Queen Victoria And Her Nine Children

April 2021

Season 1 Episode 3

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In the winter of 1871, the Prince of Wales lay delirious and dying. His miraculous recovery a few days later proved to be the saving grace of the monarchy, and brought Queen Victoria back into the public eye. But in the home, Victoria continued to dominate her children. She deemed Leopold too frail for a ‘normal’ life, and...

Season 1 Episode 2

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Victoria struggled to perform her responsibilities as a monarch throughout the 1860s. She hid herself away at Osborne House, Windsor Castle, and Balmoral. She complained about how unsuitable her eldest son was to be King, with his frivolous, showy lifestyle, but didn’t realise that his glamorous public appearances were dis...

Season 1 Episode 1

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Victoria and Albert were passionately in love - a rarity for royal marriages of the time - and their large brood presented the perfect model regal family that we see in countless photographs and paintings. But the truth was very different. Queen Victoria seemed to resent the children for getting in the way of her relations...