Lucy Worsley
Victoria: Celebrating her Bicentenary

From dancing princess to Widow of Windsor, the long reign of Queen Victoria is synonymous with one of the most exceptional eras in British history. When young she relied on Prime Minister Lord Melbourne for guidance: upon marriage to Prince Albert she often submitted to his influence. As bestselling historian Lucy Worsley explains, Victoria’s obsession with Albert and grief at his early death led her to emotional neglect of their children, yet her reputation as matriarch and monarch endures.

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