Chicken Fun Fact - The Cochin chicken became popular after it was first imported into England and given to Queen Victoria who had a chicken coop built at her royal palace to house what was then called a "Shanghai" chicken.
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret. Love this picture for her Majesty Queen Elizabeth I with her daughters princess Elizabeth(Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret.
Sara Forbes Bonetta was captured aged five by slave raiders in west Africa, rescued by Captain Frederick E Forbes, then presented as a ‘gift’ to Queen Victoria. Photograph: Courtesy of Paul Frecker collection/The Library of Nineteenth-Century Photography.
Canadians know Victoria Day as the unofficial start of summer, but what of the woman who it’s named after? Brush up on your royal trivia with these fascinating facts about Queen Victoria, Canada’s “Mother of Confederation.