Queen Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria) (1819-1901) & Prince Albert (Albert Francis Charles Augustus Emmanuel) (1819-1861). Portraits in Profile. “Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves” - Queen Victoria. "I am very happy and contented; but the difficulty in filling my place with the proper dignity is that I am only the husband, not the master in the house." Prince Albert.

Queen Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria) (1819-1901) & Prince Albert (Albert Francis Charles Augustus Emmanuel) (1819-1861). Portraits in Profile. “Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves” - Queen Victoria. "I am very happy and contented; but the difficulty in filling my place with the proper dignity is that I am only the husband, not the master in the house." Prince Albert.

FAMOUS FAMILIES: A bit of royal Battenberg Mountbatten Hicks family history

FAMOUS FAMILIES: A bit of royal Battenberg-Mountbatten-Hicks family history

Queen Victoria on the arm of her Indian servant Abdul Karim with whom she had a fervent relationship

Selfish, spiteful and often sozzled—the real Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria on the arm of her Indian servant Abdul Karim with whom she had a fervent relationship

Queen Victoria adored Prince Albert and after his premature death she built monuments to him that attest to her great affection for her Prussian husband.

Queen Victoria adored Prince Albert and after his premature death she built monuments to him that attest to her great affection for her Prussian husband.

Ravishing: Princess Louise was the fourth daughter and sixth child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

Queen Victoria's ravishing daughter, a secret love and a sex scandal

Ravishing: Princess Louise was the fourth daughter and sixth child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

Victoria and Albert, seen here in 1854, were married in February 1840 after she proposed to him

When Victoria met Albert: Tender letter reveals how Queen fell in love with her prince

Experience the extraordinary lives of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in this “lively, perceptive, impressively researched” biography (Publishers Weekly). A fresh look at one of the most influential marriages of the nineteenth century — and one of history’s most enduring love stories.

Experience the extraordinary lives of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in this “lively, perceptive, impressively researched” biography (Publishers Weekly). A fresh look at one of the most influential marriages of the nineteenth century — and one of history’s most enduring love stories.

Becoming Queen (new biography of Queen Victoria)

Family feuds, an ardent love affair and a 9ft wedding cake: the real story of Queen Victoria

Becoming Queen Victoria: The Tragic Death of Princess Charlotte and the Unexpected Rise of Britain’s Greatest Monarch ~ Kate Williams (2010)

Becoming Queen Victoria: The Tragic Death of Princess Charlotte and the Unexpected Rise of Britain’s Greatest Monarch ~ Kate Williams (2010)

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