Standard Name: Victoria, Queen
Birth Name: Alexandrina Victoria
Royal Name: Queen Victoria
Titled: Queen Victoria, Empress of India
Used Form: Princess Victoria
From a young age, Queen Victoria wrote extensive journals, two of which were published with great success during her lifetime. Other selections from her journals, collections of her letters, and drawings and watercolours from her sketchbooks were published posthumously.
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MR submitted a poem on Queen Victoria 's jubilee of 1887 to the Irish Times for its book of fifty jubilee poems by Irish writers to mark the occasion. It was accepted.
Collis, Maurice. Somerville and Ross: A Biography. Faber and Faber, 1968.
She was the second of four children.
RL notes in her autobiographical The Swan in the Evening that her birthday was the same date as Queen Victoria 's funeral, a coincidence which seemed...
Simons, Judy. Rosamond Lehmann. St Martin’s Press, 1992.
Siegel, Ruth. Rosamond Lehmann: A Thirties Writer. Peter Lang, 1989.
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Her heritage was English: her mother 's family name, Michell, was said to derive from a village near St Columb Major in Cornwall, now spelled Mitchell. Both sides of Steel's family were presumably white...
She dedicated the book to Queen Victoria . It was intended for purposes of presentation and display, with gilt-edged leaves, and gilt embossing on the front cover and spine. The forty illustrative plates mainly depict...
In her English-language version, KM seeks to legitimise her project by opening with documentation of her connection to Queen Victoria and other leading public figures. She dedicates it by special permission to the monarch ...
The book appeared a year after her father's death in late 1835. It was dedicated, with permission, to her Royal Highness the Princess Victoria, who was soon to be Queen . In the preface...
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Francis Marx toned down a good deal of her criticism of military incompetence in high places, whose deficiencies bore hard on soldiers in the field.
(By now an official enquiry had been mounted into Lord Raglan
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Whereas the two Brett boys were sent off to boarding school for a formal education, Dorothy and Sylvia were taught at home, leading a starkly sheltered existence that, Brett believed, arrested their maturation. After the...
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Hughes notes that this day was Queen Victoria 's Jubilee, so that CN grieved while the rest of the country was rejoicing.
Hughes, William Richard, Charles Lapworth, W. A. Tilden, and Robert Lewins. Constance Naden: A Memoir. Bickers and Son, 1890.
31 March 1814
The victorious allied armies entered Paris to reclaim France for monarchical government.
16 June 1824
The first meeting of the
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (later the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals or RSPCA) took place in London.
A giant water lily, native to the Amazon and South America, was discovered in British Guiana ; the next year it was named Victoria Regia (later Victoria Amazonica) in honour of Queen Victoria .
29 June 1838
The Sun newspaper was printed in gold to celebrate Queen Victoria 's coronation.