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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

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.

The world's first postage stamp was issued by Great Britain in 1840. Featuring a bust of Queen Victoria, it has come to be known as the "Penny Black." It also marked the introduction of "uniform penny postage" in a mail system: the rate to carry a letter to ANY destination within the country was now the same, and not based on distance carried.

The Penny Black Stamp: The Penny Black was the world’s first adhesive postage stamp used in a public postal system. It was issued in Britain on 1 May for official use from 6 May of that.

Queen Elizabeth (Queen Mum), Princess Elizabeth & Princess Margaret. This study of the family in simple dress was taken when Beaton was invited to photograph the visit of Mrs Franklin Roosevelt, the First Lady of the United States, to Buckingham Palace. It was perhaps intended to show the ordinariness of royalty, who, like other Britons, experienced food rationing during the war | Photo by Sir Cecil Beaton, October, 1942.

23 Weird Facts The Royal Baby Should Know About Its Family

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.

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

Six Things You Should Know About Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria queen of United Kingdom Empress of India crowned Victoria on throne in coronation robes wearing crown and holding sceptre.

Facts about Queen Victoria  for kids

Facts about Queen Victoria for kids

Queen Victoria's secret?  Did she marry Mr. Brown and have his daughter?  This is a very interesting article about one of the most famous monarchs of British history and of one of the most amazing love stories to come out of the 19th century.  Enjoy!

Victoria's secret? New evidence shows Queen Victoria married her Scottish groom and bore him a secret daughter who was spirited to America

A photo of Queen Victoria and her Highland Ghillie, John Brown. It is said that after the death of her husband, Albert, Victoria sought solace with Brown.

Lithograph of Queen Victoria on the throne - Ann Ronan Pictures/Print Collector/Getty Images

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 Century.

Portrait of Princess Sarah Forbes Bonetta taken by French photographer Camille Silvy (1834-1910) at his London studio a month after Sarah's marriage in 1862.

Queen Victoria’s Black Princess

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.

7 surprising facts about Queen Victoria | History Extra

Franz Xavier Winterhalter The Young Queen Victoria in 1842 Château de Versailles

12 Unusual Facts You Never Knew About Queen Victoria

12 Unusual Facts Most People Don't Know About Queen Victoria

12 Unusual Facts You Never Knew About Queen Victoria

Five Interesting Facts About Queen Victoria That You Probably Didn't Know

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10 Lesser-Known Facts About Queen Victoria

Facts about Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria is perhaps best known for her strict standards of personal morality which identified the period of her reign.

The 10 Lesser-Known Facts About Queen Victoria - Top 10 Everythings

The 10 Lesser-Known Facts About Queen Victoria - Top 10 Everythings

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.”

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.

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

The King of Russia, England and Germany were all cousins - WTF fun facts

History of Monarchy in Europe

Queen Victoria, highly regarded as leader and personality, brought influence back to the monarchy. With the long duration of her reign, she became a symbol of the time, hence the Victorian era.