19 Strange And Delightful Facts About British History [I am a royalty nut and have read all their biographies, especially Elizabeth I. jh]

19 Strange And Delightful Facts About British History

19 Strange And Delightful Facts About British History [I am a royalty nut and have read all their biographies, especially Elizabeth I. jh]

Today, Sept 9, 2015, Queen Elizabeth II surpassed Queen Victoria as the longest-serving monarch in British history.

How Do Britain's Two Longest-Reigning Monarchs Compare?

Today, Sept 9, 2015, Queen Elizabeth II surpassed Queen Victoria as the longest-serving monarch in British history.

bulletproofjewels: “ ♕ Queen Victoria: Grandmama of Europe It is a well known fact that Queen Victoria of England saw in her children a destiny to marry into all the great royal houses of Europe. And...

bulletproofjewels: “ ♕ Queen Victoria: Grandmama of Europe It is a well known fact that Queen Victoria of England saw in her children a destiny to marry into all the great royal houses of Europe. And...

These six facts about Queen Victoria may change the way you think about the woman whose name defined the 19th Century.

Six Things You Should Know About Queen Victoria

These six facts about Queen Victoria may change the way you think about the woman whose name defined the 19th Century.

Queen Victoria 1837-1901  although the "period" is thought of as 1830 to 1900 generally.

Queen Victoria 1837-1901 although the "period" is thought of as 1830 to 1900 generally.

I knew about Britain and Russia, didn't know Germany was a cousin too!!

I knew about Britain and Russia, didn't know Germany was a cousin too!!

Current display at Kensington Palace of dress worn by Queen Victoria on her wedding day to Prince Albert in 1840.

Current display at Kensington Palace of dress worn by Queen Victoria on her wedding day to Prince Albert in 1840.

Queen Victoria with her Indian servant Abdul Karim whom she called Munshi (teacher) and who taught her Hindi.

Queen Victoria with her Indian servant Abdul Karim whom she called Munshi (teacher) and who taught her Hindi.

Her determination is what keeps her going. She will be 150 and still reigning as her grad kids get upset and yelling Nana, I wanted to be king already!

Her determination is what keeps her going. She will be 150 and still reigning as her grad kids get upset and yelling Nana, I wanted to be king already!

One of history's most iconic monarchs, Queen Victoria (1819 - 1901) ruled for more than 60 years. She was empress of the world's largest ever empire, and her name denotes an entire era

One of history's most iconic monarchs, Queen Victoria (1819 - 1901) ruled for more than 60 years. She was empress of the world's largest ever empire, and her name denotes an entire era

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