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5 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

A 19th century fad for deer tooth jewelry was imported into England by Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert.

Fug or Fab: Jenna Coleman in Erdem at the Premiere of Victoria

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...

Brit Telly: First Full Trailer Released for New Victoria Drama from ITV

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

PBS Turns Its Sunday Spotlight to Queen Victoria, That Saucy Minx

Everything you thought about Queen Victoria is probably wrong. And that's really good news for television viewers, because the 19th century British queen we meet in PBS's upcoming drama Victoria is far more interesting than the staid,...Show More Summary

Fug or Fab: Jenna Coleman at TCAs

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...

'Victoria' EP: "There Is More Than Enough Story" for a Second Season

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...

last monthArts / Art History : Old Paint

reminiscingroyalty: Queen Victoria in her coronation robes 1837

Top six things to do around Canberra this weekend (8-10 July)

2 months agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

There are lots of activities this weekend surrounding Constitutional Day and NAIDOC Week celebrations. SATURDAY Celebrate Constitution Day When 11am-4pm | Where National Archives of Australia, Queen Victoria Terrace, Parkes At the National...Show More Summary

Queen Victoria returns as England's leader in Civilization 6

No longer shall Civ players have their games interrupted by a pithy Queen Elizabeth, demanding to know if they'd be interested in a new trade agreement with England. In Civilization 6, the English nation will instead be ruled by a young Queen Victoria, as shown in this latest video from Firaxis. Show More Summary

Queen Elizabeth's Brexit means Victoria's entrance in Civilization 6

Queen Elizabeth was the ruler of the Britain in Civilization V, but Firaxis has switched gears and brought back Queen Victoria to run the country in Civilization VI. The move was revealed in the company's first look at England, its abilities...Show More Summary

Judi Dench to Play Queen Victoria in Frears’ Victoria and Abdul

2 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

It will be the second time she has played Queen Victoria The post Judi Dench to Play Queen Victoria in Frears’ Victoria and Abdul appeared first on

Out of this world

2 months agoArts : Night and Day

It is London in the summer of 1871. Queen Victoria has just opened the Royal Albert Hall in memory of… The post Out of this world appeared first on The Spectator.

Now this is cool.

Bloomberg Tablets: Hundreds of Roman ‘Notepads’ Unearthed in London According to Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA), a total of 405 writing tablets were unearthed on London’s Queen Victoria street – the site of a new European headquarters for Bloomberg. “Romans used waxed writing tablets like paper, for note-taking and accounts, for correspondence and for legal documents,” the [...]

Lez Liberty Lit #99: I Hate Queen Victoria But Love Bisexuality

3 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

The 2016 Lambda Literary Award winners, summer reading suggestions, why hardcover is the new vinyl, why language is colonized and more. The post Lez Liberty Lit #99: I Hate Queen Victoria But Love Bisexuality appeared first on Autostraddle.

The sport of kings

Queen Victoria disapproved heartily of the racing set and of her son Bertie’s involvement in the sport. But she must… The post The sport of kings appeared first on The Spectator.

Fingal's Cave: An Eternal Inspiration Of Nature

4 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

image credit It's one of the greatest inspirations of Jules Verne, Queen Victoria and Pink Floyd. Being formed over 60 million years ago, the Fingal's Cave is an unique, marvelous rock formation.Being surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, Fingal’s Cave appeared during the Paleocene epoch, which lasted about 10 million years. Show More Summary

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