted the title of Prince Consort.
Munich, Adrienne. Queen Victoria’s Secrets. Columbia University Press, 1996.
xvi
Family and Intimate relationships Queen Victoria
Prince Albert , consort of QV , died of typhoid in the Blue Room at Windsor Castle.
Munich, Adrienne. Queen Victoria’s Secrets. Columbia University Press, 1996.
xvi
Family and Intimate relationships Clementina Black
CB 's maternal grandfather, George Patten , was Portrait Painter in Ordinary to the Prince Consort .
Family and Intimate relationships Queen Victoria
QV made her first public appearance after Prince Albert 's death.
Thompson, Dorothy. Queen Victoria: Gender and Power. Virago Press, 1990.
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Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Rigby
ER 's husband, Sir Charles Eastlake , accepted the post of Director of the National Gallery, at the urging of the Prime Minister and Prince Albert .
Lochhead, Marion C. Elizabeth Rigby, Lady Eastlake. John Murray, 1961.
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Rigby, Elizabeth. Journals and Correspondence of Lady Eastlake. Smith, Charles EastlakeEditor , AMS Press, 1975.
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Family and Intimate relationships Queen Victoria
Princess Victoria had many cousins, the most significant of whom was Albert , her future husband.
Longford, Elizabeth. Queen Victoria: Born to Succeed. Harper and Row, 1964.
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Timeline

14 November 1839
Prince Albert (future husband of Queen Victoria) and his brother Ernest made the first railway trip in England by royalty, from London to Slough.
Early 1840
At the time of Queen Victoria 's marriage to Prince Albert , the Devon industry of hand-crafted lace-making had so far declined that it was difficult to obtain enough for her wedding dress.
21 November 1840
Prince Albert 's attendance at Queen Victoria 's labour, in London, increased the popularity of fathers attending births.
1843
Prince Albert assumed the presidency of the Society of Arts.
12 June 1843
Queen Victoria and Prince Albert became part of the theatre-going public when they visited the Drury Lane Theatre in state.
1844
The anonymous publication of Robert Chambers 's Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation influenced the evolutionary thinking of Charles Darwin and Alfred Wallace .
May 1844
The Society for Improving the Condition of the Labouring Classes began to work towards housing reform; the society was a revitalized and revamped version of the Labourer's Friend Society of the previous decade.
October 1846
Queen Isabella of Spain married her cousin, despite machinations by British and French diplomats to arrange a marriage that would be politically opportune for them.
Spring1848
Following a tour of inspection of working class housing, Prince Albert assumed a more active role in his presidency of the Society for Improving the Condition of the Labouring Classes .
1849
Prince Albert joined the Geological Society of London .
1 May 1851
The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, the first world's fair, was opened by Queen Victoria in the Crystal Palace in Hyde Park.
1854
Queen Victoria sat for the first photographic portraits of the royal family, taken by Roger Fenton .
May 1856
Ellen Terry made her theatrical debut at the Princess's Theatre , watched by an audience which included Queen Victoria and Prince Albert .
1859
Charles Lyell 's address as president of the geological section of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (BAAS) supported the new consensus that humans had lived among now-extinct mammals in a Europe that...
23 April 1863
Queen Victoria selected architect George Gilbert Scott 's ornate design for the Albert Memorial.