Queen Victoria

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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.

Connections

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Anthologization Martin Ross
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.
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Anthologization Violet Fane
In 1901 her poetry was included (with that of others, including Flora Annie Steel , specifically mentioned in the subtitle) in The Passing of Victoria ; the Poets' Tribute, edited by John Alexander Hammerton .
OCLC WorldCat. http://www.oclc.org/firstsearch/content/worldcat/. Accessed 1999.
Solo: Search Oxford University Libraries Online. http://solo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/primo_library/libweb/action/search.do?vid=OXVU1&fromLogin=true&reset_config=true.
Birth Rosamond Lehmann
She was the second of four children.
Simons, Judy. Rosamond Lehmann. St Martin’s Press.
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Siegel, Ruth. Rosamond Lehmann: A Thirties Writer. Peter Lang.
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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...
Cultural formation Anna Steele
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...
Cultural formation Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Biographers have tended to adopt Robert Browning's scornful skepticism of the spiritualist movement, but it was not a fringe phenomenon. EBB was, historian Alex Owen argues, characteristic of those attracted to spiritualism by its deeply...
Dedications Emily Faithfull
The most important publication of the Victoria Press to the history of women's printing and publishing is undoubtedly The Victoria Regia (1861). This literary gift book, edited by Adelaide Procter and dedicated by permission to...
Dedications Sophie Veitch
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...
Dedications Kate Marsden
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 ...
Dedications Catherine Sinclair
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...
Dedications Frances Isabella Duberly
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.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
(By now an official enquiry had been mounted into Lord Raglan
Dedications Adelaide Procter
AP edited The Victoria Regia: A Volume of Original Contributions in Poetry and Prose, with a preface by Emily Faithfull , published by Faithfull at the Victoria Press , set by women compositors, and...
Education Dorothy Brett
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...
Education Eleanor Anne Porden
EAP 's companion-governess, Elizabeth Appleton , went on to run her own school in Upper Portland Place, to publish half a dozen books of high calibre (from Private Education; or, A Practical Plan for...
Family and Intimate relationships Blanche Warre Cornish
In a grand-daughter's satirical words the Ritchies and Thackerays were one of those now old-fashioned families with uncles and cousins meting out justice in India, who spent their lives in carefully weighing in the scales...
Family and Intimate relationships Lady Ottoline Morrell
After the widowed Mrs Bentinck's stepson Arthur became the sixth Duke of Portland, Prime Minister Disraeli , whose career had been greatly assisted by the Bentincks, prevailed upon Queen Victoria to create her Baroness Bolsover...

Timeline

1766 or 1767: Joseph Priestley first isolated nitrous oxide...

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1766 or 1767

Joseph Priestley first isolated nitrous oxide or nitrous air.

1799: The Evangelical movement founded the Religious...

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1799

The Evangelical movement founded the Religious Tract Society , with the object of publishing texts for the salvation of sinners.

1806: James S. Carter, a Tourist Outfitter, opened...

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1806

James S. Carter , a Tourist Outfitter, opened a shop at 369 Oxford Street, London; among his wares was an Alpine boot for walking outdoors, made for men and women.

31 March 1814: The victorious allied armies entered Paris...

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31 March 1814

The victorious allied armies entered Paris to reclaim France for monarchical government.

: Evangelical William Wilberforce stayed in...

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Winter1814-15

Evangelical William Wilberforce stayed in Brighton during the winter season in order to have access to the Prince Regent and attempt a conversion within the monarchy.

1819: Surgeon William Lawrence's publication of...

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1819

Surgeon William Lawrence 's publication of his lectures on the Natural History of Man caused a scandal because conservatives believed it reduced humans to the level of animals.

16 June 1824: The first meeting of the Society for the...

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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.

3 August 1832: In the wake of the first Reform Bill, Henry...

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3 August 1832

In the wake of the first Reform Bill, Henry Hunt presented Parliament with a petition for female enfranchisement on behalf of Miss Mary Smith of Stanmore, Yorkshire.

June 1833: The popularity of the charity bazaar as an...

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June 1833

The popularity of the charity bazaar as an institution was assured when the future Queen operated a stall at the Grand Fancy Fair and Bazaar of the Society of Friends of Foreigners in Distress .

1836: A giant water lily, native to the Amazon...

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1836

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 .

1837: Black musician Frank Johnson and his Philadelphia...

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1837

Black musician Frank Johnson and his Philadelphia band were the first American band to tour Britain.

1838: Sir Titus Salt invented alpaca, a fabric...

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1838

Sir Titus Salt invented alpaca, a fabric similar to silk, but much cheaper.

1838: Miss Gordon in A Guide to the Genealogical...

