Queen Victoria and Prince Albert adored Osborne on the Isle of Wight. And, with its own private beach and extensive grounds, it's not hard to see why.
There’s a splashy new television show about the life of Queen Victoria currently airing in the UK—it’s even beating the lately returned Poldark in the ratings. But is it historically accurate? Look out—aggrieved history takes, coming in hot. Read more...
Did you know that Queen Victoria might never have married Prince Albert had it not been for an amazing stroke… The post Victoria’s secret: none of it’s true appeared first on The Spectator.
we-other-victorians: Portrait of Queen Victoria on Horseback, Francis Grant
She loves him, she loves him not:actors Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes play Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in ITV's Victoria(Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images) So first blood in the BBC One v ITV autumn ratings war went last Sundayto ITV, and its PBS/Masterpiece co-productionVictoria. Great news for ITV – which [...]
Royal scandals are nothing new, only recently the Daily Mail treated us to an exclusive about how Queen Victoria’s Dirty Prince Bertie romped his way through the bordellos of Paris with a little help from his three-way love seat. A somewhat bizarre and slightly sinister device if ever there was one. Show More Summary
The government of the United Kingdom is by God not going to let Queen Victoria’s historically significant diamond and sapphire coronet, designed by Prince Albert himself, just waltz out of the country with some foreign buyer. No indeed, my good man! Read more...
When it was announced that Downton Abbey was coming to an end last season, ITV searched for something to replace it with and in the mean time, they’ve developed a new 8 part drama about the early days of Queen Victoria’s reign. The first...Show More Summary
You might think a sapphire and diamond coronet designed by Prince Albert for Queen Victoria the year they were married would never be in danger of being exported out of the UK, but it is. The Culture Ministry has placed a temporary export ban on Queen Victoria’s coronet in the hopes that a buyer in [...]
Culture Minister Matt Hancock has placed a temporary export bar on Queen Victoria?s sapphire and diamond coronet to keep it in the country. Queen Victoria?s sapphire and diamond coronet designed by Prince Albert is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £5 million (plus £1m VAT). Show More Summary
A 19th century fad for deer tooth jewelry was imported into England by Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert.
Jenna Coleman is playing Queen Victoria in an eight-episode series that we in the United States will get next year. (If you missed it, we have the trailer here.) It seems right that they’re having the premiere at the Orangery which is right there at Kensington Palace (which has a ton of Victoria exhibits, including Read More...
ITV has released the first long trailer for the upcoming new drama about Queen Victoria starring former Doctor Who star Jenna Coleman. Check it out: This looks really, really good. Victoria will air in the U.K. in 2016, with the eight-part series hitting the U.S. Show More Summary
Jenna Coleman is Victoria — about Queen Victoria — which is going to be on Masterpiece this year. I’m sure I’ll watch it. I really hope that it includes my favorite thing about Queen Victoria, which is that she titled all her diaries, after Albert died, things like “The 23rd Year of My Most Grievous Read More...
The hourlong drama stars Jenna Coleman and follows Queen Victoria during her first three years in power. read more
reminiscingroyalty: Queen Victoria in her coronation robes 1837