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Here's your chance to step inside the British monarch's London home.
Buckingham Palace is one of the world’s most iconic buildings and a focal point for British national life. From balcony appearances to state banquets and investitures, the palace is frequently in the background as history is made. And this season, an exhibition showcases how it all began ...
 
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Like so many British royal traditions, this one goes all the way back to Queen Victoria.
When Archie Harrison is christened this weekend, he will almost certainly wear the same gown that her big sister Mia and her cousins George, Charlotte, and Louis wore to their baptisms. But of course since this dress belongs to the British royal family, ...
 
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Empress Eugenie, a close friend of Queen Victoria's, made the iconic London hotel a royal institution.
Claridge’s of London is undoubtedly one of the poshest hotels in the city, if not the world, as T&C itself has declared. In addition to a five-star status where rooms can run upwards of 8,000 pounds, it has served as a second home to royals ...
 
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A new exhibit at the British Museum in London will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the monarch's birth.
Two-hundred years after Queen Victoria's birth, some of the British monarch's rare personal etchings are finally being made public. Later this summer, an exhibition of Victoria's art titled "At Home: Royal Etchings by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert" will be displayed for the ...
 
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The film was just discovered in storage at the Museum of Modern Art.
Two-hundred years after Queen Victoria's birth, the public is getting a rare look at the iconic British monarch. New moving-picture footage of Victoria's final visit to Ireland, which shows the Queen smiling, wearing sunglasses, and greeting the public, was recently discovered in ...
 
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She was known as the grandmother of the continent for a reason.
For a woman who was reportedly none too keen on having children and flat-out despised pregnancy, it may come as a surprise that Queen Victoria's genetic legacy has had such far-reaching and monarchy-defining power.With nine children of her own, who in turn gave her ...
 
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The priceless diadem can double as a diamond neckpiece.
This year marks Queen Victoria's 200th birthday, and the Historic Royal Palaces are celebrating with an exhibition at Kensington Palace. To amp up anticipation for the show, they've just released a fascinating, diamond-filled video.In the clip, an expert slowly transforms a fringe tiara, which ...
 
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The Duke of Edinburgh will turn 98 this summer.
When it comes to the royal family, longevity could be in the gene pool. Queen Victoria lived to be 81 years old, an impressive feat for her time. Now, at 97, Prince Philip is her oldest-ever living descendant.The Duke of Edinburgh just ...
 
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Here's your chance to step inside the iconic royal residence.
This year marks the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria's birth, and in honor of the milestone, Buckingham Palace is putting on a special exhibit highlighting the British monarch's life, and specifically, how she transformed the Palace "from a private house into a ...
 
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A national treasure almost disappeared forever.
A sapphire and diamond coronet Prince Albert designed for his wife Queen Victoria in 1840, the year they were married, will go on display at the new Victoria & Albert Museum jewelry galleries on April 12—but just three years ago, the historic piece ...
 
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Victoria's season three ends in a cliffhanger regarding Prince Albert's health, but here's the true story of his passing.
The specter of Prince Albert's death has hovered over Victoria from the very beginning. Its looming presence has grown steadily throughout the show and at last became unavoidable with the royal's dramatic collapse serving as a cliffhanger for the finale of season three.While Albert was ...
 
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By modern standards, these are quite tame, but they caused outrage during the mid-1800s.
Tensions are running high in the royal household on this season of Victoria, and an invasion of privacy certainly doesn't help matters. In "A Coburg Quartet," Queen Victoria and Prince Albert are horrified to find out that private etchings of their family have been ...
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