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1838

Miss Gordon in A Guide to the Genealogical Chart of English and Scottish History, published this year, set out to prove Queen Victoria 's Scottish ancestry.

29 June 1838: The Sun newspaper was printed in gold to...

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29 June 1838

The Sun newspaper was printed in gold to celebrate Queen Victoria 's coronation.

5 July 1839: Lady Flora Hastings, a lady-in-waiting to...

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5 July 1839

Lady Flora Hastings , a lady-in-waiting to the mother of the young and inexperienced Queen Victoria , died, probably of liver cancer, at Buckingham Palace after being publicly suspected of illicit pregnancy.

Texts

Victoria, Queen, and Patricia Edwina Victoria Knatchbull, second Countess Mountbatten. Advice to a Grand-Daughter: Letters from Queen Victoria to Princess Victoria of Hesse. Editor Hough, Richard, Heinemann, 1975.
Victoria, Queen. Beloved and Darling Child: Last Letters Between Queen Victoria and her Eldest Daughter 1886-1901. Editor Ramm, Agatha, Alan Sutton, 1990.
Victoria, Queen. Beloved Mama: Private Correspondence of Queen Victoria and the German Crown Princess 1878-1885. Editor Fulford, Roger, Evans, 1981.
Victoria, Queen. Darling Child: Private Correspondence of Queen Victoria and the Crown Princess of Prussia 1871-1878. Editor Fulford, Roger, Evans, 1981.
Victoria, Queen, and Alfred Tennyson. Dear and Honoured Lady: The Correspondence Between Queen Victoria and Alfred Tennyson. Editors Dyson, Hope and Charles Tennyson, Macmillan, 1969.
Victoria, Queen. Dearest Child: Letters Between Queen Victoria and the Princess Royal 1858-1861. Editor Fulford, Roger, Evans Brothers, 1964.
Victoria, Queen. Dearest Mama: Letters Between Queen Victoria and the Crown Princess of Prussia 1861-1864. Editor Fulford, Roger, Evans Brothers, 1968.
Victoria, Queen. “Introduction and Editorial Materials”. Leaves from the Journal of Our Life in the Highlands, edited by Arthur Helps, Harper and Brothers, 1868.
Victoria, Queen. “Introduction and Editorial Materials”. Dearest Child: Letters Between Queen Victoria and the Princess Royal 1858-1861, edited by Roger Fulford, Evans Brothers, 1964, p. various pages.
Victoria, Queen. “Introduction and Editorial Materials”. Dearest Mama: Letters Between Queen Victoria and the Crown Princess of Prussia 1861-1864, edited by Roger Fulford, Evans Brothers, 1968, p. various pages.
Victoria, Queen. “Introduction and Editorial Materials”. Your Dear Letter: Private Correspondence of Queen Victoria and the Crown Princess of Prussia 1865-1871, edited by Roger Fulford, Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1971, p. various pages.
Victoria, Queen. “Introduction and Editorial Materials”. Beloved Mama: Private Correspondence of Queen Victoria and the German Crown Princess 1878-1885, edited by Roger Fulford, Evans Brothers, 1981, p. various pages.
Victoria, Queen. “Introduction and Editorial Materials”. Queen Victoria in her Letters and Journals, edited by Christopher Hibbert, Penguin, 1985, p. various pages.
Victoria, Queen. “Introduction and Editorial Materials”. Beloved and Darling Child: Last Letters Between Queen Victoria and her Eldest Daughter 1886-1901, edited by Agatha Ramm, Alan Sutton, 1990.
Victoria, Queen, and Raymond Mortimer. Leaves from a Journal. Privately printed, 1888.
Victoria, Queen. Leaves from the Journal of Our Life in the Highlands. Editor Helps, Arthur, Harper and Brothers, 1868.
Victoria, Queen. Leaves from the Journal of Our Life in the Highlands. Editor Helps, Arthur, Cambridge University Press, 2010, http://www.cambridge.org/series/sSeries.asp?code=CLOR.
Victoria, Queen. More Leaves from the Journal of Our Life in the Highlands. Editor Helps, Arthur, Smith, Elder, 1884.
Victoria, Queen. Queen Victoria in Her Letters and Journals. Editor Hibbert, Christopher, Penguin, 1985.
Warner, Marina, and Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria’s Sketchbook. Macmillan, 1979.
Victoria, Queen. The Girlhood of Queen Victoria. Editor Esher, Lord, Murray, 1912.
Victoria, Queen. Your Dear Letter: Private Correspondence of Queen Victoria and the Crown Princess of Prussia 1865-1871. Editor Fulford, Roger, Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1971.